Xperia Z Ultra Sony

  • clock speed
    2.3
    GHz
  • RAM
    2
    GB
  • size
    6.4
    inches
  • resolution
    344
    ppi

Galaxy Mega 5.8 Samsung

  • clock speed
    1.4
    GHz
  • RAM
    1.5
    GB
  • size
    5.8
    inches
  • resolution
    189
    ppi

Review Breakdown

Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8

Display

PPI, brightness, contrast ratio in sunlight and contrast ratio
8.3
8.0

Processing power

sunspider
7.7
6.9

Graphics performance

gl benchmark 2.5 and epic citadel
9.6
7.9

Music

voice volume and music volume
8.7
9.2

Geekaphone Score

8.6
8.0

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
6.4"
5.8"
Resolution
1920 x 1080 (344 ppi)
960 x 540 (189 ppi)
Panel
TFT LCD (RGB)
TFT LCD
Brightness
467 cd/m²
559 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
1.578
1.35
Surface
Scratch-resistant glass
None
Video out
1080p (Micro USB with MHL)
1080p (Micro USB)

processor

System on a chip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (8974)
CPU
2.3 GHz, ARM Krait 400
1.4 GHz, ARM Cortex A9
Architecture
Quad core
Dual core
Linpack
1,034
--
Quadrant
18,177
--
GPU
450 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 330
Broadcom VideoCore IV
Architecture
Quad core
GL benchmark 2.5
60
12
Epic citadel
54.9
56.8
Basemark x
--
--
RAM
2 GB
1.5 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.0, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
--
Resolution
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
Sensor
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
--
Flash
None
LED
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
Digital
Image stabilization
Panorama
Yes
Yes
Continuous shooting
None
Yes
Aperture
f/2.0
--
Secondary camera
2 MP
1.9 MP

video

Video resolution
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Video file format
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
MP4 VC-1/WMV
Maximum bitrate
20 Mbps
17 Mbps
Video light
Yes
Yes

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Capacity
3,050 mA·h
2,600 mA·h
Talk time
960 min
720 min
Standby time
49,200 min
26,400 min
Tested
3G talk time
1,463 min
--
Web browsing
323 min
--
Video playback
525 min
--

music

Speaker
Stereo (Back)
Mono (Back)
Frequency response
+0.02, -0.08
--
Noise level
-92.5 dB
--
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.48, -0.11
--
Noise level
-87.8 dB
--
FM radio
Receive, Transmit
No

form factor

Size
92.2 x 179.4 x 6.5 mm
162.6 x 82.4 x 9 mm
Weight
212 g
182 g
Body
Aluminum (Waterproof, Dustproof)
--
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask

software

Operating system
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Upgradable to
--
--
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
--
--
Sunspider
750 ms
1,062 ms

connectivity

Network
4G, LTE (150 Mb/s)
3G, HSDPA (7.2 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot)
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot, WiFi Direct)
NFC
Yes
No
Bluetooth
4.0
4.0
USB On-the-Go
--
No

features

Internal storage
16 GB
8 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
microSDXC
Included accessories
Charger
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
SIM card
Micro-SIM
Micro-SIM (2, Active)
Speaker volume (Voice)
57.5 dB
66.6 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
60.2 dB
64.6 dB
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS, GLONASS
A-GPS, GLONASS
Gyroscope
Yes
Yes
Accelerometer
Yes
Yes
Light sensor
Yes
Yes
Proximity sensor
Yes
Yes
Compass
Yes
Yes
Thermometer
No
No
Barometer
No
No
Hygrometer
No
No