Tag Archives: umi

UMi will be rebranded to UMIDIGI

The Chinese certainly seem to have a thing for rebranding. Letv rebranded to LeEco, Xiaomi to Mi (kind of officially), and now there’s another brand joining the boat – UMi. In a statement, UMi announced that the brand will be rebranding to UMIDIGI. The new identity, in the company’s language, “clearly tells who we are, what...

Android 7.0 for UMi Plus released

So finally the wait is over! After a beta testing period, today the major update is rolling out for the UMi Plus and will reach all the users within 24 hours, so the very successful Helio P10-powered product is ready to get an important refresh which we think the users will welcome with open hands....

UMi Z specifications leaked, with Helio X27

We already know that Mediatek recently launched the flagship SoC of its Helio X20 series, the Helio X27. The new Deca-Core SoC takes over the X25 as the currently highest-end SoC in the X20 Series, and it aims towards high end smartphones. Also, there was a rumor that UMi, the rising Chinese company, had snatched a...

UMI Z coming soon with Helio X27 ?

Just two days we have seen the taiwanese giant Mediatek unveil some new chipsets into the Helio family and while new X23 and X27 are not as thrilling as the monster X30 announced few months ago, it will be for almost as much impactful. At least the chinese producers think so, because allegedly we could...

UMi Plus E: first Helio P20 device with 6GB RAM

After the success of the UMi Plus, UMi announced that a more powerful version was on schedule for the end of the year. It seems the company is faithful to its declaration, since today the UMi Plus E full specs are available! The new UMi device takes the concept of the “budget flagship” introduced by the UMi Plus...

UMi announced the UMi Diamond X

The Chinese manufacturer listed a new UMi Diamond X smartphone which is just another variant of the UMi Diamond. For the most parts, they are more or less quite similar. The only differences are the chipset and the amount of RAM. If it wasn’t for that, they could have simply launched the same UMi Diamond in...

UMi Plus Teardown

It has been some time since UMi Plus was launched in the market. The smartphone is now a few weeks old and the smartphone is being appreciated for the excellent build quality in this price range. Now, UMi Plus receives the teardown treatment revealing the internals. UMi Plus is said to have an outstanding internal...

UMi inviting UMi Plus users to test their Android 7.0 Nougat build

This is quite exciting. UMi are from the likes of the Chinese manufacturers that get mocked quite often, but they’re up to something that many won’t mind: building an Android 7.0 Nougat build for the new UMi Plus. The update is officially due in December, but a selected few will be able to test and...

UMi Diamond: First real photos

UMi Diamond is the most recent product from UMi. It’s a compact and tough 5″ device and is already available for presale since last week for just $99.99. Today, UMi distributed the first real photos of the gold and black versions, which show a clean and classy design and probably a  nice craftsmanship of the product. Considering the price...

UMi Diamond: The new device from UMi

After the successful UMi Plus, the flagship with great design, big battery and premium materials, UMi wants to continue their rise with another quality product, putting a new diamond on its crown, the UMi Diamond. Usually, one of the questions when purchasing a smartphone is: will this display survive bumps and scratches that may happen every...

UMi Plus first unboxing

UMi Plus has been in the news for some time now. It has been greatly promoted by the company as they believe it’s the best device they have released till now. Today we have the opportunity to watch a short unboxing video provided by the company. The device looks stunning indeed. Its design is impressive...

UMi Plus Extreme will feature Helio P20 and 6GB RAM

It has been only a few days since UMi announced the UMi Plus.  But the company is restless and is preparing a more powerful version. The UMi Plus Extreme! Raising the bar for its competitors, the device will compete in the higher segment of the market. According to UMi’s Official Facebook Page, it’s going to be an...

UMI Plus – main camera supports both manual and automatic controls

We have already covered all the specifications of the upcoming UMI Plus in our previous articles, but there is still some space to take a closer look at its main camera, its functions and controls. So let’s get to it. The main selling point for the camera is the PDAF support, so the phase detection...

New UMI Plus model revealed

The Berlin based technology convention IFA 2016 is really the center of the mobile world these days and most of the manufacturers are in attendance and flashing their new models. Of course UMI are no exception to the rule and we have already seen their presentation about the UMI Max. But seems like they have...