Sony Xperia 1 III

Specifications
Sony Xperia 1 III
MORE PICTURES
  • 6.5" 1644x3840 pixels
  • 12MP 2160p
  • 12GB RAM Snapdragon 888 5G
  • 4500mAh 30W11W
Released 2021, August 25 186g / 187.1g (mmWave), 8.2mm thickness Android 11, up to Android 13 256GB/512GB storage, microSDXC
read our review 6.6%
4,145,498 hits
977
Become a fan
Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 66 - Europe
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66, 71 - USA
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 66 - Asia
5G bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6 - Europe
  1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6 - USA
  1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78, 79 SA/NSA/Sub6 - Asia
  SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave - USA (specific)
Speed HSPA, LTE-A, 5G
Launch
Announced 2021, April 14
Status Available. Released 2021, August 25
Body
Dimensions 165 x 71 x 8.2 mm (6.50 x 2.80 x 0.32 in)
Weight 186 g / 187.1 g (mmWave) (6.56 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum frame
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 IP65/IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 min)
Display
Type OLED, 1B colors, 120Hz, HDR BT.2020
Size 6.5 inches, 98.6 cm2 (~84.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1644 x 3840 pixels, 21:9 ratio (~643 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
 Runs at 1096 x 2560 pixels except for select use cases
Platform
OS Android 11, upgradable to Android 13
Chipset Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm)
CPU Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Adreno 660
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 12GB RAM
 UFS 3.X
Main Camera
Triple 12 MP, f/1.7, 24mm (wide), 1/1.7", 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.3, 70mm (telephoto), f/2.8, 105mm (telephoto), 1/2.9", Dual Pixel PDAF, 3x/4.4x optical zoom, OIS
12 MP, f/2.2, 124˚, 16mm (ultrawide), 1/2.6", Dual Pixel PDAF
0.3 MP, TOF 3D, (depth)
Features Zeiss optics, Zeiss T* lens coating, LED flash, panorama, HDR, eye tracking
Video 4K@24/25/30/60/120fps HDR, 1080p@30/60/120fps; 5-axis gyro-EIS, OIS
Selfie Camera
Single 8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm (wide), 1/4", 1.12µm
Features HDR
Video 1080p@30fps, 5-axis gyro-EIS
ADVERTISEMENT
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes
 24-bit/192kHz Hi-Res audio
Dynamic vibration system
Snapdragon Sound
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA
Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive
Positioning GPS (L1+L5), GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB USB Type-C 3.1, OTG, video output
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass, color spectrum
 Native Sony Alpha camera support
Battery
Type Li-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable
Charging 30W wired, PD, 50% in 30 min (advertised)
Wireless
Reverse wireless
Misc
Colors Frosted Black, Frosted Gray, Frosted Purple
Models XQBC62/V, XQBC52V.UKCX, SO-51B, SOG03, A101SO, XQ-BC62, XQ-BC72, XQ-BC52, XQ-BC01, XQ-BC11, XQ-BC21, XQ-BC72
Price $ 1,049.00 / £ 484.97 / € 424.03
Tests
Performance AnTuTu: 607423 (v8)
GeekBench: 3515 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 54fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker -26.5 LUFS (Good)
Battery (old) Endurance rating 82h
Sony Xperia 1 III 256GB 12GB RAM 512GB 12GB RAM

Similarly priced

User opinions and reviews

  • Mosh
  • 23 Feb 2024
  • xjH

Perfect choice though you need to first update its software to enjoy a beast camera that has a phone on it

  • Khawar
  • 18 Feb 2024
  • XVA

I couldn't stop myself from giving comments over your last three sentences irrespective of the mobile divice, one is using. These are THE LEARNING POINTS one must try applying in his or her life.

  • Dee
  • 08 Feb 2024
  • whB

Don't even touch this phone. It's worst than xperia 5 ii in every possible way as I owned both. It gets hot, drains faster, cant even play games more than 5 minutes before it gets laggy and drop fps to 15. Camera is meh and can't even ...

In the news

Related

More from Sony