When to watch the Sony Xperia 1 III live announcement
- April 14, 2021 at 12:30 am PDT / 3:30 am EDT / 8:30 am BST / 9:30 am CEST
The event is broadcast worldwide and you can watch it all on Phone Arena when the time comes via the embedded video above. The broadcast can also be watched through the official YouTube app on supported platforms.
What to expect at Sony’s Xperia event on April 14
- Sony Xperia 1 III 5G
- Sony Xperia 10 III
As mentioned above, Sony will announce its latest Xperia models. The center of attention seems to be the flagship Xperia 1 III 5G, which has been teased in a trailer video and should be one of the best Android phones in 2021. Reports suggest the phone will offer Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 and 256GB of storage as standard. An improved rear camera system with a 5x The periscope zoom lens is also on the way, apparently.
Like the old flagships of Xperia, the Xperia 1 III 5G will not adopt a notch or perforation. Instead, Sony reportedly chose uniform upper and lower bezels, in addition to a 6.5-inch, 120Hz 4K 21: 9 display.
Sony Xperia 1 III vs. Xperia 10 III
When will the Sony Xperia 1 III 5G be released?
Sony has a habit of announcing its flagships in February and releasing them in late May or June. This year, the introduction takes place a little later than usual, but the release date probably won’t be any sooner. Expect the Xperia 1 III 5G to be released no earlier than the end of May, although ‘a later launch date cannot be ruled out. due to ongoing chipset shortages. The Xperia 10 III, on the other hand, could go on sale soon after the announcement. History suggests that a release in early May could be scheduled.
- Release date end of May or June for Sony Xperia 1 III 5G
- Early May release date for Sony Xperia 10 III