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Sony Xperia 1 III vs Sony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT52)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia 1 III vs Sony Xperia 1 II phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Sony Xperia 1 III
6.5"
OLED

1644x3840

12
MP

8mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
02PointsSony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT52)Compare Sony Xperia 1 III X
Sony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT52)
6.5"
OLED

1644x3840

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 1 III

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Xperia 1 III6 Advantages Sony Xperia 1 IIIvsXperia 1 II (XQ-AT52)2 Advantages Sony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT52)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core10%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+12GB LPDDR550%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs8GB LPDDR5
+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+4500 mAh13%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4000 mAh
+30W43%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs21W
+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.1 + A2DP/LE
186 grams (6.51 ounces)vs+181 grams (6.34 ounces)3%
Lighter
8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)4%
Thinner

51 Common items in both devices
256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
OLED
HDR10+
1 billion
+44 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia 1 IIISony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT52)
ModelXperia 1 IIIXperia 1 II (XQ-AT52)
Other model namesSony Xperia 1 III (XQBC52V.UKCX, XQBC62/V, SO-51B, SOG03)Xperia 1 Mark II XQAT52/G (256GB+8GB RAM) Dual-SIM
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSonySony
Release dateJune, 2021February, 2020
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)71 x 165 millimeters (2.8 x 6.5 in)72 x 166 millimeters (2.83 x 6.54 in)
Weight186 grams (6.51 ounces)181 grams (6.34 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Sony Xperia 1 IIISony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT52)
Operating systemAndroid 11Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
HardwareSony Xperia 1 IIISony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT52)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 (5nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 680
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 680
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 660 840MhzQualcomm Adreno 650 587Mhz
RAM memory12GB LPDDR58GB LPDDR5
Internal storage256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySony Xperia 1 IIISony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT52)
Display typeOLEDOLED
Screen size6.5" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1644x3840 pixels (21:9)1644x3840 pixels (21:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)643 PPI643 PPI
Colors1 billion1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass VictusGorilla Glass 6
Display features120Hz, HDR10+60Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksSony Xperia 1 IIISony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT52)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20
VoLTE

America version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)

Europe version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)

Asia version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
LTE Cat19/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkAmerica version:
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78)

Europe version:
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78)

Asia version:
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78, 79)
SA/NSA (1, 3, 28, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
CallingSony Xperia 1 IIISony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT52)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSony Xperia 1 IIISony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT52)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.3|70mmf/2.8|105mm1/2.9"PDAFOIS4.4x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2124º16mm1/2.6"PDAF
0.3MP depthTOF3D
(quad camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.470mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2124º16mm1/2.55"PDAF
0.3MP depthTOF3D
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 120 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/1.7" inches1/1.7" inches
Pixel size1.8µm pixel1.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraSony Xperia 1 IIISony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT52)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inches1/4" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSony Xperia 1 IIISony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT52)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia 1 IIISony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT52)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia 1 IIISony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT52)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Frosted Black, Gray, Purple
- 60Hz display in 4K resolution
- Cameras with ZEISS optics
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Dynamic vibration system
- PS4 Remote Play
- DUALSHOCK 4 compatibility
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Purple, Mirror Lake Green
- Cameras with ZEISS optics
- Dolby Atmos
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Dynamic vibration system
- PS4 Remote Play
- DUALSHOCK 4 compatibility
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia 1 IIISony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT52)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts30W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
WPC/Qi Wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
21W Fast battery charging
11W WPC/Qi Wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia 1 IIISony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT52)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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