Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Galaxy Mega 6.3 vs Ascend Mate: specs comparison of the Goliaths

Right off the bat we notice how much thinner the Xperia Z Ultra is than even the 8 mm Mega 6.3. At 6.5 mm it is the thinnest Full HD smartphone out there, and also just a tad heavier than the other two, despite the much larger screen, the glass chassis and the metal frame around the Triluminous display, which also has the largest pixel density of them all...
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42 Comments

1. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

The Galaxy Mega 6.3 is the worst compared to Xperia Z Ultra and Ascend Mate. lol xD

4. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

There also 1 more important aspect to comparison which you've forgotten, its the PRICE!!!!! Galaxy Mega 6.3 is a mid-range device while clearly Xperia Z isn't which would most likely reflects in its price. Also, except the battery, Mega 6.3 beats Ascend mate in almost all departments.

10. wendygarett unregistered

Compare to price, Huawei win compare to spec, Sony win sorry to throw the wet blanket tho but, at least Samsung can win due to its gorgeous design :)

15. Potato.

Posts: 607; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

Samsung can win due to its gorgeous design? It must be a Sarcasm.

32. T-rex unregistered

Of course that was a sarcasm :)

17. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

Samsung is just in between, the sweet spot ! :)

23. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Yeah, the Mega is more like a sacrificial lamb in this comparo. I am thinking the ZUltra is a 7 inch tablet with a phone added on. I would love to see the review. Speaking of which, when is the review, PA?

30. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Yeah, I would like to see the review too! Come on PA, hurry!

39. thelukewarm

Posts: 18; Member since: Dec 18, 2012

agree, and also have you seen the thickness of that xperia?? it's thin as f#ck!!

42. SonyFindOneDroidple

Posts: 865; Member since: May 11, 2013

Huwaei Ascend Mate ks the white version of the Z ultra haha

2. Epicness1o1

Posts: 303; Member since: May 30, 2013

No LED flash?

9. adjou

Posts: 106; Member since: Jul 06, 2010

It will be a deal breaker for many...

26. Phaze0085

Posts: 124; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

Seriously, whats up with that.

31. oister85

Posts: 508; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

It is a deal breaker. Small battery, 8mp camera, no led flash. I was so exited about this phone. One word. (Disappointing). That's why Samsung is killing the competition.

36. saiki4116

Posts: 413; Member since: Mar 31, 2011

well said, but Huawei should be given credit for what they did, a Humungous battery with intel's power savvy baseband processor and decent design and flat UI(not my favourite) and o

37. saiki4116

Posts: 413; Member since: Mar 31, 2011

well said, but Huawei should be given credit for what they did, a Humungous battery with intel's power savvy baseband processor and decent design

3. MistB

Posts: 581; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Size comparison aside, the Xperia Z obliterates both the 6.3 and Ascend, sd 800 alone and various Sony technologies means that they have put a lot of effort into this.

5. Trex95

Posts: 2377; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

Galaxy mega 6.3 the lowest when it comes to specs. But the good things about it it's bigger battery, wider screen plus the 16:9 aspect ratio with thin bezel, Sony great specs, Ascend best display IPS LCD.

6. hateftotti

Posts: 225; Member since: May 03, 2011

Just look at dimensions Sony ZU's screen is just 0.1inch bigger than Mega 6.3 But it is 1cm taller and wider. I still prefer Mega 6.3 design with less bezel :)

13. adjou

Posts: 106; Member since: Jul 06, 2010

Well, for the extra 1cm, you get: -Water and dust proofing -FHD screen -Much better processor -Thinner profile So yeah, you decide

16. hateftotti

Posts: 225; Member since: May 03, 2011

I've just talked about design. ZU blows Mega 6.3 out of the water for sure :)

22. adjou

Posts: 106; Member since: Jul 06, 2010

Oh ok, for the extra 1cm, you get a thinner profile. And the phone itself is technically smaller than the mega, since if you times the height, width and depth up: Mega = 117990.4 cm^3 Where as XZU = 107514.42 cm^3 So yeah, Mega is just not that good tech-wise or in your case, dimension-wise

7. pongnamu unregistered

So far, ZU looks the best. Really, SONY have done extremely nice job on ZU. :)

8. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Interestingly the Note III will back the 13MP Exmor R(S) with OIS when Sony only built in the 8MP Exmor R into this phabship. I also don't like the given battery stats either, 5.5hrs of video playback which could be a triple for the Note III. Otherwise it's a good device that makes sense, but without a Wacom digitizer I'm not sure you shouldn't get a mid-range phablet or the now quite well priced Note II for $200 cheaper instead, or just wait for the Note III with S-pen and epic battery life. I'm more interested of the Honami.

11. adjou

Posts: 106; Member since: Jul 06, 2010

Nope, Xperia ZU packs a 8MP Exmor RS sensor, like the one in the Xperia SP.

12. rallyguy

Posts: 620; Member since: Mar 13, 2012

The Mega isn't supposed to be a high end phone.

38. chistoefurpuffer

Posts: 140; Member since: Mar 11, 2013

Exactly. It was really just an experiment by Samsung. They didn't really try to make it all that good spec-wise at all.

14. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

All are equally useless

19. PunyPoop

Posts: 752; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

Like your comment??

21. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

He's from India. I think the only phone he likes is the MIcromax Canvas 4.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yvF2FioFps P.s Micromax is from India.
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