UMI Plus E 5.5-inch 2.5D 6GB RAM 64GB ROM MTK6757 Helio P20 Octa Core 4G Smartphone - Banggood - £180.18 - HotUKDeals
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UMI Plus E 5.5-inch 2.5D 6GB RAM 64GB ROM MTK6757 Helio P20 Octa Core 4G Smartphone - Banggood - £180.18

£180.18 @ BangGood
Huge spec for the money, has Band 7 and 20 for UK 4G and a good size battery Basic Information Model UMI Plus E Style Bar Color Black Network Band 2G: GSM 850(B5)/900(B8)/1800(B3)/190…
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1m, 14h agoFound 1 month, 14 hours ago
Huge spec for the money, has Band 7 and 20 for UK 4G and a good size battery

Basic Information
Model UMI Plus E
Style Bar
Color Black
Network Band 2G: GSM 850(B5)/900(B8)/1800(B3)/1900(B2)
3G: WCDMA 850(B5)/900(B8)/1900(B2)/2100(B1)
4G: LTE FDD 2100(B1)/1800(B3)/2600(B7)/800(B20) Up to 300Mbps

Sim Card Dual sim dual standby
Or 1 Micro SIM Card and 1 TF Card
Both SIM slots are compatible with 4G, respectively.
When they work at the same time, only one of them can receive
LTE service and the other GSM.
Default at slot 1
Shell Material Aluminum alloy

System
OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow
CPU MediaTek Helio P20 (MTK6757) Octa-Core A53 2.3 GHZ
GPU Mali-T880 MP2 900MHz
RAM 6GB SAMSUNG eMMC5.1+LPDDR4
ROM 64GB
Card Extend Support TF card up to 256GB

Screen
Display Size 5.5 Inch
Type SHARP® LTPS T2X-1 Glass (2.5D Arc screen)
Resolution 1920*1080 pixels
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1m, 14h agoFound 1 month, 14 hours ago
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#1
follow the link for many, many EXTREME features.......even touch ID is EXTREME apparently! Lots of phone for the cash but watch out for the customs charges if it gets stopped, 20% + whatever "fee" they levy on the paperwork...could easily take this to a £250+ item... heat for the spec at the standard pricing though....
#2
Looks good on paper. Heat from me
#3
Is the CPU on this better than the Lenovo P2? Looks like it has slightly better specs but unlikely to ever get any updates (though Lenovo aren't exactly renowned for that either).
#4
Looks like it could be comparable to the Oneplus 3T, but i'm no tech expert. Great price though!
1 Like #5
I've got one of these and totally unimpressed. I think UMI have lied ref specs, Antutu scores this in the early 60k region whereas the Redmi Note 4 I have is a shade below 80k, UMI has 6gb RAM and Redmi only 3gb yet Redmi Antutu RAM score is higher?
Also this phone constantly drops wifi and can only be remedied with a reboot.
Construction is not great either, the buttons rattle a little when you shake the phone, not exactly precision engineering.
The camera is pretty pants too, worse than in the UMI Super (which wasn't great in itself)
On the plus side, it looks nice, the display is ok and the loudspeaker is pretty loud.

A couple of days before I got UMI Plus E, UMI announced the UMI Z which is their new flagship, and I get the feeling that this phone will be dropped pretty quickly.

On the whole though I massively regret my purchase and cannot recommend this.
#6
It sure is getting upgraded to Android 7 - Nougat, but doubt will get Android 8...
http://www.umidigi.com/page-umi_Nplan.html
I am really interested in UMI, been reading lots about them, and quality of their products seems very hit and miss.
Longevity seems to be questionable, with many people saying they stop working after 6-12 months, and buying direct from China guarantees you virtually no backup.
I've also read the large amounts of RAM memory in these Chinese phones might sound a good headliner, but they require this amount to run smoothly due to poor coding and quality of the software loaded on to the phones. How true that is, I can't confirm?!
Might try my luck if one drops to around the £125 mark! ;)
#7
t3chfan
I've got one of these and totally unimpressed. I think UMI have lied ref specs, Antutu scores this in the early 60k region whereas the Redmi Note 4 I have is a shade below 80k, UMI has 6gb RAM and Redmi only 3gb yet Redmi Antutu RAM score is higher?Also this phone constantly drops wifi and can only be remedied with a reboot.Construction is not great either, the buttons rattle a little when you shake the phone, not exactly precision engineering.The camera is pretty pants too, worse than in the UMI Super (which wasn't great in itself)On the plus side, it looks nice, the display is ok and the loudspeaker is pretty loud.A couple of days before I got UMI Plus E, UMI announced the UMI Z which is their new flagship, and I get the feeling that this phone will be dropped pretty quickly.On the whole though I massively regret my purchase and cannot recommend this.
Surely the 80,000 is for the power sapping Mediatek X20 CPU, not the the 625 CPU on the alternative flavoured Redmi.
#8
LadyEleanor
t3chfan
I've got one of these and totally unimpressed. I think UMI have lied ref specs, Antutu scores this in the early 60k region whereas the Redmi Note 4 I have is a shade below 80k, UMI has 6gb RAM and Redmi only 3gb yet Redmi Antutu RAM score is higher?Also this phone constantly drops wifi and can only be remedied with a reboot.Construction is not great either, the buttons rattle a little when you shake the phone, not exactly precision engineering.The camera is pretty pants too, worse than in the UMI Super (which wasn't great in itself)On the plus side, it looks nice, the display is ok and the loudspeaker is pretty loud.A couple of days before I got UMI Plus E, UMI announced the UMI Z which is their new flagship, and I get the feeling that this phone will be dropped pretty quickly.On the whole though I massively regret my purchase and cannot recommend this.
Surely the 80,000 is for the power sapping Mediatek X20 CPU, not the the 625 CPU on the alternative flavoured Redmi.


​​​Yep I don't think the Snapdragon Redmi 4 Note is out yet, only recently announced :)
Honestly don't really have too much of a problem with the X20 though, Mediatek seem to have upped their game in some respects but that's by virtue of adding a couple of extra cores other than improving the process that the chip is built on.
Having said that they've moved to 16 nm for the P20 in the UMI PLUS E and that doesn't seem to have helped much.. M
#9
t3chfan
I've got one of these and totally unimpressed. I think UMI have lied ref specs, Antutu scores this in the early 60k region whereas the Redmi Note 4 I have is a shade below 80k, UMI has 6gb RAM and Redmi only 3gb yet Redmi Antutu RAM score is higher?
Also this phone constantly drops wifi and can only be remedied with a reboot.
Construction is not great either, the buttons rattle a little when you shake the phone, not exactly precision engineering.
The camera is pretty pants too, worse than in the UMI Super (which wasn't great in itself)
On the plus side, it looks nice, the display is ok and the loudspeaker is pretty loud.

A couple of days before I got UMI Plus E, UMI announced the UMI Z which is their new flagship, and I get the feeling that this phone will be dropped pretty quickly.

On the whole though I massively regret my purchase and cannot recommend this.


​Your post echos how I felt when I bought my umi zero. Did you buy a umi zero also, if you did. Why on earth did you buy a umi again?
#10
bigsipie
t3chfan
I've got one of these and totally unimpressed. I think UMI have lied ref specs, Antutu scores this in the early 60k region whereas the Redmi Note 4 I have is a shade below 80k, UMI has 6gb RAM and Redmi only 3gb yet Redmi Antutu RAM score is higher?
Also this phone constantly drops wifi and can only be remedied with a reboot.
Construction is not great either, the buttons rattle a little when you shake the phone, not exactly precision engineering.
The camera is pretty pants too, worse than in the UMI Super (which wasn't great in itself)
On the plus side, it looks nice, the display is ok and the loudspeaker is pretty loud.

A couple of days before I got UMI Plus E, UMI announced the UMI Z which is their new flagship, and I get the feeling that this phone will be dropped pretty quickly.

On the whole though I massively regret my purchase and cannot recommend this.


​Your post echos how I felt when I bought my umi zero. Did you buy a umi zero also, if you did. Why on earth did you buy a umi again?


​Nah. I had an UMI Super and liked that, but got rid of it for my Redmi (I get a new phone every couple of months, gotta have a hobby eh)

But UMI have totally blotted their copybook with this one and I don't think I'd buy one of their phones again.

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