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Sony Xperia 5 III vs Apple iPhone 12

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

6.1 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution:

2520 x 1080 pixels, 21:9 ratio, 449 PPI
2532 x 1170 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 457 PPI

Technology:

OLED
OLED

Refresh rate:

120Hz
60Hz

Screen-to-body:

81.34 %
87.24 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350
Apple A14 Bionic

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm
Hexa-core, 3100 MHz, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Adreno 660
Yes

RAM:

8GB LPDDR4
4GB

Internal storage:

256GB (UFS)
64GB (NVMe), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11)
iOS (15.x, 14.x)

Battery

Capacity:

4500 mAh
2815 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.3; Focal Length: 70 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (120 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features:

OIS, HDR, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

8 MP (HDR)
12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.18 x 2.68 x 0.32 inches (157 x 68 x 8.2 mm)
5.78 x 2.81 x 0.29 inches (146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm)

Weight:

5.96 oz (169.0 g)
5.78 oz (164.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP65/68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key, Other
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Green, Pink
Black, White, Red, Green, Blue, Purple

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n38, n40, n41, n77, n78, n79
n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(800), 8(900), 19(800)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A, HSPA
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Atmos, aptX, aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share, TV-out
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.2
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n, ac, ax; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Lightning

Features:

Charging, OTG
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

NFC
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Buyers information

Price:

$ 829

In The Box:

USB-C to Lightning Cable, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Apr 14, 2021
Oct 13, 2020
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