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Samsung Galaxy S5

16 GB Europe
SM-G901F

Sony Xperia Z Ultra

Wi-Fi Only
C6833
Samsung Galaxy S5 Sony Xperia Z Ultra
Global Score
8.377.73
Basic Information
SamsungSony
Android 4.4.2Android 4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2
2014-06-232013-06-25
5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches7.06 x 3.63 x 0.26 inches
5.11 ounces7.48 ounces
Black, Blue, Gold, Red and WhiteBlack, Purple and White
PlasticGlass
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 165.00 at Amazon$ 165.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
5.2 inches6.4 inches
1440 x 1920 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD)
Super AMOLEDTFT
424 pixels per inch344 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.97.5
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 chipset
Krait 450 (Quad-Core 2500 MHz) processorKrait 400 (Quad-Core 2200 MHz) processor
2 GB (800 MHz) RAM2 GB (800 MHz) RAM
Adreno 420 (500 MHz) GPUAdreno 330 (450 MHz) GPU
8.648.37
Storage
16 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slot
3.823.5
Camera
16.00 MP + 2.10 MP8.00 MP + 2.00 MP
f/2.20 aperture--
0.38 inches (1/2.6") sensor--
3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K) video resolution1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video resolution
1280 x 720 (120 fps) (HD) slow motion video--
8.695.06
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSMLTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE and GPRS
SIMMicro SIM
8.89.3
Battery Life
2800mAh Li-Ion Battery3050mAh Li-Ion Battery
Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
--870 hours standby time
14 hours talk time
4.244.24
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
NFCNFC
Infra-red port--
Fingerprint ID Scanner--
Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor

Comparisson review

The Galaxy S5 has a general score of 8.37, which is a little bit better than the Sony Xperia Z Ultra's 7.73 global score. Even though the Galaxy S5 is thicker than Sony Xperia Z Ultra, it's a lot lighter and newer. These phones work with Android OS (operating system), but Galaxy S5 has the newer 4.4.2 version while Sony Xperia Z Ultra has Android 4.4 version, so it provides a couple additional features and improved performance.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 counts with a little bit better screen than Xperia Z Ultra, because although it has a quite smaller display, it also counts with a just a bit better pixels density and a little bit higher resolution of 1920 x 1440 pixels. The Galaxy S5 features a bit faster CPU than Sony Xperia Z Ultra, and although they both have the same number of cores and a 2 GB RAM, the Galaxy S5 also has a much better graphics processing unit running at 500 MHz.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 features a little bit better memory capacity for apps and games than Xperia Z Ultra, and although they both have equal internal storage, the Samsung Galaxy S5 also has an external SD slot that admits up to 128 GB. The Xperia Z Ultra and Galaxy S5 feature very similar batteries, although the Xperia Z Ultra also has 3050mAh of battery capacity instead of 2800mAh.

Galaxy S5 counts with a way better camera than Xperia Z Ultra, because it has a way higher video definition and a camera with way more mega-pixels.

Samsung Galaxy S5 costs exactly the same than Xperia Z Ultra, .