UMI Z Full specs and Price

UMi Z is a 2017 flagship smartphone from UMi. It is powered by the 10-core Helio X27 chipset, the latest chipset from Mediatek, this posts talks about the features that makes the Umi Z unique. More details below:

Umi Z Quick Specs Breakdown

  • Optical image stabilization
  • FingerPrint ID recognition
  • Deca-core 1.6GHz quad-core, 2.0GHz quad-core, 2.6GHz dual-core (Mediatek Helio X27 MT6797)
  • 13+13MP rear and front facing camera
  • 5.5 inches, 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Gray, Gold colors
  • 2GB + 16GB RAM/ROM
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow upgradeable to Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Battery: 3780mAh
  • Launch Price: About NGN 105,000 to 130,000  (279.99 USD

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A Quick Review of The Umi Z

Design & Display

The UMi Z comes with a metal unibody design made from premium aluminium alloy, it spots a 5.5-inch IGZO Display from Sharp. This display supports 95{0256fcfd3815e25de0bfd211c74144d15c227f25a3ad6deccf1cbc66bd88f403} colour gamut and 20{0256fcfd3815e25de0bfd211c74144d15c227f25a3ad6deccf1cbc66bd88f403} less power consumption. The display offers 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution.

The Cameras

UMi Z sports the same Samsung S5K3L8 sensor for its rear camera with a 13 megapixels sensor for both the front and rear cameras.

Operating System

UMi Z will come with stock Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, with eligibility of Android 7.0 (Nougat) OTA update in future.

Hardware & Performance

It is powered by the Mediatek Helio X27, which offers a 3-cluster deca-core processor. The processor consists of two quad-core ARM-A53 clocked at up to 2.0GHz and 1.6GHz respectively and a dual-core ARM-A72 clocked at 2.6GHz.

It is paired with the quad-core 875MHz ARM-Mali-T880 MP4 GPU. This GPU is 83{0256fcfd3815e25de0bfd211c74144d15c227f25a3ad6deccf1cbc66bd88f403} more powerful than the GPU on the X20.


UMi Z comes with 4GB of RAM. It also packs a 32GB built-in storage capacity. with expandable slot of up to 256GB via a microSD slot.


The UMi Z supports two Nano-SIM slots with the secondary SIM also doubling as the microSD slot. The phone supports dual-band Wi-Fi and Cat-6 LTE with download speeds of up to 300Mbps.
Security & Others

You still get the fingerprint sensor below the screen and two grilles still sandwich the USB Type C port on the lower side of the phone.



  • 2G: Yes (GSM 850/900/1800/1900)MHZ
  • 3G: Yes (HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100MHz
  • LTE (4G): LTE-FDD (800 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600MHz)
  • Dual Sim: Yes, (Standby) 2 sim support functionality


  • Screen Size: 5.5 Inch IPS LCD Touchscreen
  • Screen Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Pixel Density: n/a
  • Screen Display Type: Full IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen


  • Ram: 4GB RAM
  • Internal Memory: 32GB ROM
  • External Memory: Yes Up-to 256GB
  • Sensor: Finger Print Scanner, Compass, Accelerometer, Proximity, Light
  • Chipset: Helio X27


  • Full Aluminum Metal Body Cover
  • Dimension: 76 x 156.1 x 8.2 mm
  • Weight: 175G
  • Colours: Gray, Gold.


  • Features: HDR, Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Panorama, LED
  • Front Facing Camera: 13 MP with LED Flash.
  • Rear/Back Camera: 13 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Video: Yes, [email protected], Geo targeting, touch focus, face detection


  • FM RADIO: Yes
  • Video Support: MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • Music Support Type: MP3, eAAC+, WAV player.
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • OS Version: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
  • Java Support: Yes
  • Processor Type: Deca-core 1.6GHz quad-core, 2.0GHz quad-core, 2.6GHz dual-core (Mediatek Helio X27 MT6797)
  • Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: Yes v4.0
  • GPS: Yes – Glonass A GPS
  • USB: Micro v2.0


  • Battery Capacity- 3780mAh Lithium Battery.
  • Fast Charging Support: Yes
  • Standby Time: n/a
  • Talktime: n/a

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