Sony Xperia 5 III, Sony Xperia 1 III, and Sony Xperia 10 III were unveiled today. While Sony Xperia 1 III is designed as the company’s flagship phone of 2021, the Xperia 5 III brings some of the flagship’s features to a wider customer base and the Xperia 10 III is specifically aimed at the mid-range market.
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Sony Xperia 5 III carries a variable telephoto lens developed by Sony’s Alpha camera engineers. The Sony phone also has continuous autofocus, dual phase-detection technology, and a dedicated shutter button to attract mobile camera enthusiasts. Sony Xperia 5 III also shares some similarities with the Xperia 1 III.
These include the presence of the variable telephoto lens and dual phase detection, among others. Both Sony Xperia 1 III and Sony Xperia 5 III also feature 360 Spatial Sound for a surround sound experience.
Sony Xperia 5 III, Sony Xperia 1 III, and Sony Xperia 10 III price details are yet to be revealed. However, all three phones will go on sale in select markets in early summer. The Xperia 1 III will be available in Frosted Black, Frosted Grey, and Frosted Purple colour options, while the Xperia 5 III will debut in Black, Green, and Pink shades. Sony Xperia 10 III will come in Black, Blue, Pink, and White colours.
The dual-SIM (Nano) Sony Xperia 1 III runs on Android 11. It features a 6.5-inch 4K (1,644×3,840 pixels) HDR OLED CinemaWide display with a 21:9 aspect ratio and 120Hz refresh rate. The display also has 100 percent coverage of DCI-P3 colour gamut, 240Hz motion blur reduction, and 240Hz touch sampling rate as well as Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection (Gorilla Glass 6 is also available at the back). Under the hood, the phone comes with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC, along with 12GB of RAM.
For photos and videos, Sony Xperia 1 III has a triple rear camera setup that houses a 12-megapixel primary Exmor RS for mobile sensor with an f/1.7 lens and a 12-megapixel secondary Exmor RS for mobile sensor with the variable telephoto lens that offers f/2.3 (70mm) and an f/2.8 (105mm) aperture.
The setup also has a 12-megapixel camera with a wide-angle f/2.2 lens that comes with a 124-degree field of view. The camera setup on the Xperia 1 III sports Zeiss optics. The Xperia 1 III also comes with an 8-megapixel selfie camera at the front with an f/2.0 lens. Sony has provided preloaded features such as Real-time Eye AF (Human, Animal), Real-time tracking, 3D iToF, Dual photo diode, RGB-IR, Hybrid zoom 12.5x (based on Wide camera 24 mm), AI Super Resolution Zoom, and High Dynamic Range (HDR) photo.
For videography, there are also features including Cinematography Pro powered by CineAlta, 4K HDR Movie recording along with up to 120fps slow-motion, Optical SteadyShot with FlawlessEye, and Sony’s SteadyShot with Intelligent Active Mode.