Explore Xperia 

Discover hints and tips on the very latest Xperia features and updates.

Make more of your Xperia with the External monitor feature

Whether you’re a vlogger, a YouTuber, or just making a conference call, the External monitor feature opens up a world of possibilities. Connect your Xperia to a compatible camera, for example, and you can pinch to zoom to check your subject is in focus; add grid lines and frame lines to fine-tune your composition; and even adjust monitor brightness to suit the lighting conditions.

How to activate the External monitor feature

To use the External monitor feature, you need to go into Settings to activate it:

1. Select “Device connection” in settings.

2. Select “Connection preferences”.

3. Enable “External monitor” – the feature icon will appear on your Home screen.

See the External monitor feature in action

Want to find out more about the External monitor feature? This video tells you all you need to know.

A battery you can rely on 

For your convenience and peace of mind, Xperia smartphones feature powerful, reliable batteries that let you do more of what you enjoy, for longer.

Maximising battery safety and longevity

Watch the video to learn about our ongoing commitment to developing energy saving battery technology.

Illustration of a graph showing the comparison between the Xperia's normal and quick charging
Quick charging and Battery Care

The Xperia features a powerful battery with quick charging. So if you’re in a hurry and your battery is low, you can top it up to 50% in as little as 30 minutes and keep your battery healthy with a unique Sony algorithm.

1 -  Continuing to charge when 100% is reached can damage the battery. 
2 - The Xperia algorithm minimises the time spent at 100% charge.

Settings for a healthy battery

Our charging technologies keep your battery healthy for longer. Setting the charging limit on your Xperia to a maximum of 80% or 90% with Battery Care keeps the battery from being overworked.

Screenshots of the Xperia Battery Care pages
NFC One-touch 

NFC (Near Field Communication) is a wireless connectivity technology that enables fast, short-range communication between your Xperia smartphone and other electronic devices – including Sony’s Alpha cameras. With just one touch, NFC makes capturing and sharing photos easier than ever – all you need is the Imaging Edge Mobile app.

One-touch sharing

One-touch sharing is the super simple way to send an image instantly from an Alpha camera to an Xperia smartphone. 

One-touch remote

One-touch remote lets you use your Xperia smartphone to remotely control your Alpha camera, enabling you to capture images that might otherwise be impossible.

Improve the quality of all your music with AI - DSEE Ultimate

With the power of AI, DSEE Ultimate enhances the quality of everything you listen to in real time – both the audio frequency and dynamic range. It doesn’t matter if you’re using wired or wireless headphones or listening to a local file or streaming, you’ll hear clearer audio that’s closer to High-Resolution Audio quality.

How to activate DSEE Ultimate

To improve the quality of all your music, simply turn on “DSEE Ultimate” on the audio settings screen of your Xperia. If you’re listening in Dolby Atmos, the right setting will be applied automatically. To enjoy High-Resolution Audio a High-Resolution Audio compatible headset is required.

Learn more about DSEE Ultimate

Watch this video to find out how DSEE Ultimate makes listening to music on your Xperia even more enjoyable.

Xperia Transfer 2
Xperia Transfer 2: the safe, easy way to transfer data from an iPhone or Android device 

The Xperia Transfer 2 app lets you transfer the content that matters from your old smartphone to your brand new Xperia using a cable connection or by pairing your devices wirelessly. From photos, videos and music to your contacts, calendar, call history, messages (SMS/MMS) and documents – transfer them all, quickly, safely and easily.


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Learn about Xperia Transfer 2

Watch the video to see how Xperia Transfer 2 makes switching to an Xperia smartphone effortless.


Wired data transfer 

Follow these simple steps to transfer data using a wired connection between your devices.

Wireless data transfer

Want to transfer data wirelessly from your old device to your new Xperia? Here’s how it’s done.

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