Conclusion: The Xperia Z Ultra is definitely not a device that everyone should rush out and buy but it is an exceptionally useful and wonderfully executed device. Going back to a standard (5 inch) phone for every day use has really proved how good the Z Ultra is and I have found myself swapping back and forth...
Summary: Overall, I have quite fallen in love with the Sony Xperia Z Ultra. It’s a big phone that can do big things. As a daily driver, it’ll give you stellar performance, both in battery stamina and smartphone functions. And it’s such a looker as well.
Conclusion: The Sony Z Ultra Google Play Edition carves out a rather unique place in the Google collection of devices. Here you've got an ideal middle-place between smartphone and tablet, edging a lot more in on the tablet side of things.
Sony Xperia Z Ultra and Z Ultra Google Play Edition review
20 December 2013
Excerpt: If you’re looking for the biggest smartphone you can get, without regard for portability and price, then you needn’t look any further than the Sony Z Ultra. Available in two flavors, one with Sony’s custom Xperia branding, apps, and services, and another straight from Google with an unmolested...
Pros: Great display, Fast performance, Water resistent design, Great display, Fast performance, Water resistent design
Cons: Awkward handling, Average battery life, Software could make better use of screen size, Awkward handling, Average battery life, Software not optimized for large display size
Summary: There’s no question about it – the Sony Xperia Z Ultra is one might impressive ‘smartphone’, though some may consider the 6.4-inch display a tad too large. However, that doesn’t stop the Z Ultra from being a really nice and slick device.
Excerpt: Positioned somewhere between the Z and the Z Tab, the new Xperia Z Ultra is Sony’s latest flagship phone. Actually, calling this thing a phone (or even a phablet) is a bit of a stretch, given its whopping 6.44-inch display.
Pros: Water and dust resistant. Spectacularly bright display with great contrast and wide viewing angles. 3050 mAh battery easily lasts all day.
Cons: It’s crazy big. Odd dock connector location on the left-hand side. Like on the Xperia Z, the tempered-glass front and rear panels are still huge fingerprint magnets. Grainy low-light photos.
Excerpt: Aaron goes in depth with the Sony Xperia Z Ultra , a gigantic version of the Xperia Z smartphone. Available internationally and unlocked through Negri Electronics, the Xperia Z Ultra packs a 2.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, 6.44-inch 1080p HD display, 8-megapixel shooter with 1080p HD...
Excerpt: Aaron reviews the Sony Xperia Z Ultra , a humongous version of the Xperia Z. Available internationally and unlocked through Negri Electronics, the Xperia Z Ultra features a 2.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 CPU, 6.44-inch 1080p HD display, 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD recording, 2 GB of RAM,...