Sony might be working on a new Xperia Pro smartphone and it might launch soon, according to the tipster. This smartphone could be the successor of Sony Xperia Pro-I which was launched in October last year. The camera-centric handset is tipped to be equipped with three 48-megapixel sensors, however, they may have different sensor sizes and model numbers. The news comes as Sony’s Xperia announced that it is holding an online event on September 12 to unveil a new product aimed at professional gamers.
According to a Post Via a tipster on Weibo, (via GSMArena), the rumored Sony Xperia Pro smartphone could come with three 48-megapixel sensors. The first could be a Sony IMX903 1-inch sensor, the second could be a Sony IMX803 1/1.3-inch sensor, and the third could be an improved version of the Sony IMX557 1/1.7-inch sensor. One of them is tipped to get f/1.2 to f/4.0 multistage variable aperture.
Apart from the alleged camera sensor details, not much information is available about the smartphone. The phone may be called Xperia Pro-I Mark II. It is expected to be the successor to last year’s Sony Xperia Pro-I which was launched in October.
Sony Xperia Pro-I Specifications
The Sony Xperia Pro-I features a 6.5-inch 4K HDR OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. Under the hood is Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC with 12GB RAM. The smartphone has a triple rear camera setup with a 12-megapixel 1-inch sensor with variable aperture from f/2.0 to f/4.0. There is also a 12-megapixel sensor with f/2.4 aperture lens and another 12-megapixel sensor with f/2.2 aperture lens. For selfies and video calls, it has an 8-megapixel camera.
The Sony Xperia Pro-I gets 512GB of storage, Dolby Atmos for built-in speakers and a fingerprint sensor. It has a 4,500mAh battery with 30W fast charging support. The phone is IP68 rated for dust and water resistance.