Umi Plus debuted head-to-head with the iPhone 7, and the Chinese phone maker made its budget-oriented flagship mobile go through direct competition with the new Apple iPhone by announcing its availability for pre-orders since day one. 7th of September, 2016. The good news for every current or upcoming Umi fan is that the UMI flagship finally hits the Amazon online store where sets for pre-orders tagging the price of $272.
The Umi Plus sports a metallic unibody design with a 5.5-inch Sharp 2.5D touchscreen display on top boasting the resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and protected by Dinorex T2X-1 glass. On the rear, Umi Plus houses a 13MP Samsung 3L8 with 5-element lens, phase detection autofocus, and dual-tone LED flash alongside a front-facing 5MP GalaxyCore GC5005 selfie snapper that enables video chat at 1080p.
Regardless of its budget pricing, the Umi Plus is a hi-end smartphone, it gets powered by an overclocked MediaTek Helio P10 with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage with microSD support up to 256GB. The handset comes running Android 6.0 Marshmallow but an upgrade to Nougat might not be a surprise, after all, this is Umi’s flagship for 2016.
Plus by Umi supports two SIM cards, 4G LTE network, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, GPS, USB Type-C and a fingerprint sensor attached to the Home button. But what actually worth to mention about the Umi Plus is its high-load of power. Its 4,000 mAh battery with Quick Charge technology allows you to talk on phone calls using 4G LTE network for up to 48 hours. Your girlfriend will get bored of you before your phone’s battery dries out.
As many consider the Umi Plus to be an iPhone 7 killer, you should know that Umi Plus comes with a headphone jack. If headphone jack is important to you, then Umi Plus might have a reason to go straight to a competition with a giant like Apple.