• Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs BlackBerry Passport vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801)

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs BlackBerry Passport vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801)

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony BlackBerry Samsung
Announced June 2013 June 2014 August 2014
Status Available - July 2013 Available - September 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White, Purple Black Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scub
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 179.4 x 92.2 x 6.5 mm
(7.06 x 3.63 x 0.26 in)
128 x 90.3 x 9.3 mm
(5.04 x 3.56 x 0.37 in)
132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
Weight 212 g (7.48 oz) 196 g (6.91 oz) 115 g (4.06 oz)
SIM Type - Single-SIM -
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 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 / 900 - C6806 LTE LTE
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
- QWERTY Keyboard -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) BlackBerry 10.1 OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
User Interface - BBOS 10 -
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274/MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.26 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AA Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 330 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 32 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) No

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.44 inches 4.5 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (342 ppi) 1440 x 1440 pixels (453 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.15% 56.40% 70.43%
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 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels 12 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 AutoFocus, OIS, f/2.0 Aperture, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Dual Camera, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR 1080p@30fps, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 2 MP, f/2.8, 720p [Similar] 2.1 MP [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 HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE v4.0, 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, DLNA, 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 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) No
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 supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3050 mAh 3450 mAh 1860 mAh
Stand by Up to 790 h (2G)
Up to 820 h (3G)
Up to 432 h (2G)
Up to 444 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 16 h (3G)
Up to 18 h (2G)
Up to 23 h (3G)
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