Sony launches Xperia 1 III and Xperia 5 III: Snapdragon 888, 4K HDR OLED 120Hz display!

Sony has just uneveiled the new Xperia 1 III and Xperia 5 III that primary focus its expertise in the photography aspect. It is the world first smartphone camera that brings Dual PD sensor for ultra precise autofocus system.

The Sony Xperia 1 III is developed along with the engineer behind the Sony Alpha 9 DSLR camera. It features 13MP triple rear camera and a ToF lens at 16mm (f/2.2), 25mm (f/1.7) and 70 & 105mm at (f/3.3 & f/2.8) respectively. All three lens plays a role in precise autofocus with real time tracking.

The Sony Xperia 1 III also supports multifunctional menu which you can change the camera mode, switching between 20fps multi shot or 60 fps continuous AF/AE calculation and has massive reduced noise that developes in the picture. The Xperia 1 III can be combined with Alpha camera that act as remote display and control.


Xperia 1 III uses a 4K OLED HDR panel with 120Hz refresh rate with screen size at 6.5 inches. Sony employs the CinemaWide display technology into the display to provide immersive visual experience. The display also has the capability to perform director mode known CineAlta with 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio.

Performance wise, the Xperia 1 III uses Snapdragon 888 SoC, 12GB RAM, 256/512GB UFS ROM, 4500mAh battery and runs on the newest Android 11. It has dual stereo speaker that provide 40% enhancement of audio quality with Sony’s 360 Reality Audio technology.

There is also the Xperia 5 III which is a smaller version of Xperia 1 III. It uses 6.1 inches CinemaWide FHD+ HDR OLED 120Hz display and both share the same 12MP triple rear camera. It is powered by Snapdragon 888, 256GB ROM and 4500mAh battery with 8GB RAM.

The Sony Xperia 1 III will be launched in Malaysian market by this July and available in black and purple. The Xperia 5 III will be available from September onward and available in green. No pricing detail have been revealed for both model yet.