Sony XPERIA 1 II and Sony XPERIA PRO Target the Alpha Audience

Sony seems to be making the closest thing to a phone for the professional photographer in the form of the Sony XPERIA 1 II and the Sony XPERIA Pro.

If any company can make a proper phone for professional photographers, I’d put my money on Sony with their new Sony XPERIA 1 II and the Sony XPERIA Pro phones. Panasonic came close years ago with a 1-inch sensor and an actual aperture in the lens, while these two new phones seem to do the job while being compact. Seeming to borrow technology from the Sony a9 II, they let photographers do 20fps shooting bursts with a 1/1.7″ sensor while keeping autofocus and exposure. Additionally, they’re bringing back the 3.5mm headphone jack for both phones.

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