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Sony Xperia 5 III

Specifications

Sony Xperia 5 III
Sony Xperia 5 III (Xperia Series)
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G 8 x 1.8 - 2.8 GHz, Cortex-X1 / A78 / A55 (Kryo 680)
Graphics adapter
Memory
8192 MB 
Display
6.10 inch 21:9, 2520 x 1080 pixel 449 PPI, Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 6, glossy: yes, 120 Hz
Storage
128 GB UFS 3.0 Flash, 128 GB 
Connections
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: 3.5 mm jack, Card Reader: microSD up to 1TB, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass, color spectrum, OTG
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.2, 2G: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz; 3G: 2.100 (Band 1), 1.900 (Band 2), 1.700 (Band 4), 850 (Band 5), 800 (Band 6), 900 (Band 8), 800 (Band 19); 4G: BAND 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 66; 5G: BAND n1, n3, n, Dual SIM, LTE, 5G, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.2 x 157 x 68 ( = 0.32 x 6.18 x 2.68 in)
Battery
4500 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Charging
fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 11
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix (f/1.7, 24mm, 1/1.7", 1.8µm) + 12MP (f/2.3, optical zoom) + 12MP (f/2.2, 124˚, 16mm, 1/2.6")
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix (f/2.0, 24mm, 1/4", 1.12µm)
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Virtual, charger, USB cable, Sony UI, 24 Months Warranty, widevine L1, SAR value: 0.94W/​kg Head, 1.07W/​kg Body, fanless, waterproof
Weight
168 g ( = 5.93 oz / 0.37 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
950 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 5 reviews)

Reviews for the Sony Xperia 5 III

Das perfekte Smartphone in einer winzigen Nische
Source: Computerbase German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/10/2021
80% Sehr gutes High-End-Handy – aber zu teuer
Source: Nextpit Germany German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/09/2021
Rating: Total score: 80%
Das kompakte Android-Flaggschiff
Source: MobiFlip German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/07/2021
Ấn tượng đầu tiên Sony Xperia 5 III: Hiệu năng mạnh mẽ với Snapdragon 888, cụm camera đầy hứa hẹn và giá bán khoảng 25.63 triệu đồng*
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: High gaming performance; powerful processor; excellent cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/17/2021
Sony Xperia 1 III và Xperia 5 III ra mắt: Màn hình OLED 4K, camera thay đổi được tiêu cự, Snapdragon 888, giá 29.9 triệu đồng
Source: Genk VN→EN
Positive: Excellent display; nice cameras; powerful processor; premium design.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/15/2021

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 660: Graphics chip for smartphones and tablets that is integrated within the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC. Qualcomm claims that it is 35% faster than the Adreno 650 in the Snapdragon 865 SoC and offers a 20% better power efficiency.For Android it should be one of the fastest graphics cards in 2021.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


SD 888 5G: High-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in late 2020 and manufactured in 5 nm at Samsung. Integrates one “Prime Core” based on a ARM Cortex-X1 architecture clocked at up to 2.84 GHz. Three more performance cores are based on the A78 but clock up to 2.42 GHz. Furthermore, four energy saving cores are integrated that are based on the ARM Cortex-A55 architecture and clock at up to 1.8 GHz. In addition to the processor cores, the SoC integrates a WiFi 6e modem, a Hexagon 780 DSP (up to 26 TOPS of AI performance) and a Spectra 580 ISP. The integrated memory controller now supports faster LPDDR5 memory with up to 3,200 MHz. 5G is now included in the chip with the Snapdragon X60 modem.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


6.10":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.168 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Sony: Sony Corporation is a multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Japan. Sony is one of the leading manufacturers of electronics, video, communications, video game consoles, and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. Its name is derived from sonus, the Latin word for sound. The company was founded 1946 with another name and renamed in 1958. Sony Corporation is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group, which is engaged in business through its five operating segments—electronics, games, entertainment (motion pictures and music), financial services and other. Sony is a notebook manufacturer of medium size according international market shares.

From 2014, Sony has reduced the production of Vaio laptops and finally discontinued them. Sony is still present in the smartphone and tablet market, yet not among the Top 5 manufacturers.


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2021-06- 7 (Update: 2021-06- 7)