Sony Xperia 5 III XQ-BQ72 Dual SIM 8GB RAM 256GB 5G (Black)
Xperia 5 III
Speed and beyond, made compact
Compact yet powerful,
the Xperia 5 III blends its predecessor's remarkable AF speed with new optics reaching up to 105mm.
From imaging to gaming, this is a hand-fit smartphone that goes above and beyond your expectations.
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.
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.
Outstanding ZEISS quality in your Xperia
ZEISS optics calibrated specifically for your Xperia smartphone. The ZEISS T* coating contributes to exquisite rendering and contrast by reducing reflections.
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.
Lightning fast focus, even at long range
An optical telephoto lens up to 105mm with fast AF lets you capture moving subjects even at distance. Crucially, the two focal lengths are included in one telephoto module, complete with Dual PDAF sensors. So when you switch between 70mm and 105mm, the focal lens unit and the AF lens unit work in unison to focus fast.
Stunning images every time
With four versatile lens options, the Xperia 5 III puts a huge variety of shots within your reach.
Object tracking locks on to fast-moving subjects
Now you can keep fast-moving subjects in sharp focus even if they temporarily move out of sight. Simply specify the subject you want to stay focused on by touching it on the display, and let object tracking do the rest.
Create bokeh effects with basic mode
The Xperia 5 III makes it easy to capture striking images with artistic bokeh effects, adding another layer of creativity to your photography.
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.
Capture the previously impossible
Burst shooting at up to 20fps and low light noise reduction lets you take pictures you never thought possible with a smartphone.
Better quality burst shooting in low light
Using continuous shooting in a low light situation? Thanks to BIONZ X™ for mobile engine, the Xperia 5 III produces images with less noise than its predecessor when using burst mode in low light.
A digital zoom with a difference
Unlike conventional digital zoom, which compromises image quality, the Xperia 5 III features new AI super resolution zoom, which uses Sony's AI processing to restore detail and definition to your pictures.
Fast access to key camera features
Choose new Basic mode for fast access to a range of easy-to-use photography features including a touch shutter button, portrait orientation, Bokeh effect, Panorama, and more.
Shoot like the pros
With Photography Pro on the Xperia 5 III you'll find controls usually found on professional cameras.
Photography Pro - inspired by Alpha cameras
Using an interface inspired by Alpha cameras, you can choose automatic settings or manually control ISO, shutter speed, white balance and more.
Photos with less noise in dark scenes
The Xperia 5 III has been designed to deliver great quality images even in low light situations.
Great shots in low light
The Xperia 5 III has a larger sensor6 to capture more light, and BIONZ X™ for mobile to deliver outstanding results in all lighting conditions.
Capture smooth, stable video
The Xperia 5 III features the very latest Optical SteadyShot™ with FlawlessEye™7, which couples the image sensor's increased reading speed with Sony's original algorithm for optical image stabilisation. The result is supremely smooth, shake-free video footage.
For movie lovers
An immersive viewing experienceWith its stunning 6.1" 21:9 CinemaWide™ HDR OLED 120Hz Refresh rate8 9 display, and no notches on the screen to interrupt your view, the Xperia 5 III is made for movie lovers.
Everything you watch, remastered to perfection
The X1™ for mobile engine brings BRAVIA HDR remaster technology to everything you watch. Even streaming content will have more contrast, colour and clarity.Dolby Atmos® sound, tuned in collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment Watching a movie with Dolby Atmos® is an immersive experience, with multi-dimensional sound flowing above and around you. Now you can experience Dolby Atmos® sound tuned in collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment with headphones or the Full-stage stereo speakers
Experience colour as the creators intended
Enjoy your favourite movies and TV shows with colour exactly as the creators intended. Creator mode "powered by CineAlta" delivers unprecedented colour accuracy, referencing the colour reproduction of Sony professional colour monitors used in leading Hollywood studio productions.Ultra smooth scrollingThanks to its 120Hz Refresh rate8, the display offers incredibly smooth scrolling and seamless image transitions when you're browsing the internet or navigating the menu.
For music lovers
Hear music as it was meant to be heard
With audio tuned in collaboration with Sony Music Entertainment, the Xperia 5 III has been engineered to deliver a truly authentic listening experience, whether you're using headphones or the built-in Full-stage stereo speakers. Learn how Xperia is made for music
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
Like being there live with the artistImmerse 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, 11 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.
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.
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.Improve the quality of all your music with AIDSEE Ultimate enhances the quality of all your digital music, using AI to automatically improve audio frequency and dynamic range in real-time. Both high and low ranges are improved taking each track close to High-Resolution Audio quality. It works with wired or wireless headphones, on local files and even streaming services.
A wider view.
Advantage you.With its 21:9 CinemaWide™ display , the Xperia 5 III gives you a much wider view of the action – a major advantage in those close-fought contests.
Fluid motion with 120Hz
On the native 120Hz Refresh rate display16, fast-moving objects are rendered clearly for seriously smooth gameplay.Experience blur-free action
With 240Hz Motion blur reduction the display updates the image an incredible 240 times per second for blur-free action.
Size DIMENSIONS 157 x 68 x 8.2 mm
Weight WEIGHT 169 g
Display DISPLAY SIZE IMAGE PLAYBACK FORMAT
6.1″ 21:9 CinemaWide™ display1 JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, WebP, WBMP, HEIF, DNG, CR2, NEF, NRW, ARW, RW2, ORF, RAF, PEF, SRW
DISPLAY RESOLUTION VIDEO PLAYBACK FORMAT
FHD+ HDR OLED (2520 x 1080) H.263, H.264, H.265, MPEG-4 Video, AV1, VP8, VP9
FEATURES 120Hz Refresh rate2, 240Hz Motion blur reduction2, 240Hz Touch scanning rate2, Creator mode “powered by CineAlta” – Inspired by Master Monitor colour reproduction, DCI-P3 100%, ITU-R BT.2020 (REC.2020)3, Illuminant D65 White point, 10 bit tonal gradation4, X1™ for mobile
Durability WATER RESISTANT DURABILITY
Water resistant (IPX5/IPX8)5, Dust proof (IP6X)5 Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6
Camera CAMERA Triple lens camera
Rear Camera (1) RESOLUTION FOCAL LENGTH
12MP 24 mm
SIZE FIELD OF VIEW
1/1.7″ Exmor RS™ for mobile sensor 82°
Rear Camera (2) RESOLUTION FOCAL LENGTH
12MP 70 mm, 105 mm
SIZE FIELD OF VIEW
1/2.9” Exmor RS™ for mobile sensor 34° (70 mm), 23° (105 mm)
APERTURE F2.3 (70 mm), F2.8 (105 mm)
Rear Camera (3) RESOLUTION FOCAL LENGTH
SIZE FIELD OF VIEW
1/2.5″ Exmor RS™ for mobile sensor 124°
Camera Features FEATURES IMAGE CAPTURE FORMAT
Photography Pro, ZEISS® quality lenses calibrated specifically for Xperia 5 III, ZEISS® T* Coating, Up to 20fps AF/AE6, Up to 60 times per second continuous AF/AE calculation7, Real-time Eye AF (Human, Animal)8, Object tracking9, Dual photo diode10, RGB-IR, OIS photo11, Photo flash, Photo light, Hybrid zoom 12.5x (based on Wide camera 24 mm), AI Super Resolution Zoom, HDR (High Dynamic Range) photo JPEG (.jpg), RAW (.dng)
Video Recording FEATURES VIDEO RECORDING FORMAT
Cinematography Pro “powered by CineAlta”, 4K HDR Movie recording 24, 25, 30, 60 and 120fps slow-motion12, OIS and EIS Video13, Optical SteadyShot™with FlawlessEye™14, SteadyShot™ with Intelligent Active Mode (5-axis stabilization)15, Intelligent wind filter .mp4 (H.264, H.265)
Front Camera (1) RESOLUTION FIELD OF VIEW
1/4″ HDR (High Dynamic Range) photo, SteadyShot™ with Intelligent Active Mode (5-axis stabilization), Portrait selfie, Display flash, Hand gesture
Audio HI-RES PLAYBACK FORMAT
Hi-Resolution Audio, High-Resolution Audio Wireless (LDAC)16 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
OTHER FEATURES RECORDING FORMAT
3.5 mm audio jack, 360 Reality Audio17, 360 Reality Audio hardware decoding18, 360 Spatial Sound19, Full-stage stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos®20, DSEE Ultimate, Stereo Recording, Qualcomm® aptX™ HD audio21 AAC-LC , AAC+, AAC-ELD, AMR-NB, AMR-WB
Entertainment FEATURES Dynamic Vibration System
Memory & Storage RAM EXTERNAL MEMORY
8GB microSDXC support (up to 1 TB)25
INTERNAL MEMORY 256GB UFS24
SIM Capability NUMBER OF SIM SIM TYPE
Dual SIM hybrid26 nanoSIM
Operating System VERSION Android™ 1127
Processor CPU Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform21
Battery CAPACITY OTHER FEATURES
4500 mAh Xperia Adaptive Charging, Battery Care, STAMINA Mode
CHARGING TYPE USB Power Delivery (USB PD) fast charging
Connectivity WI-FI USB TYPE
NFC (regional) depends of result
MMS (regional) depends of result
LOCATION USB VERSION
A-GPS, A-GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS29 USB 3.1 Gen1
BLUETOOTH OTHER FEATURES
Bluetooth® 5.2 wireless technology 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)30
Sensors SENSOR TYPE Fingerprint sensor
Accessibility ACCESSIBILITY Hearing Aid Compatibility (HAC)31, Teletypewriter (TTY)32 /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