HTC One max vs Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 specs comparison: phablet heat

HTC One max vs Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 specs comparison: phablet heat
Some people can't ever be seen with a phone larger than the size of a 5-incher, some say once you've tried an even biger screen you can never go back, but how about them ~6" monsters, to which we just added the HTC One max.

The phablet certainly meets its much in the face of the Xperia Z Ultra as you see from the specs below, as with its 6.3" screen diagonal Sony's phone is encroaching on a tablet territory as it is even taller and wider than the One max, which in its turn is one gigantic handset, as you can see when held by smaller hands. Thankfully, the Z Ultra is ultra thin, too, which will remedy the situation a bit, and it even weighs about the same, but adding a waterproof chassis to the mix.

HTC strikes back with aluminum body and a unique fingerprint scanner that lets you unlock the device or launch apps with your fingerprints. On the bottom of the 6" pyramid, albeit not by screen diagonal is the Galaxy Mega 6.3 with its decidedly lower midrange specs for quite the price, and a body that is taller and much wider than the elongated HTC One max with its BoomSound speakers at the front with dedicated amplifiers.

HTC One max vs Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3

Display

Display size

5.9 inches
6.4 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

373 ppi
342 ppi
233 ppi

Technology

S-LCD 3
TFT
Super Clear LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

70.63 %
69.15 %
74.27 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216
 

Camera

Rear

Yes
Yes
Yes

Main camera

4 megapixels
8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 2 μm
 
 

Flash

LED
 
LED

Software Features

Digital image stabilization, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, White balance presets, HDR, Panorama, Effects
Digital image stabilization, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Burst mode, Scenes, Effects, Exposure compensation, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Burst mode, HDR, Scenes, Effects

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization
 

Front

2.1 megapixels
2 megapixels
1.9 megapixels

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
 

Design

Dimensions

6.48 x 3.25 x 0.41 inches (164.5 x 82.5 x 10.29 mm)
7.06 x 3.63 x 0.26 inches (179.4 x 92.2 x 6.5 mm)
6.60 x 3.46 x 0.31 inches (167.6 x 88 x 8 mm)

Weight

7.65 oz (217 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
7.48 oz (212 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
7.02 oz (199 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass
 

Resistance

 
Water, Dust
 

IP certified

 
IP 58
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
 
 

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064T
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400

Processor

Quad-core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300
Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Krait 400
Dual-core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300

GPU

Adreno 320
Adreno 330
Adreno 305

RAM

2 GB LPDDR2
2 GB LPDDR3
1.5 GB LPDDR2

Internal storage

32 GB
16 GB
8 GB

Storage expansion

 
 
 

Slot Type

microSDXC, microSDHC, microSD
microSDXC, microSDHC, microSD
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC

OS

Android (4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3), HTC Sense UI
Android (5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2)
Android (4.4.2, 4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
3050 mAh
3200 mAh

Talk time

28.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1323 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1323 min)
18.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1323 min)

Stand-by time

16.4 days (393 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)
36.2 days (870 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)
19.0 days (456 hours)
the average is 21 days (509 h)

Talk time (3G)

25.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1397 min)
16.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1397 min)
17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1397 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

24.4 days (585 hours)
the average is 28 days (669 h)
34.2 days (820 hours)
the average is 28 days (669 h)
17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 28 days (669 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

 
29.2 days (700 hours)
the average is 27 days (653 h)
16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 27 days (653 h)

Music playback

 
110.00 hours
82.00 hours

Video playback

 
7.00 hours
11.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 3, 7, 8, 18
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18
Bands 18, 5, 8, 3, 1, 7

UMTS

900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, MHL, TV-out
DLNA, MHL, MirrorLink, TV-out
DLNA, MHL


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24 Comments

1. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

ZU>Max>Mega My opinion.

9. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

wait for Nokia Lumia 1520.

17. likemorethan1

Posts: 48; Member since: Aug 22, 2013

like your comment so much :3

18. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Thnkx a lot dude. And stay tune for new comments.

2. chunky1x

Posts: 270; Member since: Mar 28, 2010

Why the hell is the crappy Mega is here in the first place? Where is the hell Note 3 and Optimus G pro?

12. skyline88

Posts: 697; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

none of those u mentioned are having 6 inch screen. and if thats the case, why dont u mention Lenovo K900?

14. chunky1x

Posts: 270; Member since: Mar 28, 2010

This section should be stated as ultimate phablet fight. Top end specs phablet only are allowed to fight.

3. Smokin

Posts: 120; Member since: Oct 10, 2013

Sony Xperia Z Ultra trashes the Max, Max trashes the Mega.

10. MEeee

Posts: 395; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

The Mega costs half the price of the followers Z and Max. The followers don't have a chance with the up coming Mega Round. The Note 3 will sell more than the Z and Max combined.

22. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

Nope. The Note will sell 10 times the Z and Max combined.

11. skyline88

Posts: 697; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

and the funny thing is, Mega trashes Max and Z Ultra when it comes to camera, pretty weird for a mid-range phablet eh?

4. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Instead of mega they should have kept Note III. Mega's hardware is not competitive to ZU and One Max, Note III fits there if screen size kept aside.

5. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

From these 3 the Z Ultra is superior.

13. skyline88

Posts: 697; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

Superior in the way of not having LED flash. Brilliant.

23. Obie-Wan

Posts: 108; Member since: May 24, 2012

And LED flash is the most important thing in a phablet?

6. Reality_Check

Posts: 277; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

Internal storage of Max was 16GB right? And GSMArena states that its display is IPS instead of S-LCD3, which is it???

16. yudi.nemesis unregistered

It seems you don’t know anything about Display technology. S-LCD is just marketing name that HTC use for IPS Display, just like Apple with their Retina Display.

7. chandancherry

Posts: 32; Member since: Jun 25, 2013

Go home SG Mega, you are drunk. and yes, do send SG note 3 here.

8. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

My z ultra still shining despise of being huge and no flash!!!

15. nxl2610

Posts: 49; Member since: Aug 14, 2013

As much as i love big screen phones ,over 6" is too much (not to mention the bezel) They are just small tablet with call function

19. 007akshay

Posts: 37; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

WTF.................snapdragon 600.......go to hell htc

20. Andrewtst

Posts: 696; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Stupid comparison! Since name Phablet comparison, but you take out Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and LG Optimus G Pro. Phonearena is getting worst and worst as mobile referencen site.

21. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Hey, don't blame Phone arena. HTC and Nokia and their fans are so desperate that they will take any victory. That is why there are Nokia 1020 vs GS4 zoom comparisons and maxx vs mega comparisons. We all know the 1020 and Maxx doesn't stand a chance against the Samsung flagships so Phonearena let's the joke HTC and Nokia flagships beat on the mid to low range Samsung phones to appease the idiots.

24. flipflopdevice

Posts: 2; Member since: Sep 16, 2013

this all about 6 inch phablet and above... Note 3 too powerful over here... please rate note 3 along Z1, G2... not compare thing between gigantic phablet... Go home Note 3, you are drunk

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