Best UMI Android SmartPhones Review: Lovely Devices for Users on Budget

UMI Android SmartPhones are not particularly new to the Android market as they rocked the mobile market few years ago with UMI Zero, UMI Hammer, Umi Diamond and Daimond X. Back then, UMI Zero and Umi Hammer were their most popular products.

In our rating then, we considered  Umi Diamond X Android smartphone as one of the most popular product the company has ever had till date. It is a 4G LTE enabled cell phone that comes very cheaply. It is built with mid-range users in mind and comes with good camera and sturdy design.

UMI Diamond X Android smartphone is powered by a 2650mAh Sony Li-Polymer battery, runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with MTK MT6737 4x Cortex-A53 1.3GHZ Chipset, 2Gb of Ram and goes for only a token of $79 which is well bellow NGN30,000 in today’s inflated market.

The affordability of UMI SmartPhones without compromise in build quality was and has been the selling point for UMI Android cell phones and devices.

About UMi

Best UMi Android SmartPhones Review

UMI is renown OEM Smart phone manufacturer with lots of products to its credit. They operates from China, but markets most of their products to majorly Asia, Africa and the Latinos.

They have  been in existence for over ten years now and has earned a domestic reputation in China as one of the top smart phone and mobile accessories manufacturer.

UMi has manufactured many High-end flagship smartphones with the UMi Z as its latest flagship device. The UMi Z boasts of a 3780 mAh High density battery and comes with the latest MediaTek flagship processor Helio X27 Deca-core 2.6GHZ.

Their cell phones and phablet devices are available on gearbest and other top online shopping malls. This means that users from countries around the world can easily order their products online via their official website, Aliexpress and/or any of the top eMalls.

List of  Top UMI Android SmartPhones

Here’s bringing to you the list of UMI SmartPhones from Android 5.0 Lollipop and above. Their specification, features and recommended retails prices (RRP) are mentioned for your learning.

The UMI Smartphones featured in this list are:

  • UMi Z Pro
  • UMi London
  • UMi Plus E
  • UMi Plus
  • UMi Max
  • UMi Diamond X
  • UMi Diamond
  • UMi Z Android 6.0 Smart phone and
  • UMi Super 4G Phablet

UMi Z Pro

The UMi Z pro is a good smartphone to handle, the processing power is top-notched, Ram size superb and camera comes with clarity and great enhancement options.

It comes with the ever-famous MTK Helio X27 Deca-core, Cortex A72 2.6GHZ, Mali-T880 MP4 875MHz processor/Chipset  and 4Gb Ram. Coming to the camera aspect , it flaunts a 13Mp Samsung sharp shutter front camera and good rear camera for quality photos.

UMI Z Pro android smartphone is sold for $329 which is about NGN120,000 (Nigerian Naira).

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Specifications

BrandUMi
ModelZ Pro
Operating systemAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow / Android 7.0 Nougat
Touch IDFront Touch ID, Unlock in 0.1-0.3s , Multi-function
CPUMTK Helio X27, Deca-core, Cortex A72 2.6GHZ
GPUMali-T880 MP4 875MHz
RAM4GB
ROM32GB

Display

Size5.5 inch sharp® IGZO (2.5D Arc screen)
Resolution1920*1080 pixels

 

Camera

Rear camera13MP Samsung® Camera,

6 elements lens

PDAF auto-focus
Quad led flash

Front camera13MP
Video1080P, 2k, 4K
flashYes

Connections

NetworkGSM: 850(B5)/900(B8)/1800(B3)/1900(B2)
WCDMA: 900(B8)/2100(B1)
LTE FDD: 2100(B1)/1800(B3)/2600(B7)/800(B20)
SIM2 Nano Sim or 1 Nano Sim Card and 1 TF Card
Both SIM slots are compatible with 4G, respectively
Card Supportup to 256GB
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4GHz/5GHz
BluetoothBluetooth 4.1
Sensors and PositiningG-Sensor, Glonass, P-Sensor, L-Sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Hall switch
USBType-C USB
Earphone Jack3.5mm
MiscellaneousFM

 Battery

Battery3780 mAh
Standby Time13-15 days

UMi Super 4G Phablet

Have you ever wished to know what it looks like to enjoy smart-life? Then i guess this smartphone is a perfect choice for you.

The UMi Super is a 4G phablet that boasts of MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755) Octa Core proccesor, 4GB of RAM, 32GB ROM and well super-charged with a 4000mAh battery that promises better talk duration and standby time.

UMI Super 4G Phablet comes with features and functions that flatters the retail price. It is sold for $171, which is about NGN60,000.

Specifications

BrandUMi
ModelSuper
Operating systemAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
Touch IDFront Touch ID, Unlock in 0.1-0.3s , Multi-function
CPUHelio P10 (MT6755) Octa Core
GPUMail T860 700MHz
RAM4GB SAMSUNG® eMMC5.1+LPDDR3
ROM32GB

Display

Size5.5 inch sharp® IPS (2.5D Arc screen)
Resolution1920*1080 pixels
GlassT2X I Glass

 Camera

ear camera13MP Samsung® Camera

PDAF auto-focus
Two-tone flash

Front camera5.0 MP GalaxyCore®
Video1080P
flashYes

Connections

NetworkGSM: 850(B5)/900(B8)/1800(B3)/1900(B2)
WCDMA: 900(B8)/2100(B1)
LTE FDD: 2100(B1)/1800(B3)/2600(B7)/800(B20)
SIMDual sim dual standby
Or 1 Micro SIM Card and 1 TF Card
Both SIM slots are compatible with 4G, respectively
Card Supportup to 128GB
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4GHz/5GHz
BluetoothBluetooth 4.1
Sensors and PositiningG-Sensor, Glonass, P-Sensor, L-Sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Hall switch
USBType-C USB
Earphone Jack3.5mm
MiscellaneousFM

 Battery

Battery4000 mAh
Standby Time13-15 days

UMi Z Android 6.0 Smartphone

The UMi Z smartphone is the company’s latest flagship device. It comes with the latest MediaTek flagship processor Helio X27 Deca-Core 2.6GHZ and MALI T880 MP4 GPU to support it. With this Chipset you can enjoy excellent media experiences and low power consumption.

It is flexible with game-play and works awesomely with video and media files. It is sold for $338, which is about NGN118,000.

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Specifications

BrandUMi
ModelZ
Operating systemAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow/ Android 7.0 OTA
CPUMTK Helio X27, Deca-core, Cortex A72 2.6GHZ
GPUMali-T880 MP4 875MHz
RAM4GB RAM
ROM32GB (SD card Up to 256GB)

Display

Size5.5 inch SHARP® Original

IGZO (2.5D Arc screen)

Resolution1920*1080 Pixels
GlassAluminum Alloy Unibody

 

Camera

Rear camera13MP SAMSUNG S5K3L8 Camera
Front camera13 MP
Video1080P, 2k, 4k
flashYes

Connections

NetworkGSM 850(B5)/900(B8)/1800(B3)/1900(B2)
WCDMA 900(B8)/2100(B1)
LTE FDD 2100(B1)/1800(B3)/2600(B7)/800(B20)
Up to 300Mbps
SIM2 Nano sim cards

Both Sim slots are 4G compactible

Card Supportup to 256GB
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4/5GHZ dual – band
BluetoothBluetooth 4.1
Sensors and PositiningG-Sensor, P-Sensor, L-Sensor, Accelerometer
Compass, Gyroscope, Glonass, Hall switch
USBType-C USB
Earphone Jack3.5mm
MiscellaneousFM

 

Battery

Battery3780 mAH/4.35V
Standby Time13-15 days

UMi Diamond

The UMi Diamond is one of the most popular UMI smartphones till date, it comes with great features and at a very affordable rate. The device has tampered edges with a premium dual curved body which gives you a firm grip of the smartphone comfortably in your palm.

Just as the name implies, this device is as strong as a diamond. UMi diamond is built with a premium custom-made metal frame and is known for its strength and durability.

UMI diamond android smartphone

UMi Diamond comes with 3GB RAM for endless multitasking and runs purely on Marshmallow (Android 6.0). The retail price is $100, which is about NGN35,000.

Specifications

BrandUMi
ModelDiamond
Operating systemAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
CPU64 Bit MTK6753 Octa Core 1.3Ghz
GPUARM Mali -T720 GPU
RAM3GB LPDDR 3RAM
ROM16GB (SD card Up to 128GB)

Display

Size5.0 inch IPS (2.5D Arc screen)
Resolution1280*720 Pixels

 

Camera

Rear camera8.0MP Hi843b Camera (Interpolated to 13MP)
Front camera2.0 MP (Interpolated to 5MP)
Video1080P
flashYes

Connections

NetworkGSM 850/ 900/ 1800/1900 (B5, B8, B3, B2)
WCDMA 900/ 2100 (B8, B1)
FDD-LTE: 800/1800/2100/2600 (B20,B3,B1,B7)
SIMDual sim dual standby
1 Micro SIM + 1 Nano SIM + 1 TF CardBoth SIM are 4G compactible
Card Supportup to 128GB
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4GHz/5GHz
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0
Sensors and PositiningGravity sensor, Light sensor, Distance sensor, Hall switch, Glonass
USBType-C USB
Earphone Jack3.5mm
MiscellaneousFM

 

Battery

Battery2650mAh Sony Li-Polymer 4.35V
Standby Time10-13 days

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UMi Diamond X

The Diamond X is the successor to UMi Diamond. It boasts of the same features and specification as that of the UMi Diamond but with lesser retail price.

UMI diamond X

This UMI Smartphone is specially built for good Android phones lovers on low budget. The retail price is $79, which is about NGN27,000 (Nigerian Naira) and INR5,264 (Indian Rupee).

Specifications

BrandUMi
ModelDiamond
Operating systemAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
CPU64 Bit MTK6753 Octa Core 1.3Ghz
GPUARM Mali -T720 GPU
RAM3GB LPDDR 3RAM
ROM16GB (SD card Up to 128GB)

Display

Size5.0 inch IPS (2.5D Arc screen)
Resolution1280*720 Pixels

 

Camera

Rear camera8.0MP Hi843b Camera (Interpolated to 13MP)
Front camera2.0 MP (Interpolated to 5MP)
Video1080P
flashYes

Connections

NetworkGSM 850/ 900/ 1800/1900 (B5, B8, B3, B2)
WCDMA 900/ 2100 (B8, B1)
FDD-LTE: 800/1800/2100/2600 (B20,B3,B1,B7)
SIMDual sim dual standby
1 Micro SIM + 1 Nano SIM + 1 TF CardBoth SIM are 4G compactible
Card Supportup to 128GB
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4GHz/5GHz
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0
Sensors and PositiningGravity sensor, Light sensor, Distance sensor, Hall switch, Glonass
USBType-C USB
Earphone Jack3.5mm
MiscellaneousFM

 

Battery

Battery2650mAh Sony Li-Polymer 4.35V
Standby Time10-13 days

UMi Max

UMI Max Android smart phone complements the list of awesome devices in UMI’s products show-case. It is one of their finest products till date.

Well Powered by Helio P10 Octa-core processor, Cortex-A53 CPU and the ARM Mali-T860. It comes with a SONY 4000mAH removable battery for long lasting performance and also flaunts a 3D fingerprint sensor beneath the camera.

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It is sold for  $160, which is about NGN56,000 in most popular online shopping websites around the Nigerian cyber-space.

Specifications

BrandUMi
ModelMax
Operating systemAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
Touch IDFingerprint Scanner, Unlock in 0.1-0.3s, Multi-function
CPUMediaTek Helio P10 Octa Core
GPUMali –T860
RAM3GB LPDDR 3
ROM16GB (SD card Up to 128GB)

Display

Size5.5 inch sharp® IPS (2.5D Arc screen)
Resolution1920*1080 pixels
GlassCorning® Gorilla® Glass 3

Camera

Rear camera13MP Panasonic® Camera Dual Flashlight
Front camera5.0 MP GalaxyCore®
Video1080P
flashYes

Connections

NetworkGSM: 850(B5)/900(B8)/1800(B3)/1900(B2)
WCDMA: 900(B8)/2100(B1)
LTE FDD: 2100(B1)/1800(B3)/2600(B7)/800(B20)
SIMDual sim dual standby
Or 1 Micro SIM Card and 1 TF Card
Both SIM slots are compatible with 4G, respectively
Card Supportup to 128GB
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4GHz/5GHz
BluetoothBluetooth 4.1
Sensors and PositiningG-Sensor, Glonass, P-Sensor, L-Sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Hall switch
USBType-C USB
Earphone Jack3.5mm
MiscellaneousFM

 

Battery

Battery4000 mAh
Standby Time13-15 days

UMi Plus

UMI Plus is a mid-range device from UMI smartphones collection. It is poised to compare well with other product brands within its price range.

It comes with MediaTek Helio P10 Processor, the best Energy Efficient Processor of the year (EER) and features a 13MP Camera, has 4GB of RAm and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) operating system.

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It is sold for $180 (NGN63,000).

Specifications

BrandUMi
ModelPlus
Operating systemAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
Touch IDFront Touch ID, Unlock in 0.1-0.3s , Multi-function
CPUMediaTek Helio P10 Octa Core
GPUARM Mali T860 image processor
RAM4GB LPDDR 3
ROM32GB

Display

Size5.5 inch sharp® IPS (2.5D Arc screen)
Resolution1920*1080 pixels
GlassT2X I Glass

 

Camera

Rear camera13MP Samsung® Camera

5-element lens
Continuous shooting
Panorama
PDAF auto-focus
Two-tone flash

Front camera5.0 MP GalaxyCore®
Video1080P
flashYes

Connections

NetworkGSM: 850(B5)/900(B8)/1800(B3)/1900(B2)
WCDMA: 900(B8)/2100(B1)
LTE FDD: 2100(B1)/1800(B3)/2600(B7)/800(B20)
SIMDual sim dual standby
Or 1 Micro SIM Card and 1 TF Card
Both SIM slots are compatible with 4G, respectively
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4GHz/5GHz
BluetoothBluetooth 4.1
Sensors and PositiningG-Sensor, Glonass, P-Sensor, L-Sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Hall switch
USBType-C USB
Earphone Jack3.5mm
MiscellaneousFM

 

Battery

Battery4000 mAh
13-15 days

UMi Plus E

UMI Plus E features a 6GB Ram, 64GB ROM, a 4000mAh Battery and  a 13MP camera. The device runs on Android Os 6.0 and the chipset is MTK Helio P20 MT6757 A53 2.3 GHZ.

UMi plus E

It is retailed for $230, which is about NGN81,000 and INR15,320.

Specifications

BrandUMi
ModelPlus E
Operating systemAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
Touch IDFront Touch ID, Unlock in 0.1-0.3s , Multi-function
CPUMTK Helio P20 MT6757 A53 2.3 GHZ
GPUMali-T880 MP2 900MHz
RAM6GB SAMSUNG® eMMC5.1+LPDDR4
ROM64GB

Display

Size5.5 inch sharp® IPS (2.5D Arc screen)
Resolution1920*1080 pixels
GlassT2X I Glass

Camera

Rear camera13MP Samsung® Camera

5-element lens
Continuous shooting
Panorama
PDAF auto-focus
Two-tone flash

Front camera5.0 MP GalaxyCore®
Video1080P, 2k, 4k
flashYes

Connections

NetworkGSM: 850(B5)/900(B8)/1800(B3)/1900(B2)
WCDMA: 900(B8)/2100(B1)
LTE FDD: 2100(B1)/1800(B3)/2600(B7)/800(B20)
SIMDual sim dual standby
Or 1 Micro SIM Card and 1 TF Card
Both SIM slots are compatible with 4G, respectively
Card Supportup to 128GB
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4GHz/5GHz
BluetoothBluetooth 4.1
Sensors and PositiningG-Sensor, Glonass, P-Sensor, L-Sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Hall switch
USBType-C USB
Earphone Jack3.5mm
MiscellaneousFM

Battery

Battery4000 mAh
Standby Time13-15 days

UMi London

UMI London Android smart phone is a 5.0 Inch smartphone that embodies dual glass technology with DG Twin-Shield that serves as a damage-resistance for the phone.

The UMi London smartphone runs purely on Android 6.0 marshmallow operating system (OS) and is powered by MediaTek MT6580 1.3Ghz, a very fast processor ensuring High performance and low battery usage.

The device retails for $70 which is about NGN24,000 and INR4,660 (Indian Rupee).

Specifications

BrandUMi
ModelLondon
Operating systemAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
Touch IDFront Touch ID, Unlock in 0.1-0.3s , Multi-function
CPUMTK MT6580 Quad Core 1.3Ghz
GPUMali-400MP
RAM1GB RAM
ROM8GB

Display

Size5.0 inch sharp® IPS (2.5D Arc screen)
Resolution1280*720 pixels
GlassT2X I Glass

 

Camera

Rear camera8.0 MP Camera
Front camera2.0 MP
Video1280*720
flashYes

Connections

NetworkGSM: 850(B5)/900(B8)/1800(B3)/1900(B2
WCDMA: 2100(B1)/900(B8)
SIM1 micro SIM + 1 nano SIM + 1 TF Card
WiFiIEEE802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth4.0
Card supportUp to 32GB
Sensors and PositiningG-Sensor, Glonass, P-Sensor, L-Sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Hall switch
Earphone Jack3.5mm
MiscellaneousFM

 Battery

Battery2050 mAh

In Conclusion:

This is all there is to know about UMI Smartphones and best UMI Android devices. We’ll do our best to update this post on Best UMI Android Smartphones and devices.

We urge you to share your experiences (irrespective of good or bad) with using  UMI Android Smartphones and other mobile accessories from UMI.

Recall that we do not sale or endorse any of these devices, but sharing our honest opinion on UMI’s best product lines. Do not forget to share this page with your friends or hook up with the best deals sources during various shopping promotions.

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  1. One of my favourite Cheap and Best smart phone is UMI, this phone is user-friendly, and users can interact easily.

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