The first release of its flagship Sony Xperia 1 IV series of smartphones last month, Sony has launched an entry-level model Xperia Ace III, a new model for the Japanese domestic market. , the successor to last year’s Xperia Ace II smartphone from Sony.
The new Sony Xperia Ace III has a 5.5-inch LCD (protected with Gorilla Glass Victus) with HD+ resolution and 60Hz refresh rate, and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera on the phone’s upper bezel.
The phone has a pill-shaped camera module on the rear that contains a 13-megapixel main camera with an f/1.8 aperture, and Sony removed the 2-megapixel depth camera.
The Sony Xperia Ace III is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 480 CPU, a big step up from last year’s Xperia Ace II’s MediaTek Helio P35 chipset, complemented by 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which is further expandable via a microSD card.
The phone has a 4500mAh battery that doesn’t seem to have any form of fast charging capability and comes pre-installed with the latest Android 12 operating system. Users can choose from two different color schemes. Grey and blue. In the Japanese market, the price of the 4GB+64GB configuration of this phone is 33,415 yen (about 1704.16 yuan).
Recently, Teroshi Shimizu, president, and CEO of Sony Semiconductor Corporation said he was very optimistic about the future of smartphone cameras. He believes that by 2024 at the latest, two years from now, smartphones will surpass DSLRs in still photography thanks to a combination of larger apertures, new pixel structures, and artificial intelligence.