Sony Xperia 5 III specs, comparisons, faq, opinions

Sony Xperia 5 III
  • Released 2021, October 08 168g, 8.2mm thickness Android 11 128GB/256GB storage, microSDXC
  • Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680) Adreno 660 Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) About 945 USD
  • 6.1" 1080x2520 pixels
  • 12MP 2160p
  • 8GB RAM Snapdragon 888 5G
  • 4500mAh Li-Po

Sony Xperia 5 III overview

Sony Xperia 5 III is a smartphone that runs on Android. It was released on 2021, October 08. Sony Xperia 5 III has 6.1 inch, OLED, 1B colors, 120Hz, HDR BT.2020, a resolution of 1080 x 2520 pixels screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 6. Sony Xperia 5 III uses Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm) chipset, Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680) CPU, Adreno 660 GPU. Sony Xperia 5 III supports 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G networks with Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by). It has 12MP Triple main camera, 8MP Single selfie camera. It uses Li-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable battery. The price of Sony Xperia 5 III is about 945 USD.

Score the key features of Sony Xperia 5 III compared to the other phones on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 95 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 44 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 83 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 93 / 100 points
  • Price: 86 / 100 points

Sony Xperia 5 III full specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66, 71 - USA
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 66 - Europe
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 66 - Asia
5G bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6 - USA
1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6 - Europe
1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78, 79 SA/NSA/Sub6 - Asia
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G

LAUNCH

Announced 2021, April 14
Status Available

BODY

Dimensions 157 x 68 x 8.2 mm (6.18 x 2.68 x 0.32 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 6), glass back (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  IP65/IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)

DISPLAY

Type OLED, 1B colors, 120Hz, HDR BT.2020
Size 6.1 inches, 86.9 cm2 (~81.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2520 pixels, 21:9 ratio (~449 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 6

PLATFORM

OS Android 11
Chipset Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm)
CPU Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680)
GPU Adreno 660

MEMORY

Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
  UFS 3.X

MAIN CAMERA

Triple 12 MP, f/1.7, 24mm (wide), 1/1.7", 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS 12 MP, f/2.3, 70mm (telephoto), f/2.8, 105mm (telephoto), 1/2.9", Dual Pixel PDAF, 3x/4.4x optical zoom, OIS 12 MP, f/2.2, 124˚, 16mm (ultrawide), 1/2.6", Dual Pixel PDAF
Features Zeiss optics, Zeiss T* lens coating, LED flash, panorama, HDR, eye tracking
Video [email protected]/25/30/60/120fps HDR, [email protected]/60/120/240fps; 5-axis gyro-EIS, OIS

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm (wide), 1/4", 1.12µm
Features HDR
Video [email protected], 5-axis gyro-EIS

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes
  24-bit/192kHz audio Dynamic vibration system

COMMUNICATIONS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB USB Type-C 3.1; USB On-The-Go, video output

FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass, color spectrum
  Native Sony Alpha camera support

BATTERY

Type Li-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 30W, 50% in 30 min (advertised) USB Power Delivery

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Black, Green, Pink
Models XQBQ62/G, XQBQ52G.UKCX, XQBQ52B.UKCX
Price About 945 USD

TESTS

Performance AnTuTu: 708394 (v9) GeekBench: 3549 (v5.1) GFXBench: 53fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker -26.7 LUFS (Good)
Battery life Endurance rating 100h

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