Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Compare Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Our Comparison Tool compare both the phones with regard to their features and price and assign a rank for each phone. Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is ranked first with an overall score of 85 and value for money index of 3.51, which is better than that of Sony Xperia Z Ultra. Based on the rank, you can make a better and informed decision while buying a phone.
 
 
Features Sony Xperia Z Ultra Samsung Galaxy Note 3
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Specs Score   82 / 100     85 / 100  
Price
37% Cheaper
Rs. 27837
Operating System
Android v4.2 Jelly Bean
13% Latest Operating System
The Operating System is the working platform for the users. Samsung Galaxy Note 3 features Android v4.3 Jelly Bean, whereas Sony Xperia Z Ultra has Android v4.2 Jelly Bean. So Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has the latest OS.
Processor
Quad Core
100% More Processing Power
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 houses 100% more cores in comparison to the Sony Xperia Z Ultra. Extra cores signify better performance while running applications and even playing games.
Process Speed
16% More Processing Speed
The Sony Xperia Z Ultra is 16% faster than the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with a clock speed of 2.2 GHz.
1.9 GHz
RAM
2 GB
50% More Processing Memory
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is allocated with 3 GB RAM while Sony Xperia Z Ultra has only 2 GB of RAM allocation. Higher RAM count is directly proportional to the gadget's performance and hence Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is better in terms of RAM
Rear Camera
8 MP
63% High Resolution Camera
Camera resolution determines the quality of images in most cases. The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 packs 63% more in terms of primary camera resolution as compared to the Sony Xperia Z Ultra at 8 MP.
Front Camera
2 MP
2 MP
Both the phones have 2 MP Front Camera, but the camera in Sony Xperia Z Ultra will be better than that in Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
Screen
12% Bigger Screen
Bigger and vibrant screen provides a pleasing viewing experience when it comes to watching videos or reading. The Sony Xperia Z Ultra packs 12% more in terms of screen size with a 6.4 inches inch panel.
5.7 inches
Resolution
1920 x 1080 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels
Internal Memory
16 GB
100% More Internal Storage
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has 32 GB internal storage capacity whereas Sony Xperia Z Ultra has only 16 GB internal storage. Higher storage limit means more files and multimedia stored within.
External Memory
64 GB
64 GB
Both the phones have similar external storage limit.
Battery
Non-removable Li-ion 3050 mAh battery
5% More Powerful Battery
Battery module powers your gadget and a bigger unit signifies longevity and added talk-time support. Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has 5% more battery capacity than Sony Xperia Z Ultra.
Removable modules are preferred as these can be easily replaced in case a fault is encountered.
Talk Time
16 Hours
25% More Talk Time
The talk time available with Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is 20 Hours and for Sony Xperia Z Ultra is 16 Hours. Talk-time limit for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is 25% higher than that of Sony Xperia Z Ultra.
SIM
Single SIM
Single SIM
Both the phones have Single SIM option.
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Technical Specifications
Features Sony Xperia Z Ultra Samsung Galaxy Note 3
SOFTWARE
Operating System Android v4.2 Jelly Bean Android v4.3 Jelly Bean
Upgradable to v4.4.2 KitKat -
HARDWARE
Processor 2.2 GHz Quad Core Krait 400 Processor 1.9 GHz Octa Core Cortex A15 Processor
GPU Adreno 330 Mali T628MP6
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Exynos 5420
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, eCompass, Magnetometer, Gyroscope, Ambient Light Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, temperature, humidity, gesture
RAM & STORAGE
RAM 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 32 GB
External Storage 64 GB 64 GB
Cloud Storage - Dropbox Upto 50 GB
DISPLAY & TOUCH
Size 6.4 inches 5.7 inches
Touch Screen Yes, Capacitive Yes, Capacitive
Screen Type TFT SUPER AMOLED
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel Density ~344 ppi ~386 ppi
User Interface - TouchWiz UI vTouchWiz UI
Multi-touch Yes, Up to 10 fingers Yes
Stylus No Yes
Screen Protection Scratch-resistant Glass Corning Gorilla Glass 3
CAMERA
Rear Camera 8 MP 13 MP
Front Camera 2 MP 2 MP
Camera Features 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, image, stabilization, HDR, sweep panorama 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization, panorama, HDR
Video Recording 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps
NETWORK
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network UMTS 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network No No
SIM OPTIONS
Dual SIM No No
Dual standby No No
Triple SIM No No
Micro SIM Yes Yes
Nano SIM No No
CDMA No No
DESIGN
Form Factor Phablet Phablet
Dimensions 179.4 x 92 x 6.5 mm 151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm
Weight 212 g 168 g
Color Black, White, Purple Grey, White, Black
QWERTY No No
INTERNET
Browser HTML5 HTML5
GPRS Yes, Up to 107 kbps Yes
EDGE Yes, Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA 42 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps HSDPA 42 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS Support
CONNECTVITY
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 With ANT+ Yes, v4.0
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual Band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Dual Band, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Hotspot Yes Yes
NFC Yes Yes
Infrared - Yes
TV-OUT - MHL A/V link
MUSIC & VIDEO
Music Player MP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC MP3, eAAC+, WMA, WAV
Radio Yes, Stereo FM radio with RDS Yes, Stereo FM Radio with RDS
Video Player MP4, H.264, H.263, WMV DivX, XviD, MP4, H.263, H.264, WMV
Sound Technology Sony XLOUD -
3.5mm Jack Yes Yes
Loud Speaker Yes Yes
Ringtones Vibration, MP3 Vibration, MP3 ringtones
MESSAGING
SMS Yes, Threaded View Yes, Threaded View
MMS Yes Yes
EMAIL Email, Push Email Email, Push Email
IM Yes Yes
Social Networking Yes Yes
BATTERY
Battery Type Non-removable Li-ion 3050 mAh battery Standard Battery Li-ion 3200 mAh battery
Talktime Up to 16 hours Upto 20 hours
Standy by Time Up to 820 hours Upto 490 hours
Music Playback Time Upto 110 hours 90 hrs
Video Playback Time Upto 7 hours -
APPS & GAMES
Built-in Apps Google Play, Google Search, Google Maps, Sony Playstation Mobile, Google Calendar, Gmail, Youtube Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk, Picasa integration, Document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF), Image/video editor, Calendar, Organizer
Games Yes Yes
Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator Yes, Via Java MIDP emulator
Additional Features
SNS Integration, Predictive Text input, dust and water resistant S Pen stylus, S Note, S Planner, Email with hand-writing integration, Samsung S Suggest, Smart Stay, Direct Call, Screen Recorder, Quick Glance, Page Buddy,Tag Buddy,Word Buddy, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, SNS integration, Voice memo/dial/commands

 
 
 

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