Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia UL vs Motorola DROID Ultra

Sony Xperia UL
sony xperia ul
Motorola DROID Ultra
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Motorola
Announced May 2013 July 2013
Status Coming Soon - May 2013 Available - August 2013
Colors Black, White, Pink Black, Red, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 135 x 71 x 10.5 mm
(5.31 x 2.8 x 0.41 in)
137.5 x 71.2 x 7.2 mm
(5.41 x 2.8 x 0.28 in)
Weight 145 g (5.11 oz) 137 g (4.83 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 CDMA 800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6502, C6506
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 LTE 700 MHz Class 13
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm APQ8064 [Similar] Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4Pro [Similar]
GPU Adreno 320 [Similar] Adreno 320 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type TFT Capacitive Touchscreen, HD Reality Display, Mobile Bravia Engine 2 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 5.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.77% 70.26%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio - No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13.1 MP, 4128x3096 pixels [Similar] 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama, Smile Shutter, Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 70.4 kbps Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Up to 236.8 kbps Class 12
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, LTE; HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 2130 mAh
Stand by Up to 480 h (3G)
Up to 440 h (LTE)
Up to 312 h
Talk Time Up to 15 h 10 min Up to 28 h