Sony Xperia 1 III

Sony Xperia 1 III
Display
91
Performance
87
Battery
70
Camera
74
NanoReview score
81
Category Flagship
Announced April 2021
Release date June 2021

Full specifications

Detailed specifications, tests, and benchmarks of the Sony Xperia 1 III
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Display

Type OLED
Size 6.5 inches
Resolution 1644 x 3840 pixels
Aspect ratio 21:9
PPI 643 ppi
Refresh rate 120 Hz
Max rated brightness 385 nits
Max rated brightness in HDR 620 nits
HDR support Yes, HDR10+
Screen protection Gorilla Glass Victus
Screen-to-body ratio 84.2%
Display features - DCI-P3
Display tests
RGB color space 99.9%
PWM 476 Hz
Response time 7.5 ms
Contrast ∞ Infinity
Peak brightness test (auto)
560 nits
Sources: NotebookCheck [3]
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Design and build

Height 165 mm (6.5 inches)
Width 71 mm (2.8 inches)
Thickness 8.2 mm (0.32 inches)
Weight 186 gramm (6.56 oz)
Waterproof IP68
Rear material Glass
Frame material Metal
Colors Black, Gray, Purple
Fingerprint scanner Yes, in home button
Screen-to-body ratio
84.2%
87

Performance

All specs and test Sony Xperia 1 III in the benchmarks
SoC
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Max. clock 2840 MHz
CPU cores 8 (1 + 3 + 4)
Architecture - 4 cores at 1.8 GHz: Kryo 680 Silver (Cortex-A55)
- 3 cores at 2.42 GHz: Kryo 680 Gold (Cortex-A78)
- 1 core at 2.84 GHz: Kryo 680 Prime (Cortex-X1)
L3 cache 4 MB
Lithography process 5 nanometers
Graphics Adreno 660
GPU clock 840 MHz
FLOPS ~1720 GFLOPS
Memory
RAM size 12 GB
Memory type LPDDR5
Memory clock 2750 MHz
Channels 2
Storage
Storage size 256, 512 GB
Storage type UFS 3.1
Memory card MicroSD
Memory card max. size Up to 1024 GB

Benchmarks

Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
1134
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
3530
AnTuTu Benchmark 9
826054
CPU 209846
GPU 310543
Memory 133819
UX 164785
Total score 826054
3DMark Wild Life Performance
5594
Stability 72%
Graphics test 33 FPS
Graphics score 5594
PCMark 3.0 score 14392
Sources: 3DMark [3]
63

Software

Operating system Android 11 (Can be upgraded to Android 12)
OS size 16 GB
70

Battery

Specifications
Capacity 4500 mAh
Charge power 30 W
Battery type Li-Ion
Replaceable No
Wireless charging Yes
Reverse charging Yes
Fast charging Yes (50% in 30 min)
Full charging time 1:50 hr
Battery life tests
Web browsing 06:40 hr
Watching video 09:59 hr
Gaming 04:13 hr
Standby 80 hr
General battery life
22:10 hr
74

Camera

Specs and camera test of the Xperia 1 III
Main camera
Matrix 12 megapixels
Image resolution 4000 x 3000
Zoom Optical, 4.4x
Flash Dual LED
Stabilization Optical
8K video recording No
4K video recording Up to 120FPS
1080p video recording Up to 60FPS
Slow motion 240 FPS (1080p)
Angle of widest lens 124°
Lenses 4 (12 MP + 12 MP + 12 MP + 0.3 MP)
Wide (main) lens - 12 MP
- Aperture: f/1.7
- Focal length: 24 mm
- Pixel size: 1.8 micron
- Sensor: 1/1.7", Sony IMX557 (Exmor-RS CMOS)
- Phase autofocus (Dual Pixel)
- Optical stabilization
Telephoto lens - 12 MP
- Aperture: f/2.3
- Focal length: 70 mm
- Pixel size: 1 micron
- Sensor: 1/2.9", Sony IMX663 (Exmor-RS CMOS)
- Phase autofocus (Dual Pixel)
- Optical stabilization
Ultra-wide lens - 12 MP
- Aperture: f/2.2
- Focal length: 16 mm
- Pixel size: 1.4 micron
- Sensor: 1/2.55", Sony IMX363 (Exmor-RS CMOS)
- Phase autofocus (Dual Pixel)
Depth lens - 0.3 MP
Camera features - Bokeh mode
- Pro mode
- RAW support
Samples Photo samples of Sony Xperia 1 III from DxOMark
Selfie camera
Megapixels 8 megapixels
Image resolution 3264 x 2448
Aperture f/2.0
Focal length 24 mm
Pixel size 1.12 microns
Sensor type ISOCELL CMOS
Sensor size 1/4"
Video resolution 1080p (Full HD) at 30 FPS

DxOMark camera tests

Photo quality
118
Video quality
102
Generic camera score
115
91

Connectivity

Wi-Fi standard Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 b/g/n/ac/ax)
Wi-Fi features - Dual Band
- Wi-Fi MiMO
- Wi-Fi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot
- Wi-Fi Display
Bluetooth version 5.2
Bluetooth features LE, A2DP
USB type USB Type-C
USB version 3.1
USB features - Charging
- USB-Storage mode
- OTG
GPS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS
NFC* Yes
Infrared port No
Network
Number of SIM* 2
Type of SIM card Nano
Multi SIM mode Standby
eSIM support* No
Hybrid slot Yes
LTE Cat* 20
2G network GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G network HSDPA 2100 (band 1), 1900 (band 2), 1700 (band 4), 850 (band 5), 800 (band 6), 900 (band 8), 800 (band 19)
4G network LTE 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 66
5G support Yes
90

Sound

Speakers Stereo
Headphone audio jack Yes
FM radio No
Dolby Atmos Yes
Speakers test
Max. loudness
81.5 dB

Other

Category Flagship
Announced April 2021
Release date June 2021
Sensors - Barometer
- Proximity sensor
- Gyroscope
- Accelerometer
- Ambient light sensor
- Compass
- Fingerprint
Box* -
*Disclaimer! Some specifications of the Xperia 1 III may differ by country or region

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