I don't own a smartphone, mine is an old Samsung which I use for
making and receiving calls as well as the odd text message. It
has done me well and I have had this particular model for some 8
years. I swore I would never get a smartphone.
Sony Xperia 1 III Smartphone
appeared this year and it has some fascinating core elements
that intrigued me. The camera has a 12Mpixel sensor, it's lenses
have a field
of view of 16mm-105mm, it shoots RAW DNG files as well as Jpegs
and the RAWS can be edited in my PCs Lightroom software.
I have seen some of the camera jpegs which are on various
websites and they look good.
It seems the ideal camera for my casual photography and the
bonus: the lenses are made by Zeiss. It is a bit on the large
side and I would have to fit a protective cover; so it may prove
too large for my motorcycle bomber jackets but it would
certainly fit in my touring jacket. A small price to pay, but in the summer, I do prefer
wearing a bomber jacket when out on my
I am seriously considering purchasing this smartphone for calls,
text messages, email and of course, photography. I could use
Microsoft Edge for the occasional internet browsing. I detest
Google and any app to do with social media, especially Facebook
and Twitter. Those and the other apps that come with the phone
would be deleted as I would have no use for them.
I already have a virus protection contract with MacAfee.
If I do get the Sony Xperia 1 III Smartphone, I will complete a
review of it with sample images.
Sony Official Video
You can use the Sony
Photography Pro app which
compliments the camera with a graphical interface for Auto and Manual
photography. See introduction video below -
Perhaps I would get one of those health watches to make sure I
don't overdo it on my pedal cycle. I think the
Fitbit Charge 5 is a great
choice and it will become available at the end of September