Sony doesn’t sell a lot of smartphones in the US, so it’s always big news when a new one arrives – especially a high-end model. After launching in other regions last year, the Xperia 5 III is Now available Stateside 1,000, Ars Technica Reported.
The Xperia 5 III is slightly smaller than the company’s consumer flagship Xperia 1 III But there are pretty similar glasses. It comes with a 12-megapixel triple camera setup with a Snapdragon 888 SoC, 6.1-inch 2,520 x 1,080 (21: 9) 120Hz display, 8GB RAM (compared to 12GB for 1 III) and 128GB storage, main camera, 12-megapixel Ultravide and 12-megapixel 3x telephoto. It offers a Gorilla Glass 6 display and IP65 / 68 water resistance and looks very premium if you don’t mind Sony’s typical squirrel design signals.
The display provides 10-bit color depth and is called “Cinealta powered” (its high-end name Movie camera) So it should show the right color and skin tone. The cameras aren’t particularly high-resolution, but their Zeiss lenses are “calibrated specifically for the Xperia,” Sony said. The main camera has a stacked backside illuminated Exmore RS image sensor, which provides 20fps burst speed with AF and AE tracking. Towards video, it offers Cinematography Pro powered by CineAlta with 4K HDR up to 120 fps.
In other words, it’s a camera-first smartphone designed for those who are really interested in photography or video. This is not for everyone considering the cost Best Buy 1,000 And elsewhere, but it’s good to find another premium smartphone option for the US market.
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