UMI Super, the latest flagship phablet from the company has been launched in China. It is now available for pre-order worldwide, courtesy of Gearbest. Lets have a look at the deal now.
Update: The UMI Super is now available for $179 only under a special pre-sale offer. Use Coupon Code – GBSUPER every Wednesday and Saturday and only 100 units will go on sale each day. The offer will be valid till June 8, 2016, hence the deal will be available on May 28, June 1, June 4 and June 8.
The UMI Super is available for pre-order on Gearbest for US $249.99. It comes in Gray and Golden color variants. The unlocked phone will start shipping from June 25, 2016.
The e-commerce portal from China delivers in most countries with free shipping. However, you could also expedite the shipping by paying nominal charges and get it within 3-7 business days. Lets have a look at the specifications and features of the device.
UMI Super Specifications
The UMI Super features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD LTPS 2.5D arc display from SHARP, that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and has 95% NTSC color gamut. It is powered by a 2.0 GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 (MTK6755) 64-bit processor with 700 MHz Mali T860MP2 GPU. It comes with 4 GB of RAM and has 32 GB of internal memory (eMMC 5.1), which can be expanded up to 256 GB via microSD card. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box. The body is made up of aircraft grade aluminium.
The Super comes with a 13 megapixel rear primary camera with dual-tone LED flash. On the front, there is a 5 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It has a Microarray 3D fingerprint sensor at the back, which unlocks the device in just 0.1 second, registers up to 5 fingerprints, comes with 360-degree recognition and has chip level security. It is 8.5 mm thick and weighs 185 grams. It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (micro) where the second SIM slot also takes in a microSD card. It comes with a dedicated smart key on the left, which will allow the user to quickly enter the most used app. It also has an independent AW8738 Hi-Fi system for Studio-grade playback.
The UMI Super comes with 4G LTE (FDD-LTE : 800/1800/2100/2600 MHz), 3G (WCDMA : 850/900/1900/2100 MHz), 2G (GSM : 900/1800/1900 MHz), 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB OTG and USB Type-C port as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 4,000 mAh Sony Lithium-ion Polymer battery under the hood that supports Super Quick Charging PE+. A 5 minute quick charge will give up to 2 hours of talk time, 30 minutes would give 1 day of normal usage and 100 minutes (1.6 hours) will completely charge it from 0 to 100%. It can be used up to 12 hours while surfing net, up to 15 hours while video playback, 48 hours on 4G calling and 120 hours of music playback on a single complete charge.
The UMI Super box comes with Cell Phone (1), Power Adapter (1), USB Cable (1), English Manual (1) and SIM Needle (1).
Also, check out the Xiaomi Mi Max pre-order on Gearbest.