Sony Xperia Z Ultra VS. Xiaomi Mi Max 3: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Sony Xperia Z Ultra VS. Xiaomi Mi Max 3. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
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Cost-effectiveness
8.4
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
6.6
7.7
Performance & Hardware
4.5
7.4
Camera
3.8
7.7
Connectivity
7.1
7.3
Battery
4.6
9

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
Xperia ZU, Togari, C6806, C6833
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Release Date

Release date
June 2013, 5 years ago
July 2018, 9 months ago
State
Not available
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
92.2 mm
179.4 mm
6.5 mm
87.4 mm
176.2 mm
8.0 mm
Weight
212 g
221 g
Usable surface
68 %
79 %
Materials
Glass
Metal
Resistance
IP55
IP58
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Colors
Black

Blue

Gold

Screen

Diagonal
6.4"
6.9"
Type
LCD IPS TFT
LCD IPS
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1080 x 2160 px
Density
344 Pixels per inch
345 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
  • Triluminos display for mobile
  • X-Reality display
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 520 cd/m²
  • 84% NTSC
  • Capacitive
  • Frameless
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes




Prototypes
Sony Xperia Z Ultra
Print 3D Model
Xiaomi Mi Max 3
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
CPU
Krait 400
4x Kryo 260 1.8 GHz+ 4x Kryo 260 1.6 GHz
Type
Quad-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.3 GHz
1.8 GHz
64 Bits
No
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 330
Adreno 509

RAM

RAM
2 GB
4 GB

Antutu

Score
39.124
Overall performance better than 52% of devices
118.397
Antutu v7, Overall performance better than 83% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
64 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 57-62.8 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card

Security

Fingerprint
No
Yes, in the back

Sensors

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
8 Mpx
12 Mpx
Pixel size
1.126 µm
1.400 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX134 Exmor RS
Samsung S5K2L7
Type
CMOS
CMOS
Aperture
f/2.4
f/1.9
Flash
No
Dual LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Front Flash
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
No
30 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
2 Mpx
8 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B34 (TDD 2100)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
Micro SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • GATT (Generic Attribute Profile)
  • HDP (Health Device Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • SPP (Serial Port Protocol)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

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1.584 W/Kg on head
1.417 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

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Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • ANT+
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • NFC
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • Infrared
  • OTA sync
  • VoLTE

Battery

Capacity
3050 mAh
5500 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Polymer
Others
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

Operating System
Android 5.0.1 Lollipop
MIUI V9.5 (Android 8.1 Oreo)

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