Sony Xperia T2 Ultra alternatives: Nokia Lumia 1320, Asus Zenfone 6 and more

Sony’s new Xperia T2 Ultra isn’t available yet, but it should hit shelves in the near future, likely starting the coming months. Sony claims that the Xperia T2 Ultra will “lead” the mid-range large-screen smartphone category “through its combination of advanced display and camera technologies.” Sure enough, the device’s 6-inch IPS display only has 720 x 1280 pixels (thus a 245 ppi density), but the Triluminos and Mobile Bravia technologies should help deliver a pleasant user experience. As for the 13MP camera found on the back of the T2 Ultra, this is presented as being the "best in its class."

The new Xperia also features a respectable quad-core 1.4GHz Snapdragon 400 processor, LTE, NFC, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal memory, MicroSD card support, and a 3,000 mAh battery. All this is packed into a nice looking, 7.7mm-thin slab with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean on board. Naturally, we’ll have to review the T2 Ultra before concluding if it is indeed a leader among its peers. Until then, we thought that presenting some of its alternatives would be a good idea.

Since the T2 Ultra sports a large 6-inch screen, we obviously had to narrow down the list of alternatives to include only similarly-sized devices. But that doesn’t necessarily mean the list is short.

Sony stated that the Xperia T2 Ultra was designed “specifically with customers from emerging markets in China, the Middle East, Africa and the Asia Pacific rim in mind” - however, we’ll also see it in other parts of the world. We’re hearing that the Xperia T2 Ultra will cost €399 in Europe. Assuming that the phablet will also be released in the US, it’s probably going to cost around $400 there. This being said, let’s see what other phablets (or large smartphones) you could buy for that kind of money, or less.

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Xperia T2 Ultra
  • Display 6.0 inches
    1280 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP (Single camera)
    1.1 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 8GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh
  • OS Android 5.0 Lollipop



10. T.F.O.A

Posts: 36; Member since: Dec 14, 2013

Sony rules here!

8. mottykels

Posts: 387; Member since: May 15, 2013

I choose lumia 1320 and huawei ascend mate 2 for its battery

13. SandraB

Posts: 75; Member since: Aug 07, 2013

WP is a joke...

5. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

None of these can match T2 Ultra, but if pricing matches, Note 3 Lite is promising.

4. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

With the Asus Zenfone 6 coming in at half the price it's way better than the T2 Ultra. You could throw one Zenfone against the wall buy another and still come out just spending the same you would have buying one T2 Ultra. Being that the T2 Ultra isn't a flagship phone I see little reason to spend $400 on it. I'd rather buy a Zenfone 6 and take that spare $200 and put that towards a Nexus 7.

3. Ashoaib

Posts: 3309; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Sony is great in f**king something in their phones... I hope this time they will change this habit... I think triluminus and mobile bravia engines are over hyped technologies because I have seen the displays of sony are visibly inferior then others... even Z1 and Z ultra has inferior display then lg g2, htc one and note 3...

6. Teja171 unregistered

Yeah, you're right. Only the Sony wallpapers, and their demo videos look good. All the rest looks very abysmal.

7. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

You're partly right, but pictures of Z1 Compact from CES show that it seems to be improvement on screen department. Hopely it's that way in real life.

9. nokia12

Posts: 610; Member since: Nov 19, 2013

they weren't IPS before.. these are new IPS displays which will be on par with g2 and htc one..

14. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

I had a feeling, you dont see Z ultra in real life, coz its much better than Z1, even on AMOLED panel and SLCD

2. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

T2 Ultra better than these! Lumia 1320 is very good though!

1. zuckerboy

Posts: 898; Member since: Dec 22, 2011

millions times better than 1320

11. fouadqr

Posts: 326; Member since: Nov 21, 2012

Lumia 1320 is millions times better than 1T2 Ultra better display better battery better design and it's just for 340$

12. SandraB

Posts: 75; Member since: Aug 07, 2013

Cheap plastic looking microsoft nokia phone

15. zuckerboy

Posts: 898; Member since: Dec 22, 2011

fanboy detected :D

16. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013


17. Shubham412302

Posts: 595; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

lumia 1320 has better chipset t2 ultra has cortex a7 and lumia has krait 300.

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