Smartphone screens are getting bigger, model after model. The trend of large screens on mid-end phones shows no sign of stopping.
They just keep getting bigger in size, year after year. Only a year ago, Apple was stuck with a 4-inch screen size on the iPhone 5S. Today, Apple has a massive 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus under its portfolio, marking the biggest design changes since the introduction of the iPhone 4 in 2010.
Barring the iPhone 6 Plus, many other predominantly Android-based phones, such as the Sony Xperia Z Ultra and Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 boasts big jumbo screens. In fact, both handsets are now available for Rs. 20,000.
Let's compare the two phones, to see how their specs and features compare.
Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 Vs Sony Xperia Z Ultra: Design and Display
Both phones are massive and huge, to be honest. The Xperia Z Ultra is slightly taller with a large screen. It has a measurement of 179.4 x 92.2 x 6.5 millimeters and is weighs 212 grams. It has a 6.4-inch IP LCD display with 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution and 344 ppi pixel density. Both the front and back of the Xperia Z Ultra are made of tempered glass. The device is one of the slimmest large screen phones you can buy to date.
On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 comes with a measurement of 163.6 x 84.9 x 8.6 millimeters and weighs 194 grams. It features a 6-inch HD TFT display with HD resolution and 233 ppi pixel density. It has a plastic body with a slightly, which makes it look dull in comparison to the Xperia Z Ultra.
Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 Vs Sony Xperia Z Ultra: Processor, Storage and Connectivity
Samsung's newest product under the Mega series contains a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor clocked at 1.2GHz. It also has a 1.5GB RAM with an internal storage of 8GB. The storage can be expanded using microSD up to 64 GB.
Sony Xperia Z Ultra offers a powerful quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor clocked at 2.2GHz. Compared to the Galaxy Mega 2, the Xperia Z Ultra is currently being offered in 16 and a microSD card slot. The Sony-made support 4G LTE connectivity, while the Galaxy Mega 2 doesn't.
Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 Vs Sony Xperia Z Ultra: Battery
Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 is stuffed with a 2,800mAh battery. Fortunately, the fitted battery is replaceable. The Sony Xperia Z Ultra, in the meanwhile, has a 3,050mAh non-replaceable battery.
Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 Vs Sony Xperia Z Ultra: Camera
The Galaxy Mega 2 features a powerful 8-megapixel primary camera that has an autofocus capabilities as well as a LED flash function. It also has a 2-megapixel secondary front-facing camera that also supports Full HD video recording.
The Sony Xperia Z Ultra has an 8 megapixel primary rear camera with image sensor, full HD recording and missing LED Flash. The secondary camera, on the other hand, is 2MP megapixels.
Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 Vs Sony Xperia Z Ultra: Price and Verdict
The Sony Xperia Z Ultra has been on sale in India 15 months so now is a great time for discount - the handset normally goes for Rs. 38,000 but it recently got a massive price cut in India.
The Samsung Galaxy Mega 2, on the other hand, is a legitimate successor to the original Galaxy Mega. The Galaxy Mega 2, which is a new handset onto market, offers a 6-inch HD screen and a quad-core processor under the hood.
The Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 and Sony Xperia Z Ultra are one among several jumbo handsets that could be worth a look this season.
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