Sony today announced Two phones Two new ones They are the Xperia 1 III and Xperia 5 III, both of which are the latest in Sony’s drive to redefine the Xperia brand as the companions of the popular Alpha digital cameras.
As such, the camera system is becoming the main focus again, and Sony specifically is promoting the world’s first smartphone with a variable zoom lens paired with a dual PD sensor with improvements to the fast and accurate autofocus system.
Each phone contains the basic specifications you would expect in a leading Android phone, including a triple rear camera, Snapdragon 888 processor, and 5G support.
The two phones maintain the Xperia design language that Sony settled on with the original Xperia 1..
In order to build the Xperia brand, Sony is also pushing a lot of other specs that are relatively difficult to get across other Android phones.
The Xperia 1 III has a 4K OLED screen that supports a fast 120Hz refresh rate, and there are dual speakers that are 40 percent higher and work with Sony’s 360 Reality Audio format.
Sony is also enabling a special mode for the USB-C port that allows you to use a special cable to take a high-definition video signal from an SLR camera so it can use it as a monitor.
The phone comes with a dual SIM card and a SIM + microSD card, and there is also a headphone port, shutter button, wireless charging, and a 4,500 mAh battery.
When connected to charging and playing games, Xperia 1 III can direct power away from the battery to reduce heat.
And if you switch from Xperia 1 III to Xperia 5 III, you get a very similar set of specifications with few exceptions.
The larger phone has a 6.5-inch screen with an aspect ratio of 21: 9, while the smaller phone has a 6.1-inch screen with an aspect ratio of 21: 9, with a resolution of 1080p instead of 4K, but it still supports the variable lens on Similar to Periscope.
Sony uses three 12-megapixel sensors on the back, and supports the main lens and OIS telephoto lens, and the Xperia 1 III also contains a ToF sensor.
Sony says: It has lenses equivalent to 16mm (F / 2.2 ultra-wide), 24mm (wide F / 1.7 aperture), and 70mm (F / 2.3 telephoto lens), but the telephoto lens can also reach To the equivalent of 105mm f / 2.8.
Additional zoom comes thanks to the Periscope folded lens design, and Xperia actually moves the lens elements to obtain different focal lengths.
And unlike Google, Apple and Samsung, Sony focuses on technical features rather than computational photography, including auto focus and shooting speed.
These phones can take pictures at 20 frames per second with focus and exposure readings at 60 frames per second, and they also support 120 frames per second in 4K HDR.
There is still an eye-tracking autofocus, and there is real-time tracking for this autofocus, and Sony in the demo showed a target turning around and the camera was adjusted when his eye became visible again.