XPERIA 5 III | COMPACT DESIGN, 4500MAH BATTERY

Full Specifications & Features

Xperia 5 III

RRP

£899.00

(incl. VAT)

Size

Dimensions
157 x 68 x 8.2 mm

Weight

Weight
168 g

Display

Display Size
6.1" 21:9 CinemaWide™ display
Display Resolution
FHD+ HDR OLED (2520 x 1080)
Features
120Hz Refresh rate, 240Hz Motion blur reduction, 240Hz Touch scanning rate, Creator mode "powered by CineAlta" - Inspired by Master Monitor colour reproduction, DCI-P3 100%, ITU-R BT.2020 (REC.2020), Illuminant D65 White point, 10 bit tonal gradation, X1™ for mobile
Image playback format
JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, WebP, WBMP, HEIF, DNG, CR2, NEF, NRW, ARW, RW2, ORF, RAF, PEF, SRW
Video playback format
H.263, H.264, H.265, MPEG-4 Video, AV1, VP8, VP9

Durability

Water Resistant
Water resistant (IPX5/IPX8), Dust proof (IP6X)
Durability
Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6

Camera

Camera
Triple lens camera

Rear Camera (1)

Resolution
12MP
Size
1/1.7" Exmor RS™ for mobile sensor
Aperture
F1.7
Focal length
24 mm
Field of view
82°

Rear Camera (2)

Resolution
12MP
Size
1/2.9” Exmor RS™ for mobile sensor
Aperture
F2.3 (70 mm), F2.8 (105 mm)
Focal length
70 mm, 105 mm
Field of view
34° (70 mm), 23° (105 mm)

Rear Camera (3)

Resolution
12MP
Size
1/2.5" Exmor RS™ for mobile sensor
Aperture
F2.2
Focal length
16 mm
Field of view
124°

Camera Features

Features
Photography Pro, ZEISS® quality lenses calibrated specifically for Xperia 5 III, ZEISS® T* Coating, Up to 20fps AF/AE, Up to 60 times per second continuous AF/AE calculation, Real-time Eye AF (Human, Animal), Object tracking, Dual photo diode, RGB-IR, OIS photo, Photo flash, Photo light, Hybrid zoom 12.5x (based on Wide camera 24 mm), AI Super Resolution Zoom, HDR (High Dynamic Range) photo
Image capture format
JPEG (.jpg), RAW (.dng)

Video Recording

Features
Cinematography Pro "powered by CineAlta", 4K HDR Movie recording 24, 25, 30, 60 and 120fps slow-motion, OIS and EIS Video, Optical SteadyShot™with FlawlessEye™, SteadyShot™ with Intelligent Active Mode (5-axis stabilization), Intelligent wind filter
Video recording format
.mp4 (H.264, H.265)

Front Camera (1)

Resolution
8MP
Size
1/4"
Aperture
F2.0
Field of view
78°
Features
HDR (High Dynamic Range) photo, SteadyShot™ with Intelligent Active Mode (5-axis stabilization), Portrait selfie, Display flash, Hand gesture

Audio

Hi-Res
Hi-Resolution Audio, High-Resolution Audio Wireless (LDAC)
Other features
3.5 mm audio jack, 360 Reality Audio, 360 Reality Audio hardware decoding, 360 Spatial Sound, Full-stage stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos®, DSEE Ultimate, Stereo Recording, Qualcomm® aptX™ HD audio
Playback Format
AAC-LC, AAC+, eAAC+, AAC-ELD, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MP3, MIDI, Vorbis, PCM, Opus, ALAC, DSD, Dolby Atmos, Dolby AC-4, 360 Reality Audio Music Format
Recording Format
AAC-LC , AAC+, AAC-ELD, AMR-NB, AMR-WB

Game

Features
PS4 Remote Play, DUALSHOCK®4 Control compatibility, Game enhancer

Entertainment

Features
Dynamic Vibration System

Memory & Storage

RAM
8GB
Internal memory
128GB UFS
External memory
microSDXC support (up to 1 TB)

SIM Capability

Number of SIM
Dual SIM hybrid
SIM type
nanoSIM

Operating System

Version
Android™ 11

Processor

CPU
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform

Battery

Capacity
4500 mAh
Charging type
USB Power Delivery (USB PD) fast charging
Other features
Xperia Adaptive Charging, Battery Care, STAMINA Mode

Networks

2G Band
850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Band
2100 (Band 1), 1900 (Band 2), 1700 (Band 4), 850 (Band 5), 800 (Band 6), 900 (Band 8), 800 (Band 19)
4G Band
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 66
5G Band
n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n20, n28, n38, n40, n41, n77, n78

Connectivity

Wi-Fi
IEEE802.11a/b/g/n(2.4GHz)/n(5GHz)/ac/ax
Location
A-GPS, A-GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS
Bluetooth
Bluetooth® 5.2 wireless technology
USB type
Type-C®
USB version
USB 3.1 Gen1
Other features
Smart connectivity, Google Cast, NFC, Output video/image via Display Port support TypeC Cable or USB-C to HDMI Adapter Cable (Display port 4K/60fps)

Sensors

Sensor Type
Fingerprint sensor

Accessibility

Accessibility
Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC), Teletypewriter (TTY) /SCREEN READERS: Select to Speak, TalkBack, Text-to-speech output /DISPLAY: Font size, Display size, Dark theme, Magnification, Colour correction, Colour inversion, Large mouse pointer, Remove animations /INTERACTION CONTROLS: Accessibility Menu, Switch Access, Click after mouse pointer stops moving, Power button ends call, Auto-rotate screen, Touch & hold delay, Time to take action (Accessibility timeout), Vibration & haptic strength, System navigation /AUDIO & ON-SCREEN TEXT: Mono audio, Audio balance, Caption preferences /EXPERIMENTAL: High contrast text, Shortcut from lock screen

Colour Options

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Features

Man holding the Xperia 5 III in black

Serious power in a hand fit design

In a world of ever larger smartphones, the Xperia 5 III shows there is another way. Boasting powerful performance and impressive battery life, it packs the latest Sony camera, display, sound and gaming technologies into a compact design that's easy to use one-handed. 

Xperia 5 III in green, with Alpha 9 camera in the background

Professional technology from Alpha cameras

The Xperia 5 III was co-developed with the engineers behind the latest Alpha 9 series cameras, renowned for their industry-leading autofocus technology, and with input from professional photographers, who helped tune the technology and refine the photographic experience and results. Key features include fast AF in all three cameras, plus object tracking technology to maintain sharp focus on moving subjects.

Rear view of the Xperia 5 III with lenses highlighted

Four versatile lens options to unleash your creativity

Expand your creative possibilities with four versatile lenses in a triple camera and fast, accurate AF across all cameras. Thanks to Dual PDAF sensors, Continuous AF keeps focus on moving subjects, while Sony's unique telephoto system supports fast AF even at extended focal lengths.

Hand holding the Xperia 5 III showing a picture of a  woman hugging a dog, with camera interface overlayed

Experience Real-time Eye AF – for humans and animals

Real-time Eye AF lets you take stunning portraits, whether you're photographing people or animals. Even if your subject is on the move or one eye is covered, you'll capture memorable images full of energy and expression. 

Person plugging wired headphones into the 3.5mm audio jack on an Xperia 5 III

3.5mm audio jack for ultimate sound quality

Thanks to improvements to materials and electronic components, the 3.5mm audio jack on the Xperia 5 III not only offers convenience but also delivers high fidelity sound quality. Distortion is reduced, especially between mid and max volume, and that brings more realistic sound – with clear ensembles, smooth vocals, and deep basslines.

Xperia 5 III showing a seascape with rocky outcrops and a dramatic sunset

An immersive viewing experience

With its stunning 6.1" 21:9 CinemaWide™ HDR OLED 120Hz Refresh rate display, and no notches on the screen to interrupt your view, the Xperia 5 III is made for movie lovers.

Man listening to music on headphones in a city with an illustration of 360 sound around his head

Like being there live with the artist

Immerse yourself in sound all around you, as real as if you are there at a live concert or with the artist recording in a studio. With 360 Reality Audio, music has never been so immersive and so real. And with the Xperia 5 III, you can enjoy the experience through wired or wireless headphones or the built-in Full-stage stereo speakers.

Learn more about 360 Reality Audio

Illustration showing  the effect of 360 spatial sound vs stereo sound

Turn your stereo music into immersive 360 Spatial Sound

If the music source you’re listening to is 2-channel stereo, then new 360 Spatial Sound comes into play. It enables the Xperia 5 III to upmix your favourite stereo tracks into an immersive sound experience, in real time. The technology works with local audio files and streaming services to further enhance your listening experience.  

Xperia 5 III  showing a music interface and illustrated sound waves coming from the speakers

Full-stage stereo speakers for powerful, high-quality sound

Positioned at the front of the phone, the Xperia 5 III features Full-stage stereo speakers to deliver immersive, high-quality sound when playing music or videos.

Gaming scene overlaid with audio equalizer interface

Hear your opponents coming

Audio equalizer lets you heighten sounds such as footsteps or gunshots, so you can hear your opponents coming and react before they do.

First person shooter scene showing the difference in clarity between 60Hz and 120Hz

Fluid motion with 120Hz

On the native 120Hz Refresh rate display, fast-moving objects are rendered clearly for seriously smooth gameplay.

First person shooter scene showing the difference in brightness between Low gamma raiser on and off

Strike first in the dark

An invaluable new gaming feature, L-γ raiser (Low gamma raiser) makes it easier to see your opponents in the dark. By enhancing image details in dark areas, it highlights your enemies without overexposing bright areas of the screen. So you can hit them before they hit you.

4 images of a woman in the countryside showing 16, 24, 70 and 105mm focal lengths.

Four versatile lenses give you more creative options

With its four versatile lens options up to 105mm, you can expand your repertoire of shots and take your cinematography to the next level.

Two hands holding an Xperia 5 III flat, for gaming

Precise and fast moves

The Xperia 5 III supports 240Hz Touch scanning rate, meaning the action happens exactly as you intended for precision control. And with Fast Touch response, the system recognises your touch at the precise moment you intended.

Man using an Xperia 5 III  to film outdoors

Create movies the pros would be proud of

Record movies with similar parameters and colour settings to the professionals. Expertise from our Digital Cinema Camera engineers, Look colour management pre-sets, 21:9 ratio, 4K HDR, 120fps slow-motion, and 24, 25, 30 and 60fps give you all the tools you need. 

Image of the Xperia 5 III in green with 4500mAh text on top

Slim, lightweight body houses a powerful battery

Despite measuring just 68mm in width and 8.2mm in depth, and weighing only 168g, the Xperia 5 III houses a powerful 4.500mAh battery.

Woman outdoors with trees in the background

Shoot stunning slow-motion in 4K HDR 120fps

Capture high-quality slow-motion footage in 4K HDR 120fps to create dramatic and expressive moments.

Person putting the Xperia 5 III in their pocket

Power packed. Pocket sized.

The Xperia 5 III offers uncompromising power and performance yet it still fits perfectly in your hand and your pocket.

5G/4G and Wi-Fi logo

Smart connectivity

Smart connectivity takes Xperia’s deep learning technology that utilises Sony's Neural Network Libraries and analyses Wi-Fi signals to predict near-future connectivity issues. The Xperia 5 III assesses the quality of available Wi-Fi before connecting so there's no more grabbing Wi-Fi that doesn't work. If it predicts any compromise in Wi-Fi connection quality, it uses your mobile data instead. With Xperia, you’re always on the best connection available.

Image of 3 Xperia 5 III phones in different colours - black, pink and green

Elegant and refined

Featuring mirror-effect glass on the back and a high quality metal frame, the Xperia 5 III comes in a choice of colours to reflect your style.

Xperia 5 III in green with water splashing around it

Built tough for everyday life

The Xperia 5 III comes with IP65/68 water resistance and dust protection, plus Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6 on the front and back, making it durable as well as beautifully designed.