Sony Xperia Z Ultra Specifications and Review
Sony Xperia Z Ultra sports a huge 6.4” capacitive touchscreen which features shatter proof and scratch-resistant glass, Multitouch support up to 10 fingers, Triluminos technology, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, and Proximity sensor. With such gigantic size, this smartphone has a look of a tablet. That’s why people use the term “phablet” to describe this niche product. The screen looks awesome with full HD resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and 344 ppi pixel density. It is even better with the support of Triluminous technology. The pictures look stunning and the colors are vibrant. Of course you can watch amazing HD videos on it. The phone is also equipped with built-in handwriting recognition tool. You can even use a pencil or a metal pen to write on the screen. (image from: http://photos.pcpro.co.uk)
The Xperia Z Ultra is installed with Android v4.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system. To run the system and various apps, it relies on a quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400 processor which works together with Adreno 330 GPU and 2 GB of RAM. There’s no complaint about its performance. The processing speed is amazing, so you won’t meet any serious problem in multi-tasking. The 3DMark performance is also impressive. With 16 GB of internal storage, you will have a lot of space to store your data and files. But if it’s not enough for you, there’s still a chance to expand the storage capacity by using external memory card up to 64 GB. There are a lot of connectivity options in this phone including Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual-band), Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot; DLNA; Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP; microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go; and NFC.
On the rear side of the phone, you’ll find an 8 MP camera which features autofocus Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, image stabilization, HDR, sweep panorama, and video recording capability. The camera is capable of recording quality video up to 1080p@30fps with the support of video stabilization and HDR. The most amazing thing is that you can use the phone to record underwater videos. It is possible because the phone is certified with an IP58 durability rating. The Xperia Z Ultra is water and dust proof. It can survive a submersion up to 1 meter for 30 minutes. The Xperia Z Ultra also has a front-facing 2 MP camera that can be used for video calling.
Other features that you can find in this device are: GPS with A-GPS support and GLONASS; Stereo FM radio with RDS; Digital compass; Email; Instant Messaging; Push Email; HTML5; SNS integration; TV-out (via MHL A/V link); Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic; DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player; MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/Flac player; Document viewer; Photo viewer/editor; Voice memo/dial; Predictive text input; and more.
Size: 179.4 x 92.2 x 6.5 mm (7.06 x 3.63 x 0.26 in)
Weight: 212 g (7.48 oz)
Hard Reset Sony Xperia Z Ultra
Warning: To avoid permanent damage to your device, do not restart your device while a reset procedure is underway. You can reset your Sony Xperia Z Ultra to its original settings, with or without deleting all of your personal data. Before you perform a hard reset, make sure to back up any important data saved on your device. To hard reset Sony Xperia Z Ultra:
- Drag the status bar downwards, then tap .
- Find and tap Backup & reset > Factory data reset.
- If you also want to erase data such as pictures and music, which is saved to your device’s SD card, mark the Erase SD card checkbox.
- Tap Reset phone.
- To confirm, tap Erase everything.