Our Sony Xperia 1 III video review is out

08 July 2021
The phone is equipped with the first-ever 4K 120 Hz display on mobile and a unique dual focal length tele camera - but how good are they, actually?

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Anonymous, 12 Jul 2021Stop embarrassing yourself. 2160p is a standard 4K resoluti... moreMaybe you should take a look at what you just said, it's not full frame 4K!! Your case is dismissed!

Nick Tegrataker, 11 Jul 20214096 × 2160 is DCI 4K, 3840 × 2160 is 4K UHD. They are both... moreIt doesn't matter if it is accepted or not, it's not full frame 4K.
If you want to play the smarty in here at least learn the basics, Jesus

Anonymous, 12 Jul 2021The point is that the microSD card slot isn't useful f... moreThat's downright the stupidest thing you ever said in here. I guess ir runs in general with you.

Just because it has more features than the others (even if you are using them or not, you have the choice to use them), it's better than the other phones.

I'm honestly giving up at this point -_-
If you continue with your bashing without reason, I'll start reporting. Your choice sweetboy.

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Hildr, 13 Jul 2021Thank you for repeating what I said, the same way, selfie c... moreI don't understand why you don't understand it. My post is that your post is contradictory. Read it again. I don't want to repeat myself.

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Anonymous, 12 Jul 2021The point is that the microSD card slot isn't useful f... moretherefore i don't buy smartphone which doesn't have sdcard slot

Anonymous, 12 Jul 2021The point is that the microSD card slot isn't useful f... moreThank you for repeating what I said, the same way, selfie cam is as useless as mSD. Same goes for cameras, I even know a guys with a smartphone that never connect to the internet. So, what's your point?
Mine is just that phone should have all the features available, be it selfie cam or mSD, because they are as useful or useless and people should be given the choice. Here we don't have choice since most major brands dictate what people should have or not, by all doing the same thing.

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Anonymous, 10 Jul 2021Except the problem with gsmarena's copy of Xperia 1 II... moreSo is this issue only a problem with gsmarena's version of the phone?

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Hildr, 12 Jul 2021No contradiction here unless you're digging really far... moreThe point is that the microSD card slot isn't useful for people who don't use it. It doesn't matter if it exists or not. If you don't use it, it's useless for you. The same goes for other features.

Anonymous, 09 Jul 2021So the selfie camera isn't useful, but the microSD car... moreNo contradiction here unless you're digging really far.
Not everyone use a mSD slot, or a selfy cam. But you DO have a selfy cam that does the job on any phone even on this one (that is still better that the over hyped under-screen selfy cam), but you DON'T have a lot of choice if you want a mSD slot because there is only a handful of handset proposing it.

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Denis Thomas, 11 Jul 2021No honey. Maybe you should look it up. 4096 × 2160 (full f... moreStop embarrassing yourself. 2160p is a standard 4K resolution. It's common knowledge. DCI 4K is another standard 4K resolution.

LucasN82, 11 Jul 2021When you play Hollywood films on 4K UHD TV from Bluray u go... moreNot exactly the same resolution nor aspect ratio as Xperia's 4K display, but fairly similar if the movies are filmed in 2.39:1 (4096 x 1716) so there will be a minimal amount of downscaling involved when playing them back. My previous comment was simply calling out Denis for assuming DCI 4K as the only widely accepted 4K standard and mocking the other person.

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Nick Tegrataker, 11 Jul 2021I guess I should've used the term "defects" ... moreOK no problem. Lens distortion means that straight lines (vertical and horizontal) bend and sometimes a barrel effect is created.
Softness of lens means that lens has low resolution (in lines per mm) and that is a natural diffraction of light

Cheers ;)

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Nick Tegrataker, 11 Jul 20214096 × 2160 is DCI 4K, 3840 × 2160 is 4K UHD. They are both... moreWhen you play Hollywood films on 4K UHD TV from Bluray u got letterbox (black bars) and it is the same resolution like Xperia 1III.

LucasN82, 11 Jul 2021I just pickup 2 images from 105mm (gsmarena) that have (rea... moreI guess I should've used the term "defects" or "softness" to clearly distinguish from the typical lens distortion, my apology.

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Nick Tegrataker, 11 Jul 2021All sample photos from this phone's telephoto lens on ... moreI just pickup 2 images from 105mm (gsmarena) that have (reasonably) straight lines to show distortion and:
https://fdn.gsmarena.com/imgroot/reviews/21/sony-xperia-1-iii/daylight/gsmarena_511.jpg (straight line at the bottom)
https://fdn.gsmarena.com/imgroot/reviews/21/sony-xperia-1-iii/daylight/gsmarena_512.jpg (straight line at the bottom)
Maybe you dont know whats mean distortion?

Denis Thomas, 11 Jul 2021No honey. Maybe you should look it up. 4096 × 2160 (full f... more4096 × 2160 is DCI 4K, 3840 × 2160 is 4K UHD. They are both widely accepted 4K standards among the industry.

Denis Thomas, 11 Jul 2021Again you are wrong. XZ Premium had distortion issues, and... moreI literally said in my previous comment that "you can fix chromatic aberration, diffraction and radial lens distortions", didn't I? XZ Premium initially suffered from a pincushion distortion which is one of the lens distortion that I already stated to be correctable. All of them are far less of a problem compared to not being able to focus on a part of the frame when the rest of it does. Your claim is essentially equivalent to saying that misfocused image is correctable through software processing, which is not even remotely close to being true. Please learn the basics then come back to me, thanks.

P.S. Don't upvote your own comments right after posting them, that will certainly give other people a poor impression about you.

LucasN82, 11 Jul 2021Can you show me that distortion on photos? Most of zoom len... moreAll sample photos from this phone's telephoto lens on GSMArena's review article show noticeable distortion on the right side of the frame, and it's especially evident on the longer end (4.4x).

Nick Tegrataker, 11 Jul 2021"This goes also to overheating problems, screen calibr... moreAgain you are wrong.
XZ Premium had distortion issues, and Sony fixed them with a software update. You can fix hardware with software when software is the important factor in the hardware.

Anonymous, 10 Jul 2021No. 2160p is 4K. 3840 x 2160 is 4K UHD. It's common kn... moreNo honey. Maybe you should look it up.
4096 × 2160 (full frame, 256∶135 or ≈1.90∶1 aspect ratio)

Any other thing you are certain that I'm going to correct you on?