Play 4K Video on Sony Xperia Phone or Tablet

Play 4K Video on Sony Xperia Phone or Tablet

Category : 4K Formats

Sony Xperia phone and tablet that supports 4K video playback

Sony Xperia M5, Sony Xperia Z2, Sony Xperia Z3, Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, Sony Xperia Z3+/Sony Xperia Z4, Sony Xperia Z5, Sony Xperia Z5 Compact, Sony Xperia Z5 Premium, Sony Xperia XZ, Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra, Sony Xperia XZs, Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Some models listed above such as Sony Xperia Z5 Premium features a 4K UHD display while others don’t have a full 4K resolution displays. And viewing a 4K video on a smaller resolution screen, although possible, just doesn’t provide the optimal experience. In addition, 4K videos are usually huge in size and hence not optimal for storage on mobile devices since they all have limited space.

Compress and transcode 4K video for Sony Xperia phone/tablet

Although you can get the optimal 4K experience on Sony Xperia Z5 Premium which provides a full display screen with a resolution of 3840×2160, however, it doesn’t mean that you can playback 4K video with any file format on it. Currently, you may only get the chance to play Sony Xperia Z5 Premium 4K H.265 MP4 video on it. As for other Sony Xperia phone or tablet which features a display resolution less than 4K, you will then need to compress 4K to 1080p so that you can not only get the optimal playback experience, but also saves a lot of space for your Sony Xperia mobile devices.

Here, you can compelete the 4K video transcoding and compressing job by downloading our best 4K Video Converter – Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate. Which has full importing support for all 4K video wrapped with different container file formats such as AVI/WMV/MP4/MOV/MKV/TS/MXF/XAVC/XAVC S or compression codec such as H.264, H.265, Prores, etc. Thanks to its batch conversion mode, you can load multiple 4K video into the application for conversion at one time.

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The application not only assists you to transcode unsupported 4K video to Sony Xperia Z5 Premium supported 4K H.265 MP4 video, but also compress 4K video to 1080p for smoothly viewing on Sony Xperia phone or tablets that don’t has a full display 4K resolution video. In addition, you can also flexibly adjust output profile parameters such as video codec, bit rate, frame rate, resolution and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and channels, etc to get the best output file quality.
Tips: When encoding 4K video to Xperia Z5 Premium supported 4K format, you can get up to 30x faster H.265 codec encoding speed as long as you run your computer on Maxwell (GM206) or Pascal based Graphic cards that supports Nvidia NVECN technology.

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Step by Step to Transcode and Compress 4K Video for Sony Xperia Phone/Tablet Playing

Step 1: Load 4K video into the application.

Download the free trial version of the program. Launch it on your computer. Click “File” menu and select “Add Video/Audio” or click the “Add Video” button on the top tool bar to import source 4K video files into the program.

Load 4K video into the application

Step 2: Define output file format.

Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, select Sony Xperia Z5 Premium supported 4K “H.265 Video (*.mp4)” under “Common Video” main category.

Choose output file format

Enable GPU encode acceleration

Click “Tools” > “Options”, in the opened “Options” window, click “Acceleration” menu, then check “Enable GPU Encode Acceleration” otpion so that the program will accelerate converion speed when encoding video/Blu-ray/DVD to H.265/HEVC codec.

Enable GPU encode acceleration

Output Sony Xperia phone or tablet supported HD file formats “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)” under “HD Video” main category.

Output Sony Xperia phone/tablet supported HD formats

Tips: Click “Settings” on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, here, you can flexibly choose or specify exactly the profile parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like to get better output video and audio quality.

Step 3:Begin the conversion process.

After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin the conversion and compressing process from 4K Video to Sony Xperia phone/tablet supported 4K or HD file format.

When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files.  Then you can get an optimal experience when viewing any 4K video on Sony Xperia phone/tablet.

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