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Sony Xperia 5 III Black 128GB Unlocked Phone GSM* - XQBQ62/B

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Sony Xperia 5 III Black 128GB Unlocked Phone GSM*

*GSM Phone (Compatible w/ AT&T, T-Mobile, Metro, Cricket)

Serious power in the palm of your hand

Experience serious power in the palm of your hand with the Xperia 5 III. Boasting 5G speed10, powerful performance and impressive battery life—the Xperia 5 III packs the latest Sony camera, display, sound and gaming technologies into a compact design that comfortably fits in your hand.

Key Features

  • Variable tele lens and Dual PD sensor with Real-time Eye AF
  • 360 Reality Audio through its speakers, 360 Spatial Sound up-mixing
  • 120Hz 6.1” HDR OLED display1 “powered by CineAlta”
  • Triple camera with four focal lengths and object tracking
  • Win with Game Enhancer’s custom display, audio and mic. settings
  • Evolved Full-stage front facing stereo speakers for enhanced sound
  • Use as high-quality external monitor7 and live stream29 from your camera
  • IP65/68 water resistance8 and Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6 display9
  • 5G connectivity and speed10; Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform11
  • Long 4500mAh battery life charges up to 50% capacity in 30 minute12
  • Outstanding ZEISS® quality lenses calibrated specifically for Xperia
  • Dedicated ergonomic shutter button
  • Large 1/1.7" backside illuminated stacked Exmor RS image sensor13
  • Photos up to 20fps with AF/AE tracking up to 60 times per sec.3
  • Focus fast with Dual Photo Diode AF sensors3
  • AI Super Resolution technology delivers quality digital zoom images
  • Photo Pro inspired by Alpha for manual control and quick snapshots
  • Cinematography Pro “powered by CineAlta” for advanced video rec.14
  • Shoot stunning slow-motion movie in 4K HDR up to 120fps15
  • Intelligent wind filter records video with better audio
  • Optical SteadyShot™ with FlawlessEye™16 for stable movie recording
  • 3.5mm audio jack with superior circuitry enhances clarity and volume
  • Dolby Atmos®17 delivers a multi-dimensional surround sound experience
  • Superior High-Resolution Audio, High-Res. Audio Wireless18 and LDAC
  • X1™ for mobile based on technology from BRAVIA® TV
  • 10-bit equivalent display19 for smooth color without banding
  • Accurate color reproduction from white point display calibration
  • Game winning display; 120Hz1 21:9 with 240Hz Motion blur20
  • Share your win with high quality game recording and Rewind Time rec.
  • Heat Suppression Power Control while charging during gameplay
  • Take control of gaming with DUALSHOCK®4 wireless controller21
  • Supported Major U.S. Carriers: Verizon (4G), T-Mobile (4G), AT&T (4G)*
    • *As of 9/27/2021, please consult with your network operator to ensure compatibility with their network.



  • Speed and beyond, made compact
    Compact yet powerful, the Xperia 5 III blends its predecessor's remarkable AF speed with new optics reaching up to 105mm. From imaging to gaming, this is a hand-fit smartphone that goes above and beyond your expectations.
  • Serious power in a hand-fit design
    In a world of ever larger smartphones, the Xperia 5 III shows there is another way. Boasting 5G speed, powerful performance and impressive battery life, it packs the latest Sony camera, display, sound, and gaming technologies into a compact design that's easy to use one-handed.

For photographers

  • Professional technology from Alpha cameras
    The Xperia 5 III was co-developed with the engineers behind the latest Alpha 9 series cameras, renowned for their industry-leading autofocus technology, and with input from professional photographers, who helped tune the technology and refine the photographic experience and results. Key features include fast AF in all three cameras, plus object tracking technology to maintain sharp focus on moving subjects.
  • Outstanding ZEISS quality in your Xperia®
    ZEISS optics calibrated specifically for your Xperia® smartphone. The ZEISS® T* coating contributes to exquisite rendering and contrast by reducing reflections.
  • Four versatile lens options to unleash your creativity
    Expand your creative possibilities with four versatile lenses in a triple camera and fast, accurate AF across all cameras. Thanks to Dual PDAF sensors, Continuous AF keeps focus on moving subjects, while Sony's unique telephoto system supports fast AF even at extended focal lengths.
  • Lightning fast focus, even at long range
    An optical telephoto lens up to 105 mm with fast AF lets you capture moving subjects even at a distance. Crucially, the two focal lengths are included in one telephoto module, complete with Dual PDAF sensors. So when you switch between 70 mm and 105 mm, the focal lens unit and the AF lens unit work in unison to focus fast.
  • Object tracking locks on to fast-moving subjects
    Now you can keep fast-moving subjects in sharp focus even if they temporarily move out of sight. Simply specify the subject you want to stay focused on by touching it on the display, and let object tracking do the rest.
  • Create bokeh effects with basic mode
    The Xperia 5 III makes it easy to capture striking images with artistic bokeh effects, adding another layer of creativity to your photography.
  • Experience Real-time Eye AF—for humans and animals
    Real-Time Eye AF lets you take stunning portraits, whether you're photographing people or animals. Even if your subject is on the move or one eye is covered, you'll capture memorable images full of energy and expression.
  • Capture the previously impossible
    Burst shooting at up to 20 fps and low-light noise reduction lets you take pictures you never thought possible with a smartphone.
  • Better quality burst shooting in low light
    Using continuous shooting in a low-light situation? Thanks to BIONZ X™ for mobile engine, the Xperia 5 III produces images with less noise than its predecessor when using burst mode in low light
  • Never miss the moment
    With up to 20 fps continuous burst shooting, complete with autofocus and auto exposure, you can capture countless moments in seconds
  • A digital zoom with a difference
    Unlike conventional digital zoom, which compromises image quality, the Xperia 5 III features new AI super resolution zoom, which uses Sony's AI processing to restore detail and definition to your pictures.
  • Fast access to key camera features
    Choose new Basic mode for fast access to a range of easy-to-use photography features including a touch shutter button, portrait orientation, Bokeh effect, Panorama, and more.
  • Shoot like the pros
    With Photography Pro on the Xperia 5 III you'll find controls usually found on professional cameras.
    • Photography Pro - inspired by Alpha cameras
      Using an interface inspired by Alpha cameras, you can choose automatic settings or manually control ISO, shutter speed, white balance, and more.
    • RAW shooting for professional editing
      The Xperia 5 III lets you shoot in RAW format, which means you have all the original image data at your disposal. Unlike compressed image files like JPEGs, this gives you total control over the final results when it comes to editing and processing your shots.
    • Dedicated shutter button
      Just like a professional camera, the Xperia 5 Ill has a dedicated ergonomic shutter button for easy, comfortable shooting.
  • Photos with less noise in dark scenes
    The Xperia 5 III has been designed to deliver great quality images even in low-light situations.
    • Great shots in low light.
      The Xperia 5 lll has a larger sensor to capture more light, and BIONZ X™ for mobile to deliver outstanding results in all lighting conditions.
    • Get more clarity from a bigger sensor
      Our 1/1.7" Exmor RS™ image sensor has larger pixels, which receive more light for better image quality.
    • Better light sensitivity with BIONZ X for mobile engine
      The BIONZ X® for mobile engine has a unique algorithm developed by Sony, for increased light sensitivity and images with less noise.
  • Capture smooth, stable video
    The Xperia 5 III features the very latest Optical SteadyShot™ with FlawlessEye™, which couples the image sensor's increased reading speed with Sony's original algorithm for optical image stabilization. The result is supremely smooth, shake-free video footage.

For movie lovers

  • An immersive viewing experience
    With its stunning 6.1" 21:9 HDR OLED 120Hz Refresh rate display, and no notches on the screen to interrupt your view, the Xperia 5 III is made for movie lovers.
  • Everything you watch, remastered to perfection
    The X1™ for mobile engine brings BRAVIA HDR remaster technology to everything you watch. Even streaming content will have more contrast, color, and clarity.
  • Dolby Atmos® sound, tuned in collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment
    Watching a movie with Dolby Atmos® is an immersive experience, with multi-dimensional sound flowing above and around you. Now you can experience Dolby Atmos® sound tuned in collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment with headphones or the Full-Stage stereo speakers.
  • Experience color as the creators intended
    Enjoy your favorite movies and TV shows with color exactly as the creators intended. Creator mode "powered by CineAlta" delivers unprecedented color accuracy, referencing the color reproduction of Sony professional color monitors used in leading Hollywood studio productions.
  • Ultra smooth scrolling
    Thanks to its 120Hz Refresh rate, the display offers incredibly smooth scrolling and seamless image transitions when you're browsing the Internet or navigating the menu.

For music lovers
Hear music as it was meant to be heard. With audio tuned in collaboration with Sony Music Entertainment, the Xperia 5 III has been engineered to deliver a truly authentic listening experience, whether you're using headphones or the built-in Full-Stage stereo speakers.

  • 3.5 mm audio jack for ultimate sound quality
    Thanks to improvements to materials and electronic components, the 3.5 mm audio jack on the Xperia 5 III not only offers convenience but also delivers high fidelity sound quality. Distortion is reduced, especially between mid and max volume, and that brings more realistic sound—with clear ensembles, smooth vocals, and deep basslines.
  • Like being there live with the artist
    Immerse yourself in sound all around you, as real as if you are there at a live concert or with the artist recording in a studio. With 360 Reality Audio, music has never been so immersive and so real. And with the Xperia 5 III, you can enjoy the experience through wired or wireless headphones or the built-in Full-Stage stereo speakers.
  • Turn your stereo music into immersive 360 Spatial Sound
    If the music source you’re listening to is 2-channel stereo, then new 360 Spatial Sound comes into play. It enables the Xperia 5 III to upmix your favorite stereo tracks into an immersive sound experience, in real time. The technology works with local audio files and streaming services to further enhance your listening experience.
  • Full-Stage stereo speakers for powerful, high-quality sound
    Positioned at the front of the phone, the Xperia 5 III features Full-Stage stereo speakers to deliver immersive, high-quality sound when playing music or videos.
  • Improve the quality of all your music with AI
    DSEE Ultimate enhances the quality of all your digital music, using AI to automatically improve audio frequency and dynamic range in real time. Both high and low ranges are improved, taking each track close to High-Resolution Audio quality. It works with wired or wireless headphones, on local files and even streaming services.
  • Music with quality and detail as the artist intended
    With High-Resolution Audio or High-Resolution Audio Wireless via LDAC, you can hear music that reproduces the full range of sound, with dynamics and detail just as the artists intended.
  • Get 3 months of TIDAL free with the Xperia 5 III
    The Xperia 5 III is designed for 360 Reality Audio with unique hardware decoding to optimize sound quality when listening to music on TIDAL. And new TIDAL subscribers will get 3 months of TIDAL Hi-Fi free when they buy an Xperia 5 III, including the 360 Reality Audio experience.

For mobile gamers

  • A wider view. Advantage you.
    With its 21:9 display, the Xperia 5 III gives you a much wider view of the action—a major advantage in those close-fought contests.
  • Fluid motion with 120Hz
    On the native 120Hz Refresh rate display, fast-moving objects are rendered clearly for seriously smooth gameplay.
  • Experience blur-free action
    With 240Hz motion blur reduction the display updates the image an incredible 240 times per second for blur-free action.
  • Maintain peak performance with custom display settings
    The Xperia 5 III lets you adjust white balance, so you can see the action more clearly and spot your opponents more easily. It's more comfortable for your eyes too so you can play for longer without feeling the strain.
  • Strike first in the dark
    An invaluable new gaming feature, L-γ raiser (Low gamma raiser) makes it easier to see your opponents in the dark. By enhancing image details in dark areas, it highlights your enemies without overexposing bright areas of the screen. So you can hit them before they hit you.
  • Improve gameplay with custom audio settings
    Audio is another important element for immersive gaming, so the Xperia 5 III offers a number of features to make it as clear and defined as possible.
    • Hear your opponents coming
      Audio equalizer lets you heighten sounds such as footsteps or gunshots, so you can hear your opponents coming and react before they do.
    • Clearer communication with your team
      In team games, good communication is vital. So the Xperia 5 III features the Optimize V.C. microphone, which reduces background noise based on your chosen headset type. Meaning you and your teammates can hear each other loud and clear.
    • Gaming with almost no audio latency
      The 3.5 mm audio jack lets you plug in your favorite gaming headset and enjoy in-game sound and chat with almost no audio latency.
  • Accuracy is everything
    For those games where you need exceptional accuracy combined with fast fingers, the Xperia 5 III gives you the edge.
    • Precise and fast moves
      The Xperia 5 III supports 240Hz touch scanning rate, meaning the action happens exactly as you intended for precision control. And with fast touch response, the system recognizes your touch at the precise moment you intended.
    • No wrong moves
      When the action is raging all around you, even tiny mistakes can be costly—so the Xperia 5 III lets you block the touch area on your display to avoid wrong moves.
  • Get in the zone
    Determined to climb that leaderboard? The Xperia 5 III has a range of features to help make sure you're fully focused and ready to perform.
    • No distractions, just you and the game
      Choose Competition mode to disable notifications, incoming calls, and other potential distractions so you can focus purely on your gameplay.
    • Find your ideal settings for gaming
      Tune your performance and touch response, speed, and frame rate for improved gameplay. Or choose battery life mode to make sure your gaming time lasts as long as possible.
    • In-game help and tips
      While you're playing, a handy side-view window lets you search for in-game tips and videos—ideal if you're struggling to complete a particular challenge or level.
  • Record and share your gameplay
    The Xperia 5 III makes it incredibly simple to record and share your gaming highlights in high quality.
    • Never miss your best gaming moments
      Whatever you're playing, R.T. record (Rewind time record) automatically prerecords 30 seconds of game footage. So you can easily rewind and capture key moments like match-winning plays, then share them online.
    • High-quality up to 120 fps game recording
      Now you can relive your winning moments in all their glory thanks to high-quality recording in up to 120 fps.
    • Adjustable audio settings
      To help you create gameplay videos to share online, Audio mixer lets you adjust voice volume and game volume separately for a balanced sound. And it lets you record at maximum volume even if you're gaming at low volume on a headset.
    • Screenshot those big moments
      Want to take a screenshot of a key moment or memorable victory? The Xperia 5 III is able to capture up to 600 images in 30 seconds, so it couldn't be simpler.
  • Overheating Prevention
    When using a charging cable for gaming, Heat Suppression power control powers the phone systems directly rather than charging the battery. This reduces thermal stress, helping to maintain gaming performance and keep your battery healthy for longer.
  • Optimized performance for gaming
    The Xperia 5 III is optimized with Qualcomm® Snapdragon Elite Gaming™ for superior gaming performance.
  • Take control with a DUALSHOCK® 4 controller
    For even more fun on-the-go, you can connect your Xperia 5 III with a DUALSHOCK®4 controller and play a range of Android games.

For filmmakers

  • Create movies the pros would be proud of
    Record movies with similar parameters and color settings to the professionals. Expertise from our Digital Cinema Camera engineers, Look color management presets, 21:9 ratio, 4K HDR, 120 fps slow-motion, and 24, 25, 30 and 60 fps give you all the tools you need.
  • Streamlining the filmmaking process
    The Xperia 5 III features a range of UI improvements designed specifically with movie makers in mind.


  • Power packed. Pocket sized.
    The Xperia 5 III offers uncompromising power and performance, yet it still fits perfectly in your hand and your pocket.
  • Slim, lightweight body houses a powerful battery
    Despite measuring just 2.7” in width and 0.3” in depth, and weighing only 6 oz, the Xperia 5 III houses a powerful 4.500mAh battery.
  • Elegant and refined
    Featuring mirror-effect glass on the back and a high-quality metal frame, the Xperia 5 III comes in a choice of colors to reflect your style.
  • Built tough for everyday life
    The Xperia 5 III comes with IP65/68 water resistance and dust protection, plus Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6 on the front and back, making it durable as well as beautifully designed.
  • Multi-tasking made easy
    With a range of handy multi-window features the Xperia 5 III is tailor-made for multi-tasking.
    • Side sense and Sony | Headphones Connect
      When the Xperia S III is paired with Sony headphones, you can easily access the Sony I Headphones Connect app using the Side sense menu.
    • See more and do more with Multi-window
      The 21:9 screen easily divides into two sections—perfect for browsing the web and watching a video at the same time.
    • Multi-window switch
      In Multi-Window mode you can quickly switch between your last used and recommended apps—making it faster to find the app you want in the top and bottom window.

For performance

  • All the speed you need
    Combining 5G and Wi-Fi 6 connectivity with the latest Qualcomm® Mobile Platform and innovative battery technologies, the Xperia 5 III raises the bar for smartphone performance.
  • Experience the latest Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform
    The Xperia 5 III is powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform to deliver the premium experiences you deserve. Make the most of the Xperia 5 III as a professional-quality camera, intelligent personal assistant, and elite gaming rig—all connected with truly global 5G multi-gigabit speeds.
  • A compact battery that's big on power
    A large capacity 4.500mAh battery gives the compact Xperia 5 III plenty of power to get you through your day.
  • Reliable for longer
    The Xperia 5 III offers convenient fast charging and also features special charging technologies to prolong battery life.
  • Up to 50% charge in just 30 minutes
    When you need to give your battery a boost, you can fast charge up to 50% in just 30 minutes with the included charger XZQ-UC1.
  • A healthy battery, even after 3 years of use
    Our charging technologies keep your battery healthy for longer. Battery care keeps your phone from overcharging, while Xperia Adaptive Charging monitors your phone as it charges, to make sure the battery isn't overworked.
  • Easy content transfer from your old iPhone or Android device
    The Xperia Transfer 2 app lets you transfer the content that matters from your old Android or iOS smartphone to your new Xperia 5 III. From photos, videos, and music to your contacts, calendar, call history, and messages (SMS/MMS)—transfer them quickly, safely, and easily.


  • 1 Display ratio and display refresh rate may vary according to settings, content availability, content format and applications used. The refresh rate 120Hz drive is effective when the blur reduction setting is turned on.
  • 2 Based on Sony research as of 14 April 2021. Xperia 1 III / Xperia 5 III feature 70mm and 105mm focal length in the same periscope camera paired with a Dual Pixel Diode sensor. Camera and display claim verified by Strategy Analytics' SpecTRAX Service against the published camera specifications for over 18,500 smartphones.
  • 3 Maximum fps and AF/AE calculations will depend on shooting environment and settings. Up to 20fps continuous shooting and up to 60 AF/AE calculations per second is available for the 24mm lens. The 16mm, 70mm and 105mm lenses can shoot up to 10fps and up to 30 AF/AE calculations pers second.
  • 4 360 Reality Audio requires a subscription to a compatible online music service and third-party terms, conditions, account, and fees may apply. 360 Reality Audio on the speakers is available only through TIDAL. Service availability may vary by market.
  • 5 Accuracy of the feature may vary according to environmental circumstances. Some performance restrictions may apply. Animal Eye AF does not work with all types of animals.
  • 6 Compared to Xperia 5 II.
  • 7 Uses USB video class (UVC). Requires compatible camera with USB video class (UVC) or HDMI to USB cable and adaptor (Not supplied). Camera compatibility and features may vary.
  • 8 All ports and attached covers should be firmly closed. Do not put the device completely underwater or expose it to seawater, salt water, chlorinated water or liquids such as drinks. Abuse and improper use of device will invalidate warranty. The device has been tested under Ingress Protection rating IP65/68. Sony devices that are tested for their water-resistant abilities are placed gently inside a container filled with tap water and lowered to a depth of 1.5 meters. After 30 minutes in the container, the device is gently taken out and its functions and features are tested. Note this model has a capless USB port to connect and charge. The USB port needs to be completely dry before charging.
  • 9 Corning® Gorilla® 6 on the display and rear.
  • 10 5G network and availability may vary depending on country, carrier, software version and user environment.
  • 11 Qualcomm Snapdragon is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries. Qualcomm and Snapdragon are trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the United States and other countries, used with permission.
  • 12 Fast charge up to 50% in just 30 minutes with the included charger XZQ-UC1
  • 13 24mm camera only
  • 14 Recording time restrictions may apply.
  • 15 Recording time restrictions may apply. Functions only available with the 24mm lens.
  • 16 Optical SteadyShot™ is available on Photography Pro for the 24mm, 70mm and 105mm focal lengths. FlawlessEye™ is available on Photography Pro for the 24mm lens.
  • 17 Dolby, Dolby Atmos, and the double-D symbol are among the registered and unregistered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories, Inc. in the Unites States and/or other countries.
  • 18 High-resolution Audio and High-Resolution Audio Wireless require compatible headphones (sold separately),
  • 19 8-bit with 2-bit smoothing
  • 20 The function may vary by content, game availability and compatibility. This function can be set in "Game Enhancer".
  • 21 DUALSHOCK®4 and mount sold separately. Compatibility with game titles may vary.
  • 22 The Xperia 5 III does not support wireless charging
  • 23 The Xperia 5 III does not cover the BT.2020 color space in full.
  • 24 Requires LDAC compatible wireless headphones
  • 25 The effect of the feature may vary depending on services.
  • 26 Third party terms, conditions, account, and fees may apply. Service availability may vary by market. This offer may be subject to individual terms and conditions; it may be changed, interrupted or discontinued at any time; and it may require fees, registration and credit card information. Only one offer per person. Requires product to be connected to the wireless network
  • 27 Simulated result by Sony Corporation, based on actual usage profile using the same type of battery with USB charging. The life span of the battery depends on your usage situation.
  • 28 Sender device must be Android 6.0 or later, or iOS 9 or later. Content limitations may apply. Download app at Google Play or the Apple App Store. Network services, content, and operating system and software subject to terms and conditions and may be changed, interrupted or discontinued at any time and may require fees, registration and credit card information.
  • 29 Third-party terms and conditions may apply.
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