Xperia Z1 Sony

  • clock speed
    2.2
    GHz
  • RAM
    2
    GB
  • size
    5
    inches
  • resolution
    440
    ppi

Xperia Z Ultra Sony

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

Review Breakdown

Sony Xperia Z1 vs Xperia Z Ultra

Display

PPI, brightness, contrast ratio in sunlight and contrast ratio
9.0
8.2

Processing power

linpack, quadrant and sunspider
9.0
8.9

Graphics performance

gl benchmark 2.5 and epic citadel
9.6
9.6

Camera

sensor size and aperture
6.2
5.6

Battery life

3g talk time, web vrowsing and video playback
7.8
7.8

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.0
8.7

Geekaphone Score

8.5
8.2

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
5"
6.4"
Resolution
1920 x 1080 (440 ppi)
1920 x 1080 (344 ppi)
Panel
TFT LCD (RGB)
TFT LCD (RGB)
Brightness
580 cd/m²
467 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
2.95
1.578
Surface
Scratch-resistant glass
Scratch-resistant glass
Video out
1080p (Micro USB with MHL)
1080p (Micro USB with MHL)

processor

System on a chip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (8974)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (8974)
CPU
2.2 GHz, ARM Krait 400
2.3 GHz, ARM Krait 400
Architecture
Quad core
Quad core
Linpack
1,004
1,034
Quadrant
20,388
18,177
GPU
450 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 330
450 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 330
Architecture
Quad core
Quad core
GL benchmark 2.5
60
60
Epic citadel
54.9
54.9
Basemark x
14.49
--
RAM
2 GB
2 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.0, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
f/2.0, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
Resolution
20.7 MP (5256 x 3944)
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
Sensor
1/2.5" (6.17 mm × 4.55 mm)
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
--
Flash
LED
None
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
Digital
Digital
Panorama
Yes
Yes
Continuous shooting
Yes
None
Aperture
f/2.0
f/2.0
Secondary camera
2 MP
2 MP

video

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

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Capacity
3,000 mA·h
3,050 mA·h
Talk time
900 min
960 min
Standby time
52,800 min
49,200 min
Tested
3G talk time
1,613 min
1,463 min
Web browsing
359 min
323 min
Video playback
372 min
525 min

music

Speaker
Stereo (Bottom)
Stereo (Back)
Frequency response
+0.09, -0.01
+0.02, -0.08
Noise level
-91.8 dB
-92.5 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.01, -0.15
+0.48, -0.11
Noise level
-91.7 dB
-87.8 dB
FM radio
Receive
Receive, Transmit

form factor

Size
74 x 144 x 8.5 mm
92.2 x 179.4 x 6.5 mm
Weight
170 g
212 g
Body
Slate (Waterproof, Dustproof)
Aluminum (Waterproof, Dustproof)
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera

software

Operating system
Android 4.2
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Upgradable to
Android 4.4.2
--
Custom UI
Sony UI
--
Onscreen keyboards
  1. Standard (predictive)
  2. Swype (predictive)
--
Sunspider
845 ms
750 ms

connectivity

Network
4G, LTE (150 Mb/s)
4G, LTE (150 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11b/a/ac/n/g (Hotspot)
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot)
NFC
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth
4.0
4.0
USB On-the-Go
Yes
--

features

Internal storage
16 GB
16 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
microSD
Included accessories
Charger
Charger
SIM card
Micro-SIM
Micro-SIM
Speaker volume (Voice)
65.7 dB
57.5 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
61.3 dB
60.2 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