UMIDIGI has announced the global launch of its latest smartphones UMIDIGI G2 alongside the UMIDIGI C2. The smartphones has identical features including it’s large 6.52-inch IPS LCD water notch display with HD pixel resolution of 720 x 1600 pixel, dual 13MP, 2MP rear camera and 5MP front camera. This cheap android phone is based on the Mediatek Helio A22 chipset coupled with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. There is also a 5150 mAh battery to power the phone.
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Umidigi G2 Key Specs and Features
- 6.52-inch Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 Aspect Ratio
- Android 13
- Mediatek Helio A22 Quad-core Processor
- 3GB RAM (plus additional 2GB virtual RAM)
- 13 MP + 2 MP AI Dual Rear Camera
- 5 MP Front Camera
- 32GB Built-in Storage, up to 256GB Memory Card
- 4G LTE (4G VoLTE)
- AI Face Unlock
- 5150 mAh Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Design and Display
Although, UMIDIGI G2 sports similar features with the UMIDIGI C2, they differ in terms of their design. At first glance, they might be mistaken for each other because of the structure and colour but the body built separate them from each other.
The UMIDIGI G2 has a flat design with sharp edges, while the C2 has curved edges. It is slim and light-weight measuring 164mm in height, 75.89mm width, 8.75mm and 192g in weight. This design has a matte finish that makes it comfortable in hand and easy to grip.
On the front, the UMIDIGI G2 has a 6.52-inch screen occupying a larger part of the front panel, leaving only slim bezel around the screen. The display has 1600 x 720 pixel resolution and 20:9 aspect ratio. At the top of the display is a water-drop notch inside the bezel to host the dual front facing camera.
The rear panel is made of matte finish, hence it is fingerprint smudges resistance. The back has a dual-camera setup at the top left corner, which protrudes slightly from the body. The rectangular shaped camera module holds the dual camera lenses and a LED flash. Furthermore, at the bottom left side of the phone there is UMIDIGI branding placed vertically at the edge.
For functionality, this UMIDIGI phone has on the right side of the phone side, a power button located above the volume rocker. At the left side of the android phone, there is the SIM slot The top of the phone has a headphone jack and a secondary microphone, while the bottom of the phone has a USB Type-C port, a mic and a speaker grille.
UMIDIGI G2 has the same camera as the C2, it features a dual camera setup, this consist of 13MP primary camera and 2MP depth camera.
The 13MP primary camera is equipped with a Sony IMX135 sensor, which is a popular sensor used in many smartphone cameras. This sensor has an f/2.2 aperture, and it is capable of capturing images with a resolution of up to 4160 x 3120 pixels.
The 2MP depth camera is designed to capture depth information and is typically used in conjunction with the primary camera to create a blurred background effect, also known as bokeh.
Additionally, the cameras are accompanied by an LED flash and support features like autofocus, digital zoom, face detection, and HDR mode. On the front, there is a 5-megapixel camera for selfies and video calls.
The camera performance of the Umidigi G2 is decent, but it may not be as good as some of the high-end smartphones in the market. However, it should be sufficient for most users who are looking for a budget-friendly smartphone with good camera capabilities.
Hardware and Software
The Umidigi G2 is equipped with a MediaTek Helio A22 processor, which is a quad-core chip that can clock up to 2.0GHz. It also has a graphic processor in the form of an IMG PowerVR GE8300 GPU. This is the same processor we saw in the Poco C50 and the Tecno Pop 7 Pro.
The device has 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which can be expanded up to 256GB using a microSD card. The extended RAM feature enables you add up to 2GB of virtual RAM to bring your effective RAM capacity to 5GB.
This hardware combination ensures that the Umidigi G2 delivers smooth performance and can handle multiple apps and tasks without slowing down. The device also has a 5150 mAh non-removable battery with a 10W wired charger included in the box.
On the software side, the Umidigi G2 runs on the latest version of Android, which is Android 13. This operating system offers a range of useful features and customization options, including the ability to customize the home screen, install third-party apps, and access the Google Play Store to download additional apps and games.
The device also supports 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.2, and GPS, which allows users to stay connected to the internet and other devices wherever they go. Additionally, there is a USB Type-C port for charging and sharing.
Umidigi G2 Price and Availability
Umidigi G2 price starts at $89.99 / € 92 / £ 99 / ₹9,399. The Umidigi G2 price ranges from about ₦68,000 to ₦74,000 in Nigeria.
Umidigi G2 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Umidigi G2:
- Platform: Android 13
- Processor: Mediatek Helio A22 Quad-core Processor (2.0 GHz quad-core Cortex-A53)
- GPU: Imagination PowerVR GE8300
- Memory: 3GB RAM
- Colours: Graphite Black, Dawn Gold
- Dimension: 164 x 75.89 x 8.75 mm
- Weight: 192 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual-SIM
- Display: 6.52 inch Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 Aspect Ratio
- Screen Protection: –
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 13 MP f/2.2 + 2 MP (macro) F/2.4 Dual Camera
- Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, HDR, Night mode, Dual-LED Flash, Real-time Filters, Face Recognition, 1080p Full HD Videos
- Front Camera: 5 MP Camera, f/2.2, 720p HD Videos
- Built-in Storage: 32GB eMMC 5.1
- Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB via microSD card (uses SIM 2 slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: 2G Band: 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900)
- 2G CDMA 1X: No
- 3G WCDMA: WCDMA Bands: 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700), 5( 850), 6(800), 8(900), 19(800)
- 3G CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: LTE-FDD Bands B1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 7 / 8 / 20 / 28A / 28B, LTE-TDD Bands B38 / 40 / 41
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes, HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
- CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: Yes, LTE-A, 4G VoLTE
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: Yes, Micro USB Type-C 2.0 reversible connector, OTG
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes (With Built-in Antenna, no need to connect headphone)
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: –
- Gyroscope: No
- Fingerprint Scanner: No
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: –
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: –
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: 5150 mAh Non-removable Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: 10W Charging Capacity