Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy A9

Sony Xperia Z Ultra
sony xperia z ultra
Samsung Galaxy A9
samsung galaxy a9
Add 3rd Phone

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung
Announced June 2013 December 2015
Status Available - July 2013 Coming Soon - January 2016
Price - Rs. 33,000 ($499.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Purple Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 179.4 x 92.2 x 6.5 mm
(7.06 x 3.63 x 0.26 in)
161.7 x 80.9 x 7.4 mm
(6.37 x 3.19 x 0.29 in)
Weight 212 g (7.48 oz) 200 g (7.05 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
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 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, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274/MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 [Similar] Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 [Similar] Adreno 510 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.44 inches [Similar] 6.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (342 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.15% 75.93%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama Auto focus, f/1.9, OIS, 1/3'' sensor size, 1.12 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [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 HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat7 350/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.1, 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, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3050 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by Up to 790 h (2G)
Up to 820 h (3G)
-
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 16 h (3G)
-