A well-known tipster, Anthony disclosed the details of Sony’s upcoming flagship phone Xperia 1 III on Twitter today. Plus, he announced the expected price.
According to the source, the phone will inherit the previous 4K OLED HDR screen. But the brightness will increase by 15%. At the same time, the smartphone will come with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC. The fingerprint unlocking module will be on the side. The phone will cost $1,199.
Surprisingly, the memory capacity of the new smartphone has been reduced to 8GB, while the current version is 12GB. The authenticity of the leaked information is currently uncertain.
In addition, the tipster did not reveal any pictures of the new phone. However, when looking at the parameters, we can see that the Xperia 1 III is very similar to the previous generation product and also supports IP65/IP68 waterproof function.
Sony’s Xperia series phones have always adopted a similar design, insisting on side fingerprint recognition and waterproof functions. In terms of screen, the current Xperia 1 II sports a 6.5-inch 4K OLED HDR screen, which supports jitter and blur reduction technology, Sony TV’s HDR enhancement technology and Master Monitor color reshaping function. It contrast ratio is 1,000,000:1, the color gamut is 100% DCI-P3.
Sony Xperia 1 II and Sony Xperia 1 III
The current Sony Xperia 1 II smartphone sports the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC and supports dual-mode 5G. The camera adopts Zeiss T* coating. There are four cameras on the back, and it has two speakers. The current price is $1200.
In fact, Sony has been working on this device for a long time. Back in September, we reported that the Japanese company will launch the Sony Xperia 1 III early next year. Even that time, we know that the phone will come with an upgraded camera and a screen. According to the leak, the Sony Xperia 1 III display will have a higher brightness level, about 15% more than its predecessor. The refresh rate should also increase. There are also rumors that the display could get 4K resolution, but this has not been confirmed in the current leak. In addition, we expect improvements to the main camera module. As for the selfie camera, the aperture size will increase for better low-light performance.