UMi Plus E (a.k.a UMi Plus Extreme) is a more powerful variant of the UMi Plus. It offers the same design, but is built for better performance with a more powerful processor and 50% more RAM. UMi Plus E offers a generous 6GB RAM and runs on MediaTek Helio P20, which offers 20% more CPU performance than the Helio P10 in the UMi Plus.
Where to Buy UMi Plus E
Gearbest – See Offers | AliExpress – See Offers | Jumia Nigeria – See Offers
UMi Plus E vs UMi Plus
From the outside, the UMi Plus E looks every bit like the Plus. It is built on the same aerospace-class 6000 series Aluminium alloy, but is available only in black.
However, inside, it is a powerhouse with a MediaTek Helio P20 chipset and 6GB of RAM. The chipset, which provides an octa-core processor clocked at up to 2.3GHz, offers 20% higher CPU performance than the Helio P10 provided in the UMi Super, Max, and Plus.
The chipset also sports a 64-bit, Mali T-880 MP2 graphics processor that is 25% more efficient. All these combine to make the UMi Plus E a more capable smartphone. The UMi Plus E also offers 100% more storage with 64GB built-in storage.
Though the UMi Plus Extreme has the same cameras as the Plus with phase detection autofocus for the rear camera, but the rear camera adds 4k video recording.
The smartphone offers 4G LTE, but with 100% faster download speed as earlier UMi phones. While the earlier lineup came with support for up to 150Mbps, the UMi Plus Extreme can do up to 300 Mbps.
Aside, these core and significant features, The two smartphones are essentially the same. You can checkout the full specs of the UMi Plus E below.
4G LTE Connectivity
I am sure if you are buying this phone, you will be wondering whether it will support 4G LTE in your country. Like the UMi Max and the rest of UMi LTE phones after it, the UMi Plus E supports 4G LTE bands B1, B3, B7, and B20.
This means it will not support 4G LTE in the United States. In Nigeria, the UMi Plus E will support 4G LTE on MTN, Etisalat, NTel, Smile, and InterC, while in Ghana and Kenya you can connect via MTN and Safaricom respectively.
In the United Kingdon, the Phone will support 4G LTE on Vodafone, O2, EE, and 3.
Pricing and Availability
Umi Plus E is available at international stores like Chinavasion, AliExpress, and Gearbest. The retail price is currently $269.99. The Umi Plus E may endup selling on Jumia Nigeria as some of the older models from the company are currently being offered by an international third party seller.
When that happens, Umi Plus E price in Nigeria should range from 95,000 Naira and 130,000 Naira.
UMi Plus E Specs
Here specs of the UMi Plus E Smartphone:
- Platform: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), Pure Android, Android 7.0 update expected on Dec 24
- Processor: 2.3GHz octa-core Processor (Mediatek Helio P20)
- GPU: Mali T-880 MP2
- Memory: 6GB RAM
- Colours: Onyx Black
- Dimension: 156 x 76 x 9.1 mm
- Weight: 185 g
- SIM Type: Micro-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual-SIM, Dual Standby
- Display: 5.5-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (400 ppi)
- Screen Protection: 2.5D Glass, Full Lamination
- Rear Camera: 13 MP Camera, 2160p Ultra HD 4K Video
- Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, Dual-LED (dual-tone) Flash, Geo-tagging, Panorama
- Front Camera: 5 MP Camera
- Built-in Storage: 64 GB Storage
- Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB (requires SIM2 slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
- 2G CDMA 1X: No
- 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100MHz
- 3G CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: Yes, 800 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600MHz
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes, up to 21Mbps
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: Yes, up to 300 Mbps
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.1
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: Yes, USB Type C
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
- Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
- Maps: Yes, Google Maps
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- Pedometer: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
- Iris Scanner: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant:
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: No (download at store)
- Document Viewer: No (download at store)
- Document Editor: No (download at store)
- Battery: 4000 mAh Li-Po Battery (Non-Removable)
- Standby Time: up to 360 hours
- Talktime: up to 48 hours (4G)
- Gaming Time: up to 15 hours
- Video Playback: up to 17 hours
- Music Playback: up to 121 hours
- Fast Charging: Yes, 1 day charge in just 30 minutes, full charge in 100 mins (PE+)