Xperia 1 III | 6.5” 21:9 4K HDR OLED 120Hz Display
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Speed is at the very heart of the Xperia 1 III experience – from the immersive 4K HDR OLED display with its rapid 120Hz Refresh rate to the triple lens camera which features fast AF even when shooting extended telephoto.
The Xperia 1 III was co-developed with the engineers behind the latest Alpha 9 series cameras, renowned for their industry-leading autofocus technology, and with input from professional photographers, who helped tune the technology and refine the photographic experience and results. Key features include fast AF in all three cameras, plus Real-time Tracking technology for accurate shots of moving subjects.
ZEISS optics calibrated specifically for your Xperia smartphone. The ZEISS T* coating contributes to exquisite rendering and contrast by reducing reflections.
Expand your creative possibilities with four versatile lenses in a triple camera and fast, accurate AF across all cameras. Thanks to Dual PDAF sensors, Continuous AF keeps focus on moving subjects, while Sony's unique telephoto system supports fast AF even at extended focal lengths.
An optical telephoto lens up to 105mm with fast AF lets you capture moving subjects even at distance. Crucially, the two focal lengths are included in one telephoto module, complete with Dual PDAF sensors. So when you switch between 70mm and 105mm, the focal lens unit and the AF lens unit work in unison to focus fast.
With four versatile lens options, the Xperia 1 III puts a huge variety of shots within your reach.
Now you can keep the most challenging moving subjects in precise focus. Using AI and a 3D iToF sensor to measure distance, Real-time Tracking can accurately detect and focus on a subject, then keep on tracking it even if it temporarily moves out of sight. To specify your subject, simply touch it on the Xperia 1 III display.
Combining quickfire 20fps burst shooting with 60fps continuous AF/AE calculation, the Xperia 1 III lets you capture images you woudn't think were possible with a smartphone.
Using continuous shooting in a low light situation? Thanks to BIONZ X™ for mobile engine, the Xperia 1 III produces images with less noise than its predecessor when using burst mode in low light.
Real-time Eye AF lets you take stunning portraits, whether you're photographing people or animals. Even if your subject is on the move or one eye is covered, you'll capture memorable images full of energy and expression.
The Xperia 1 III has been designed to deliver great quality images even in low light situations.
The Xperia 1 III features a 12MP sensor, which offers reading speeds up to 3x faster than smartphone cameras with higher megapixel counts, and a 3D iToF sensor, which instantly calculates the distance between the camera and your subject. The result is fast, accurate autofocus in any scene.
With Photography Pro on the Xperia 1 III you'll find controls usually found on professional cameras. Using an interface inspired by Alpha cameras, you can choose manual controls or automatic settings and shoot in RAW. You can also enjoy new Basic mode for effortless shooting.
Just like a professional camera, the Xperia 1 III has a dedicated ergonomic shutter button, with an embossed finish for enhanced usability.
Unlike conventional digital zoom, which compromises image quality, the Xperia 1 III features new AI super resolution zoom, which uses Sony's AI processing to restore detail and definition to your pictures.
The Xperia 1 III makes it easy to capture striking images with artistic bokeh effects, adding another layer of creativity to your photography.
The Xperia 1 III features the very latest Optical SteadyShot™ with FlawlessEye™, which couples the image sensor's increased reading speed with Sony's original algorithm for optical image stabilisation. The result is supremely smooth, shake-free video footage.
To further enhance your photographic experience, you can use the Xperia 1 III remotely with your Alpha camera and as a professional-grade display.
Boasting a stunning 4K HDR OLED 120Hz Refresh rate display, the Xperia 1 III offers a uniquely immersive viewing experience. And with no notches to interrupt your view on the 6.5" 21:9 CinemaWide™ display, losing yourself in your favourite movies or TV shows has never been easier.
Experience unprecedented colour accuracy with Creator mode "powered by CineAlta". Now featuring a specially calibrated D65 white point, it references the colour reproduction of Sony professional colour monitors used in leading Hollywood studio productions. So you can enjoy your favourite entertainment exactly as its creators intended.
Now you can pre-set Creator mode "powered by CineAlta" as a default for your favourite content viewing apps. So you can enjoy your favourite TV shows and movies with colours reproduced exactly as the creators intended.
The Xperia 1 III features a 10 bit equivalent display (8 bit with 2 bit smoothing) that can display a wide range of colours without banding.
With a high contrast ratio of 1,000,000:1, the Xperia 1 III can present deeper levels of black, while colours appear more natural. The D65 white point has been specially calibrated for higher accuracy and the display also supports professional level reproduction standards, with wide colour space ITU-R BT.2020, as well as DCI-P3 with Illuminant D65.
The X1™ for mobile engine brings BRAVIA HDR remaster technology to everything you watch. Even streaming content will have more contrast, colour and clarity.
Watching a movie with Dolby Atmos® is an immersive experience, with multi-dimensional sound flowing above and around you. Now you can experience Dolby Atmos® sound tuned in collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment with headphones or the Full-stage stereo speakers.
Thanks to its 120Hz Refresh rate, the display offers incredibly smooth scrolling and seamless image transitions when you're browsing the internet or navigating the menu.
With its 21:9 CinemaWide™ display , the Xperia 1 III gives you a much wider view of the action – a major advantage in those close-fought contests.
On the native 120Hz Refresh rate display, fast-moving objects are rendered clearly for seriously smooth gameplay.
With 240Hz Motion blur reduction the display updates the image an incredible 240 times per second for blur-free action.
The Xperia 1 III lets you adjust white balance, so you can see the action more clearly and spot your opponents more easily. It's more comfortable for your eyes too so you can play for longer without feeling the strain.
An invaluable new gaming feature, L-γ raiser (Low gamma raiser) makes it easier to see your opponents in the dark. By enhancing image details in dark areas, it highlights your enemies without overexposing bright areas of the screen. So you can hit them before they hit you.
Audio is another important element for immersive gaming, so the Xperia 1 III offers a number of features to make it as clear and defined as possible.
For those games where you need exceptional accuracy combined with fast fingers, the Xperia 1 III gives you the edge.
Determined to climb that leaderboard? The Xperia 1 III has a range of features to help make sure you're fully focused and ready to perform.
The Xperia 1 III makes it incredibly simple to record and share your gaming highlights in high quality.
When using a charging cable for gaming, Heat Suppression power control powers the phone systems directly rather than charging the battery. This reduces thermal stress, helping to maintain gaming performance and keep your battery healthy for longer.
[A] OFF = high temperature [B] ON = low temperature
The Xperia 1 III is optimised with Qualcomm® Snapdragon Elite Gaming™ for superior gaming performance.
For even more fun on-the-go, you can connect your Xperia 1 III with a DUALSHOCK®4 controller and play a range of Android games.
With audio tuned in collaboration with Sony Music Entertainment, the Xperia 1 III has been engineered to deliver a truly authentic listening experience, whether you're using headphones or the built-in Full-stage stereo speakers.
Thanks to improvements to materials and electronic components, the 3.5mm audio jack on the Xperia 1 III not only offers convenience but also delivers high fidelity sound quality. Distortion is reduced, especially between mid and max volume, and that brings more realistic sound – with clear ensembles, smooth vocals, and deep basslines.
Immerse yourself in sound all around you, as real as if you are there at a live concert or with the artist recording in a studio. With 360 Reality Audio, music has never been so immersive and so real. And with the Xperia 1 III, you can enjoy the experience through wired or wireless headphones or the built-in Full-stage stereo speakers.
If the music source you’re listening to is 2-channel stereo, then new 360 Spatial Sound comes into play. It enables the Xperia 1 III to upmix your favourite stereo tracks into an immersive sound experience, in real time. The technology works with local audio files and streaming services to further enhance your listening experience.
Improved speaker design is a key element of the outstanding Xperia 1 III listening experience.
Record movies with similar parameters and colour settings to the professionals. Expertise from our Digital Cinema Camera engineers, Look colour management pre-sets, 21:9 ratio, 4K HDR, 120fps slow-motion, and 24, 25, 30 and 60fps give you all the tools you need.
Eight different colour settings let you bring the mood of different cinema styles to your videos. These include VENICE CS, inspired by our professional camera CineAlta VENICE, which features smooth colour gradation and a softer, lower contrast curve for a classic cinematic look that's perfect for drama productions.
With its four versatile lens options up to 105mm, you can expand your repertoire of shots and take your cinematography to the next level.
Capture high-quality slow-motion footage in 4K HDR 120fps to create dramatic and expressive moments.
The Xperia 1 III includes our industry-leading audio separation technology for highly-effective wind filtering.
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The Xperia 1 III features a range of UI improvements designed specifically with movie makers in mind.
Combining 5G and Wi-Fi 6 connectivity with the latest Qualcomm® Mobile Platform and innovative battery technologies, the Xperia 1 III raises the bar for smartphone performance.
The Xperia 1 III is powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform to deliver the premium experiences you deserve. Make the most of the Xperia 1 III as a professional-quality camera, intelligent personal assistant, and elite gaming rig – all connected with truly global 5G multi-gigabit speeds.
With a 4.500mAh battery on board, the Xperia 1 III offers plenty of power to keep you going through the day while a range of charging features helps maximise convenience and prolong battery life.
The Xperia 1 III combines tactile, high-quality materials with bold, distinctive design. From the frosted glass on the back to the blasted metal frame, it's an irresistible blend of form and function.
The Xperia 1 III is available in a choice of colours to suit your taste.
For your peace of mind, the Xperia 1 III features IP65/68 water resistance and protection against dust.
The Xperia 1 III display uses Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus™, the toughest Gorilla® Glass yet – with improvement in both drop and scratch performance.
With a range of handy multi-window features the Xperia 1 III is tailor-made for multi-tasking.
The Xperia Transfer 2 app lets you transfer the content that matters from your old Android or iOS smartphone to your new Xperia 1 III. From photos, videos and music to your contacts, calendar, call history, and messages (SMS/MMS) – transfer them quickly, safely and easily.
Specifications & Features
- 165 x 71 x 8.2 mm
- 186 g
- Water Resistant
- Water resistant (IPX5/IPX8), Dust proof (IP6X)
- Number of SIM
- Dual SIM hybrid
- 4500 mAh