The new Sony Xperia 1 III mobile phone has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 4500 mAh. On other side, the Google Pixel 5 also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Sony Xperia 1 III Google Pixel 5
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
Operating System Android 11 Android 11
Resolution 1644 x 3840 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 12 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/12/12/TOF MP 12/16 MP
Front Camera 8 MP 8 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 4080 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Sony Xperia 1 III runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 4 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,DUALSHOCK 4 Control compatibility and Game Enhancer. Running on Android 11 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G.

Meanwhile, the Google Pixel 5 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.4 GHz Kryo 475, 1 core of 2.2 GHz Kryo 475 and 6 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 475. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2400 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Titan M security module. And it’s running on Android 11 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Sony Xperia 1 III is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Google Pixel 5 has the Qualcomm Adreno 620 graphics processor.

Battery

The Sony Xperia 1 III battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 10.2% (percent) more powerful than the 4080 mAh offered by the Google Pixel 5. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging, Xperia Adaptive Charging, Battery Care, STAMINA Mode and Battery Share function.
The Google Pixel 5 battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging and Wireless reverse charging.

Screen

The smartphone is using a OLED display with 1644 x 3840 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Google Pixel 5 is featuring a OLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Sony Xperia 1 III is a 8.3% bigger than Google Pixel 5 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Sony Xperia 1 III Google Pixel 5
100% DCI-P3 90 Hz refresh rate
10-bit color Always-on Display
120 Hz refresh rate Capacitive
240 Hz touch sampling rate Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Capacitive Multi-touch
CineAlta Scratch resistant
CinemaWide
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
HDR
Illuminant D65 White point
ITU-R BT.2020 (REC.2020)
Motion Blur Reduction (120 Hz equivalent)
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
X1 for mobile

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Sony Xperia 1 III is carrying a ram memory of 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Google Pixel 5 is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Sony Xperia 1 III gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Google Pixel 5.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Sony Xperia 1 III comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Sony Xperia 1 III gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Google Pixel 5.

The max storage capacity offered by the Sony Xperia 1 III is 512 gigabytes ,which is a 300% more than the Google Pixel 5 with 128 gigabytes.

Google Pixel 5 gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Sony Xperia 1 III rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 12/12/12/TOF MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length 35 mm:24 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX577 , a pixel size of 1.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.3 f/2.2 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Google Pixel 5 rear camera comes with 2 lenses of 12/16 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35:28 mm , a pixel size of 1.4 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.2 respectively.

Sony Xperia 1 III Google Pixel 5
5-axis stabilization 1080p @ 120 fps
Autofocus 720p @ 240 fps
Cinematography Pro Angle of view – 107° (#2)
Continuous autofocus Aperture – f/2.2 (#2)
Continuous shooting Autofocus
Digital image stabilization Continuous shooting
Digital zoom Digital image stabilization
Exposure compensation Digital zoom
Face detection Exposure compensation
Geotagging Face detection
HDR Geotagging
ISO settings HDR
Optical image stabilization ISO settings
Optical zoom Optical image stabilization
Panorama Optical zoom
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Panorama
Real-time Eye AF Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Real-time tracking Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Scene mode Pixel size – 1.0 m (#2)
Self-timer Scene mode
Touch focus Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
White balance settings Self-timer
ZEISS lenses Touch focus
ZEISS T White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Sony Xperia 1 III comes with a 8 MP in the front.

The Google Pixel 5 has a 8 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Sony Xperia 1 III Google Pixel 5
8 MP 8 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.0
Face unlock Face unlock
HDR HDR
Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.112000 mm
Sensor model:Samsung S5K4H7
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Sony Xperia 1 III Google Pixel 5
5G NSA 5CA
5G SA 5G NSA
Built-in 5G modem 5G SA
EDGE Built-in 5G modem
GPRS EDGE
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
LTE GPRS
UMTS(384 kbit/s) HSPA+(42.2/ 5.76 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 13(UL)
LTE Cat 18(DL)
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Sony Xperia 1 III price is $1200 and the Google Pixel 5 price tag is $700

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