First announced in Apr this year, Sony’s flagship smartphone – the Xperia 1 III – will be available in Singapore next month at S$1,899.
It is a worthy companion to the Xperia 1 III, which is packed with the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chip and a 6.5-inch 4K (3,840 x 1,644 pixels) HDR OLED display with a fast 120Hz refresh rate.
As you might expect from a flagship Xperia, cameras are important. And the Xperia 1 III features a rear triple-camera setup consisting of a 12-megapixel (MP) ultra-wide-angle and a 12MP wide-angle cameras as well as a 12MP variable telephoto camera offering 3x and 4.4x optical zoom. In front, it has a 8MP selfie camera.
The cameras are said to support real-time eye AF (autofocusing) for both humans and animals. This is something that Sony has taken from its successful Alpha mirrorless cameras.
The Xperia 1 III will be available here in two colours of black and purple. The purple model will ship first from 13 Aug, while the black version will ship later from 20 Aug.