Sony Xperia 1 III and Xperia 5 III are now available for pre-order in the European market. Along with the phones, there is also a gift of headphones.


Although the Sony Xperia 1 III and Xperia 5 III were introduced in mid-April, they are not yet widely available. While the phones were recently opened for pre-order in Russia, America and China, the last stop of the high-end phones was Europe.

Xperia 1 III and Xperia 5 III are available for pre-order in Europe, but you have to wait until August 6 when you want to buy them. Xperia 1 III carries a price tag of 1,299 € and Xperia 5 III 999 €.

However, Mediamarkt Germany has pre-ordered the Xperia 1 III with WF-XB700 headphones for a total of € 1,236, and the Xperia 5 III with the same headphones for € 925. The phones main features are listed in the subsection.

Main Features of Sony Xperia 1 III

  • 6.5-inch 21:9 CinemaWide OLED display; HDR10+ and BT.2020 color space, 4K resolution (1,644 x 3,840 pixels and 643 ppi), 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling and motion blur reduction support at 240Hz, protection with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
  • 2.84GHz octa-core Snapdragon chipset, Adreno 660 GPU and Snapdragon X60 modem
  • 12GB RAM and 256/512GB internal memory
  • Connectivity: 5G (NSA / SA), 4G / VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 AC / AX, aptX & aptX HD with Bluetooth 5.2, LDAC and AAC, dual-band GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou, NFC, USB Type-C 3.1 , 3.5mm audio jack;
  • Sensors: accelerometer, barometer, compass, brightness, proximity, gyroscope;
  • Android 11 software unit
  • Sound: 360 Reality Audio, 360 Spatial Sound, stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos stabilization (40% more volume than the previous generation); Hi-Res Audio, Hi-Res Wireless Audio,
  • IP65 / 68 certified water and dust protection, 30 minutes protection at 1.5 meters depth
  • Quad rear camera with ZEISS lens
  • 12-megapixel ( f/1.7) Exmor RS main camera with 1/1.7″ sensor, 24mm equivalent focal length with OIS support
  • 1/2.6-inch, 12-megapixel ( f/2.2) Exmor RS ultra-wide-angle sensor, 16mm equivalent focal length, 0.67x zoom
  • 1/2.9″ Exmor RS periscopic telephoto lens
  • 12 megapixel OIS supported and variable focal length equivalent: 70mm ( f / 2.3) camera, 2.9x optical zoom, 105mm ( f / 2.8) 4.4x optical zoom
  • iTOF 3D sensor
  • Technology derived from Sony Alpha cameras that allows you to record slow motion video in 4K at 120 fps (with ultra wide angle lens), video recording in 21: 9 format at 24/25/30/60 fps, Real Time Tracking, Real Time Tracking super resolution zoom with artificial intelligence, continuous shooting at 20 fps
  • 8-megapixel front camera ( f / 2.4) with electronic stabilization (EIS);
  • 4,500 mAh battery with wired fast charging at 30 watts (from 1% to 50% recharge in half an hour), support for wireless charging

Sony Xperia 5 III specifications

  • 6.1-inch (2520 × 1080 pixels) Full HD + OLED HDR display, 21: 9 aspect ratio, 120 Hz refresh rate, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection
  • 5nm octa-core Snapdragon 888 processor, Adreno 660 GPU
  • 8GB RAM, 128GB (UFS 3.1) internal memory, expandable memory up to 1TB via microSD card
  • Android 11
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • Camera Features
  • 12MP rear camera with Exmor RS sensor, 1/1.7″ sensor, f/1.7 aperture, Hybrid OIS/EIS
  • 12MP f/2.2 aperture 1/2. ″ 124° ultra wide angle
  • 12MP f/2.3 (70mm), 1/2.9″ telephoto lens with f/2.8 (105mm) variable aperture, up to 12.5x hybrid zoom, ZEISS T* coating, Real-time Eye AF (Human , animal)
  • 8MP front camera with 1/4″ Exmor RS sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 1.12μm pixel size, 84° wide-angle lens
  • 3.5mm headphone jack, 360 Reality Audio, 360 Reality Audio hardware decoding, 360 Spatial Sound19, Full Progressive stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos, DSEE
  • Ultimate, Stereo Recording, Qualcomm aptX HD audio
  • Side-mounted Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 157 x 68 x 8.2 mm; Weight: 168g
  • Water resistant (IPX5 / IPX8), Dustproof (IP6X)
  • 5G (below 6GHz) / 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz) 2 x 2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS / GLONASS, NFC, USB 3.1 Type-C
  • 4500 mAh Battery with 30 watt fast charging, STAMINA Mode


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