Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Lenovo Phab Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A9

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Lenovo Samsung
Announced June 2013 August 2015 December 2015
Status Available - July 2013 Available - August 2015 Coming Soon - January 2016
Price - Rs. 14,490 ($213.09) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 33,000 ($499.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Purple Grey, Silver Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 179.4 x 92.2 x 6.5 mm
(7.06 x 3.63 x 0.26 in)
186.6 x 96.6 x 7.6 mm
(7.35 x 3.8 x 0.3 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) 220 g (7.76 oz) 200 g (7.05 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 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 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 / 900 - C6806 LTE Band 3(1800), 40(2300) LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, 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, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) 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 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939, Snapdragon 615 Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 405 Adreno 510
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 32 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.44 inches 6.8 inches 6.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (342 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (324 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.15% 70.70% 75.93%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Yes FM radio with RDS; recording
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 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash Yes, Dual-tone LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Panorama, HDR 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 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [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 HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat7 350/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, LE 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, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, 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, USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not 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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3050 mAh 3500 mAh 4000 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)
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