Today, we’re focusing on two “monster” smartphones that have been released this year: the G3 which came in June, and the Xperia T2 Ultra, which was announced in January and waited four months to see the sun light. These phones are very powerful and beautiful. The G3 comes in 5 variants of colors: Silk White, Burgundy Red, Shine Gold, Metallic Black and Moon Violet, while the Xperia T2 comes in three colors: White, Black and Purple.
Displays and sizes
The G3 has a slightly bigger display than the Xperia T2 Ultra, measuring 5.5inches (True HD-IPS + LCD), which supports an astonishing resolution of 1440x2560pixels and gives a pixel resolution of 534ppi. This would be the highest pixel density ever resulted in a phone. Plus, the device has a unique design which will surely convince you that it’s worth the money. It’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3, it measures 146.3×74.6×8.9mm and it weights 149grams.
The Ultra 2 comes with a gigantic 6inches display (IPS LCD) with a resolution of 720x1280pixels and a pixel density of 245ppi. The screen allows multitouch, being a Triluminos display with Mobile BRAVIA engine 2. The phone is slightly thicker than the Z Ultra, but you’ll love it though.
Hardware and OS
The G3’s speed won’t let you down. The 2.5GHz quad core Krait 400 CPU is backed by a MSM8975AC Snapdragon 801 chipset and an Adreno 330 GPU and the phone is available in two variants of RAM + internal storage. Thereby, the 16GB of built in storage comes along with 2GB of RAM, while the other combination is 32GB of internal storage + 3GB of RAM. Both internal memories are expandable up to 128GB and the phone is running on the Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) OS.
The T2 Ultra has a weaker processor – a 1.4GHz quad Cortex-A7, which couples with a MSM 8928 Snapdragon 400 chipset, an Adreno 305 GPU and 1GB of RAM. The internal memory is of 8GB and it’s expandable up to 32GB and the phone is running on the Android platform, coming initially with 4.3 (Jelly Bean) which was upgraded to the 4.4.2 (KitKat) version in between.
The G3 has a 13MP camera on the back with 4160x3120pixels, optical image stabilization, phase detection/laser autofocus, dual LED flash, 1/3” sensor size, geo tagging, simultaneous video and image recording, HDR, face detection and video recording at 2160p@30fps, or 1080p@30fps. The phone has another 2.1MP camera on the front.
The T2 Ultra has also a 13MP camera on the back, but with fewer features: 4128x3096pixels, LED flash, autofocus, HDR, geo tagging, touch focus, image stabilization, face detection, sweep panorama and video recording at 1080p@30fps. The secondary camera is weaker, of 1.1MP.
The G3 has a removable battery with the capacity of 3000mAh which should withstand 2days on normal usage. The Xperia T2 Ultra has also a Li-Ion battery with the capacity of 3000mAh, but it’s non removable and it lasts 2days also.
The LG G3 32GB can be purchased from amazon.com at the price of 649 dollars. The price of the Xperia T2 Ultra is 340 dollars.
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