Sony is back with the Sony Xperia 5 mark iii, which aims to offer pretty much all of the features of the headline flagship. The Xperia 1 mark iii but in a more compact package could this be the compact flagship to look out for in 2021.
It looks wise sony hasn’t exactly gone out on a limb with the new Xperia 5. It’s absolutely the same as last year’s The model they didn’t even give a matte finish as they did with the one mark iii to set it apart from the only real telltale. The difference is that the Xperia 5 mark iii has a larger camera bump which includes a rectangular periscope zoom lens.
Sony Xperia 5 mark iii
Overall the phone feels light and narrow in the hand and easy to wield. It’s pretty solid too with an aluminum frame. And gorilla glass six protection on the back panel. Plus you get the ip68-rated water resistance you’d expect. From a sony flagship for extra peace of mind.
Sony Xperia 5 mark iii specs at a glance:
- Body: 157.0×68.0x8.2mm, 168g; Glass front (Gorilla Glass 6), glass back (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum frame; IP65/IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins).
- Display: 6.10″ OLED, 1B colors, 120Hz, HDR BT.2020, 1080x2520px resolution, 21:9 aspect ratio, 449ppi.
- Chipset: Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm): Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 680); Adreno 660.
- Memory: 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM; UFS 3.X; microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot).
- OS/Software: Android 11.
- Rear camera: Wide (main): 12 MP, f/1.7, 24mm, 1/1.7″, 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS; Ultra wide angle: 12 MP, f/2.2, 124˚, 16mm, 1/2.6″, Dual Pixel PDAF; Telephoto: 12 MP, f/2.3, 70mm, f/2.8, 105mm, 1/2.9″, Dual Pixel PDAF, 3x/4.4x optical zoom, OIS.
- Front camera: 8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm (wide), 1/4″, 1.12µm.
- Video capture: Rear camera: 4K@24/25/30/60/120fps HDR, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps; 5-axis gyro-EIS, OIS; Front camera: 1080p@30fps, 5-axis gyro-EIS.
- Battery: 4500mAh; Fast charging 30W, 50% in 30 min (advertised), USB Power Delivery.
- Misc: Fingerprint reader (side-mounted); NFC; 3.5mm jack; Native Sony Alpha camera support.