Sony Xperia 1 III Price: The price of the Sony Xperia 1 III is $1,300, €1,100 for the 12GB RAM + 256GB of storage model. There are other storage model of 12GB RAM + 512GB storage which is more expensive.

The Xperia 1 III is a flagship in every sense. From its display features to its choice of chipset and storage options, you see premium written all over this device.

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Since its not a regular phone, what other things is this device coming with? Well, let’s get to know more about the Sony Xperia 1 III.

About Sony Xperia 1 III

Sony Xperia 1 III is the highest flagship smartphone from Sony. It is the third model in the Xperia 1 lineup and just like it predecessors, it comes with pro camera features. The Xperia 1 III is also coming with cinematic 4K display with 120Hz refresh rate enabled – this is flagship stuff.

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But, aside from the amazing display of the phone, there are other interesting things about the phone. It’s camera, build materials, chipset, and many more. Let’s start from the chipset, CPU, and GPU.

Chipset, CPU and GPU

The Xperia 1 III uses Snapdragon 888 chipset under the hood. This chipset is a premium SoC from Qualcomm and its well known for its high preforming capabilities.

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Gamers and high graphics users will truly enjoy using this device thanks to the powerful Snapdragon 888 chipset. The CPU and GPU of this SoC can process high graphics with ease.

Its CPU is octa-core clocked at 2.84 GHz and it’s paired with the Adreno 660 GPU. You can expect allot from this chipset when it comes to performance.


Sony is partnering with ZEISS in for the cameras of this phone. The phone come with quad rear cameras; 12MP main, 12MP telephoto, 12MP ultrawide, and 0.3MP TOF 3D (depth).

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The 12MP telephoto has 4.4x optical zoom, there is OIS feature and all the cameras can record 4K videos. Up front is a single 8MP selfie camera that has gyro-EIS feature for steady video.

Zeiss is including lots of its features for the camera. These features include – Zeiss optics, Zeiss T* lens coating, LED flash, panorama, HDR, and eye tracking. With the cameras of this device, there are lots of options for you to choose from.

Display and Build

The device comes with 6.5-inch FHD+ OLED display with 120Hz refresh rate. Along with the 120Hz refresh rate, the display is also 4K display. Which means, you’re not just get fast display but very colorful display.

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For its build material, the device has Glass front, glass back, and aluminum frame. And this device is both dust and water resistant (has IP65 / IP68 ratings).

When it comes to durability, the device is pretty tough. A corning gorilla glass 6, IP 65, and IP 68 – dust and water resistant – are all available. So, you don’t have to be afraid of accidental falls, dust, and water.

RAM, Storage and Battery

Sony Xperia 1 III comes in two models – 12GB RAM + 256GB of storage and 12GB RAM + 512GB of storage. You also get to enjoy storage expansion via microSD card.

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The battery capacity is non-removable 4500mAh with 30W fast charge – 0 to 50% in 30 minutes. It also has fast wireless charging and wireless charging features.

Software and Connectivity

Xperia 1 III runs Android 11 out of box along with Sony’s own skin software. The company will also be rolling out major software updates for the device – sometimes it comes late. Maybe, users will get major updates up to Android 14.

For connectivity, you get the following; 5G, NFC, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.1, and USB Type C.

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Specifications of Sony Xperia 1 III

Sony Xperia 1 IIISpecs
DISPLAY6.5-inch OLED, FHD+, 4K 120Hz Refresh
SoftwareAndroid 11
ChipsetQualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm)
GPUAdreno 660
Storage256 / 512GB storage
Battery4,500mAh battery
30W fast charging
Back Camera12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 0.3MP
Front Camera8MP
Network2G, 3G, 4G, and 5G
Sensors1. Fingerprint (side mounted)
2. accelerometer
3. gyro
4. proximity
5. compass
6. color spectrum
Sony Xperia 1 III Key Specifications

Sony Xperia 1 III Price

USA (USD)$1,30012GB + 256GB
UK (GBP)£1,10012GB + 256GB
Europe (EUR)€94512GB + 256GB
Price of the Sony Xperia 1 III in various countries

Note that the prices above are estimated from the EUR equivalent. Which means, the price might be different when it finally come to your country.

Where to Buy Sony Xperia 1 III

The Xperia 1 III is yet to be available for purchase. We’ll make a link available when its available. Its expected to be available for purchase on Amazon, eBay and other online shops when its finally released by Sony.

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