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Sony Xperia Z Ultra – Specifications, Reviews and Price

Xperia Z Ultra is a product of Sony Mobiles, which was well appreciated and greatly welcomed by the crowd. The features of this smartphone have been enticing the mob, and this piece of incredibility is being greatly sought after. With an alternate name Togari, Sony Xperia Z Ultra has become the talk of the crowd. With many adoring it and a few disliking it, Sony Xperia Z Ultra is really awesome.

Sony Xperia Z Ultra

General Features

Sony Xperia Z Ultra has a dimension of 179.00*92.00*6.50 mm which is 7.08*3.63*0.26 inches, this mobile gives an exciting experience while watching images and videos. Weighing about 212 gms, the design of this mobile is heart-throbbing. The colour availability of this mobile adds up some more flavors to the design of this Togari. Being available in three different colours which are Black, White and Purple, Sony Experia Z Ultra is an excellent piece of artwork.

Display Features

The screen of Sony Xperia Z Ultra is made of IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen w27ith 16M colours, with the size being 6.44 inches approximately equivalent to 68.3% screen to body ratio. With the screen resolution of 1080*1920 pixels, the display is a treat to the customers’ eyes, for the screen of Sony Xperia Z Ultra reveals the true flavors of colours and thus excites the eyes. As far as display is concerned, it extends to threaten the eyes of the viewers for they could not enjoy the fun for a longer period of time. The extended usage of the smartphone display will leave the viewers with eye pain, headache and diminishing eyesight, but that fear could be kept far off while using Sony Xperia Z Ultra, for its display is protected with a tri-luminous display with an X-rated engine and the glass used is also shatter proof. This smartphone of touchscreen form factor gives a massive ‘YES’ to multitouch. This smartphone can recognize up to 10 fingers which sets a new trend to the multi-touch facility.
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Battery Capacity

The Li-ion battery that comes with Sony Xperia Z Ultra has a capacity of 3050mAh. The battery, not being a removable one has got the endurance rating of 52h. The battery can work approximately up to 190 hours on 2G connections and up to 82 hours in 3G connection under stand-by mode, and this smartphone battery has the capacity to work up to 18 hours in 2G connection and up to 16 hours in 3G connection under talk time mode and under music play mode Sony Xperia Z Ultra works up to 120 hours, which means non-stop music and non-stop fun.

Hardware and Software

The software of this Sony Xperia Z Ultra is skinned with Sony and the operation system is Android 4.4 JellyBean and the much interesting part of this operating system is that it could be upgraded to Android 5.1 Lollipop and this is something which is completely amazing. The chipset of this mobile is snapdragon 800 Qualcomm MSM8274 or MSM8974 and the CPU is Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400. The hardware of this mobile phone Sony Xperia Z Ultra is very well developed with 2.2 GHz Quad-core. The RAM of this smartphone is 2 GB which is again excellent.

Camera

Freeze all your beautiful and memorable moments with the wonderful 8 MP rear camera provided with Sony Xperia Z Ultra which comprises of features like autofocus, HDR, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection with check quality. The sweep panorama in Sony Xperia Z Ultra is really good with regards to customers’ appreciation. This rear camera captures video at 1080p@3fps with HDR and checks quality. Though, this mobile does not have the flash facility available, which is one of the disadvantages of this mobile, a front camera of 2 MP which shoots selfies and groupies and also captures video at the rate of 1080@30fps.

Storage Capacity

A smartphone with a good camera is ought to have a good storage capacity too. If not, then all the praises and glory that it obtains for its camera features will fly away like a hot air balloon without causing any good. To sustain the good impression created, Sony Xperia Z ultra comes along with a fairly good internal storage capacity of 16GB. Furthermore, the storage capacity could be expanded up to 32 GB through the medium of microSD card.

Connectivity

Connecting people is the main idea of any phone, and this smartphone, Sony Xperia Z Ultra, which executes the intention very well, also has a good connectivity feature. This mobile accepts Wi-Fi with supporting standards of 802.11 a/b/g/ac with Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band, DLNA and hotspot.  The mobile accepts GPS with GLONASS, A-GPS, USB with microUSB v2.0, Bluetooth with v4.00, that jointly with MHL, TV Out  and USB Host. While this mobile supports NFC, it does not support Infrared and HDMI. Sony Xperia Z Ultra has a stereo FM Radio with RDS. A pair of headphones which is of 3.5mm is provided along with this smartphone. The alert in this smartphones could be set with MP3 or WAV ringtones. When this mobile gives a ‘YES’ to loudspeakers, it also has a 3.5mm jack.

SIM Details

Sony Xperia Z Ultra, which is IP58 certified for being dustproof and water resistant over 1.5 meters and 30 minutes can accommodate only one SIM, but that SIM could be either of 3G or 4G connectivity because this smart mobile accepts both.

Additional Features

Sony Xperia Z Ultra accepts messages under threading view, MMS, Emails, Push emails and IM. The browser for this mobile is HTML5. Though this mobile does not support any JAVA applications, this smartphone comprises of ANT+ support, Active voice cancellation with dedicated mic, MP4, WMV player, Photo viewer/editor, Document viewer, and voice memo/dial. The contrast ratio of the display of this Sony Xperia Z Ultra is 1001:1 under normal light and 1.5768:1 under sunlight. The audio quality of this mobile is -92.5dB during noise and -90.7dB during crosstalk.

Sensors

The sensors in this mobile are highly active with Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor. But, this Sony Xperia Z Ultra misses out Barometer and Temperature sensor.

Sony Xperia Z Ultra Price Analysis

Sony Xperia Z Ultra launched in July 2013. At the time of launch, its price was Rs 46,990. Presently, you can get this product at the best price of Rs 19990/- on the Saholic online store. Its price discount has been decreased by more than 50%. You can see PriceJugaad price analysis of amazon that tells the prices of last 6 month and its variation. This helps the users to know prices from last 6 months to next coming months via price prediction. This mobile is available on popular e-commerce sites such as Amazon, Flipkart, Saholic etc.

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Conclusion

This smartphone Sony Xperia Z Ultra has received comments from two different poles, some praising and some expecting more. While some feel that this smartphone is much hyped, but not is worth the money; some feel that nobody can find any smartphone for such features at this price. Adored for its screen display, camera and battery back-up, one user says that it looks huge and looks a little delicate to handle, but it is not. One friendly obligation the well-wishers of Sony Xperia Z Ultra put forward is to increase the availability of the authorized service centers for the series of Sony smartphones. This mobile has bagged a feature score of 80. Being launched into the market with the price of around 45k, it varied from day to day touching upon Rs.46990/-, Rs.29,990/- and Rs.27,775/-. Finally, it has rested upon the price of Rs.19990/-. Sony Xperia Z Ultra is a catchy phone with catchy features.        

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