Man using Xperia PRO-I with Vlog Monitor and Bluetooth shooting grip

High quality video with an authentic shooting experience

With its 1.0-type image sensor, the Xperia PRO-I takes the quality of your videos to another level, while Sony's unique UI helps you fully realise your creative vision, achieving shots just as you intended.

A short film shot on Xperia PRO-I by documentary filmmaker Philip Bloom.

From the rainbow colours of Carnaby Street to the iconic skyline at night (and not forgetting the cat café), Philip Bloom walks the streets of London with Xperia PRO-I.

Videography Pro gives you creative control

Videography Pro on the Xperia PRO-I puts all the creative settings you need in the palm of your hand. Drawing on Sony's expertise across a range of video and movie cameras, the Videography Pro interface lets you tailor manual controls to suit your needs, or rely on auto mode for total convenience.

Icon for Videography Pro
Xperia PRO-I displaying image of roller blader and Videography Pro UI

Eye AF for stills and videos

Sony's advanced eye-detection and tracking performance are not only the secret to beautiful still portraits: they also help you capture stunning video footage. By recognising the human or animal eye and maintaining focus on it as your subject moves, Eye AF brings videos to life as never before.
Woman smiling at the camera with AF detection point over her left eye

Stay focused with Object Tracking for movies

Object Tracking can automatically track a moving subject and keep it in sharp focus, even when it doesn't have eyes or its eyes are obscured from view.
Roller blader skating in a disused swimming pool, overlaid with a white square for Object Tracking

Shoot video in 4K HDR 120fps0

For greater creative flexibility, the Xperia PRO-I lets you shoot high quality video in 4K HDR 120fps, and select playback frame rates from 24fps up to 120fps.
Roller blader in mid-air with a green square denoting AF

Live stream video direct to video streaming services0 with Videography Pro1

No more waiting to share unmissable content – the Xperia PRO-I lets you live stream video direct to video streaming services from your phone using Videography Pro. With Bluetooth shooting grip GP-VPT2BT and the Endurance mode, you can stream for a longer time.0

[1] Video recording
[2] Live streaming
[3] Followers

Xperia PRO-I on left with screenshot of two men laughing in city, live streaming to Xperia PRO-I on right using Videography Pro

Capture smooth, shake-free video

The Xperia PRO-I features the very latest Optical SteadyShot™ with FlawlessEye™0, which couples the image sensor’s increased reading speed with Sony’s original algorithm for optical image stabilisation. The result is supremely smooth, shake-free video footage.
Two images of cityscape at night, one blurred, the other in sharp focus.

Record voices loud and clear

Normally when shooting video on an Xperia camera, sound is recorded through stereo microphones to reproduce multi-dimensional sound. But the Xperia PRO-I also features a built-in monaural microphone next to the main camera, enabling you to focus on recording speech clearly while other sounds remain in the background.
Illustration showing Xperia with stereo microphones, plus a monaural microphone recording speech

Filter out wind noise for clearer sound

The Xperia PRO-I includes our industry-leading audio separation technology for highly-effective wind filtering, both for stereo and monaural microphone.

Intelligent wind filter [1] OFF [2] ON.
Comparison of wind noise levels with Intelligent wind filter off and on

Always ready to shoot

Assign Videography Pro to the Xperia PRO-I's built-in shortcut key and you'll be able to launch it as soon as you want to start shooting – even when the screen is off or occupied with another app. You can also assign other applications or features to the shortcut key.
Xperia PRO-I showing detail of built-in shortcut key

Film yourself in exceptional quality with the Vlog Monitor for Xperia PRO-I

Whether you're a vlogger, a YouTuber or just sharing with friends, the Xperia PRO-I's 1.0-type image sensor lets you film yourself with outstanding imaging quality. And by attaching the Vlog Monitor for Xperia PRO-I, you can see exactly what you're recording and create truly memorable content.
Man filming himself with Vlog Monitor for Xperia PRO-I, plus external mic and shooting grip
Vlog Monitor for Xperia PRO-I displaying image of man on screen

Vlogging made easy

Connect the Vlog Monitor to a Bluetooth shooting grip like the GP-VPT2BT0 and you’ll be able to start/stop recording without touching any buttons on the Xperia PRO-I itself. The shooting grip simply screws into the 1/4-20 UNC type mounting point on the bottom of the Vlog Monitor holder.

Refer to the Help Guide for how to pair the Xperia PRO-I with a Bluetooth remote commander.1
A Bluetooth shooting grip in someone's hand

Record even better sound

The Vlog Monitor for Xperia PRO-I features a 3.5mm 3-pole microphone jack,0enabling you to connect your own external microphone1 and record even better sound. Simply mount your microphone on the accessory shoe mount in the top of the holder.
Vlog Monitor for Xperia PRO-I with external microphone and shooting grip

Simple to set up

Simply fit the metal holder to the Xperia PRO-I and attach the Vlog Monitor to the holder using the built-in magnet. Then connect the two devices using the USB-C cable and you're ready to shoot.

When connected, the Vlog Monitor draws its power from the Xperia PRO-I but it also features an external power port. So if you're recording for a long time, you can supply power to both devices simultaneously using a power-charging USB-C cable.
Component parts of Vlog Monitor for Xperia PRO-I, including monitor, metal holder and USB-C cable.

Make more of your Xperia with the external monitor feature

A 4K monitor0 and live stream device for your Alpha camera.1

Use your Xperia PRO-I as a 4K external monitor or viewfinder with a range of useful settings such as the wave form monitor function3, false colour function3, brightness, zoom and grid lines. Enjoy live streaming to video streaming services2 3 with Alpha image quality through the external monitor feature. Simply connect to a camera supporting USB video class (UVC).

[1] Alpha  [2] Xperia  [3] Live streaming  [4] Viewers

Xperia PRO-I on left connected to Alpha camera as a 4K monitor, live streaming to Xperia PRO-I on right

Waveform monitor function checks luminance and RGB balance0

By showing luminance level distribution, this feature helps you find the ideal exposure for your shot. It also lets you view each RGB channel so you can check you’ve got the correct balance.
Xperia PRO-I above with screenshot of lady doing yoga, Xperia PRO-I below with same screenshot showing luminance level distribution
Xperia PRO-I above with screenshot of lady doing yoga, Xperia PRO-I below with same screenshot showing RGB balance

False colour function for adjusting exposure0

False colour is a monitor feature that helps you avoid underexposure and overexposure in your shots. By displaying images in an alternative colour spectrum, it offers an easy, at-a-glance way to read exposure levels. Pink and dark blue, for example, represent underexposed areas of the image, while orange and red indicate overexposed areas.0
Xperia PRO-I above with screenshot of lady doing yoga, Xperia PRO-I below with same screenshot showing how false colour function identifies exposure issues