Sony Xperia PRO launches in Europe: it's a phone, 4K monitor and 5G streaming device!

Sony Xperia Pro
Sony is pitching the Xperia Pro as a combined video monitor, 5G livestreaming tool and FTP transfer device for pro videographers and photographers. (Image credit: Sony)

The Sony Xperia Pro was first launched back in January 2021, but only in the US and Japan. Sony has now brought its flagship smartphone to Europe – specifically the UK, Germany and Nordic regions – in a bid to target not just camera phone fans but professional videographers too.

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at