• Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Motorola Moto G vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Motorola Moto G vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Motorola Samsung
Announced June 2013 November 2013 December 2013
Status Available - July 2013 Available - November 2013 Available - December 2013
Colors Black, White, Purple Black, White 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)
129.9 x 65.9 x (6.0 -11.6) mm
(5.11 x 2.59 x (0.24 -0.46) 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) 143 g (5.04 oz) 147 g (5.19 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 - CDMA version
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - All Versions HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - CDMA version
HSDPA
4G Network LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 / 900 - C6806 - 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) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to Android 4.4 KitKat Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274/MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.2 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 305 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 8/16 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Edge-to-Edge Display TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.44 inches 4.5 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (342 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (326 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.15% - 69.06%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 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, Slow motion video, Burst mode, Auto HDR, Panorama, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection 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, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [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, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps 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 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 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot 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 and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No 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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3050 mAh 2070 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 24 h -