Sony Xperia 1 III Pre-Order Guide: Specs,Release Date, Price, and Bonuses
The Xperia 1 III, Sony's next flagship Android phone, is now open for pre-order, just two months after its reveal announcement last April 14th, alongside the Xperia 5 III and the Xperia 10 III.
The new photography-focused phone, according to The Verge, was designed as a complement to Sony's Alpha camera range with its variable periscope-style telephoto lens that can switch between two focal lengths. It also has 5G support and a first-of-its-kind 4K high refresh-rate display.
Sony Xperia 1 III Specs
The Sony Xperia 1 III, according to XDA, has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 System-on-a-Chip (SoC) microprocessor, which contains a Kryo 680 Prime Core running at 2.84 GHz, three Kryo 680 Performance Cores running at 2.4 GHz, and four Kryo 680 Efficiency Cores running at 1.8 GHz.
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The smartphone also run by a Qualcomm Adreno 660 smartphone graphics card, which are used mainly in high-end Android devices, and was integrated within the Snapdragon 888.
It has 12GB of random access memory (RAM), a 256GB internal storage, and a MicroSD card support.
It also has 4,500mAh battery, which it has an up to 3W fast wired charging and a Wireless charging support.
The smartphone's rear camera setup, which is its main feature, consists of a 12MP OIS Primary Camera, a 12MP ultra-wide Secondary camera, the aforementioned 12MP periscope OIS Tertiary Camera, and a 3D iToF sensor Quaternary camera.
The said rear camera setup has features such as the ZEISS optics, a 20fps AF/AE tracking burst with image noise reduction, a 60 fps continuous AF/AE calculations, a Real-time Eye AF, an AI super resolution zoom, the Optical SteadyShot with FlawlessEye technology, and the Cinema Pro 4K 120fps video recording.
On the front side, the Sony Xperia 1 III has a 6.5-inch 4K OLED HDR screen with a 21:9 aspect ratio and a 120Hz refresh rate and a 240Hz touch sampling rate, coupled with a 100% DCI-P3 and HDR BT.2020, making those images appeared on the screen even more richer and vivid,
The screen itself is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass Victus.
Sony Xperia 1 III can connect up to 5G (Sub-6Hz) mobile data, has Bluetooth 5.x, a 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band WiFi, and can do GPS, GLONASS, and Galileo.
It also has a full range front-firing stereo speaker that can output Hi-Res 260 Reality Audio, and output a 360 Spatial Sound over headphones.
Release Date, Price, and Pre-Order Bonuses
The Sony Xperia 1 III will be sold in United States on August 19th for a price of $1,299.99, however, according to The Verge, it is now available today for preorder, which can be done through Sony's own online store.
According to GSMArena.com, bonuses for pre-order include a free pair of WF-1000XM3 true wireless earbuds and a total of 43,200 Call of Duty Mobile CP Points, which it can be retrieved and used in game.
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