UMIDIGI may not be a pioneer in the realm of tech innovations but the Shenzhen-based mobile manufacturer has certainly carved a niche for itself as one of the market leaders in adopting the latest trends and incorporating them in its range of mid to low budget Android smartphones.
The Chinese smartphone manufacturer, formerly known as UMI, that first forayed into the market with its Umi X1 in July 2012 within six months of setting up operations has repeated this feat with its flagship offering, the UMIDIGI Z2, along with the UMIDIGI Z2 Pro.
Sporting shiny gradient bodies, the UMIDIGI Z2 and Z2 Pro, bear a striking resemblance to the Huawei [...]
At the beginning of 2017, bezel-less display was a fad that most manufacturers were aspiring for, by the end of the year, it has become a hot trend. Today, the dynamics of smartphone engineering seem to revolve around losing bezels around the screens. From flagship smartphones to budget offerings, more and more handsets are being rolled out with fuller screens and minimal bezel encasing them. Looking at the rapid pace at which this trend is catching on, it won’t be an exaggeration to claim that by end of this year at least one in five smartphones will sport a frameless design.
While leading market players focus on bringing this design element to high-end flagship [...]