Sony Xperia Z Ultra Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500

Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy S4

Sony Xperia Z Ultra

Reasons to consider the Xperia Z Ultra

4G, Google Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
FM Transmitter Includes an FM transmitter Yes vs No Listen to music through your car stereo without cables
Network Much faster max data speeds LTE (150 mbps) vs HSDPA (42.2 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (more than 3.5x faster)
FM Radio Built-in FM radio Yes vs No Listen to your music and news from your favorite radio stations wherever you are
Standby time Significantly more standby time 34.2 days vs 15.4 days More than 2x more standby time, less frequent charging
Processor Significantly faster processor Unknown, 2300 MHz vs Unknown, 1600 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (more than 40% faster)
Screen size Significantly larger screen 6.4" vs 5.0" More than 60% larger screen
Thickness Slightly thinner 7 mm vs 8 mm Around 20% thinner
Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500

Reasons to consider the Galaxy S4

3.5G, Android-4.2.2
Camera resolution Significantly higher resolution camera 13 MP vs 8 MP Take photos with more than 60% more detail for larger prints
Internal storage Significantly more internal storage 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 441 PPI vs 344 PPI Around 30% crisper display of text, images and video
Weight Significantly lighter 130 g vs 212 g Around 40% lighter
Size Smaller 69x136x7 mm vs 92x179x6 mm Around 30% smaller


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Screen resolution Very high resolution screens
Network Very fast data transfer
Z UltraLTE (150 mbps)
S4HSDPA (42.2 mbps)
Bluetooth The latest bluetooth support
Screen PPI Very crisp and sharp display of text, images and video
Z Ultra344 PPI
S4441 PPI
Thickness Thin
Z Ultra7 mm
S48 mm
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
Z Ultra8 MP
S413 MP
Processor Powerful processors, very snappy and responsive
Z UltraUnknown, 2300 MHz
S4Unknown, 1600 MHz
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
Z Ultra16 GB
S432 GB
Screen size Large screens
Z Ultra6.4"
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies
1080p @ 30fps
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Android App Market
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Easily get games and programs for your phone
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard


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