Looking for a metal body smartphone? UMI Rome is full metal body smartphone with amazing features and a budget that too is friendly to your pocket. UMI is a great Chinese smartphone brand providing amazing features within a limited budget. It offers a great range of smartphones which includes UMI London, UMI Super, and UMI Touch among which UMI super is my favourite. Now, Talking about theUMI Rome, It is a 5.5-inch 4G phablet that comes with android 5.1 out of the box. With a price tag of just $107.66, it offers 3GB RAM , an octa-core processor, dual camera with flashlight and is easily available on Everbuying.net.
What makes UMI Rome special is its uncanny features like Touch- free smart gestures, Dual WiFi and Ultra power saving mode. These are not just some heavy words but UMI is really providing great features. Touch-free smart gestures allow you to access applications from the home screen of the device just by waving your hand. You can assign various gestures for many application that you use more often. Dual Wifi, Did you read that correct? Yes, you surely did. UMI Rome supports 2.4GHz /5GHz dual wireless band signal. It belongs to the 5th generation of Wi-Fi transmission technology(5G WiFi) that is stronger, more stable, and with faster transmission speed. Ultra power saving reduces the 70% dissipation of the battery.
You can also read our other smartphone reviews and smartwatch reviews. Now, let’s move forward in the review of UMI Rome and talk about its specifications and features in detail.
- Brand: UMI
- Type: 4G Phablet
- OS: Android 5.1
- CPU: MTK6753 64bit
- Cores: 1.3GHz, Octa-Core
- GPU: Mali-T720
- RAM +ROM : 3GB RAM +16GB ROM
- External memory: TF card up to 64GB (not included)
- Screen size: 5.5-inch
- Camera: 8MP rear with flash + 2MP front with flashlight
- Pixels Per Inch: 300 PPI
- Screen resolution: 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
- Battery : 2500 mAh
Design and Display
In the Renaissance era, Rome was known for its style and as a trendsetter. UMI super has a ROME style super body. The laser cut stainless steel metal frame is being made by following the 16 steps of the CNC process.
The phablet has a strong build and looks like a premium device when kept in hand. I really like the design of it. The rear of the device is a work of the art, UMI Rome features a unibody shell that extends to the back to form an arched case. It provides great comfort in the palm when held in the hand. Back of the device is really beautiful.
UMI Rome is a very slim and lightweight phablet considering the size of the screen. The complete dimensions and weight of the device are:
- Product size: 15.40 x 7.60 x 0.90 cm / 6.06 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches
- Product weight: 0.143 Kg
Talking about the display, As already discussed UMI Rome has a 5.5-inch Full HD screen. It comes with a resolution of 1280 x 720 (HD 720) and offers 300 PPI(Pixels per Inch). With such configuration, there’s no doubt that you experience high-quality graphics during gameplay and true to life images on the screen. The Phablet lacks screen protection glass which should have been present as you are spending more than $100. Hence, You must expect a screen protection glass on your device.
UMI Rome comes with the title ‘The Revolution Gladiator’ and does truly satisfy its tag. It is powered by mediaTek 64-bit MTK6753 1.3GHz octa-core processor. The MTK6753 allows multiple tasks, high-end graphics gameplay and what not. Hence, the phone will not lag at all even during a heavy usage. If you are a gamer, you’ll love playing games on the phablet. You can also play the famous Pokemon Go with such an ease as the Mali-T720 GPU takes care of that. There’s power saving too, the processor saves about 25% of the power of the device.
Furthermore, UMI Rome is equipped with 3GB RAM that too ensure the smooth multitasking and a great experience while using the device. Yes, 3GB RAM is not so common in the price range and is more than enough for it to be working smoothly. In addition, there’s 16GB of internal storage capacity to store your files and various applications. It can be further extended to 64GB using a TF card. So, there is no need to worry about the memory of the phablet. Sadly, the phablet doesn’t have OTG support.
Camera and Battery
UMI Rome comes with an 8MP real Sony rear camera with 6P lens, a blue glass filter, and an F2.0 aperture. The camera replicates true colours in low light conditions too. The rear camera comes with flashlight and features like auto-focus to produce amazing results. The 2MP front camera also has a flashlight, thus is makes your selfies even better.
Talking about the battery, the UMI Rome is equipped with a battery of capacity 2500mAh. Yes, they surely should have focused some more on the battery. But, again a larger battery makes your phone bulkier. Being a 2500mAh battery, it’s quite efficient and coupled with the processor provides you best experience.
Being a budget friendly Phablet it might have some Cons but when you consider the price you are getting a phablet with amazing features. Hence for metal frame lovers, it is a killer deal. You are getting features like 3GB RAM, an octa-core processor, amazing camera and 4G connectivity out of the box. So, if you are getting interested about the UMI Rome and want to try it for yourself, You just have to visit Everbuying.net and place an order for yourself.