Sony Xperia Z Ultra User Reviews
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Reception9.6/10Display9.9/10Build quality9.7/10Text input9.4/10Everyday usage9.1/10UI speed9.7/10Camera6.9/10Multimedia9.7/10Internet10/10Call quality8.4/10Battery9.1/10
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posted on (Posts: 6; Member since: 01 Jan 2012)
Don't Buy A IPhone 6 Plus Before You Look @ the Z Ultra GPE
wildabeast84 has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
Wow bought one factory sealed from expansys for $334 after Google Play took them off the store and the phone is amazing! From the awesome screen to the poly fibre frame and dragontrail glass to the stock pure android experience this is the phablet to buy!Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 8/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 10/10
- slim, build quality, water proof, screen, processor, software, battery
posted on (Posts: 0; Member since: )
Great large android device!
jb8von has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
I've had this phone for little under a month. It's great in many ways and the pros easily outweigh the cons. I purchased the Google Play Edition and use this device on the T-Mobile network. One of the best phablets on the market, especially if you value a really large screen.Build quality 9/10Reception 9/10Call quality 9/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 5/10UI speed 9/10Everyday usage 9/10Text input 10/10Display 9/10Battery 9/10
- Screen, which is perfect for viewing pictures, movies, and the internet
- Ultra slim design
- Great battery life
- External magnetic charger (helps save you from opening and closing the waterproof ports)
- Perfect multimedia phone
- Camera, especially indoors
- No camera flash
- Large bezels on the top and bottom
posted on 27 Aug 2014, 09:55 (Posts: 2; Member since: 28 Feb 2013)
"I am thin and GORGEOUS!"
green2u has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
Now that the GPE is $334.99 factory sealed at Expansys, I grabbed it! God, I love this big screen! Unlike my T-Mo Galaxy Note II, this one has the latest 4.4.4 Android and I'm banking it will get Android L. After several days use, the size factor is not as unwieldy as I expected. Thin and gorgeous (I got a thin, grippable protective cover because it is a bit slippery)! Lightning fast, no "freezing' so far. Easily fits in my back pocket of my slim fit jeans with room to spare (though about two-thirds of it is visible above the pocket). Latest 4.4.4. Coming off Galaxy Note 2 (and still wanting some of that experience), I added apps SmartStay+, Papyrus, Stylus Beta, and bought E LV Fine Point Stylus. Excellent capacitive touch for writing. I'm still working on that "sweet spot" when typing as sometimes the device feels top heavy. But thanks to the huge keyboard I never make mistakes typing anymore! Though the battery size is slightly smaller than the Galaxy Note II, I am getting the same daily battery life. The auto brightness (and overall display quality) is better than the Note II. I've only made one phone call so far and the sound quality was a bit tinny. Holding it while talking was not a problem (I really don't care what people think about how it looks up to my ear--get a life). Though the camera has no flash, the latest Android upgrade gives the camera HDR which really helps in lower light. Gets LTE on T-Mo.Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 5/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 5/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 9/10Text input 9/10Display 10/10Battery 9/10
- Large bright screen
- Lightning fast
- Latest Android 4.4.4
- No camera flash
- Top heavy when texting
posted on 17 Jun 2014, 19:58 (Posts: 0; Member since: 17 Jun 2014)
Totally love it!! After the first few problems were fixed by factory upgrades
sabbeijing has owned it for less than year before publishing this review
Bought it in 2013 August in Beijing from HK smuggled grey import.
Immidiatelly Loved the design and the size. I knew that no other company will ever try to make a bigger phone since this is just exactly fit a regular pocket of normal pants. They started to increase the size recently they will ended up at Sony Z ultra's 6.4 inch size because there is no point to make a bigger phone which won't fit to your pocket in the future.
In the very first month, I had troubles with the power switch button, the screen stayed blank after calls. Couldn't hang up! But few weeks later an update is fixed this problem. After using it for a half a year the back panel got loose (and there is no screws there) the phone started to suprise me with sudden shut downs. Lost setup details and current time set all the time. The service pushed a little of glue behind the panel and it seems to be working now. But afraid to use it without protecting case in order to keep the back panel firm and steady.
Pros: Love the text input, love the screen, love the icon setup abilities, love the off-line voice recognition, love the design, love its speed and hardware.
Negativ: battery time way too short for the fun it's provide (browsing and watching anything is like a small laptop), camera out of date quality (I bet it would have been way too expensive with a better unit) Not so firm case.
Stll the most admirable and unique phone of the market of 2013-2014!!!!Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 9/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 8/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 9/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 9/10
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posted on 14 Apr 2014, 03:06 (Posts: 630; Member since: 10 Mar 2014)
Some Great Aspects, But still lack in some departements
refillable has owned it for less than year before publishing this review
Bought in January. I would really call this phone a mini-tablet rather than a phablet. But that's probably because I wear size 8 gloves, but still, this device dwarfs the Mega 6.3.
The nice things about this phablet is snappy Performance, Great screen, Good Battery Life, MicroSD support, Premium build quality, Waterproof and Price. We would be paying $150-$200 more for a Note 3.
However, We have issues on the Ergonomics (stated before), Camera and lack of flash, speaker quality/Loudness and Call quality.
Overall, a worthy contender if you're looking for a Note 3 Alternative.Build quality 9/10Reception 9/10Call quality 7/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 6/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 8/10Text input 9/10Display 10/10Battery 9/10
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posted on 09 Mar 2014, 17:29 (Posts: 0; Member since: 09 Mar 2014)
Best Phone Ever!
plok888 has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
I have had this phone for awhile now and I can safely say, this phone has been one of the best experiences of my life. This phone brings joy to my tortured heart as my wife had recently left me. This phone adds meaning to my life. Recommend to everyone! 10/10Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 9/10Camera 9/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 9/10Display 10/10Battery 10/10
- Very good phone.
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posted on 16 Jan 2014, 20:38 (Posts: 0; Member since: 16 Jan 2014)
Best phone I have owned yet
sconerad has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
Bought this phone at Christmas, and having come from the HTC one, it felt massive, but after about a week, I got used the the size and felt like it was an actual phone, it has amazingly nice colours and its a joy to watch movies on it, checking facebook is super nice as well as its easier to read everything. the camera isnt to bad, but it lacks detail, audio is a bit muffled as well, but im guessing thats because if the water proof or something. I have shot video under water in my pool and its pretty cool to do that with a phone. The phone feels of quality and my only negative would be that the protective sheet over the screen is hard to clean from fingerprints and oils. But awesome phone and would recommend to anyone looking for a large phoneBuild quality 10/10Reception 9/10Call quality 9/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 9/10Camera 7/10UI speed 9/10Everyday usage 9/10Text input 9/10Display 10/10Battery 8/10
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