• Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Active

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Active

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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Apple Samsung
Announced June 2013 September 2014 June 2015
Status Available - July 2013 Available September 2014 Available - June 2015
Price - - Rs. 595 ($999.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Purple Space Gray, White/Silver, Gold Yes
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 179.4 x 92.2 x 6.5 mm
(7.06 x 3.63 x 0.26 in)
137.5 x 67 x 7.1 mm
(5.41 x 2.64 x 0.28 in)
143.5 x 70.6 x 6.9 mm
(5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 in)
Weight 212 g (7.48 oz) 172 g (6.07 oz) 138 g (4.87 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - All Versions HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 / 900 - C6806 LTE- all models LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800)
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
- Fingerprint Sensor (Touch ID)
Shatter proof glass, oleophobic coating
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- IP67 certified - dust and water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
- MIL-STD-810G certified - salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation,

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) iOS 8, Upgradable to iOS 10 Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274/MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Dual-core 1.4 GHz, Apple A8 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420
GPU Adreno 330 PowerVR GX6450 Mali-T760
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/64/128 GB 32/64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No No

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.44 inches 5.5 inches 5.1 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (342 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.15% 90.31% 70.76%
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 16 MP, 2988 x 5312 pixels
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual-tone) LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama Auto focus, 1.5┬Ám Pixel Size, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, OIS, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps 2160p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 1.2 MP [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes 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, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X
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 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML5 HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No No
USB OTG Supported - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported fingerprint 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 Non-removable Li-Po battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3050 mAh 2915 mAh 2550 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)
- Up to 23 h (3G)