Sony, what’s going on with the Xperia 1 III release date?

The Sony Xperia 1 III has had a weird timeline – after being launched in April 2021, pre-orders began in July for an August 19 release date.

That’s a long time between launch and release, especially when you compare that to most other phones that usually land weeks after a reveal.

But it seems the Xperia 1 III might eschew that release date, because a couple of Reddit users have reported their phones showing up on their doorstep, over a week early.

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