• Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs Asus Google Nexus 7 Cellular vs Sony Xperia Z Ultra

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs Asus Google Nexus 7 Cellular vs Sony Xperia Z Ultra

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Asus Sony
Announced October 2011 October 2012 June 2013
Status Available - November 2011 Available - November 2012 Available - July 2013
Colors Black Black Black, White, Purple
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 135.5 x 67.9 x 8.9 mm
(5.33 x 2.67 x 0.35 in)
198.5 x 120 x 10.5 mm
(7.81 x 4.72 x 0.41 in)
179.4 x 92.2 x 6.5 mm
(7.06 x 3.63 x 0.26 in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz) 340 g (11.99 oz) 212 g (7.48 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - All Versions
4G Network LTE 700 (region specific) - LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 / 900 - C6806
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - IP58 Certified - Dust and Water-proof
- Water Resistant up to 1 Meter and 30 Minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.1.2 Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A9 CPU, TI OMAP 4460 chipset Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A9, Nvidia Tegra 3 Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274/MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU No ULP GeForce Adreno 330
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 32 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.65 inches 7.0 inches 6.44 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (316 ppi) 800 x 1280 pixels (216 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (342 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.72% 59.45% 69.15%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1936 pixels 1.2 MP front facing 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash No LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Video-calling Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 720p Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] No [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE Yes, 384 kbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support, barometer sensor Yes Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32GB storage, 1 GB RAM 32 GB storage, 1GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1750 mAh 4325 mAh 3050 mAh
Stand by Up to 290 h (2G)
Up to 270 h (3G)
Up to 300 h Up to 790 h (2G)
Up to 820 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 17 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 20 min (3G)
Up to 8 h Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 16 h (3G)