PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Xperia Z2 vs Xperia Z Ultra


Processing power and speed

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3D and 2D graphics

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How long will the battery last

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Sony Xperia Z2 

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Xperia Z2 vs Z Ultra

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Sony Xperia Z2

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Much higher resolution front camera 20.7 MP vs 8 MP More than 2.5x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Significantly lighter 163 g vs 212 g Around 25% lighter
Sharper screen 423 ppi vs 344 ppi Around 25% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
More RAM 3 GB vs 2 GB 50% more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Back view of Sony Xperia Z Ultra

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Noticeably bigger screen 6.4" vs 5.2" Around 25% bigger screen
Longer standby time 52,128 min vs 41,472 min More than 25% longer standby time
Thinner 6.5 mm vs 8.2 mm More than 20% thinner
Longer standby time (3G) 49,248 min vs 44,352 min More than 10% longer standby time (3G)

Reviews Word on the street

Xperia Z2  vs Z Ultra 

We're especially pleased to say that what was one of the Xperia Z1's weaker aspects, the display, has been vastly improved in the Z2.
Xperia Z2

The MDR-NC31EM headphones are comfortable enough in-ear headphones that offer great performance.
Xperia Z2


9.1 Out of 10
8.1 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Xperia Z2  vs
Z Ultra 
Size 5.2" 6.4"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Multitouch N/A Yes
PPI 423 ppi 344 ppi


Clock speed 2.3 GHz 2.2 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Quad core
Internal storage 16 GB 16 GB
Supported card formats

photo & video

Camera 20.7 MP 8 MP
Resolution 20.7 MP 8 MP
Secondary camera 2.2 MP 2 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ Unknown 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown


Generation 4G 4G
LTE Cat 4 (150/)
LTE Cat3
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
LTE Cat4 (150 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Talk time 900 min 840 min
Talk time (3G) 1,140 min 960 min
Standby time 41,472 min 52,128 min
Standby time (3G) 44,352 min 49,248 min
Capacity 3,200 mA·h 3,050 mA·h

form factor

Xperia Z2  vs
Z Ultra 
Weight 163 g 212 g
Thickness 8.2 mm 6.5 mm
Size 73.3 x 146.8 x 8.2 mm 92.2 x 179.4 x 6.5 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio Yes Yes


Operating system Android 6.0 Android 5.1
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
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