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Which is best Phablet? HTC One Max vs Xperia Z Ultra

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HTC-One-Max-vs-Xperia-Z-Ultra-techzostSmartphones are growing very faster not only in the growth but also growing up in their size, now here the two most powerful and very competitive Phablets from different companies HTC one max and Sony Xperia Z ultra in all the features they seems to be most impressive display, screen size, resolution memory and processor all these are the most commonly known features mainly these features powers up these both smartphones.


These have the most large displays HTC one Max packs up with display of 5.9 inch 1080×1920 super LCD3 with a good pixel density of 373 pixels. On the other hand Sony xperia Z ultra has 6.4 inch display 1080p LCD3 with a pixel density of 344 but the display colors doesn’t appear more sharper.

The review in display moves good to HTC one Max because the HTC one Max has high quality resolution display.



As the memory is the most prominent feature, HTC one Max is available with both 16 and 32 GB of internal memory and also has the micros SD card expansion up to 64 GB, moving on to Sony xperia Z ultra it is available only with the 16 GB of internal memory and has the micro SD card expansion up to 64 GB.

As the Sony Z ultra is available with only 16 GB where as in HTC one Max has 16/32, this points to move again towards HTC one Max.




Sony Xperia Z ultra has the powerful processor of the Qualcomm’s might snapdragon 800 chipset with the 2.2 GHz krait 400 processor and Adreno 330 GPU, as on the HTC one Max has  snapdragon 600 soc with 1.7 GHz krait 300 processor with Adreno 320 GPU. Both of these phablets have 2 GB of RAM

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AS Sony Z ultra has the best CPU of 2.2 GHz is better than that of HTC one Max, z ultra scores good in this point.


Xperia Z ultra bring 8 MP as the primary camera with auto focus, Geo-tagging, touch focus and face detection as the special features and a video recording of  [email protected] fps but doesn’t has LED flash. HTC one Max has the 4 MP ultra pixels with an LED flash as its primary and video recording remains [email protected] fps same as Z ultra.

Operating System:

The operating system of the HTC one Max is Android 4.3 jellybean and Xperia Z ultra is of Android 4.3 jellybean and in a plan of updating to android 4.4 Kitkat.

Also read: Update your smartphone to Android 4.4 kitkat apps


Protection of the display is the most efficient feature HTC one Max has Corning Gorilla Glass and Xperia Z ultra has Shatter proof and scratch-resistant glass.


The battery in HTC one Max is Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery and the battery of Xperia Z ultra is Non-removable Li-Ion 3050 mAh battery. HTC one Max has the high capacitive battery, it  holds away in review of the battery.

Also read: Difference between Android Jellybean 4.3 and Kitkat 4.4

Here’s the side by side comparison of HTC one max and Sony xperia Z ultra:

HTC One Max Vs Xperia Z Ultra:

Features HTC One max Sony Xperia Z Ultra
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 – C6833
Weight 217 g 212 g
Dimensions 164.5 x 82.5 x 10.3 mm 179.4 x 92.2 x 6.5 mm (7.06 x 3.63 x 0.26 in)
OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean), v4.3, planned upgrade to v4.4 (KitKat)
DISPLAY Type Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Screen Size 1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.9 inches (~373 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels, 6.4 inches (~344 ppi )
Multi Touch Yes Yes, up to 10 fingers
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Shatter proof and scratch-resistant glass
CPU Quad-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300 Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 330
Chipset Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon 600 Qualcomm MSM8274 or MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
Internal memory 16/32 GB 16 GB
GPRS Yes Up to 107 kbps
Speed HSPA+; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac,DLNA,Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
Camera features geo-tagging, face and smile detection Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection
Bluetooth Yes,v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
REAR Camera 2.1 MP, [email protected], HDR 2 MP, [email protected]
FRONT camera 4 MP, 2688 x 1520 pixels, autofocus, LED flash 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus
Video recording [email protected], [email protected], HDR, stereo sound rec Yes, [email protected], video stabilization, HDR
Jack 3.5mm 3.5mm
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers, built-in amplifiers Yes
Connectivity  microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Micro USB v2.0 (MHL)
SIM slot Micro-SIM Micro-SIM
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
NFC Yes Yes
Battery Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3050 mAh battery


The cost of the Sony Xperia Z ultra is Rs.37,750.00

The cost of HTC one Max is Rs. 48566

By taking a look of the comparison of these two phablets both are best and top high-end phablets, but in a brief comparison I prefer HTC one Max because of some additional features which doesn’t look in Xperia Z ultra.