Sony Xperia 1 III vs Lenovo Legion Phone Duel – Review, specifications and prices

The new Sony Xperia 1 III handset 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 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel 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 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.65 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
Operating System Android 11 Android 11
Resolution 1644 x 3840 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 12 GB (gigabytes) 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/12/12/TOF MP 64/16 MP
Front Camera 8 MP 20 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 5000 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 865 Plus.

Meanwhile, the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.09 GHz Kryo 485, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 485 and 4 cores of 1.80 GHz Kryo 485. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3090 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. 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 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel has the Qualcomm Adreno 650 graphics processor.

Battery

The Sony Xperia 1 III battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 11.1% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging, Xperia Adaptive Charging, Battery Care, STAMINA Mode and Battery Share function.
The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, 2x 2500 mAh batteries, 65W or 90W fast charging (market dependent) and 65W – 5V/3A; 9V/3A; 15V/3A; 20V/3.25A.

Screen

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

Meanwhile the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel is featuring a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.65 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Sony Xperia 1 III is a 2.3% smaller than Lenovo Legion Phone Duel screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Sony Xperia 1 III Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
100% DCI-P3 144 Hz refresh rate
10-bit color Capacitive
120 Hz refresh rate HDR10+
240 Hz touch sampling rate Multi-touch
Capacitive Scratch resistant
CineAlta
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 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel is coming with a 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 12 gigabytes.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Sony Xperia 1 III is 12 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% smaller than the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel with 16 gigabytes

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, both phones have the same storage capacity of 256 gigabytes.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:512 gigabytes.

Lenovo Legion Phone Duel gets you or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 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 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel rear camera comes with 2 lenses of 64/16 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length equivalent:25 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.2 respectively.

Sony Xperia 1 III Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
5-axis stabilization 3-axis electronic image stabilization
Autofocus Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Cinematography Pro Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Continuous autofocus Autofocus
Continuous shooting Continuous shooting
Digital image stabilization Digital image stabilization
Digital zoom Digital zoom
Exposure compensation Exposure compensation
Face detection Face detection
Geotagging Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#2)
HDR Geotagging
ISO settings HDR
Optical image stabilization ISO settings
Optical zoom Panorama
Panorama Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Pixel size – 1.0 m (#2)
Real-time Eye AF Scene mode
Real-time tracking Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Scene mode Self-timer
Self-timer Touch focus
Touch focus White balance settings
White balance settings
ZEISS lenses
ZEISS T

Front Camera – Selfie

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

The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel has a 20 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Sony Xperia 1 III Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
8 MP 20 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.2
Face unlock Face unlock
HDR HDR
Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm Led flash
Sensor model:Samsung S5K4H7 Side-mounted pop-up mechanism
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 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem Built-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE LTE Cat 20
UMTS(384 kbit/s) TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Sony Xperia 1 III price is $1200 and the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel price tag is $500 (8 GB+128 GB) or $600 (12 GB + 256 GB) or $857 (16 GB + 512 GB)

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