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Sony Xperia 5 III

Sony Xperia 5 III

Sony Xperia 5 III
Handset released:
Apr 2021
Screen size:
6.1"
Operating system:
Android 11
Connectivity:
5G Ready
Full spec
Rear cameras:
12+12+12 megapixels (4K/1080p video) + optical image stabilisation
Front camera:
8 megapixels (1080p video)
RAM:
8GB
CPU:
2.84GHz
Expandable Storage:
microSDXC
Contactless payments:
Yes
3.5mm headphone jack:
Yes
IP rating:
IP68
Battery capacity:
4500 mAh
Weight:
168 grams
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Vodafone
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Sony Xperia 5 III
Released: Apr 2021 Screen Size: 6.1" Android 11 5G Ready Full Spec Rear cameras: 12+12+12 Megapixels (4K/1080p video) + optical image stabilisation Front camera: 8 Megapixels (1080p video) RAM: 8GB CPU: 2.84GHz Contactless payments: Yes 3.5mm headphone jack: Yes IP Rating: IP68 Battery capacity: 4500 mAh Weight: 168 grams Less
128GB
Storage
Phone storage
65GB
5G data
24mth
Contract
24mth contract
UnlimitedUnltd minutesmins UnlimitedUnltd texts
Upfront:
£199
Monthly cost:
£26/mth
Equiv cost:Equivalent cost: 
£34.29/mth
Total cost:Total over 24mths: 
£823
Vodafone
Customer service
Available from 2 retailers

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Buying a brand new handset and Sim separately would cost you £177.08 more over the contract.

Vodafone
Customer service
Sony Xperia 5 III
Released: Apr 2021 Screen Size: 6.1" Android 11 5G Ready Full Spec Rear cameras: 12+12+12 Megapixels (4K/1080p video) + optical image stabilisation Front camera: 8 Megapixels (1080p video) RAM: 8GB CPU: 2.84GHz Contactless payments: Yes 3.5mm headphone jack: Yes IP Rating: IP68 Battery capacity: 4500 mAh Weight: 168 grams Less
128GB
Storage
Phone storage
250GB
5G data
24mth
Contract
24mth contract
UnlimitedUnltd minutesmins UnlimitedUnltd texts
Upfront:
£19
Monthly cost:
£34/mth
Equiv cost:Equivalent cost: 
£34.79/mth
Total cost:Total over 24mths: 
£835
Vodafone
Customer service
Available from 2 retailers
O2
Customer service
Sony Xperia 5 III
Sony Wireless Headphones
Released: Apr 2021 Screen Size: 6.1" Android 11 5G Ready Full Spec Rear cameras: 12+12+12 Megapixels (4K/1080p video) + optical image stabilisation Front camera: 8 Megapixels (1080p video) RAM: 8GB CPU: 2.84GHz Contactless payments: Yes 3.5mm headphone jack: Yes IP Rating: IP68 Battery capacity: 4500 mAh Weight: 168 grams Less
128GB
Storage
Phone storage
60GB
4G data
24mth
Contract
24mth contract
UnlimitedUnltd minutesmins UnlimitedUnltd texts
Upfront:
£149
Monthly cost:
£30/mth
Equiv cost:Equivalent cost: 
£36.21/mth
Total cost:Total over 24mths: 
£869
O2
Customer service
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Vodafone
Customer service
Sony Xperia 5 III
Sony Wireless Headphones
Released: Apr 2021 Screen Size: 6.1" Android 11 5G Ready Full Spec Rear cameras: 12+12+12 Megapixels (4K/1080p video) + optical image stabilisation Front camera: 8 Megapixels (1080p video) RAM: 8GB CPU: 2.84GHz Contactless payments: Yes 3.5mm headphone jack: Yes IP Rating: IP68 Battery capacity: 4500 mAh Weight: 168 grams Less
128GB
Storage
Phone storage
50GB
4G data
24mth
Contract
24mth contract
UnlimitedUnltd minutesmins UnlimitedUnltd texts
Upfront:
£199
Monthly cost:
£28/mth
Equiv cost:Equivalent cost: 
£36.29/mth
Total cost:Total over 24mths: 
£871
Vodafone
Customer service
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O2
Customer service
Sony Xperia 5 III
Sony Wireless Headphones
Released: Apr 2021 Screen Size: 6.1" Android 11 5G Ready Full Spec Rear cameras: 12+12+12 Megapixels (4K/1080p video) + optical image stabilisation Front camera: 8 Megapixels (1080p video) RAM: 8GB CPU: 2.84GHz Contactless payments: Yes 3.5mm headphone jack: Yes IP Rating: IP68 Battery capacity: 4500 mAh Weight: 168 grams Less
128GB
Storage
Phone storage
100GB
4G data
24mth
Contract
24mth contract
UnlimitedUnltd minutesmins UnlimitedUnltd texts
Upfront:
£99
Monthly cost:
£33/mth
Equiv cost:Equivalent cost: 
£37.13/mth
Total cost:Total over 24mths: 
£891
O2
Customer service
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Via MobilePhonesDirect
Vodafone
Customer service
Sony Xperia 5 III
Sony Wireless Headphones
Released: Apr 2021 Screen Size: 6.1" Android 11 5G Ready Full Spec Rear cameras: 12+12+12 Megapixels (4K/1080p video) + optical image stabilisation Front camera: 8 Megapixels (1080p video) RAM: 8GB CPU: 2.84GHz Contactless payments: Yes 3.5mm headphone jack: Yes IP Rating: IP68 Battery capacity: 4500 mAh Weight: 168 grams Less
128GB
Storage
Phone storage
150GB
4G data
24mth
Contract
24mth contract
UnlimitedUnltd minutesmins UnlimitedUnltd texts
Upfront:
£129
Monthly cost:
£32/mth
Equiv cost:Equivalent cost: 
£37.38/mth
Total cost:Total over 24mths: 
£897
Vodafone
Customer service
Get deal*
Via MobilePhonesDirect
Vodafone
Customer service
Sony Xperia 5 III
Sony Wireless Headphones
Released: Apr 2021 Screen Size: 6.1" Android 11 5G Ready Full Spec Rear cameras: 12+12+12 Megapixels (4K/1080p video) + optical image stabilisation Front camera: 8 Megapixels (1080p video) RAM: 8GB CPU: 2.84GHz Contactless payments: Yes 3.5mm headphone jack: Yes IP Rating: IP68 Battery capacity: 4500 mAh Weight: 168 grams Less
128GB
Storage
Phone storage
250GB
4G data
24mth
Contract
24mth contract
UnlimitedUnltd minutesmins UnlimitedUnltd texts
Upfront:
£99
Monthly cost:
£34/mth
Equiv cost:Equivalent cost: 
£38.13/mth
Total cost:Total over 24mths: 
£915
Vodafone
Customer service
Get deal*
Via MobilePhonesDirect
O2
Customer service
Sony Xperia 5 III
Sony Wireless Headphones
Released: Apr 2021 Screen Size: 6.1" Android 11 5G Ready Full Spec Rear cameras: 12+12+12 Megapixels (4K/1080p video) + optical image stabilisation Front camera: 8 Megapixels (1080p video) RAM: 8GB CPU: 2.84GHz Contactless payments: Yes 3.5mm headphone jack: Yes IP Rating: IP68 Battery capacity: 4500 mAh Weight: 168 grams Less
128GB
Storage
Phone storage
200GB
4G data
24mth
Contract
24mth contract
UnlimitedUnltd minutesmins UnlimitedUnltd texts
Upfront:
£114.99
Monthly cost:
£34/mth
Equiv cost:Equivalent cost: 
£38.79/mth
Total cost:Total over 24mths: 
£930.99
O2
Customer service
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Via MobilePhonesDirect
Vodafone
Customer service
Sony Xperia 5 III
Released: Apr 2021 Screen Size: 6.1" Android 11 5G Ready Full Spec Rear cameras: 12+12+12 Megapixels (4K/1080p video) + optical image stabilisation Front camera: 8 Megapixels (1080p video) RAM: 8GB CPU: 2.84GHz Contactless payments: Yes 3.5mm headphone jack: Yes IP Rating: IP68 Battery capacity: 4500 mAh Weight: 168 grams Less
128GB
Storage
Phone storage
UnltdUnltd
5G data
24mth
Contract
24mth contract
UnlimitedUnltd minutesmins UnlimitedUnltd texts
Upfront:
Free
Monthly cost:
£40/mth
Equiv cost:Equivalent cost: 
£40/mth
Total cost:Total over 24mths: 
£960
Vodafone
Customer service
Available from 2 retailers
Vodafone
Customer service
Sony Xperia 5 III
Sony Wireless Headphones
Released: Apr 2021 Screen Size: 6.1" Android 11 5G Ready Full Spec Rear cameras: 12+12+12 Megapixels (4K/1080p video) + optical image stabilisation Front camera: 8 Megapixels (1080p video) RAM: 8GB CPU: 2.84GHz Contactless payments: Yes 3.5mm headphone jack: Yes IP Rating: IP68 Battery capacity: 4500 mAh Weight: 168 grams Less
128GB
Storage
Phone storage
UnltdUnltd
4G data
24mth
Contract
24mth contract
UnlimitedUnltd minutesmins UnlimitedUnltd texts
Upfront:
£174.99
Monthly cost:
£34/mth
Equiv cost:Equivalent cost: 
£41.29/mth
Total cost:Total over 24mths: 
£990.99
Vodafone
Customer service
Get deal*
Via MobilePhonesDirect
O2
Customer service
Sony Xperia 5 III
Released: Apr 2021 Screen Size: 6.1" Android 11 5G Ready Full Spec Rear cameras: 12+12+12 Megapixels (4K/1080p video) + optical image stabilisation Front camera: 8 Megapixels (1080p video) RAM: 8GB CPU: 2.84GHz Contactless payments: Yes 3.5mm headphone jack: Yes IP Rating: IP68 Battery capacity: 4500 mAh Weight: 168 grams Less
128GB
Storage
Phone storage
200GB
5G data
24mth
Contract
24mth contract
UnlimitedUnltd minutesmins UnlimitedUnltd texts
Upfront:
£192.99
Monthly cost:
£34/mth
Equiv cost:Equivalent cost: 
£42.04/mth
Total cost:Total over 24mths: 
£1,008.99
O2
Customer service
Available from 2 retailers
Vodafone
Customer service
Sony Xperia 5 III
Released: Apr 2021 Screen Size: 6.1" Android 11 5G Ready Full Spec Rear cameras: 12+12+12 Megapixels (4K/1080p video) + optical image stabilisation Front camera: 8 Megapixels (1080p video) RAM: 8GB CPU: 2.84GHz Contactless payments: Yes 3.5mm headphone jack: Yes IP Rating: IP68 Battery capacity: 4500 mAh Weight: 168 grams Less
128GB
Storage
Phone storage
UnltdUnltd
5G data
24mth
Contract
24mth contract
UnlimitedUnltd minutesmins UnlimitedUnltd texts
Upfront:
£184
Monthly cost:
£35/mth
Equiv cost:Equivalent cost: 
£42.67/mth
Total cost:Total over 24mths: 
£1,024
Vodafone
Customer service
Available from 2 retailers
O2
Customer service
Sony Xperia 5 III
Released: Apr 2021 Screen Size: 6.1" Android 11 5G Ready Full Spec Rear cameras: 12+12+12 Megapixels (4K/1080p video) + optical image stabilisation Front camera: 8 Megapixels (1080p video) RAM: 8GB CPU: 2.84GHz Contactless payments: Yes 3.5mm headphone jack: Yes IP Rating: IP68 Battery capacity: 4500 mAh Weight: 168 grams Less
128GB
Storage
Phone storage
350GB
5G data
24mth
Contract
24mth contract
UnlimitedUnltd minutesmins UnlimitedUnltd texts
Upfront:
£127.99
Monthly cost:
£38/mth
Equiv cost:Equivalent cost: 
£43.33/mth
Total cost:Total over 24mths: 
£1,039.99
O2
Customer service
Available from 2 retailers
Vodafone
Customer service
Sony Xperia 5 III
Released: Apr 2021 Screen Size: 6.1" Android 11 5G Ready Full Spec Rear cameras: 12+12+12 Megapixels (4K/1080p video) + optical image stabilisation Front camera: 8 Megapixels (1080p video) RAM: 8GB CPU: 2.84GHz Contactless payments: Yes 3.5mm headphone jack: Yes IP Rating: IP68 Battery capacity: 4500 mAh Weight: 168 grams Less
128GB
Storage
Phone storage
UnltdUnltd
5G data
24mth
Contract
24mth contract
UnlimitedUnltd minutesmins UnlimitedUnltd texts
Upfront:
£129
Monthly cost:
£38/mth
Equiv cost:Equivalent cost: 
£43.38/mth
Total cost:Total over 24mths: 
£1,041
Vodafone
Customer service
Available from 2 retailers
Vodafone
Customer service
Sony Xperia 5 III
Released: Apr 2021 Screen Size: 6.1" Android 11 5G Ready Full Spec Rear cameras: 12+12+12 Megapixels (4K/1080p video) + optical image stabilisation Front camera: 8 Megapixels (1080p video) RAM: 8GB CPU: 2.84GHz Contactless payments: Yes 3.5mm headphone jack: Yes IP Rating: IP68 Battery capacity: 4500 mAh Weight: 168 grams Less
128GB
Storage
Phone storage
UnltdUnltd
5G data
24mth
Contract
24mth contract
UnlimitedUnltd minutesmins UnlimitedUnltd texts
Upfront:
£61
Monthly cost:
£42/mth
Equiv cost:Equivalent cost: 
£44.54/mth
Total cost:Total over 24mths: 
£1,069
Vodafone
Customer service
Available from 2 retailers
O2
Customer service
Sony Xperia 5 III
Released: Apr 2021 Screen Size: 6.1" Android 11 5G Ready Full Spec Rear cameras: 12+12+12 Megapixels (4K/1080p video) + optical image stabilisation Front camera: 8 Megapixels (1080p video) RAM: 8GB CPU: 2.84GHz Contactless payments: Yes 3.5mm headphone jack: Yes IP Rating: IP68 Battery capacity: 4500 mAh Weight: 168 grams Less
128GB
Storage
Phone storage
350GB
5G data
24mth
Contract
24mth contract
UnlimitedUnltd minutesmins UnlimitedUnltd texts
Upfront:
£62.99
Monthly cost:
£42/mth
Equiv cost:Equivalent cost: 
£44.62/mth
Total cost:Total over 24mths: 
£1,070.99
O2
Customer service
Available from 2 retailers
O2
Customer service
Sony Xperia 5 III
Released: Apr 2021 Screen Size: 6.1" Android 11 5G Ready Full Spec Rear cameras: 12+12+12 Megapixels (4K/1080p video) + optical image stabilisation Front camera: 8 Megapixels (1080p video) RAM: 8GB CPU: 2.84GHz Contactless payments: Yes 3.5mm headphone jack: Yes IP Rating: IP68 Battery capacity: 4500 mAh Weight: 168 grams Less
128GB
Storage
Phone storage
350GB
5G data
24mth
Contract
24mth contract
UnlimitedUnltd minutesmins UnlimitedUnltd texts
Upfront:
Free
£10
Automatic cashback
Monthly cost:
£47/mth
Equiv cost:Equivalent cost: 
£46.58/mth
Total cost:Total over 24mths incl cashback: 
£1,118
O2
Customer service
Available from 2 retailers
O2
Customer service
Sony Xperia 5 III
Released: Apr 2021 Screen Size: 6.1" Android 11 5G Ready Full Spec Rear cameras: 12+12+12 Megapixels (4K/1080p video) + optical image stabilisation Front camera: 8 Megapixels (1080p video) RAM: 8GB CPU: 2.84GHz Contactless payments: Yes 3.5mm headphone jack: Yes IP Rating: IP68 Battery capacity: 4500 mAh Weight: 168 grams Less
128GB
Storage
Phone storage
UnltdUnltd
5G data
24mth
Contract
24mth contract
UnlimitedUnltd minutesmins UnlimitedUnltd texts
Upfront:
Free
£45
Automatic cashback
Monthly cost:
£50/mth
Equiv cost:Equivalent cost: 
£48.13/mth
Total cost:Total over 24mths incl cashback: 
£1,155
O2
Customer service
Available from 2 retailers
EE
Customer service
Sony Xperia 5 III
Released: Apr 2021 Screen Size: 6.1" Android 11 5G Ready Full Spec Rear cameras: 12+12+12 Megapixels (4K/1080p video) + optical image stabilisation Front camera: 8 Megapixels (1080p video) RAM: 8GB CPU: 2.84GHz Contactless payments: Yes 3.5mm headphone jack: Yes IP Rating: IP68 Battery capacity: 4500 mAh Weight: 168 grams Less
128GB
Storage
Phone storage
10GB
5G data
24mth
Contract
24mth contract
UnlimitedUnltd minutesmins UnlimitedUnltd texts
Upfront:
£50
Monthly cost:
£49/mth
Equiv cost:Equivalent cost: 
£51.08/mth
Total cost:Total over 24mths: 
£1,226
EE
Customer service
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EE
Customer service
Sony Xperia 5 III
Released: Apr 2021 Screen Size: 6.1" Android 11 5G Ready Full Spec Rear cameras: 12+12+12 Megapixels (4K/1080p video) + optical image stabilisation Front camera: 8 Megapixels (1080p video) RAM: 8GB CPU: 2.84GHz Contactless payments: Yes 3.5mm headphone jack: Yes IP Rating: IP68 Battery capacity: 4500 mAh Weight: 168 grams Less
128GB
Storage
Phone storage
100GB
5G data
24mth
Contract
24mth contract
UnlimitedUnltd minutesmins UnlimitedUnltd texts
Upfront:
£10
Monthly cost:
£55/mth
Equiv cost:Equivalent cost: 
£55.42/mth
Total cost:Total over 24mths: 
£1,330
EE
Customer service
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Via EE

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