Sony Xperia 1 III Review

Score: 93.3 / 100

Sony Xperia 1 III is a great phone launched back in the year 2021, coming with a really big 6.5-inches screen, a high performance Octa-Core processing unit clocking at 2840 megahertz, and 2 cameras, a 12 megapixels back camera and an 8 mega-pixels front-facing camera.

Sony decided to equip the Sony Xperia 1 III using a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 system chip, which holds an extremely powerful Octa-Core CPU ticking at 2840 megahertz with a great 12 GB of RAM memory. This phone comes with a 256 GB awesome internal storage memory and an SD extension slot, which allows you to install lots of apps, games, songs, pictures and videos without even thinking about how much storage is left.

This cellphone design is a combination of Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6) and Aluminum . It seems like Sony didn't care much about the weight in this 6.6 ounces phone. Sony sells this cellphone in three different colors, black, grey and purple. Although this device just has 6.5 inches long, it manages to pack a 6.5 inches screen. Being just 0.32 inches thick,this phone is thin and stilized.

Sony equipped the Sony Xperia 1 III with a incredible 6.5" display, and a resolution of 1644 x 3840 , which makes everything look absolutely perfect.

This cellphone includes Wi-Fi connection (and it can be shared with other devices acting as a modem or router), 5G insanely fast connection type, 4G (LTE-A) , a really fast internet connection and also HSPA+ connection type (which is a lower speed 4G technology) and the fastest 3G connectivity, over HSDPA and HSUPA technologies. This device uses a Nano SIM card for GSM services.

This phone is equipped with two cameras, a 12 MP back side camera and an 8 mega-pixels front camera. this cellphone's back side camera has an aperture of F1.7 so it can shoot sharp photos even in poor lighting environments. It can also film videos in 3840x2160 (4K) at 120 fps, and Full HD 1920x1080 slow-motion videos up to 240 fps (8 times slower than reality). Additionally, this cellphone's camera also has auto-focus.

This device also includes lots of useful characteristics as Fingerprint Sensor, Wireless charging system, NFC (Near Field Communication), Bluetooth (5.2 ) and GPS Geolocation, and lots of sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer and Compass.

This cellphone counts with a big capacity 4500 mAh non-replaceable battery providing this phone an amazing battery duration. An issue to evaluate is that the Sony Xperia 1 III's battery is not removable so you can't buy a new battery when it starts losing capacity, whereas with such a great capacity you will probably discard this cellphone before that becomes a real problem.

This device is not a very good choice considering it costs $ 1300, and some similar phones are being sold much cheaper than that. No matter if you will use this cellphone mostly for social networks and internet browsing, want a gamer device, you love taking photographs or will use it as a work device, you will probably be very satisfied with it.

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Device Type:Phone
Operating System (OS):Android 11
Dimensions:6.50 x 2.80 x 0.32 inchesMetric16.51 x 7.11 x 0.81 cmImperial
Weight:6.60 ouncesMetric187.11 gImperial
Colors:Black, Grey and Purple
Materials:Aluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6)
Scratch Resistant Glass:Yes
Release date:2021-07-01
Price:$ 1300.00


Screen Type:OLED
Size:6.5 inchesMetric16.5 cmImperial
Resolution:3840 x 1644 pixels
Pixel density:643 pixels per inchMetric253.15 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:No


Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350
Processor:Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm (Octa-Core 2840 MHz)
RAM Memory:12 GB
Graphics Processor:Adreno 660
Internal Memory:256 GB
SD Card Slot:microSDXC (up to 1 TB)


Capacity:4500 mAh
Wireless Charging:Yes


Back camera:12 megapixels
    Focal length:24mm (35mm equivalence)
    Sensor size:0.59 inches (1/1.7")
Front camera:8 megapixels
Max video resolution:3840 x 2160 (120 fps) (4K)
Max slow motion video:1920 x 1080 (240 fps) (Full HD)
Camera features:Auto-Focus and Slow Motion Video (8 times slower)


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Nano SIM
5G Bands:n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n38, n40, n41, n77, n78, n79
LTE (4G) Bands:1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 66(AWS-3), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
UMTS Bands:Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(800), 8(900), 19(800)
Technologies:5G, LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 5.2
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Fingerprint ID:Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor