Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Sony Xperia Z1 vs HTC Desire 826

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Sony HTC
Announced June 2013 September 2013 January 2015
Status Available - July 2013 Available - September 2013 Coming Soon - Q1 2015
Price - - Rs. 16,999 ($249.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Purple Black, White, Purple Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 179.4 x 92.2 x 6.5 mm
(7.06 x 3.63 x 0.26 in)
144 x 74 x 8.5 mm
(5.67 x 2.91 x 0.33 in)
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Weight 212 g (7.48 oz) 170 g (6 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - All Versions HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - all versions HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
4G Network LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 / 900 - C6806 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - C6903 LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail
Build Features - IP58 Certified - Dust and Water-proof
- Water Resistant up to 1 Meter and 30 Minutes
Waterproof (IPX5 and IPX8)
Dustproof (IP5X)
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hardware Hardware and OS

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

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.44 inches 5.0 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (342 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.15% 64.55% -
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 20.7 MP 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama Auto-focus, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 4 MP, 1080p (1/3' sensor size, 2Ám pixel [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL 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
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, ANT+ v4.0, 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/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3050 mAh 3000 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 790 h (2G)
Up to 820 h (3G)
Up to 880 h (2G)
Up to 850 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 16 h (3G)
Up to 13 h 50 min (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)
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