Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Apple iPad Air 2

Sony Xperia Z Ultra
sony xperia z ultra
Apple iPad Air 2
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Apple
Announced June 2013 October 2014
Status Available - July 2013 Available - October 2014
Price - Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Purple Space Gray, Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 179.4 x 92.2 x 6.5 mm
(7.06 x 3.63 x 0.26 in)
240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
Weight 212 g (7.48 oz) 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - All Versions HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 / 900 - C6806 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - IP58 Certified - Dust and Water-proof
- Water Resistant up to 1 Meter and 30 Minutes
- Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) iOS 8.1
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274/MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 [Similar] Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A8X [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 [Similar] PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.44 inches [Similar] 9.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (342 ppi) [Similar] 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.15% 71.58%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama Auto focus, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 150 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No
USB OTG Supported -

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery (32.4 Wh)
Capacity 3050 mAh 8600 mAh
Stand by Up to 790 h (2G)
Up to 820 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 16 h (3G)
Up to 10 h (multimedia)