The Umidigi A9 comes in as the standard / more affordable variant of the Umidigi A9 Pro. It is the world’s first Android 11 with a built-in infrared temperature measurement. The android smartphone features a 6.53 display, Mediatek Helio G25 processor, and a 5150 mAh battery. Details on the Umidigi A9 specs and price will be provided in this article to help you make your purchase decision.
Umidigi A9 Key Specs & Features
- 6.53 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 Pixels, 20:9 Ratio
- Android 11
- Octa-core Mediatek Helio G25 Processor
- 3GB RAM
- 32GB Built-in Storage, SD-Card Support up to 256GB
- 13MP + 8MP + 2 MP Triple Rear Cameras
- 8MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Scanner (Rear-Mounted)
- 4G LTE Network
- Non-Removable 5150 mAh Battery
Design and Display
The Umidigi A9’s design can simply be described as a mirror image of its more premium sibling. It’s the same setup. However, enthusiasts should take note that the colours are different.
The colour options on the A9 includes Granite Grey, Sky Blue, and Peacock Green. As opposed to the Ocean Blue and Cosmic Black on the pro.
Perusing the setup, we find a square camera module bearing quad cameras, an LED flash on the rear. The rear panel is also home to a capacitive fingerprint sensor and the Umidigi branding, which indicates it’s an Umidigi smartphone.
Moving up front, we have a 6.53-inch display, which is slightly bigger than the 6.3-inch display on its pro sibling. This display has a resolution of 720 x 1600 and it’s based on an IPS LCD panel.
The cameras on the Umidigi A9 pro fall in the low-end category, which comes behind the setup on its pro sibling. This fact holds for both the rear and front camera setup.
The rear camera setup hosts a 13MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.8, an 8MP ultrawide camera with a 120-degree field of view, and a 2MP depth camera.
Aside from having a quad-camera setup, the Umidigi A9 Pro also takes the lead by having a 48MP primary camera, as opposed to the 13MP primary camera we have here. The front camera setup also holds a 24MP camera as opposed to the 8MP camera on the standard A9.
Hardware and Software
On the performance side of things, we have got an Octa-core MediaTek Helio G25 processor, as opposed to the Helio P60 processor on the pro.
We also PowerVR8320 GPU, 3GB of RAM, and 64GB of internal storage and a non-removable 5150mAh battery, as opposed to the 4150mAh battery on the pro.
On the software side we have Google stock user interface ontop of the Android 11 operating system.
The Umidigi A9 features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB Type-C port, Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi.
Internet connectivity on the Umidigi A9 is capped at 4G, which means enthusiasts won’t be getting 5G connectivity.
Umidigi A9 Price and Availability
Umidigi A9 price starts at around around $199 st leading online stores, but you can buy it for just $99 on AliExpress during its World Premiere from January 1 to January 7, 2021. The smartphone is expected at around 60,000 Naira in Nigeria, 19,000 KSH in Kenya and 999 GHC in Ghana.
The Uimidigi A9 is currently available for purchase and can be purchased from leading online retail stores.
Umidigi A9 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Umidigi A9:
- Platform: Android 11 (Stock)
- Processor: MediaTek Helio G25
- GPU: PowerVR8320
- Memory: 3GB
- Colours: Granite Grey, Sky Blue, Peacock Green
- Dimension: 164 x 77.14 x 9.45 mm
- Weight: 204g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual-SIM
- Display: 6.53-inch IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600, 20:9 Ratio
- Screen Protection: –
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 13MP (Primary) f/1.8, 8MP (Ultrawide) FOV 120°, 2MP (Depth)
- Rear Camera Features: Dual LED flash, Face recognition, Real-time filter, HDR, Panorama, 1080p @ 30fps, 720p @ 30fps
- Front Camera: 8MP Camera, f/1.8, Face Recognition
- Built-in Storage: 64GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: B2 /B3 /B5 /B8
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: B1 /2 /4 /5 /6 /8 /19
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: B1 /2 /3 /4 /5 /7 /8 /12 /13 /17 /18 /19 /20 /26 /28A /28B / 34 /38 /39 /40 /41/ 66
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Yes
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: –
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: USB Type-C
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: –
- Push Emails: –
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: –
- FM Radio: –
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: GLONASS, Galileo, GPS
- Maps: Google Maps
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Rear Mounted
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Google Assistant
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: –
- Video Editor: –
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: Non-Removable 5150 mAh Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: –