Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Samsung Note 2

Top 41 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Z Ultra

Compared to Samsung Note 2

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Reasonably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.2 GHz
vs
4 x 1.6 GHz
37.50% faster CPU clock speed
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Lots higher pixel density
Comment
344 ppi
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267 ppi
28.84% higher pixel density
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1523
Bigger screen size
Comment
6.4 "
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5.5 "
16.36% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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1329
Distinctly higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
1280x720 px
2.25x higher resolution
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1072
Much more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
1.9 MP
5.26% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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817
Every pixel has three subpixels.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
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Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
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593
Explicitly thinner
Comment
6.5 mm
vs
9.4 mm
2.90 mm thinner
anonymous
381
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Comment
Yes
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No
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
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Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
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No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
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224
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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198
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
196
Supports ANT+
Comment
Yes
vs
No
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.
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Appreciably smaller semiconductor size
Comment
28 nm
vs
32 nm
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
anonymous
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Has a CMOS sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
anonymous
175
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
895
vs
478
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
Sargent Peppers
32
PlayStation Mobile Certified
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This Xperia can play apps & games from PlayStation Mobile platform. US/EU PSN ID is required to use this feature.
Martinus Kevin Sullivan
21
Dualshock 3 Controller Ready
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This Xperia can use Dualshock 3 via Bluetooth officially. No root required
Bernd Meier
15
Can be operated with pencil
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Any pen with a conductive tip can be used as a stylus
anonymous
8
A little bit less body volume
Comment
107.51 cm³
vs
114.3 cm³
6.32% less body volume
Hanscom Opey
5
It's made with premium material's
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The premiun naterials add more durability to the phone
Nick Yap
3
More space for icons
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Can view 6 x 5 apps into a single screen in the app drawer
Sargent Peppers
3
Posee Triluminos y X-Reality
Comment
Yes
vs
No
La tecnología Triluminos es una retroiluminacion que se encarga de hacer los colores mas vivos y realistas, mientras que X-Reality se encarga de mejorar el contraste en las pantallas
David Augusto
3
More resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
1920x1080
Shubham Yadav
1
Has a Glass back
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With Glass back phone looks premium
Shubham Yadav
1
It is a Branded Phone
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Sony vs. Oneplus .... no need to tell anything more Sony is a more stable company and trusted
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
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Has integrated LTE
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
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Substantially higher ram speed
Comment
800 MHz
vs
400 MHz
400 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
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Distinctly more memory bandwidth
Comment
12.8 GB/s
vs
6.4 GB/s
6.40 GB/s more memory bandwidth. This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
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126
Significantly higher floating-point performance
Comment
0.1152 TFLOPS
vs
0.02 TFLOPS
0.10 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
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80
Measurably higher pixel rate
Comment
3.6 GPixel/s
vs
0.5 GPixel/s
3.10 GPixel/s higher pixel rate. The number of pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.
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67
Newer version of OpenGL ES
Comment
3
vs
2
Newer version of OpenGL ES. OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
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51
Newer version of OpenVG
Comment
3
vs
1.1
Newer version of OpenVG. OpenVG is used to improve the rendering of 2D graphics on mobile devices, for example the user interface (UI) on a smartphone.
Qualcomm Krait 400
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Qualcomm Krait 400
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Has dynamic frequency scaling
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
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78
Significantly wider front-end
Comment
3
vs
2
1 wider front-end. The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better
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72
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
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46
Appreciably more bits executed at a time
Comment
128
vs
64
64 more bits executed at a time. NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.
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40
Substantially newer version of VFP
Comment
4
vs
3
1 newer version of VFP. Vector Floating-Point (VFP) is used by the processor to deliver increased performance in areas such as digital imaging.

Sony Xperia Z Ultra is better than Samsung Note 2 because...

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Top Eleven Reasons for the

Samsung Note 2

Compared to Sony Xperia Z Ultra

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Somewhat more battery power
Comment
3100 mAh
vs
3000 mAh
3.33% more battery power
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866
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
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756
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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706
Has stereo speakers
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
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Lighter
Comment
183 g
vs
212 g
29 g lighter
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Has an IPS screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
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147
Measurably narrower
Comment
80.5 mm
vs
92.2 mm
11.70 mm narrower
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124
Has a flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
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91
Substantially shorter
Comment
151.1 mm
vs
179.4 mm
28.30 mm shorter
Aiden Richardson
47
Has a stylus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A stylus lets you draw on the screen and take notes like with a pen
Samsung Exynos 4412
Yes
vs
No
Top 0 Reasons for Samsung Exynos 4412
ARM Mali 400 MP4
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for ARM Mali 400 MP4
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231
Distinctly faster GPU clock speed
Comment
533 MHz
vs
450 MHz
83 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Samsung Note 2 is better than Sony Xperia Z Ultra because...

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No

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