The Sony Xperia Pro-I is among the extra intriguing gadgets ahead out in 2021. It is a semi-pro gadget that is relatively based upon the Xperia 1 III, however with a various video camera component. A disassembly video clip shows this is not the situation as the Pro-I has an entirely various motherboard from the one utilized in the Mark III (which can be seen in this video clip).
To open the phone, the back needs to be eliminated initially its glass, so you require to be mindful not to split it. There is a collection of basic Philips screws. Sony didnt usage exclusive screws or extreme quantities of glue, so Sony didnt purposely make this phone difficult to fix, however it is.
For instance, the battery charger port connects to the motherboard through a flex wire. That makes it much easier to exchange out than firm USB-C ports, the trouble is that you need to get rid of lots of parts prior to you have accessibility to the port and also its wire.
Sony Xperia Pro-I motherboard Sony Xperia 1 III motherboard
Changing the display is a discomfort as well you need to get rid of the motherboard, the audio speaker setting up, resonance electric motor and also a couple of various other little bits and also items prior to you can reach the displays flex wire.
Interestingly, while copper tape and also graphite movies are utilized for a couple of chips, the chipset obtains no thermal paste or thermal pads to assist it spread its warmth to the steel guard that border it. As well as it reveals, in our evaluation we kept in mind that the phone does not manage continual tons effectively.
After having actually taken the Sony Xperia Pro-I entirely, PBKreviews provided the phone a repairability rating of 3/10. The Xperia 1 III obtained a far better mark, 6/10. Repair work are difficult if you have a Pro-I you far better be mindful with it.