Sony Xperia 5 III

128 GB, Black, 6.10", Hybrid Dual SIM, 12 Mpx, 5G


Ultimate speed and more in a compact design: The compact yet powerful Xperia 5 III combines the impressive AF speed of its predecessor with optimal optics up to 105 mm. This handy smartphone exceeds your expectations many times over, from image quality to gaming. In a world where smartphones are getting bigger and bigger, the Xperia 5 III sets benchmarks for an alternative approach. With 5G speeds, powerful performance and an impressively long battery life, this smartphone is equipped with Sony's optimal technologies for cameras, displays, sound and gaming - while being compact enough to be effortlessly operated one-handed. The Xperia 5 III has been developed in collaboration with the experts of the perfect 9 Series cameras, renowned for their leading autofocus technology. In addition, feedback from professional photographers has been incorporated to fine-tune the technology, photo features and results. Key features include fast AF on all three cameras and subject tracking technology that keeps moving images in sharp focus.

Not approved for 5G on Sunrise network

This smartphone has not been approved/tested for the Swiss 5G network by the manufacturer. Therefore, we cannot guarantee 5G functionality for Galaxus Mobile. For information about the functionality in other Swiss 5G networks, please contact the respective manufacturer.

Key specifications

8 GB
Storage capacity
128 GB
Display size (inches)
Image resolution
1080 x 2520 pixels
Operating system
4500 mAh
Number of cameras
Triple camera
Item number

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Overall ratingVery good86/100
Very good80/100Rank 11 out of 41
Stiftung Warentest Logo
Stiftung WarentestSmartphones im Test - Das beste Handy für SieReleaseAugust 2022

Making phone calls, sending messages, surfing the internet - for most people, everyday life is hardly conceivable without a smartphone. It is therefore all the more important to be able to rely on the devices. The Stiftung Warentest smartphone test answers the question of which model is the test winner and which ones lack stability or basic functions...

Very good90/100Rank 2 out of 3
PC Magazin Logo
PC MagazinDie 30 besten Smartphones 2021ReleaseDecember 2021

The Xperia 5 III is one of the most compact high-end smartphones. Sony has a strong alternative to the top model Xperia 1 III, which costs around 250 euros, in its portfolio. Not only with the dimensions, but also with the display, Sony dances a little out of line with the 21:9 format...