The Sony Xperia Z5 Premium is now available in the U.S. 4K enthusiasts can now purchase the world's first 4K smartphone directly from Sony through Amazon and Expansys. On Xperia Z5 Premium 5.5-inch 4K screen, you can now see photos and 4K video content without compromise.
How about watching 4K videos on Sony Xperia Z5 Premium's? For example, if you happen to own some 4K videos downloaded from YouTube, Netflix or Amazon or recorded with 4K camera/camcorder? Is it possible to throw them all to Sony Xperia Z5 Premium? The answer really depends since Sony Xperia Z5 Premium is merely a smartphone but not a powerful media player, it supports to play limited file formats listed below:
Video Playback: 3GPP, MP4, M4V, MKV, AVI, XVID, WEBM
Audio playback: AAC, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, PCM, Vorbis, WMA
If your 4K video are in XAVC/XAVC S, MKV, Prores, MXF, etc, it is no doubt you will fail to open them with Sony Xperia Z5 Premium. To address the format incompatible issues, you will need a powerful 4K Video conversion software. Pavtube Video Converter for Windows/Mac can be your idea choice to transcode both online downloaded 4K videos but also camera/camcorder recorded 4K videos to Sony Xperia Z5 Premium playable formats listed above.
Besides basic video conversion function, the program also provides versatile video editing tools for you to trim 4K video length to remove unwanted segments, crop 4K video to remove black bars around the video, add text/image/video watermark, apply special rendering effect.
How to Transfer and Play 4K Video on Sony Xperia Z5 Premium?
Step 1: Import 4K video files.
Download and install the program on your computer. Get it running and click "File" > "Add Video/Audio" or "Add from folder" to import 4K files to the program.
Step 2: Choose output file format
Choose Sony Xperia Z5 Premium 4K smartphone compatible file format by following "Common Video" > "H.264 High Profile Video (*mp4)" to output.
Step 3: Edit 4K Video files.
Select an item to active the "Video Editor" function, in the opened "Video Editor" window, you can play and preview the original video and output effects. Also you can flip video, trim video length, crop video file size, apply special effect, add text/image/video watermark to video.
Step 4: Start final video conversion.
Switch back to the main interface, tap right-bottom "Convert" button to start 4K video to Sony Xperia Z5 Premium readable file formats conversion.
When the conversion is over, you can transfer converted files to Sony Xperia Z5 Premium smartphone with enjoying with incredible detail.