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Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Samsung Note 2

Top 37 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Z Ultra

Compared to Samsung Note 2

anonymous
2077
Lots faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.2 GHz
vs
4 x 1.6 GHz
37.50% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1747
Reasonably higher pixel density
Comment
344 ppi
vs
267 ppi
28.84% higher pixel density
anonymous
1386
Bigger screen size
Comment
6.4 "
vs
5.5 "
16.36% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1228
Notably higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
1280x720 px
2.25x higher resolution
anonymous
973
Amply more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
1.9 MP
5.26% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
753
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.
anonymous
618
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
528
Notably thinner
Comment
6.5 mm
vs
9.4 mm
2.90 mm thinner
anonymous
364
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Comment
Yes
vs
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.
anonymous
233
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
202
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
185
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
182
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.
anonymous
173
Explicitly 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
165
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
152
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
31
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
14
Can be operated with pencil
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Any pen with a conductive tip can be used as a stylus
Hanscom Opey
4
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
Ndaru Idris Abdullah
1
VIRB mount can be operated with one hand.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The better design means you only need one hand to operate, and you don't even need to see the mount to do so. The mount can be on the top of your helmet and it's easy to install the camera.
Remy Dovers
-6
Lasts for up to 30mins in 5ft of water
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Minimizes breakage caused by water damage
anonymous
-35
Somewhat less body volume
Comment
107.51 cm³
vs
114.3 cm³
6.32% less body volume
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
anonymous
174
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.
anonymous
126
Distinctly 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.
anonymous
65
Explicitly 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)
anonymous
101
Appreciably 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.
anonymous
66
Considerably 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.
anonymous
59
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.
anonymous
47
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
anonymous
88
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.
anonymous
72
Substantially 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
anonymous
63
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
anonymous
42
Significantly 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.
anonymous
37
Distinctly 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...

Yes
vs
No

Top Eleven Reasons for the

Samsung Note 2

Compared to Sony Xperia Z Ultra

anonymous
2625
A shade more battery power
Comment
3100 mAh
vs
3000 mAh
3.33% more battery power
anonymous
801
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.
anonymous
686
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
640
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.
anonymous
614
Lighter
Comment
183 g
vs
212 g
29 g lighter
anonymous
379
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.
anonymous
121
Has a flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
anonymous
91
Sizably narrower
Comment
80.5 mm
vs
92.2 mm
11.70 mm narrower
Aiden Richardson
46
Has a stylus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A stylus lets you draw on the screen and take notes like with a pen
anonymous
29
Significantly shorter
Comment
151.1 mm
vs
179.4 mm
28.30 mm shorter
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
anonymous
196
Substantially 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...

Yes
vs
No

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