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Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS) vs Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) vs Sony Xperia Z Ultra phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia Z Ultra XSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)17Points
Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)
5.5"
AMOLED

1080x1920

13
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3600
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
6.4"
TFT

1080x1920

8
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3050
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)17 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)vsXperia Z Ultra (3G)8 Advantages Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
+1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core4%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
+181 grams (6.34 ounces)17%
Lighter
vs212 grams (7.42 ounces)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+401 PPI17%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs344 PPI
+(back) 13MP60%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsNot supported
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo/video only main camera
+(front) 13MP5 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 2.1MP
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 4.4.4 KitKat
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
vs3G+ HSPA+
+(4G LTE) 300 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbps
+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3600 mAh18%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3050 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+4.1 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.1 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
16GB (10GB available)vs+16GB (11GB available)10%
More internal storage for applications and files
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+6.5 millimeters (0.26 inches)23%
Thinner
5.5"vs+6.4"16%
Larger screen
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Not supportedvs+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

24 Common items in both devices
16 million
1080x1920 pixels
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
+17 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
ModelGalaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
Other model namesGalaxy J7 2017 J730F/Dual-Sim (Galaxy J7 Pro)Sony Xperia Z Ultra C6802 3G XL39h HSPA+, Sony Togari
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
feature not registered
BrandSamsungSony
Release dateJuly, 2017July, 2013
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)6.5 millimeters (0.26 inches)
Size (width x height)74.8 x 152.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6 in)92.2 x 179.4 millimeters (3.63 x 7.06 in)
Weight181 grams (6.34 ounces)212 grams (7.42 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IP?)
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1 NougatAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 4.4.4 KitKat
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 (14nm)32bit - Qualcomm MSM8274
CPU processor1.6Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A532.2Ghz Quad-Core Krait 400
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP1 700MhzQualcomm Adreno 330
RAM memory3GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (11GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD
Screen size5.5" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~73.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)401 PPI344 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps42/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 2300 (Bands 40)
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels1920x1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV, WMVMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB MHL
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- 2.5D glass screen
- Always on Display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Purple
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 3
- X-Reality triluminos display
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- Panorama photo
- 3D Surround Sound
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
Power supplySamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3600 mAh3050 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1440 minutes | 24 hours | 1 day960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day
Standbyfeature not registered49200 minutes | 820 hours | 34.2 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.567W/kg (head) | 1.33W/kg (body)feature not registered
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