Sony Xperia 1 III

Released April 2021

Ultra-Premium (>$800)
Sony Xperia 1 III

Summary


Pros

  • Good exposure and color for photos in bright light conditions
  • Accurate display colors, especially in low light and indoor environments
  • Accurate touch experience, smooth video content, enhancing the gaming experience
  • Clear and natural-sounding audio playback
  • Clear and natural-sounding audio in video recordings

Cons

  • Difficulty capturing images in high-contrast scenes
  • Display readability under sunlight, with a strong greenish shift when viewed on angle
  • Playback of HDR10 videos because of green color cast and contrast imprecisions
  • Inaccurate skin tone rendering in video rendering in indoor and lowlight conditions
  • Autofocus instabilities and failures in all conditions, resulting in video recording difficulties
  • Audio recording in high volume, such as concerts and shows

Scores


115
camera
Overall Camera Score i
115
76
Samsung Galaxy A50
BEST 146
Photo i
118
81
Samsung Galaxy A50
BEST 153
Zoom i
68
23
Apple iPhone SE (2020)
BEST 107
Video i
102
67
Samsung Galaxy A50
BEST 119
86
display
Overall Display Score i
86
43
Realme C21
BEST 99
Readability i
61
33
Realme C21
BEST 76
Color i
87
60
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 91
Top score
Oppo Find X5 Pro
Video i
80
29
Realme C21
Motion i
72
58
Realme C21
BEST 87
Top score
Huawei P40 Pro
Touch i
76
43
Realme C21
BEST 85
Top score
OnePlus 9
Artifacts i
82
66
Realme C21
BEST 86
66
audio
Overall Audio Score i
66
41
Nokia 7.2
BEST 86
Playback i
65
33
Nokia 7.2
BEST 86
Recording i
67
39
Black Shark 2 Pro
BEST 86

Specifications


165 x 71 x 8.2mm

Dimensions

5G
Dual SIM

Network

Water resistant
IP68

Protection

Wireless

Charging

256/512 GB

Storage

Wide, Tele, Ultra-Wide

Main camera
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