You can now pre-order the latest Sony Xperia 1 III and get the WH-1000XM4 (Black) headphones free! With limited stock and while stock lasts, I guess you have to be fast.
The Xperia 1 III was first announced to the Singapore market in April 2021 without a price. Finally, it is here with pricing, free gift, and availability date.
The Xperia 1 III will be available for pre-order from 26th July 2021 to 8th August 2021. The collection date for the Xperia 1 III will be from 13th August 2021 onwards. Do note that the pre-order for Black ships from 20th Aug 2021 onwards and for Purple ships from 13th Aug 2021 onwards. They have limited stocks and therefore, if you want it, you should pre-order fast.
Some features of the Sony Xperia 1 III: –
- World´s first smartphone with a Variable telephoto lens paired with a dual PD sensor[i]
- Real-time Eye AF for humans and animals, newly equipped Real-time Tracking[ii] and fast, accurate continuous AF across all lenses
- 20fps Burst Mode with low light noise reduction powered by BIONZ X™
- Brand new AI super resolution zoom technology
- Updated Photography Pro feature – now equipped with ‘Basic Mode’
- World’s first smartphone with a 4K HDR 120Hz Refresh rate display[iii] crafted from Gorilla® Glass Victus™[iv]
- Evolved Full-stage stereo speakers – now 40% louder than previous model[v]
- New and improved Game Enhancer features – including a new audio equaliser, an optimised V.C microphone and high frame rate recording feature
- World’s first smartphone to reproduce 360 Reality Audio in the speakers, as the recording artist intended it to be heard[vi]
- Addition of brand new 360 Spatial Sound – for an immersive audio experience
- Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform
- Improved battery life (4500mAh)and the ability to charge up to 50% of capacity in 30 minutes with the kitted 30W charger – in addition to a newly extended battery life of up to three years[vii]
Pre-order during this limited time for SGD$1,899 to also receive a 1-year warranty as well as the WH-1000XM4 wireless noise-canceling headphones (valued at SGD$499) absolutely free.
Overall, the phone is not cheap but if you are able to get the WH-1000XM4, I think it is really worth it. I have tried the headphones before, the noise cancellation is really good.
[i] Xperia 1 III / Xperia 5 III feature 70mm and 105mm focal length in the same periscope camera paired with a Dual Pixel Diode sensor. Verified by Strategy Analytics’ SpecTRAX Service against the published camera specifications for over 18,500 smartphones. Correct as of the 14th April 2021.
[ii] Real-time Tracking is only available on Xperia 1 III. The subject may not be detected depending on the shooting environment
[iii] Only applicable to Xperia 1 III. The refresh rate 120Hz drive is effective when the blur reduction setting is turned on. Display refresh rate may vary depending on content and app specifications
[iv] Xperia 1 III features Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus™ on the display only. The rear is crafted from Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6. Xperia 5 III features Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6 on the display and rear
[v] 40% more powerful speakers only available in Xperia 1 III – compared to Xperia 1 II
[vi] This feature is currently available with TIDAL. Third party terms, conditions, account, and fees may apply. Service availability may vary by market. Verified by Strategy Analytics’ SpecTRAX Service against the current audio specifications for over 18,500 smartphones. Correct as of the 14th April 2021.
[vii] Result tested by Sony Corporation – based on usage profile using the same type of battery and USB charging. The life span of the battery varies on usage situation.