Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs HTC Desire 826 vs Sony Xperia Z3+ Dual

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony HTC Sony
Announced June 2013 January 2015 May 2015
Status Available - July 2013 Coming Soon - Q1 2015 Available - June 2015
Price - Rs. 16,999 ($249.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 49,580 ($729.12) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Purple Various White, black, copper, aqua green
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 179.4 x 92.2 x 6.5 mm
(7.06 x 3.63 x 0.26 in)
- 146 x 72 x 6.9 mm
(5.75 x 2.83 x 0.27 in)
Weight 212 g (7.48 oz) - 144 g (5.08 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - All Versions HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 / 900 - C6806 LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - IP58 Certified - Dust and Water-proof
- Water Resistant up to 1 Meter and 30 Minutes
- - IP68 certified - dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
- Scratch-resistant Glass, Oleophobic Coating

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.0.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274/MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57, Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 405 Adreno 430
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.44 inches 5.5 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (342 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.15% - 70.79%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS FM radio FM radio with RDS
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 20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 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, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR Auto focus, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 4 MP, 1080p (1/3' sensor size, 2m pixel [Similar] 5.1 MP, 1080p@30fps, HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, apt-X v4.1, A2DP, 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, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB 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 (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 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 Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3050 mAh 2600 mAh 2930 mAh
Stand by Up to 790 h (2G)
Up to 820 h (3G)
- Up to 530 h (2G)
Up to 510 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 16 h (3G)
- Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 21 h (3G)