UMIDIGI Z Pro Review : Recently, the Chinese manufacturer of smartphones UMI decided to change its commercial name to UMIDIGI; which means the digital world. The firm UMIDIGI has dozens of smartphones of its own production for close to ten years of existence. The emergence of the new UMIDIGI Z PRO(check price) was the ground – breaking breakthrough the company needed to stamp its place in the high leagues of phone producing corporations and this was achieved after their rebranding. The first mobile phone that comes to market with the renewed brand was the UMIDIGI Z PRO.
UMI Z PRO is an upgrade of the UMI Z it came with a dual rear camera that has a 13 MP having sony IMX258 sensor for perfect camera shots. UmiDigi Z Pro is the second variant of Umi Z, It features almost the same specifications with its variant only the camera was made superb. It is worthy of note that this is the first smartphone with MediaTek that incorporates a dual camera 13 MP.
The major similarity between the UMIDIGI Z PRO and the UM Z is that the hardware is still the same, also the Helio x27 system on chips on the UMI Z was not left out in the new variant. Reports has it that Umi Z would be the last kind of UniDigi with the title UMI, starting from Z Pro.
The new UMIDIGI Z PRO has a full metal elegant aluminum cover body, which is similar to that of iPhone 7. The 5.5-inch screen has Full HD resolution. It has a dimension of 150.4 x 73.2 x 7.6mm, a weight of 148G and it comes in different colors such as blue, gold and bold green.
The new Android 7 Nougat, is the operating system chosen to run this new smartphone. It has an excellent mid-range smartphone that ensures optimum and fast performance thanks to a powerful Mediatek Helio X27 processor with 10 cores. There are two that operate at a clock frequency of 2.6 GHz, four that do at 2 GHz and another four more at 1.60 GHz speed
The hardware still remains the same with UMIDIGI Z it has a 4gb RAM with 64GB of internal storage, external Memory of Up-to 256GB. It comes with a finger print scanner, compass, accelerometer, proximity, and a chipset of Hello X27 SoC.
It has a battery Capacity-3780mAh Lithium Battery that carries the signature of Sony, it is rechargeable through a type C USB port that makes the charging fast. It has a good standby time.
It has both 2G (GSM 850/900/1800/1900)MHZ, 3G (HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100)MHz and LTE (4G) LTE-FDD (800 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600MHz) and it is dual sim; 2 sim support functionality.
The Screen Size is 5.5 Inch IPS LCD Touchscreen with a Screen Resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and a Screen Display Type that is Full IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen.
It has a Front Facing Camera with 13 MP with LED Flash, Rear/Back Camera: Dual 13MP SONY IMX258 MP Camera, Dual ISP Laser 1080p HD Video of 1080p@30fps, Geo targeting, touch focus, face detection. The Soft Light functionality guarantees high quality for selfies. This camera even in the hand of an amateur photographer will still give a clear image as though the shot was taken by a professional photographer. The front camera helps to eliminate the need for buying a selfie stick.
It has a FM radio, a Video Support MPEG4, H.263, H.264 and a XviDMusic Support, it is MP3, eAAC+, WAV player and has a 3.5mm Jack.
PERFORMANCE AND CONNECTIVITY
It uses an OS Version Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, it is Java Supported, has a Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, it has Bluetooth v4.0, uses Glonass A GPS and has a Micro USB v2.0.
All in all the UMIDIGI Z is very good in every aspect and balanced and offers a good bargain for prospective buyers. It offers more value than what it actually costs, it is a phone I can recommend for people to buy, it is durable and offers all that is required of a quality mobile phone. It is worth more for those who love to buy phones and sell again after few months; it has a reasonable resell (second hand) value.
Price & Best Place to Buy
As far as the pricing is concerned, TomTop would be the best option for you as they have a very good presale price and a tested and proven E-Commerce portal as well. Ringosoft do recommend going with them if you have decided to go with the UMIDIGI Z Pro.
- Android 7 Nougat
- FullHD Resolution
- Photographic equipment
- No support for NFC
- Battery life can be a bit short