Design Story behind UMI Diamond puts light on Hard Glass, Stylish Looks & Amazing Price

by Karthik Iyer 2

The Chinese smartphone manufacturer UMi recently launched the new UMi Plus smartphone. The smartphone offers some impressive specs for the price and pretty competes with the top tier smartphone in the industry currently like the iPhone 7 Plus, etc. After the launch of the UMi Plus smartphone, the company is now ready to take over the industry with yet another smartphone.

UMi announced the new UMi Diamond smartphone yesterday, which is their next offering after the UMi Plus. Now there is a lot to talk about this new UMi Diamond smartphone, but you might be wondering why is it called the Diamond? Well, we got some clarity from the company on this. According to them, the smartphone is inspired from Diamond and hence they are calling it the same. Quite interesting right? Well, lets find out what so interesting about it then.

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The first few things that comes to your mind when you hear the word diamond are tough and beautiful. And according to the company, these two things inspired them and they design the smartphone to be as tough and beautiful as diamond. UMi says that the smartphone’s display is best in class and would be able to face hits and bumps in the best possible way and won’t give up. They had the goal of making it ”the Diamond among smartphones’ display screens”, able to resist to 1.2-1.5 meter drops 80% of the times, thanks to the patented Dual-glass T2x-1 technology.

And it is not just tough, it is also very pretty in terms of producing quality images on the display. UMi says that the smartphone produces crisp and natural looking images as they intended it to be pure for a a natural viewing experience of every content displayed. According to the company, the smartphone is also very beautiful to look at. The smartphone is designed like any other premium smartphone out there in the market. Well, to sum everything up, if you are to buy this smartphone, then you are pretty much looking at a smartphone with hardness of the glass, the stylish design & the clear display.

Now talking about the specs of the smartphone, it comes with 5-inch display on the front with HD resolution. The display is covered by a 2.5D glass which uses the appreciated Dual T2X-1 glass protection, allowing it to better resist accidental bumps and scratches. It is powered by an Octa-core 4G processor MT6753 clocked at 1.5 Ghz. It also packs 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage out of the box. You can also expand the internal storage with a microSD card upto 128GB.

Talking about the camera, we are looking at an 8-megapixel rear facing and 2-megapixel front facing shooter. The smartphone is kept is powered by a 2,650 mAh battery and it also runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. The smartphone also supports dual SIM. And in case if you are wondeirng, the smartphone already went on pre-sale starting 20th October where the price is just $99.99. After the pre-sale, the smartphone retails for $119.99. Stay tuned for more info on this.

Karthik Iyer

Karthik is a Computer Science Graduate and a Tech Aficionado who has always found himself fascinated or playing around with all the latest and the best from the world of smartphones and beyond. When he is not working on any smartphone or covering the latest scoop, you can often find playing his favorite PS4 titles.

  • Akhil S

    umi they gives elagent devices

  • Looks like a diamond! Good specs at this price.. How good is Dual glass T2X-1 protection compared to GGlass?