Sony Xperia 5 III

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Sony Xperia 5 III
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  • 6.1" 1080x2520 pixels
  • 12MP 2160p
  • 8GB RAM Snapdragon 888 5G
  • 4500mAh PD
Released 2021, October 08 168g, 8.2mm thickness Android 11, up to Android 13 128GB/256GB storage, microSDXC
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Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
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, 48, 66, 71 - USA
  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, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 66 - Asia
5G bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6 - USA
  1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6 - Europe
  1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78, 79 SA/NSA/Sub6 - Asia
Speed HSPA, LTE-A, 5G
Launch
Announced 2021, April 14
Status Available. Released 2021, October 08
Body
Dimensions 157 x 68 x 8.2 mm (6.18 x 2.68 x 0.32 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 6), glass back (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or 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 6.1 inches, 86.9 cm2 (~81.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2520 pixels, 21:9 ratio (~449 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 6
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 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB 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
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
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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 Wired, PD, 50% in 30 min (advertised)
Misc
Colors Black, Green, Pink
Models XQBQ62/G, XQBQ52G.UKCX, XQBQ52B.UKCX, XQ-BQ52, XQ-BQ72, XQ-BQ42, XQ-BQ62, SO-53B
Price $ 399.99 / £ 300.00 / € 350.38
Tests
Performance AnTuTu: 708394 (v9)
GeekBench: 3549 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 53fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker -26.7 LUFS (Good)
Battery (old) Endurance rating 100h
Sony Xperia 5 III 128GB 8GB RAM 256GB 8GB RAM

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  • Yusuf
  • 07 Feb 2024
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Does 5 iii have any green line issues? Thinking of buying it for 250 dollars.

  • MrG
  • 10 Jan 2024
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Mine never gets hot charging, it get "warm" when using cinema pro, but is fine when idle. Most reports for Xperias for years have commented on overheating issues, but this one is no where near what they used to be.

  • MrG
  • 10 Jan 2024
  • n{a

Bought mine second hand fairly cheap. The hardware seems good, great screen, love having a notification LED still, and the 3.5mm headphone jack is so much better than having another device to charge. BUT..... The camera pro software only allows...

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