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    Sony Xperia 1 III - UK Model - Dual SIM - Black - 256GB - 12GB RAM - OPENED BOX (scratch)

    Sony Xperia 1 III - UK Model - Dual SIM - Black - 256GB - 12GB RAM - OPENED BOX (scratch)

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    • Sony Xperia 1 III – OPENED BOX

      This phone is not brand new. It was returned by a customer as unwanted. There are a couple of small scratches on the screen, but is otherwise in good condition and comes with all original box contents in the original box.

      Key Features

      • Android 11
      • 6.5-inch 4K HDR OLED 21:9 CinemaWide display – 120Hz
      • Quad rear camera 12MP + wide 12MP ultrawide + 12MP telephoto + depth
      • 8MP front-facing camera F2.0 lens 78° wide-angle
      • Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform
      • 360 Reality Audio / High-Resolution Audio / 3.5mm audio jack
      • 256GB storage / 12GB RAM / microSD 1TB support
      • PS4 Remote Play / DUALSHOCK4 Control compatibility
      • IP65/IP68 Water and Dust Resistant
      • 4,500 mAh battery with fast charging
      • Fast, convenient Qi wireless charging
      • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor


      With the Sony Xperia 1 III, you can experience breathtaking speed in everything you do. It draws on Sony expertise in both visual and audio to produce an incredible smartphone.

      It has an immersive 6.5-inch 4K HDR OLED 21:9 CinemaWide display with a 120Hz refresh rate for smooth interactions and great visuals. The quad-camera array featuring ZEISS optics consisting of 3x 12 MP cameras offering a choice of capture capabilities including wide, ultra-wide and telephoto provides the ability to create stunning photography.

      A powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform with 12GB ensures you have all the performance you need with plenty of space available, as there is 256GB of internal storage.


      Like all Sony smartphones, the Xperia 1 III has a minimalistic design, which is ergonomic, ensuring it is easy to hold and use throughout the day. The IP65/68 water resistance, along with Corning Gorilla Victus Glass on the front and Corning Gorilla Glass 6 on the reverse ensures this phone can withstand the rigours of daily life.


      The 6.5" 4K HDR OLED 21:9 CinemaWide display offers a mesmerising experience as you watch media content. With a cinematic aspect ratio, you can enjoy your films as the original content provider intended, with a stunningly high 4K (3840x1644) resolution.

      Enjoy the benefit of smooth navigation through menus and scrolling in games with the 120Hz refresh rate.  It ensures you have a fast and interactive experience.
      With 240Hz Motion Blur reduction technology, there is a reduction in frame lag, giving you a clearer image on the screen. While the Creator mode, "powered by CineAlta" - Inspired by Master Monitor colour reproduction offers a new level of colour accuracy. BRAVIA HDR remaster technology improves everything you watch, even streaming content with improvements to contrast, colour, and clarity.


      Sony always offers exceptional photography capabilities on its flagship smartphones, and this is where the Sony Xperia 1 III truly excels. It has been co-developed with engineers behind the latest Alpha 9 series of cameras.

      Experience industry-leading autofocus and an interface designed for professional photographers. With it possible to capture incredible images using Real-time AF for humans and animals, even when the subject is in motion.

      Naturally, there is RAW support for saving your content with the highest level of detail.

      Legendary ZEISS optics with specific calibration for this Xperia smartphone. With a ZEISS T Coating reducing reflections for improvements in your photography.

      An 8MP front-facing camera offers the ability to take enticing selfies, with a range of beauty effects. Ensuring you can instantly share great-looking photos with your friends.


      Dolby Atmos offers an immersive experience offering multi-dimension sound which flows around you, bringing your movies to life in a new way when listening on compatible headphones.

      Professional tuning makes the Xperia 1iii a smartphone product that is for true audiophiles.


      5G mobile data connectivity offers you the ability to share high-quality content on social media with friends. You can also connect to the internet like never and download data incredibly fast.


      The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform with 12GB of RAM ensures you have the maximum performance to take advantage of the features and capabilities of the Xperia 1 III.
      There is 256GB of internal storage supplied and compatibility with 1TB SD cards if you need more space for your photography or movie interests.

      Adaptive charging monitors your battery and keeps it healthy for longer by ensuring it is not overworked, improving its lifespan. When you need to charge, the fast charger will add up to 50% charge in just 30 minutes.  Alternatively, place your Xperia 1 iii on a wireless charger to top up your battery conveniently.

      Box contents

      • Sony Xperia 1 III
      • Mains Charger
      • USB Type-C cable
      • Documentation

      Stock Origin & Compatibility

      All our phones are SIM Free & Factory Unlocked, compatible with UK, EU & most global SIM cards, with support for global GSM & 3G networks. For 4G/LTE & 5G support outside of Europe, please check the specifications.

      Clove Technology primarily obtains stock from a manufacturer's official UK supply chains. These products will be displayed as a 'UK Model'.

      Occasionally Clove source products from the European mainland. These will be marked as an 'EU Model', supplied factory sealed with a 2pin EU mains charger or 'EU Convert', opened to swap to a UK charger and resealed.

      EU sourced phones will have a full warranty and are compatible with all UK networks. We do not source any products from Hong Kong or other Asian markets.

    • Operating System
      Custom Skin
      Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
      Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680)
      Adreno 660
      Expansion Slot
      Capacity (Up to)
      1 TB
      Internal Storage
      256 GB
      12 GB
      4K HDR OLED 21:9 CinemaWide display
      1644 x 3840 pixels, (~643 ppi density)
      120Hz Refresh rate, 240Hz Motion blur reduction, 240Hz Touch scanning rate, Creator mode powered by CineAlta, Inspired by Master Monitor colour reproduction, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus,
      Rear Camera
      Quad 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 0.3MP
      Lens & Sensor Tech
      12 MP f/1.7 24mm (wide) 1/1.7" 1.8um Dual Pixel PDAF OIS, 12 MP f/2.3 70mm (telephoto) f/2.8 105mm (telephoto) 1/2.9" Dual Pixel PDAF 3x/4.4x optical zoom OIS, 12 MP f/2.2 124? 16mm (ultrawide) 1/2.6" Dual Pixel PDAF, 0.3 MP TOF 3D (depth)
      Flash & Focus
      LED Flash
      Photography Pro, ZEISS quality lenses calibrated specifically for Xperia 1 III, ZEISS T* Coating, Up to 20fps AF/AE, Up to 60 times per second continuous AF/AE calculation, Real-time Eye AF (Human, Animal), Real-time tracking, 3D iToF, Dual photo diode, RGB-IR, OIS photo, Photo flash, Photo light, Hybrid zoom 12.5x (based on Wide camera 24 mm), AI Super Resolution Zoom, HDR (High Dynamic Range) photo, Cinematography Pro "powered by CineAlta", 4K HDR Movie recording 24, 25, 30, 60 and 120fps slow-motion, OIS and EIS Video, Optical SteadyShot with FlawlessEye, SteadyShot with Intelligent Active Mode (5-axis stabilization), Intelligent wind filter
      Front Camera
      8 MP
      Lens & Sensor Tech
      8 MP, f/2.0 24mm (wide) 1/4" 1.12um
      Flash & Focus
      Display flash
      HDR (High Dynamic Range) photo, SteadyShot with Intelligent Active Mode (5-axis stabilization), Portrait selfie, Hand gesture
      4,500 mAh
      Non-removable Li-Po
      2G/GSM Bands
      850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
      3G/HSPA Bands
      800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 MHz
      4G/LTE Bands
      1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 66
      5G Bands
      n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n20, n28, n38, n40, n41, n77, n78
      Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band
      Bluetooth 5.2
      FM Radio
      Power Port
      USB Type-C
      Data Port
      Data Port details not specified
      Audio Port
      3.5mm audio jack
      Video Out
      Yes, wireless via Miracast, Google Home (for Android)
      Physical Keyboard
      Power, Volume, Camera Shutter Button
      Fingerprint Sensor
      Other Controls
      Face Unlock
      Location Technologies
      GPS / GLONASS / Beidou / Galileo / QZSS
      Built-In Maps
      Google Maps
      Digital Compass
      Light Sensor
      165 x 71 x 8.2 mm (6.50 x 2.80 x 0.32 in)
      186 g (6.56 oz)
      Google Play, Google Apps (for Android), Game enhancer, Dynamic Vibration System
      IP65/IP68 dust/water resistant, PS4 Remote Play, Qi Wireless charging, Battery Share function, Hi-Resolution Audio, 360 Reality Audio, Dolby Atmos

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