Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Apple iPhone 6s Plus

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Display

Size

6.4 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
342 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels,
401 PPI

Technology

TFT
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

69.15 %
67.91 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Apple A9 APL1022

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Krait 400
Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 330
PowerVR GT7600

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

16GB
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
 

OS

Android (5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2)
iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)

Battery

Capacity

3050 mAh
2750 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

HDR, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 MP
5 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

7.06 x 3.63 x 0.26 inches (179.4 x 92.2 x 6.5 mm)
6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

7.48 oz (212 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
6.77 oz (192 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Glass
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 58
 

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Notification light

Colors

Black, Purple, White
Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

In The Box

Charger, microUSB cable, User documentation
 

MSRP

 
$ 949
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