Article ID : 00255115 / Last Modified : 27/11/2023Print

How can I use my Xperia as an external monitor of a camera?

Which Sony's camera are compatible with the External monitor?

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    Valid For

    • Android 11 or higher


    You can connect the USB Video Class (UVC) compatible camera or camcorder to your Xperia via USB cable and launch the External monitor app.

    NOTE: If your camera or camcorder is not compatible with UVC, but compatible with HDMI output, your camera or camcorder may be able to connect with using third party's HDMI-UVC converter*1*2.  

    *1: Sony does not warrant or guarantee the performance of any third party's equipment or application. Neither is Sony responsible for any damage or reduced performance of your device attributable to use of third-party equipment or applications.

    *2: Reference articles: Are there any HDMI to UVC adaptors whose operation is confirmed for the Xperia External monitor app?