Japanese consumer electronics giant Sony launched its latest flagship smartphone Sony Xperia 1 III in April this year. At the time of the launch the company didn’t reveal the price and availability details of the smartphone. Now, the smartphone maker has started taking pre-orders for the Sony Xperia 1 III in the US.
Sony has started taking pre-orders for the Sony Xperia 1 III in the US revealing its price and availability. The company has priced the Sony Xperia 1 III at $1,299.99 and it will start shipping the smartphone from August 19, 2021. The customers who will pre-order the smartphone will get a free WF-1000XM3 ANC earbuds worth $230 and 43,200 Call of Duty: Mobile CP Points worth $540.
The smartphone will come in Frosted Black and Frosted Purple colour options.
Sony Xperia 1 III specifications
Sony Xperia 1 III comes with a 6.5-inch 4K OLED display with 1644×384 pixel resolution. The display offers 120Hz refresh rate and 21:9 aspect ratio. The screen is made scratch-resistant with a coating of Corning Gorilla Glass Victus on top.
Sony Xperia 1 III is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor paired with 12GB of RAM. The smartphone packs 256GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 1TB via microSD card. The smartphone comes with hybrid dual SIM support and runs Android 11 operating system.
Sony Xperia 1 III sports a quad rear camera setup which comprises 12MP main sensor, 12M ultra-wide angle lens, 12MP telephoto lens and 3D iToF sensor. There’s also an 8MP selfie camera in the front.
Sony Xperia 1 III comes with stereo speakers tuned by Dolby Atmos and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The smartphone comes with IPX5 and IPX6 rating which makes it water and dustproof. Sony Xperia 1 III houses a 4500mAh battery with 30W fast charging and Qi wireless charging support.