SONY XPERIA 1 III Posts on XDA

These are the Best Sony Phones in August: Xperia 1 III, Xperia 5 III, Xperia PRO 5G, & more!

Although Sony is no longer a dominant player in the smartphone space and has even exited from several markets throughout the world, the company still has a loyal fan following. Its phones appeal to various niche audiences for their terrific camera chops, sleek design, and immaculate displays. They also pack some valuable features for creators,...

Sony Xperia 1 III will only get two years of Android OS updates

Sony has historically had a difficult time selling phones outside of its home country of Japan, especially in the United States. Most of the company's phones have offered impressive hardware, but Sony's software support has slipped behind much of the competition, and pricing has been an issue for years. The new Xperia 1 III seemed...

Sony’s Xperia 1 III is going up for pre-order in the US soon at a sky-high price

The Sony Xperia 1 III was announced earlier in the year, and Sony promised pre-orders will be available sometime in the "early summer". Oddly, the phone is already available in China for purchase, and we even got our hands on one for some brief testing. Sony U.S. now lists the phone for purchase, with pre-orders...

Xperia 1 III Hands-on: Sony has finally hit its stride

It's hard to stand out in the Android smartphone space these days, but Sony's new Xperia 1 III manages to do just that with a couple of tricks: It's the first phone in the world to sport a 4K, 120Hz OLED panel and a variable Periscope zoom lens with a focal length that can switch...

Does Sony need to follow trends for its smartphones to stay relevant?

The phone industry has changed dramatically since the early 2010s. Brands that were non-existent back then now take up all of our attention, while those that were prevalent are barely mentioned these days. Once a leading mobile phone brand, LG had to shut down its smartphone business after years of inflating losses. Likewise, Sony is...

Forums are now open for Xperia 1 III, Xperia 5 III, Axon 30 Ultra, TCL 20 Pro, TCL 20L and more

Last week, we opened up forums for 11 Android smartphones, including the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel 2, Nokia X series, Nokia G series, and more. Today, we are welcoming newly launched phones from Sony, TCL, and ZTE to the XDA Forums. XDA Forums are now open for the Sony Xperia 1 III, Xperia 5 III, Xperia...

Sony’s Xperia 1 III and Xperia 5 III have 120Hz displays, periscope cameras, and 3.5mm audio jacks

In an online event today, Sony unveiled two new Android smartphones with the launch of the Xperia 1 III (Xperia 1 Mark 3) and Xperia 5 III (Xperia 5 Mark 3). Both phones pack mostly identical hardware but differ in size. The Xperia 1 III leads the charge as a full-fledged flagship while the Xperia...