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    Sony Xperia 1 III

    Release Date
    14-Apr-21
    Market Status
    Launched Globally
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    The New Sony Xperia 1 III was announced by the company during a live stream alongside two other smartphones, Xperia 5 III and Xperia 10 III. This handset’s name might be a little misleading, but it’s Sony’s new flagship smartphone, following the Xperia 1 and Xperia 1 II, which were the company’s most recent top Android phones. Sony Xperia 1 III isn’t a significant upgrade over its predecessor, but it does add a few new features that you might find appealing while shopping for a smartphone. 

    Sony Xperia 1 III Price in India 

    The latest flagship device from Sony is launched by the company in two variants, one with 12GB RAM and 256GB internal storage and another with 12GB RAM and 512GB internal storage. The extensive range of colours options includes Frosty Black, Frosty Purple and Frosty Green. The actual pricing for the Indian smartphone market hasn’t been revealed yet, but it is believed that Sony Xperia 1 III price is going to start from Rs.64,999 and the sale will start in the upcoming months. 

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    ₹83,699
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    6.5 inches
    643 ppi, OLED
    Octa core
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
    4500 mAh
    Li-Polymer, Fast Charging
    12 MP
    Triple, 12MP + 12MP + 12MP
    5G
    Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
    Fingerprint
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    About the Mobile Phone

    Sony Xperia 1 III exhibits a superb 6.5-inch OLED display with a refresh rate of 120Hz and comes powered by the Qualcomm snapdragon 888 5G chipset along with 12GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. Sony Xperia 1 III offers some of the interesting specs like PS4 Remote Play, DUAL SHOCK 4 control compatibility and features (IPX5/IPX8) water resistance and (IP6X) dust proofing. Further, the smartphone supports QI Wireless charging and under the hood, there is a 4500 mAh battery. 

    Pros 

    • 6.5-inch Cinema-Wide OLED display
    • 120Hz refresh rate 
    •  Qualcomm snapdragon 888 5G chipset
    • 12GB RAM and 256GB internal storage 
    • PS4 Remote Play, DUAL SHOCK 4 control compatibility
    • QI Wireless charging 
    • 12MP triple-rear camera with ZEISS technology 
    • (IPX5/IPX8) water resistance and (IP6X) dust proofing.
    • Gorilla Glass Victus and Gorilla Glass 6

    Cons 

    • Hybrid SIM Slot 

    The New Sony Xperia 1 III was announced by the company during a live stream alongside two other smartphones, Xperia 5 III and Xperia 10 III. This handset’s name might be a little misleading, but it’s Sony’s new flagship smartphone, following the Xperia 1 and Xperia 1 II, which were the company’s most recent top Android phones. Sony Xperia 1 III isn’t a significant upgrade over its predecessor, but it does add a few new features that you might find appealing while shopping for a smartphone. 

    Sony Xperia 1 III Price in India 

    The latest flagship device from Sony is launched by the company in two variants, one with 12GB RAM and 256GB internal storage and another with 12GB RAM and 512GB internal storage. The extensive range of colours options includes Frosty Black, Frosty Purple and Frosty Green. The actual pricing for the Indian smartphone market hasn’t been revealed yet, but it is believed that Sony Xperia 1 III price is going to start from Rs.64,999 and the sale will start in the upcoming months. 

    Sony Xperia 1 III measures 0.3-inch in thickness and weighs around 6.6oz. As for the durability, there is (IPX5/IPX8) water resistance and (IP6X) dust proofing. Not only this, the display is protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass Victus and on the rear, there is Corning Gorilla Glass 6. 

    The overall design hasn’t changed much at all from last year’s Xperia 1 II. The third version is once again a smooth shiny 6.5-inch device standing tall and slender, thanks to Sony’s 21:9 design. For biometric authentication, there is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor located on the right edge over the power button. On the top, there is a 3.5mm headphone jack, while the bottom side features the Type-C charging port.

    Sony Xperia 1 III features a large 6.5-inch Cinema-Wide display, offering a resolution of 3840 by 1644 pixels. The 4K HDR OLED panel comes with a high 120Hz refresh rate along with 240Hz of motion blur reduction and 240Hz of touch sampling rate, making it the smoothest display ever. Sony Xperia 1 III display features an aspect ratio of 21:9 for offering a large viewing area and supports multiple other features like DCI-P3 100%, 10 but tonal gradation etc. To summarise, this is one of the best smartphone displays available.

    Sony has gone with the latest Qualcomm snapdragon 888 5G chipset this time, which is quite a great move as compared to its previous year smartphones. Further, Sony Xperia 1 III boasts 12GB RAM and 256GB internal storage for seamless performance, which can be extended up to 1TB via an external SD card. For gamers, Sony Xperia 1 III brings multiple features like PS4 Remote Play, DUAL SHOCK 4 control compatibility, Game enhancer etc. 

    The audio system used in this handset is overwhelming as well with Dolby Atmos Full Stage Stereo Speakers. As for the software, the Sony Xperia 1 III runs on Android 11.

    On the front, Sony Xperia 1 III is mounted with an 8MP camera setup, featuring an aperture of f/2.0 and a 78-degree field of view. The front camera supports HDR, Steady Shot, Portrait selfie, Display Flash and Hand Gesture. 

    On the Rear, there is a triple camera setup with a 12MP primary lens featuring an aperture of f/1.7 and an 82-degree field of view. The primary sensor is followed by another 12MP sensor with an aperture of f/2.3 along with one more 12MP lens with an aperture of f/2.2. 

    The rear camera features include Photography Pro, ZEISS quality lenses calibrated specifically for Xperia 1 III, Real-Time Tracking, RGB-IR, AI Super-resolution zoom etc. Also, the rear camera supports 4K HDR Movie recording. 

    There is a 4500 mAh decent battery under the hood with USB PD fast charging support. Further, to enhance power management, Sony Xperia 1 III comes with some of the additional features like Xperia Adaptive Charging, Battery Case, Stamina Mode, Battery share function etc. Not only this there is support for QI Wireless charging. For connecting the charger, Sony has provided a Type-C charging port with Sony Xperia 1 III smartphone. 

    Sony Xperia 1 III comes with the world’s first 4K HDR OLED display with a 120 Hz refresh rate and features an excellent chipset along with awesome waterproofing and glass protection. In a nutshell, Sony Xperia 1 III is a good choice to go with if you are fascinated by new gaming features and other specs like wireless charging. 

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    Announced On14-Apr-21
    Market StatusLaunched Globally
    BrandSony
    Price StatusExpected
    PriceRs. 85,999
    Screen Size6.5 inches
    Screen TypeOLED
    Screen Resolution1644 x 3840 pixels
    Pixel Density643 ppi
    Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass
    Screen to Body Ratio84.44%
    Screen DesignBezel-less
    Screen Refresh Rate120 Hz
    Screen Quality4K QHD
    OISYes
    Rear FlashYes, LED Flash
    Rear Video Recording3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 60 fps
    Rear Camera FeaturesDigital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
    Rear Camera SetupTriple, 12MP + 12MP + 12MP
    Rear Camera 1 Resolution12 MP
    Rear Camera 1 Typef/1.7, Wide Angle (82 degree field-of-view) Primary Camera
    Rear Camera 1 Lens24 mm focal length, 1.7" sensor size, 1.8 micrometre pixel size
    Rear Camera 2 Resolution12 MP
    Rear Camera 2 Typef/2.3 Telephoto (upto 3x Optical Zoom) Camera
    Rear Camera 2 Lens70 mm focal length, 2.9" sensor size
    Rear Camera 3 Resolution12 MP
    Rear Camera 3 Typef/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
    Rear Camera 3 Lens16 mm focal length, 2.6" sensor size
    Rear Camera 4 Resolution0.3 MP
    Rear SensorExmor-RS CMOS Sensor
    Rear Aperturef/1.7
    Front Video Recording1920x1080 @ 30 fps
    Front Camera FeaturesHDR
    Front Camera SetupSingle, 8MP
    Front Camera 1 Resolution8 MP
    Front Camera 1 Typef/2.0, Wide Angle Primary Camera
    Front Camera 1 Lens24 mm focal length, 4.0" sensor size, 1.12 micrometre pixel size
    Front Aperturef/2.0
    Phone Variants12GB 256GB
    Expandable StorageYes
    Storage TypeUFS 3.1
    Expandable Storage CapacityYes, 1 TB
    GPUAdreno 660
    Operating SystemAndroid v11
    ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 888
    CPUOcta core (2.84 GHz, Single core, Kryo 680 + 2.42 GHz, Tri core, Kryo 680 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 680)
    Clock Speed2.84 GHz
    Architecture64 bit
    Process Technology5 nm
    Water ResistanceYes, Water resistant, IPX5, IPX8, IP6X
    Weight186 grams
    ColorsFrosted Black, Frosted Gray, Frosted Purple
    BuildBack: Gorilla Glass
    Dimensions165 x 71 x 8.2 mm
    Battery Capacity4500 mAh
    Battery RemovableNo
    Battery TypeLi-Polymer
    Charger TypeFast, 30W
    USB Type-CYes
    Fast ChargingYes
    Charging Time50 % in 30 minutes
    Wireless ChargingYes
    GPSYes A-GPS, Glonass
    Audio Features24-bit/192kHz audioDynamic vibration system
    NFCYes
    Network Support5G
    BluetoothYes
    FM RadioNo
    3.5mm Audio JackYes
    SIM SizeSIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
    Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz
    Bluetooth Typev5.2
    Audio Jack3.5 mm
    SIM Slot(s)Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
    eSIMNo
    Wi-Fi FeaturesMobile Hotspot
    VoLTEYes
    SIM 1 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39), FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 19) / ...
    SIM 2 Bands4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39), FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 19) / ...
    Fingerprint ScannerYes
    Fingerprint Scanner PositionSide
    SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

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