Umi Touch Review

Just some hours ago I talked about the Umi Touch X and I tell you the device was best at the price it is sold in Kenya. The Umi Touch is one of kind better than the Umi Touch X. Umi Touch comes in handy with Android 6.0 Marshmallow and alongside that the device stocks a 3GB RAM that cannot be found on just any device. It also boasts of featuring fingerprint id that improves your device security and makes online transactions with apps like Samsung Pay so efficient. Umi Touch talks of wonderful display that is a 5.5 inch screen. The device additionally features beautiful dual cameras and the primary camera is made with the Sony IMX328 sensor meaning the camera is absolutely good that you might think.

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Just the Umi Touch X, the Umi Touch talks of an enormous battery with 4000mAh that can actually last for more than 12 hours on full charge and full use. Such a battery would require quick charge technology otherwise you will be as bored as going to hell while charging this device.

Below are the quick specifications of the Umi Touch. Read on and find these specifications at a glance explained in detail on how the Umi Touch performs and stands out of the crowd with its 3GB RAM and amazing fingerprint ID scan technology.

  • 5 inch FHD display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for screen protection
  • Screen resolution 1920*1080 pixels with 441 pixels per inch (pixel density)
  • Runs on Android Marshmallow
  • Powered by a 64bit octa core processor clocking at a frequency of 1.3GHz
  • Features a Mali-T720 GPU as the graphics handler
  • Supports 4G
  • Fingerprint: Yes
  • 3GB RAM
  • 16GB ROM
  • SD Card: Yes, up to 128GB
  • Dual SIM, dual standby
  • Dual cameras
  • Primary; 13MP and front camera 5MP both with flashlight
  • Non removable lithium ion polymer battery
  • Battery capacity of 4000mAh
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Umi Touch features a good display, a good display is a Full HD display with screen protection and a 1080p screen resolution. And these are just the display specifications of the Umi Touch. The Umi Touch sticks out with a 5.5 inch display screen, the screen has a resolution of 1920*1080 pixels. And on top of that the device offer clear pictures with a pixel desnity of 441 ppi.

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The display screen is protected from minor scratches and low falls by the Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Not so many phones have this type of technology in protecting their devices but the Umi Touch has tried to prove that indeed it stands out of many.




The Umi Touch runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow just like it does the Umi Touch X which stands out since even Lollipop isn’t much taken up. I think Google should slow down the frequency at which they release these upgrades. But still Marshmallow is better and the only way to test it is to either buy a Marshmallow phone or upgrade yours using custom ROM.

The device is powered by a 64-bit octa core processor that is built with a MediaTek chipset MT6753 that works handy and builds great power driving the Umi Touch.

It additionally, features a great graphics handler whose task keenly is to handle all graphics needs by the phone be it when it comes to display, video or gaming hardware. The Umi Touch is equipped with a Mali-T720 GPU that handles all the graphics and makes sure real color and graphics are displayed other than blurs.

The phone has efficient multitasking and processing power with little laxity thanks to the device coming with 3GB RAM. This primary memory is enough to handle all gaming properties and any other resource using applications. You will never get a lagging experience with this phone.





The Umi Touch boasts of dual camera system; comprising of the primary camera mostly referred to as the rear camera and a front camera (selfie camera) that works wonders thanks to the beautiful sensors used in these camera. The Umi Touch features a 13.0 megapixels camera that features autofocus, with a flashlight and made with the Sony IMX328 sensor that takes photography to a new level.

The device too has a good selfie camera that is perfect for selfies and groupies plus the camera can deliver pretty smart video calling experience. The secondary camera is a 5.0 megapixels camera that is made with Hynix H1553 sensors to deliver good quality selfies. The front camera also features a flashlight.



General Information


The Umi Touch phone is a dual sim device that also exhibits dual standby capabilities providing you with everything you need if you got two SIM cards or more. So you don’t have to worry of carrying out other phones to accommodate all your sim cards.

The Umi Touch is a unique device; it supports 4G/LTE connectivity. This phone allows you to enjoy the latest network spectrum the LTE network that can seamlessly download movies at an instant. What else would you need?



Umi Touch’s Battery


The device stocks a non-removable lithium ion polymer battery just like so many phones that we know of now that come with battery built within the device back. The Umi Touch features a 4000mAh battery that’s is so good you can actually last a half day with this device on full charge.



Umi Touch’s Price


About the price this phone doesn’t close the 20K mark and I think it now performs more than some other phones like the Infinix Hot Dragon or in other wording the Infinix Hot 3 LTE that costs 19K that’s on Jumia otherwise it is above 20K. The Umi Touch is going for a record Ksh. 17999


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