So Umi lands up with another phone in the market named as Umi S1 and it seems that now they are after the competition with Canvas A116 HD. Now we have already mentioned about the Zen Ultrafone 701HD which has also been as a good contender of Micromax Canvas A116HD and this phone (Umi S1) also has the good hardware features to compete with the Micromax Canvas A116HD and it also been priced near to the Zen Ultrafone 701HD. Now let us take on the hardware specifications of this phone.

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Specifications and Key Features

It has the screen size of 5-inch with resolution of 720 x 1024 pixels which clearly states that you will have the HD display on the screen. It is powered by Quad-core processor by Mediatek MTK6589 where the cores have been clocked at 1.2 GHz and this power is supported by 1GB RAM. The internal storage of this phone is 8GB which can be extended up to 8GB and nothing has been mentioned on its external memory support. The primary camera is of 8MP which can do the HD video recording and it supported by Flash light, it has got the secondary camera of 2MP (also available in Micromax A116HD)

The battery can be a issue with 2020mAh as we have seen this earlier also in case of Umi X1 where they did not provide better battery and it seems Umi does not focus much on the battery strength of the mobile phones and yes, the users might have to face problem in this case also. It operates on the latest Android version i.e. 4.2.1 Jellybean. Well, other connectivity features are available in the phone along with the common sensors and it is also a Dual SIM phone.

  • Processor: 1.2 GHz MediaTek MTK6589 Quad Core processor
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • Display Size: 5 inches
  • Software Version: Android 4.1 Jellybean
  • Camera: 8MP with HD recording and Flash Light support.
  • Secondary Camera: 2 MP
  • Internal Storage: 8 GB
  • External Storage: Not Mentioned
  • Battery: 2020 mAh
  • Graphic Processor: Power VR SGX544MP
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth, 3G, WiFi, Micro SD slot and 3.5 mm jack for the headsets.

Conclusion

Umi S1 joins the league with Zen Ultrafone 701HD and it lags behind in terms of secondary camera and it also has been priced little bit higher. So, these two factors are not that great but they will taken into consideration by the users and these 2 contenders will surely fetch back most of the users waiting for their Canvas A116HD. This phone has been launched at the price of 12,000 INR and you can click here to buy it.

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