Introduced in April, the Sony Xperia 1 III, and 5 III Xperia will only go on sale on August 31 in the US
According to Phone Arena, the recently announced Sony Xperia 1 III and Xperia 5 III smartphones will not go on sale until late summer, August 31st.
This information is provided by the B&H Photo Video online store, which has not yet started taking pre-orders. Store customers can leave their email to be notified when pre-order is available.
It is worth recalling that the Xperia 1 II smartphone, presented in February 2020, went on sale in the United States in the B&H Photo Video store in July of the same year. Sony Xperia 1 went on sale in July 2019.
If sales do start at the end of August, then the smartphones will hit the market at about the same time as the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE, Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3. The reason why Sony smartphones come out in the US with such a long delay after the announcement is before still unknown. In China, for example, the Sony Xperia 1 III will be available on May 20.
The Sony Xperia 1 III is expected to cost no less than the $ 1,200 that was asked for its predecessor at launch. At the same time, the Sony Xperia 5 III should not exceed the $ 1000 mark.
Today it became known that the Sony Xperia 10 III can already be ordered in the European region, having received as a gift Sony WH-CH710N large on-ear headphones.