You can get yourself top-tier Sony handset with £500 off the RRP in this great Black Friday deal that could be just right if you want a new smartphone.
Sony’s flagship of last year, the Xperia 1 III, is now available to buy for just £699 after an amazing Black Friday discount of £500. That’s 42% off its original starting price, which is an incredible saving to make on a flagship phone that is not all that different to its recently-released successor.
If you’re looking for more deals on top of this one, then you can always swing buy our liveblog to check up on the latest and greatest offers that we’ve managed to pick out from around the web. We constantly update it so that you’ll always be able to find the best Black Friday deals throughout this week.
The Sony Xperia 1 III is a unique handset by modern handsets, with an unusual aspect ratio on the screen and the retention of the headphone jack and Micro SD card tray being particularly noteworthy, but rest assured that it’s got more in its locker than just that.
Save £500 on the flagship Sony Xperia 1 III
The Sony Xperia 1 III is now available to buy for just £699 on Amazon, netting you a significant saving of £500 based on its asking price.
- Was £1,199
- Now £699
The screen is a highly accomplished OLED panel, with a 4K resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate, and a shape that’s perfectly suited to watching widescreen-format content; the narrowness also make sit easier to hold. We found the triple camera system to be mostly good, and the performance matches other Android big-hitters from its era. Battery life was decent as well, and you’ll get a plug and a charging cable in the box (unlike with the Xperia 1 IV).
That’s not to say that the Xperia 1 III is perfect. We noticed that the screen’s brightness levels sometimes struggled when we were outside under direct sunlight, and the long and thin screen will not be to everyone’s tastes either. What’s more, when we pushed the camera to it’s limits we felt that it didn’t match high-end snappers from the likes of Samsung and Apple.
If you’re looking to find even more great tech deals this Black Friday, then why not take a look at the list we’ve compiled below, which includes some wonderful offers on smartphones, headphones, speakers, and games consoles.
Best Black Friday Deals
- Pixel 7 with 100GB data on Three – No upfront cost, Only £28/month
- PS5 Console with 2 games, a controller and gift card – Was £582.97, Now £576.85
- Xbox Series S – Was £249.99, Now £189
- Echo Dot 5 – Was £54.99, Now £26.99
- Apple Watch Series 7 45mm – Was £399, Now £319
- Pixel 6 (use code PIXEL100) – Was £599, Now £299
- Sony WH-1000XM5 Headphones – Was £380, Now £295.91
- Kindle Paperwhite – Was £129.99, Now £94.99
- Nothing Phone (1) – Was £399.99, Now £349.99
- JBL Flip 5 Bluetooth speaker – Was £119.99, Now £74.99
- Sonos One SL – Was £179, Now £139
- Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra – Was £1149, Now £949
- Sony WF-1000XM4 Wireless Earbuds – Was £250, Now £159