UMi Set to release ROME X, full metal 3G smartphone with cheap price tag of $49.99

UMi has been in the news lately with it’s smartphones bringing some really cool specs with a much affordable price tag. Sometime back, we talked on the UMi ROME which comes with a really sleek and premium design packing really cool specs like 3GB RAM, 64 bit Octa-Core MediaTek MT6753 processor with ARM Mali T-720 GPU, Android 5.1 lollipop OS amongst others with a price tag of around $89 during pre-order and $110 after pre-order.

Based on the success and attention the UMi ROME has received so far, the brand has decided to launch a much affordable smartphone with less specs compared to the pre-decessor.

UMi ROME X cheapest all metal smartphone

Although the UMi ROME X seems to come packed with lesser specs compared to the ROME, they still have some similarities in terms of premium design and display.

The UMi ROME X will be made of metal with laser-cut frame thereby making the device look beautiful and durable. The device will also have a carefully polished stainless steel metal frame which is said to be lightweight and rugged at same time. The device also has a thickness of 7.9mm which is pretty cool.

The back cover of the upcoming smartphone is made of Metal design polycarbonate and should be a beauty to behold and interestingly, with a price tag of $49.99.

UMi ROME X design and specs

In terms of the hardware specs, the UMi ROME X sports a 5.5-inch screen with display resolution of 1289 x 720 HD giving room to pixel density of 267 ppi. The device will be powered by a Quad-Core MediaTek MTK6580 processor coupled with 1GB RAM. In terms of internal storage, the ROME X will be packed with 8 GB which can be expandable using Micro-SD cards.

In terms of camera, the ROME X sports a 13 megapixels back camera incorporated with a Sony IMX179 sensor alongside dual LED Flash and in the front, you should be getting a 2 megapixels sensor which is said to be able to provide images up to 5 megapixels.

Under the hood, the UMi ROME X will be running Android 5.1 lollipop and will be packing a battery capacity of 2,500mAh.

This new device will cost $49.99, being the cheapest full metal 3G smartphone on today’s market. UMi Rome X presale start is scheduled for January 11th, and it will be announced two weeks after, on January 25th.

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