• Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs BlackBerry Z30 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs BlackBerry Z30 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony BlackBerry Samsung
Announced June 2013 September 2013 December 2013
Status Available - July 2013 Available - October 2013 Available - December 2013
Colors Black, White, Purple Black Dive Blue, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 179.4 x 92.2 x 6.5 mm
(7.06 x 3.63 x 0.26 in)
140.7 x 72 x 9.4 mm
(5.54 x 2.83 x 0.37 in)
139.7 x 71.3 x 9.1 mm
(5.5 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
Weight 212 g (7.48 oz) - 147 g (5.19 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - All Versions HSDPA HSDPA
4G Network LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 / 900 - C6806 LTE LTE-A
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - IP58 Certified - Dust and Water-proof
- Water Resistant up to 1 Meter and 30 Minutes
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) BlackBerry 10.2 OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274/MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4Pro Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 320 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB storage 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.44 inches 5.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (342 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.15% 67.90% 69.06%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Aqua Mode
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes Class 33
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes Class 33
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE-A, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
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, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG Supported - 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3050 mAh 2880 mAh 2600 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 25 h -