• Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Sony Xperia Z2 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Sony Xperia Z2 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Sony Sony
Announced June 2013 February 2014 September 2014
Status Available - July 2013 Available - April 2014 Available - November 2014
Colors Black, White, Purple Black, White, Purple Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 179.4 x 92.2 x 6.5 mm
(7.06 x 3.63 x 0.26 in)
146.8 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm
(5.78 x 2.89 x 0.32 in)
213.4 x 123.6 x 6.4 mm
(8.4 x 4.87 x 0.25 in)
Weight 212 g (7.48 oz) 163 g (5.75 oz) 270 g (9.52 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - D6502, D6503, D6543
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - All Versions HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D6502, D6503, D6543
4G Network LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 / 900 - C6806 LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800)
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900) - D6543
LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 - D6503
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - IP58 Certified - Dust and Water-proof
- Water Resistant up to 1 Meter and 30 Minutes
IP58 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes IP68 Certified - Dust Tight and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), Planned upgrade to Android 5.1 Lollipop Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274/MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 330 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine TFT LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos display, X-Reality Engine
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.44 inches 5.2 inches 8.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (342 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 1200 x 1920 pixels (283 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.15% 69.16% 70.37%
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 with RDS
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, autofocus 8.1 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash No
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, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps, video stabilization, HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Up to 107 kbps Up to 107 kbps
Edge Up to 296 kbps Up to 296 kbps Up to 296 kbps
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 HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, 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, Wi-Fi Direct, 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 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3), USB On-the-go, USB Host
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, 3 GB RAM 16 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 Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor not 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3050 mAh 3200 mAh 4500 mAh
Stand by Up to 790 h (2G)
Up to 820 h (3G)
Up to 690 h (2G)
Up to 740 h (3G)
Up to 1100 h (2G)
Up to 1300 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 16 h (3G)
Up to 15 h (2G)
Up to 19 h (3G)
Up to 19 h (2G)
Up to 23 h (3G)