Sony Xperia 1 III: The Ultimate Enthusiast Phone!

2021 Мор 1-нд
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Sony's newest phone is both the most impressive and the most niche phone they've ever made.

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Phone provided by Sony for review.


  • I think the reason why the display is not as bright as the other smartphones with OLED screens is to avoid getting screen burns and Black Dots like the Samsung phones in the long run

    J AJ A2 цагийн өмнө
  • Are you an enthusiast ?

    Shamir AliShamir Ali2 цагийн өмнө
  • Why does it have an Apple wallpaper??

    Neil PerenaNeil Perena5 цагийн өмнө
  • Viewers: _"It's an enthusiast phone?"_ Marques: _"Always has been."_

    MaxMax8 цагийн өмнө
  • Hi

    Sadab RaiSadab Rai11 цагийн өмнө
  • Osm

    Sadab RaiSadab Rai11 цагийн өмнө
  • It really is the ultimate enthusiast phone

    Jet-Jet CrispinoJet-Jet Crispino12 цагийн өмнө
  • shut up talking enthusiast

    luis torresluis torres16 цагийн өмнө

    luis torresluis torres16 цагийн өмнө
  • 5.2” screen size at 16:9 aspect ratio… I loved Xperia XA2 Ultra, it was a great 6’’, 16:9 aspect ratio device. It was perfect for gaming, why don’t update it with a reduce forehead and chin?

    EnNombreDeLaCiencia !EnNombreDeLaCiencia !22 цагийн өмнө
    • I still love my Xa2 Ultra! Do you still have it?

      STE ShowSTE Show10 цагийн өмнө
  • Waiting for a Sony with >40MP camera and ~5000mAh battery...

    Michel AltMichel AltӨдрийн өмнө
  • In India sony smartphones banned ?

    OMT AJOMT AJӨдрийн өмнө
    • No demand for them, so Sony left.

      STE ShowSTE Show10 цагийн өмнө
  • Can you please support OneManTamilaYT channel 🙏 from India Tamilnadu

    OMT AJOMT AJӨдрийн өмнө
  • This is the Best Enthusiastic Video Also😂💯🔥

    Krishnajithsuresh KRZKrishnajithsuresh KRZӨдрийн өмнө
  • I thought 4K OLED on a smartphone was overkill, but as soon as I held this phone, I realized I was wrong. It was like holding a tiny Bravia TV in my hands and it was glorious.

    Deoxir BlunderbussDeoxir BlunderbussӨдрийн өмнө
    • @STE Show I haven't yet picked up the 1III and they didn't bundle a pair of xm3s with the xz3 where I live, so nah. Had to buy my own.

      Deoxir BlunderbussDeoxir Blunderbuss9 цагийн өмнө
    • @Deoxir Blunderbuss Nice, definitely a huge upgrade! I also have the XZ3, still running smoothly and fast. Did you receive your free Sony XM3 yet? I did 👍

      STE ShowSTE Show10 цагийн өмнө
    • @STE Show Yep. I have an XZ3 and it's high time to switch models. Mine is already 1440p OLED, I couldn't believe going up to 4K is still going to be a solid upgrade.

      Deoxir BlunderbussDeoxir Blunderbuss10 цагийн өмнө
    • Exactly! I love my 1 ii! Are you getting the 1 iii?

      STE ShowSTE Show10 цагийн өмнө
  • But these techTuber love apple 60hz display 😂😂

    SEN-J MMASEN-J MMAӨдрийн өмнө
  • I'm definitely getting this phone. But my god that battery. Only 4500 on a 4k screen. Sheeeeesh

    snipes503snipes503Өдрийн өмнө
    • It depends on the user and 4k isn't on all the time. I get 9-10 hours SOT on my 1 ii 👍

      STE ShowSTE Show10 цагийн өмнө
  • RIP Sony’s smartphone. YOU KILLED IT Marcus 😂

    Mike CamarenaMike CamarenaӨдрийн өмнө
  • You had me at stereo front facing speakers

    Bruce TBruce TӨдрийн өмнө
    • Same

      STE ShowSTE Show10 цагийн өмнө
  • Sounds like you’re hating on this phone and trying to be funny, not appreciating it for what it brings. Literally all the features you ask for from major companies such as Apple and Samsung, Sony brought that to you, and you are like “Eh, good but I’m not impressed”. Horrible “review”.

    The Journey WithinThe Journey Within2 өдрийн өмнө
    • @Little patience for self righteous moral hypocrites he's trolling at this point. For what? For views, OK...

      STE ShowSTE Show10 цагийн өмнө
    • @Ecommerce Marketing 🌐 ever wondered why LG died?

      STE ShowSTE Show10 цагийн өмнө
    • @Ecommerce Marketing 🌐 I would argue it pretty much slips into self parody by this point. It would be best he never "reviews" another SONY phone because if he spends another entire video just constantly repeating "enthusiast" he will literally just be parodying himself.

      Little patience for self righteous moral hypocritesLittle patience for self righteous moral hypocrites10 цагийн өмнө
    • @STE Show Exactly

      Ecommerce Marketing 🌐Ecommerce Marketing 🌐10 цагийн өмнө
    • Exactly

      STE ShowSTE Show10 цагийн өмнө
  • It annoys me how you keep calling everything about this "for enthousiast". At one point it was starting to sound like you were mocking people who like the 1 III. The only thing about this phone that I would consider "enthousiast" is maybe the aspect ratio (edit: and the pro camera app). Everything else? Should be god damn standard for premium devices like this. I'm glad Sony are doing their own thing instead being the millionth drone to follow Apple and their awful trend of cutting away features. Also I'm surprised you didn't talk about the front facing camera which is awful. I thought for sure you would pick on that, guess not. I'm also a bit annoyed that you didn't talk about the audio on this phone like the dual front facing speakers. About the rear camera, I can't say much since I haven't seen the pictures in person. But everyone keeps saying that the colors are more true to life than any of the other phones which I appreciate. I'm guessing that the lack of post-processing is the reason why the pictures don't look as fancy right out the gate as those on other smartphones. It's sort of like taking pictures with a real camera. Anyway I feel like you're way too focused on talking about why you think people aren't buying Sony phones and calling every non-Apple feature "enthousiast" to make a hit piece, rather than talking about the actual phone itself.

    no2475no24752 өдрийн өмнө
    • Paid by Scamdung

      STE ShowSTE Show10 цагийн өмнө
  • I never use Auto Rotate, because it makes me misclick at times, if the phone just slightly slants 😇 So I would have never (probably) even find that Bug. That's the First thing I turn off on a New Phone 😇

    King CharmingKing Charming2 өдрийн өмнө
  • what the hell is an enthusiast phone?

    9razzler99razzler92 өдрийн өмнө
  • The slow auto-rotate seems to be a problem across Sony's range 😂

    onni borgonni borg2 өдрийн өмнө
    • @Roman Shocker Oh, okay. I mean I have a really slow auto-rotate but that might just be a Sony mid-ranger/budget issue as I have the 10 ii.

      onni borgonni borg2 цагийн өмнө
    • It's actually rare to see that but not surprised, he is using a pre release version

      Roman ShockerRoman Shocker10 цагийн өмнө
    • Not on my 1 ii. Also, the other reviewers showed quick auto rotates

      STE ShowSTE Show10 цагийн өмнө
  • if only there was a 1080p60 version

    NyaefnaNyaefna2 өдрийн өмнө
    • Xperia 5 III

      PixelsPixelsӨдрийн өмнө
  • Full on maximum enthusiast 🤣

    Ernest YTErnest YT2 өдрийн өмнө
  • “Xperia” is a dumb name they should name it “sony phone” bc that’s recognizable.

    Who spilled My beansWho spilled My beans2 өдрийн өмнө
    • 1 plus is great to you? What about redmi or realme?

      STE ShowSTE Show10 цагийн өмнө
  • Already ordered it. Xperia 1, 1ii, now 1iii. Don't think it is overpriced.

    F_F TacticsF_F Tactics2 өдрийн өмнө
    • Same

      STE ShowSTE Show2 өдрийн өмнө
  • Marq, I'm glad you brought this review up. I think it's one of the most underrated pieces of electronics today. Sony has been in the business for quite some time now and I'm not sure they've really gained the notoriety they've deserved. The xperia is the perfect niche for them imo because it deals in small component hardware which they are more than capable of handling with their infrastructure. Just my opinion.

    BillGates Of EuropeBillGates Of Europe2 өдрийн өмнө
    • I agree. What Sony phones do you have?

      STE ShowSTE Show10 цагийн өмнө
  • This phone is for the enthusiast...

    KieranKieran2 өдрийн өмнө
  • Soooo, wait… Is it an “enthusiast phone”? 😂 Great video as always man!

  • Why is this considered an enthusiast phone? In my opinion this is a stupid perspective and a stupid label to put on this awesome phone. This phone has everything a real flagship smartphone should have: sd card slot, dual sim, dual front facing stereo speakers, no stupid punch hole or notch on the screen, and 3.5mm headphone jack all of which should still be standard for a flagship yet this is the ONLY phone on the market that still offers these features. I have never bought a Sony phone before but this will be my first.

    Anthony MAnthony M2 өдрийн өмнө
    • True

      STE ShowSTE Show2 өдрийн өмнө
  • I love sony

    Eyzraf qiuzaffreyl LeeEyzraf qiuzaffreyl Lee3 өдрийн өмнө
    • Me too! I love Sony so much I created my Sony channel!

      STE ShowSTE Show2 өдрийн өмнө
  • I don't care about the camera, I'm buying one because it has a big screen and none of these stupid apple design features that everyone else copies like zombies. No notch, no rounded corners, and a headphone jack? Count me in.

    Reggie VisReggie Vis3 өдрийн өмнө
    • Same

      STE ShowSTE Show2 өдрийн өмнө
  • please tell me where to buy this phone in Canada, Ontario.

    PARAD0XPARAD0X3 өдрийн өмнө
    • @STE Show I tried bro 😩

      PARAD0XPARAD0X7 цагийн өмнө
    • Try online. I pre-ordered from Amazon in the US

      STE ShowSTE Show2 өдрийн өмнө
  • Most biased review I have ever seen.. i guess he is getting sponsored by Apple, Samsung and One plus and not by Sony. So basically if he get the phone for free, he will praise and if he spend his money and review he is making sure to degrade the company.. dissapointed...

    Commentaries 003Commentaries 0033 өдрийн өмнө
    • Exactly

      STE ShowSTE Show2 өдрийн өмнө
  • I am a simple man , I just want a charger in the box, a 3.5 Jack, a removable battery and a 3 year warranty.

    HNOOR SHNHNOOR SHN3 өдрийн өмнө
  • The more in depth reviews on speed and camera are showing the Sony outclassing the best Samsung and Apple devices. Add the headphone jack and expandable storage, this is hands down the best cell device out there.

    A baldwinA baldwin3 өдрийн өмнө
    • True

      STE ShowSTE Show2 өдрийн өмнө
  • Headphone jack is essential feature not enthusiast

    Jeet SinghJeet Singh3 өдрийн өмнө
  • Fuck Sony phones. Never again.

    Robert WendigoRobert Wendigo4 өдрийн өмнө
  • Man, I want to get this phone just for the RGB notification light alone. I really miss that.

    Mr. SegundusMr. Segundus4 өдрийн өмнө
  • I liked that phone

    Rahul M PrathapRahul M Prathap4 өдрийн өмнө
    • Me too

      STE ShowSTE Show2 өдрийн өмнө
  • The guy bashing on and on about how apps are not compatible with the 21:9 AR but totally ignored the fact that basically most flagships out there is 20:9. ie, same black bars and same limitations. How come a 21:9 is so far much terrible compared to other 20:9? I guess it's a Sony, that's why. BTW, This is the Only flagship out there that has all features complete with inbox accessories plus the competitions prices were literally the same at launch with their maxed out model going beyond $1,300. So all the talk of enthusiasm is baseless.

    Nwoke ChineduNwoke Chinedu4 өдрийн өмнө
    • Haters always hate on something

      STE ShowSTE Show2 өдрийн өмнө
  • That was s9 plus

    Amir GhalenoeiAmir Ghalenoei4 өдрийн өмнө
  • I like this phone. Wish I can afford this....

    Somnaath SaahuSomnaath Saahu4 өдрийн өмнө
  • I enjoyed the review ! I guess i am an enthusiast.

    Prince PAAYPrince PAAY4 өдрийн өмнө
  • I bought Xperia 5ii yesterday, really amazing experience.

    Kamrul Islam MazumderKamrul Islam Mazumder4 өдрийн өмнө
    • Used? How much?

      STE ShowSTE Show2 өдрийн өмнө
  • My S10plus, Note 10plus and og Fold all had dual aperture camera modes 🤷‍♂️. Also that being said I think this is a much better option now over the s21 simply because they are not taking away "features", instead they are retaining the "features" I personally loved the most, i.e the expandable storage and the headphone jack.

    Robert RyanRobert Ryan4 өдрийн өмнө
  • It is not a phone for “enthusiast” It is what a phone should be at this price range 😌

    Paulo ValenciaPaulo Valencia4 өдрийн өмнө
    • exactly

      Little patience for self righteous moral hypocritesLittle patience for self righteous moral hypocritesӨдрийн өмнө
  • "Enthusiast, enthusiast, enthusiast", it's ringing in my ears and can't get rid of it. Does this guy really know how to review stuff?

    Earl Kristianne VillamorEarl Kristianne Villamor4 өдрийн өмнө
  • 11:47 Dual aperture was in S10/Note10 too. Not just S9/Note9.

    Adu DaduAdu Dadu4 өдрийн өмнө
  • My next phone will be a Sony. My next OLED will be a Sony. My travel camera will be a Sony. I stick to JBL for speakers... Sony is damn good.

    Reshnu SotoReshnu Soto5 өдрийн өмнө
  • Why do you hate Sony so much?

    Nubi CooksNubi Cooks5 өдрийн өмнө
    • Paid by Scamdung, crApple, and OneMinus

      STE ShowSTE Show2 өдрийн өмнө
    • Because it's Sony. have to hate it right

      FantasytkyFantasytky4 өдрийн өмнө
  • Biased review ☹️☹️☹️

    YCYC5 өдрийн өмнө
  • "Love the "Nitch" pronunciation!!! It's BBC English - "Neeee-sh". How did America ever get great?

    theteacherinfotheteacherinfo5 өдрийн өмнө
  • Naming scheme that makes sense and enough advertising will make sony a big player in the game

    gk gkgk gk5 өдрийн өмнө
  • Sony phones are expensive because Sony pioneers R&D which many phone companies copy from and pay lawsuit later. Understand? Sony is bigger than most phone companies lol.

    Farhat BamadhajFarhat Bamadhaj5 өдрийн өмнө
    • True

      STE ShowSTE Show2 өдрийн өмнө
  • “Enthusiasts” wonder how much Samsung is paying you to downplay Xperia devices. I've just unsubscribed

    Mzukisi NikaMzukisi Nika5 өдрийн өмнө
    • True

      STE ShowSTE Show2 өдрийн өмнө
    • Yeah Man that's true. This guy don't talk about great features about this phone have. Feels like - Only talking Shit . He is a reviewer He Must know everyphone has it's advantage and disadvantage.

      Poonraaz GurungPoonraaz Gurung2 өдрийн өмнө
  • I was going to buy this, but the buttons aren't enthusiast enough :(

    We Play WaxWe Play Wax5 өдрийн өмнө
  • Waiting from long time...

    Ramashankar GuptaRamashankar Gupta6 өдрийн өмнө
  • RU not impressed by Image quality? Check again.

    dr 1v3rdr 1v3r6 өдрийн өмнө
  • If you see my comment send me this phone its crezy and not available in india also not in my budget. 😹

    ___Vishal Vaishnav______Vishal Vaishnav___6 өдрийн өмнө
  • Again & Again same design with a bit new...Sony being disgusting day by day

    E.H. EhsanE.H. Ehsan6 өдрийн өмнө
  • Marques Can't accept the fact that Sony Xperia 1 iii is far better than their Samsumg, with ugly notch, no headphone jack, no charger, no memory card slot, 60Hz display smartphones. Easy to see untrusted review.

    LCMLCM6 өдрийн өмнө
    • True

      STE ShowSTE Show2 өдрийн өмнө
  • 이 색기는 진짜 답이 없다. 최고이 매니아 폰이래 ㅋㅋ ㅄㅅㄱ

    BT LennonBT Lennon6 өдрийн өмнө
  • No unnecessary Only targetting Sony Fans

    Hashim WarsiHashim Warsi6 өдрийн өмнө
  • Take a shot everytime he says enthusiast... I'm 💀

    Mark CowanMark Cowan6 өдрийн өмнө
  • I would buy this phone if Sony didn't stopped selling phones in Brazil.

    Marcelo VianaMarcelo Viana7 өдрийн өмнө
    • @STE Show thanks to Brazil's currency being way too devalued in comparison with US dollars, it would just be too expensive, and I'm not even factoring the shipping price and the taxes. It would be mind boggling expensive, so it isn't worth it.

      Marcelo VianaMarcelo Viana2 өдрийн өмнө
    • Buy online like me

      STE ShowSTE Show2 өдрийн өмнө
  • MKBHD can you please tell me selfie Camera resolution?

    Dynamite GamingDynamite Gaming7 өдрийн өмнө
    • 1080p

      STE ShowSTE Show2 өдрийн өмнө
  • The comments on this video CLEARLY shows that Apple (and Samsung but mostly Apple) is ALWAYS in peoples minds RENT FREE. This video is about Sony, this had absolutely nothing to do with other companies. But when you criticize Samsung and Apple, you’re seen as objective. The tech community is full of hypocrites.

    JoeJoe7 өдрийн өмнө
    • Na, thats a stretch.

      first attemptfirst attempt7 өдрийн өмнө
  • Still using a phone with headphone jack and can't let go

    Super TSuper T7 өдрийн өмнө
    • Same

      STE ShowSTE Show2 өдрийн өмнө
  • I wish to buy this one, it's so cool

    Super TSuper T7 өдрийн өмнө
  • Great review, I'm sold.

    Optimus514Optimus5147 өдрийн өмнө
  • I remembered use to have Xperia XZ1 Compact with 4.6Inch display and still able to split screen to multitasking

    BlueYTBlueYT7 өдрийн өмнө
  • Marques brownie is delusional to think this is ‘enthusiast’ or focusing on the wrong features instead of calling out other companies for their delusional abandonment of 3.5mm jacks and lowering the amount of ports on them

    Small PeopleSmall People8 өдрийн өмнө
    • Yea smfh

      STE ShowSTE Show2 өдрийн өмнө
  • I might buy this phone in 2023 when its not 13k

    WahkeenWahkeen8 өдрийн өмнө
  • What an enthusiast review !!!

    Sony XperienceSony Xperience8 өдрийн өмнө
    • Hey fellow Sony Fan!

      STE ShowSTE Show2 өдрийн өмнө
  • This phone needs a minimum of a 5000 battery. 4500 on a always on 4k is unacceptable. C'mon man

    DavidDavid8 өдрийн өмнө
  • Oakamoor Oak House Oak 🌳oak trees 🌳🤣😂😳🎶

    ibraheem the gaming warrioribraheem the gaming warrior8 өдрийн өмнө
  • Where's the chapter links? Don't be lazy. You have millions of dollars, just hire someone to make chapters.

    tigergreenetigergreene8 өдрийн өмнө
  • How many times was “Enthusiast” said in this video? 😎

    Brian LadetBrian Ladet8 өдрийн өмнө
  • Marques, the non enthusiast

    Lionel LiewLionel Liew8 өдрийн өмнө
  • I'm quite sure the phone is not 4K all the time but instead runs at 1096 x 2560 pixels except for select use cases (netflix, youtube, gallery) when switches to 4K (i say this while being the proud owner of the 1II)

    Daci MarianDaci Marian8 өдрийн өмнө
  • That gay apple wallpaper

    Fzn AlmFzn Alm9 өдрийн өмнө
  • bro why enthusiast so many times

    Anurag SharmaAnurag Sharma9 өдрийн өмнө
  • Nice phone but price high. Sony don't have good market in smartphone industry then why this huge price.I love Sony but I will not buy this at this price.

    Christopher TrollanChristopher Trollan9 өдрийн өмнө
    • Sony phones are expensive because Sony pioneers R&D which many phone companies copy from and pay lawsuit later. Understand? Sony is bigger than most phone companies lol.

      Farhat BamadhajFarhat Bamadhaj5 өдрийн өмнө
    • Having good market won't make the phone better lol, it's about Sony quality, all Sony products cost a lot, they are not Chinese...they are premium company

      Roman ShockerRoman Shocker7 өдрийн өмнө
  • This would have been THE perfect phone if ONLY it had a bigger battery life. That's such a bummer and semi deal breaker personally for me

    Trashed Up DayDreamerTrashed Up DayDreamer9 өдрийн өмнө
  • My favorite phone Samsung galaxy a72 plz sent me...

    4305 DINESH KUMAR R4305 DINESH KUMAR R9 өдрийн өмнө
  • I actually want this phone lol

    Cody RichardsonCody Richardson9 өдрийн өмнө
  • The autorotate bug would get annoying really fast. I'm constantly rotating my phone. How is that not fixed by now?

    Andrew PAndrew P9 өдрийн өмнө
    • It's only his phone plus it's not even a release version lol...idk why he has to say it's not a big on his phone lol...

      Roman ShockerRoman Shocker7 өдрийн өмнө
  • Sponsored by corona bullshit wearing masks

    King KirrikuKing Kirriku9 өдрийн өмнө
  • sony better than apple and shitsung

    niko starkniko stark9 өдрийн өмнө
  • The camera tech on here is awesome let's get this on good software

    Shamir GrantShamir Grant9 өдрийн өмнө
  • I love this phone lol

    Shamir GrantShamir Grant9 өдрийн өмнө
  • I wouldn't buy this phone even for 50$

    RoyRoy9 өдрийн өмнө
  • Rewind 2018 dislikes are because of you 😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠 Auto rotation in my xperia 1 iii is fast I love the name too

    Beluga											            																		≈Beluga ≈10 өдрийн өмнө
  • When it's buggin' you Marques it doesn't mean it's a bug 🐞😊

    L BjL Bj10 өдрийн өмнө
    • Roast beef or? What's the roast lol

      L BjL Bj2 өдрийн өмнө
    • Sorry. It's a Sony. Hate to roast it even it's a prerelease sw

      FantasytkyFantasytky4 өдрийн өмнө
  • How many times do you want to say "enthusiast" ? MKBHD : Yes.

    Vardan RathiVardan Rathi10 өдрийн өмнө
  • Sony is run by an engineering team. They wanted perfection and I think they got it

    NamonaiNamonai10 өдрийн өмнө