UMI Super – Solid Midranger Smartphone

The UMI Super as the name suggest is a powerful new Midranger that offers Premium Build, Fast Performance, Touch ID support and a big battery to back it up.

Highlights of UMI Super:

  • Powered by Helio P10 Octa Core Processor
  • 4 GB RAM and 32 GB eMMC Storage (Expandable)
  • 5.5″ SHARP IPS, 1080p FHD, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box
  • 13 mp Panasonic Sensor,  Dual Tone LED Flash
  • Supports Hybrid Dual SIM (2nd Sim slot for MicroSD)
  • Touch ID Support/Fingerprint Scanner
  • Premium All Metal Unibody Design
  • Foxconn USB Type C Connector
  • 4000mAh SONY Battery with Quick Charging Support

Cons:

  • Struggles on 3D intensive games
  • Subpar Camera
SpecsUMI Super
ProcessorMediatek MT6755 Helio P10 2.0GHz Octa Core
GPU: Mali-T860 MP2 @ 700MHz
MemoryRAM: Samsung 4 GB LPDDR3
ROM: 32 GB eMMC 5.1
MicroSD support up to 128 GB maximum
OSAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow (OTA update support)
Display5.5", SHARP, IPS, LTPS, 95% NTSC color saturation
1920 x 1080 pixels, 2.5D Arc, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Main Camera13 MP Panasonic, Zero Shutter lag, 0.3s Focus speed, Dual Tone LED Flash
Front Camera5.0 MP
NetworksHybrid Dual SIM, Dual Standby
2G: GSM 900/1800/1900MHz
3G: WCDMA 850/900/1900/2100MHz
4G: FDD-LTE 800/1800/2100/2600MHz
ConnectivityBluetooth 4.1
WiFi: 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4GHz/5GHz
Foxconn USB Type C
Special FeaturesMicroarray 4th Gen (Touch ID), Super Skylight (Breathing Notification)
SensorsGravity, Proximity, Light, Accelerometer, Compass, Fingerprint
GPSGPS/A-GPS, GLONASS
AudioAW8738 Hi-Fi Audio Chipset
Dimensions150.8 x 75 x 8.5 mm
Weight: 185g
BatterySONY 4000mAh + Quick Charging
Fully Charged in 100 min
Availability (Updated Nov 10, 2016)
UMI Super retails at $174 (Sale) – Buy here
Gold version
Stock at EU Warehouse

Flash Sale valid until November 15, 2016

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Flash or Limited Time Sales (updated)

The UMI Super is itself categorized as a High Midranger, and shares the market contenders the likes of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. The specs itself is fairly similar to the Note 3 with a minor difference on the Chipset department, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 uses a Helio X10, as opposed to the Helio P10 and 4 GB RAM of the Umi Super. By design, the Helio P10 is a slightly slower variant but does improve in the battery department, as claimed on paper. But one thing is for certain, it is far more powerful than the mainstream MT6753 we commonly see nowadays.

So what can you expect on the new UMI Super?

The design promises to be more polished and will surely be of Premium Materials and build quality. It is a 5.5 inch device equipped with a SHARP IPS Screen and a 1080p FHD display, protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. At the rear is a Panasonic 13 mp Sensor with Dual LED Dual Tone Flash, with Zero Shutter lag and fast autofocus. However, there is still more to be known with regards to how much better the sensor is compared to SONY. 

The phone will also come with Android 6.0 Marshmallow and will said to have a skinned UI version but I think it will be similar to the UMI Touch. Also listed is support for OTA Future Updates.

Foxconn USB Type C?

Another noteworthy addition is USB Type C connectivity, and it is said to be manufactured by Foxconn. A great plus for this Port is also the support for Quick Charging. Compared to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, which only supports USB 2.0. The UMI Super with it’s 4000mAh battery can be fully charged within 100 minutes.

Great Battery Life

Another aspect that UMI is endorsing on the UMI Super is with regards to Battery life, as stated, the SONY 4000mAh battery will offer about 2 days of continuous usage, and about 5 hours of intensive use. UMI has demonstrated this on the video below for your reference.

A great contender to the Mid-range Category

Especially against the popular Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, the UMI Super on paper does edge it on some areas, namely the USB Type C Support and also Android 6.0, which is said to be natively installed on stock. But in terms of Camera, I can’t attest whether the Panasonic Sensor will be much of an improvement. But I do see that the Umi Super will be a popular choice for budget consumers. The Helio P10 especially combined with a 1080p display is enough for intensive tasks and games and the phone in terms of features offers everything you want on a device. The UMI Super has also addressed battery life and even boasts even more juice compared to the UMI Touch.

Another contender? The Ulefone Future, the specs are indeed identical with the the UMI Super, the phone also comes with Helio P10, 4 GB RAM, USB Type C but has a smaller 4000mAh battery. The handset is also regarded as “Truly Bezel-less  Display”

Umi Super pictures

Note: you can also compare this phone here: Smartphone Guide

Highlights of UMI Super:

  • Powered by Helio P10 Octa Core Processor
  • 4 GB RAM and 32 GB eMMC Storage (Expandable)
  • 5.5″ SHARP IPS, 1080p FHD, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box
  • 13 mp Panasonic Sensor,  Dual Tone LED Flash
  • Supports Hybrid Dual SIM (2nd Sim slot for MicroSD)
  • Touch ID Support/Fingerprint Scanner
  • Premium All Metal Unibody Design
  • Foxconn USB Type C Connector
  • 4000mAh SONY Battery with Quick Charging Support

Cons:

  • Struggles on 3D intensive games
  • Subpar Camera
Availability (Updated Nov 10, 2016)
UMI Super retails at $174 (Sale) – Buy here
Gold version
Stock at EU Warehouse

Flash Sale valid until November 15, 2016

You may be interested:

Flash or Limited Time Sales (updated)

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