The full-screen display phones would be a trend in the mobile industry in coming years. Many brands will be working on or have already come with the 18:9 aspect ratio devices. UMIDIGI, a little known Chinese handset maker recently has announced its new models S2 and S2 Pro (with higher specs) which are designed with the 18:9 aspect ratio and equipped with a 2 day lasting 5100mAh powerful battery. In this article, we would like to have a quick review of the UMIDIGI S2.
Design & Display
The UMIDIGI S2 marks the first full metal unibody full-screen phone, bringing the toughness onto another level. It has a premium metal finish design and will be available in two color varients – Red & Black. It comes with a 5.99-inch HD+ display which has a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels. Moreover, it packs with a Corning Gorilla Glass edition which protects the device from minor falls and scratches. The fingerprint sensor of UMIDIGI S2 is located at the back of the phone. On the bottom edge of the phone, there is a C-type USB port and the speaker.
Hardware & OS
UMIDIGI S2 boasts 4GB of RAM alongside its Helio P20 processor, and 64GB of internal storage. It supports external memory up to 256GB with the SIM 2 Slot. The Mali-T880 64-bit GPU enhances image rendering and multimedia display.
The UMIDIGI S2 runs on UMI OS which is based on Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box.
As for photography, the UMIDIGI S2 offers a dual 13MP + 5MP dual Sony rear camera on the back which captures excellent background blur images and brings a clear focus to face. The front facing camera is 5 MP camera without flash.
One of the highlight of the UMIDIGI S2 is its battery. It’s considered as the world’s first two-day lasting 5100mAh powerful battery. Available with the quick charging technology, it allow a quick half-hour charge to get you 35 percent of battery life, which should be enough for a short outing’s worth of heavy use, or a full day of light use.
Antutu & Geekbench Scores
We use Antutu and Geekbench 3 to test the benchmark performance of the UMIDIGI S2- Red version. As shown in the results, it scored 54,861 points on the Antutu benchmark. While on Geekbench 3, it scored 1,028 points on Single-core test and 4,537 points on Multi-core test.
The UMIDIGI S2 is now available for global presale on GearBest with a special offer of $179.99 from Sep 18 to Sep 25. Products will be shipped between Oct 7 to Oct 12 . For more product details, please feel free to click the following CTA button. As for UMIDIGI S2 coupons, we will update once it’s available.