Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs LG Optimus L9 II vs Huawei Honor 3

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony LG Huawei
Announced June 2013 August 2013 August 2013
Status Available - July 2013 Coming Soon - October 2013 Available - August 2013
Colors Black, White, Purple White, Black White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 179.4 x 92.2 x 6.5 mm
(7.06 x 3.63 x 0.26 in)
- 133 x 67.2 x 9.9 mm
(5.24 x 2.65 x 0.39 in)
Weight 212 g (7.48 oz) - 138 g (4.87 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - All Versions HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 / 900 - C6806 - -
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
- -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274/MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Dual-core 1.4 GHz Krait, Qualcomm 8230 Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 1.5 GHz, Huawei K3V2E
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 305 -
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 8 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen True HD-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.44 inches 4.7 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (342 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.15% - 68.34%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 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, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v3.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
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 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3050 mAh 2150 mAh 2150 mAh
Stand by Up to 790 h (2G)
Up to 820 h (3G)
- Up to 541 h
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 16 h (3G)
- Up to 13 h