Chinese smartphone maker, UMIDIGI has launched the UMIDIGI A9. It is the smaller variant of the A9 Pro announced back in September. The standard version is powered by the Helio G25 instead of the Helio P60 in the Pro version. However, the UMIDIGI A9 offers larger display and bigger battery than the A9 Pro.

UMIDIGI A9

The phone is built around a 6.53-inches screen with a dewdrop notch and 720 x 1600 pixels resolutions.

Under the hood, the UMIDIGI A9 is powered by the Mediatek Helio G25 octa-core CPU, paired with 3GB RAM and 64GB internal storage.

Speaking about the camera department, the device comes with a three camera modules at the back, which includes a 13-megapixel main lens, 120-degree 8-megapixel wide lens and a third 2-megapixel depth sensor. For selfie, there is a single 8-megapixel lens in the notch upfront.

The A9 has a rear fingerprint scanner, support dual-SIMs with 4G LTE network, has a large 5150 mAh battery with 10W charger vis OTG-enabled USB Type-C and run on the latest Google Android 11 out of the box. The full specs of UMIDIGI’s new A9 smartphone is contained in the table below.

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UMIDIGI A9 Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM Bands 2 (1900), 3 (1800), 5 (850), 8 (900)
  • 3G bands: HSDPA Bands 1 (2100), 2 (1900), 4 (1700), 5 (850), 6 (800), 8 (900), 19 (800)
  • 4G bands: LTE Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28A, 28B, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps

Launch

  • Announced: 2020, December 15
  • Status: Exp. release 2021, January

Design

  • Dimensions: 164 x 77.14 x 9.45 mm
  • Weight: 204 grams
  • Build: Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3)
  • Colors: Granite Grey / Sky Blue/ Peacock Green
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display

  • Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size: 6.53 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~82.6% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 PPI density)
  • Protection: Scratch Resistant Glass

Operating System

  • Android 11

Hardware

  • Chipset: MediaTek Helio G25 (12 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8320 (650 MHz)
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • Internal Storage: 64 GB
  • Memory Card Slot: microSDXC (dedicated slot)

Cameras

  • Main Camera: Triple
    • 13 MP, f/1.8 (main)
    • 8 MP (ultra wide angle 120°)
    • 2 MP (depth)
  • Features: Single LED flash, Autofocus, Geotagging, Panorama, HDR
  • Resolution: [email protected], [email protected],
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 8MP, f/2.2 aperture
  • Features: Face ID, 6-level AI face Beauty
  • Resolution: [email protected]

Multimedia

  • Radio: FM Radio
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • NFC: No
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
  • USB: Type-C v2.0, USB-OTG

Features

  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity

Battery

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-removable Li-Po 5150 mAh battery
  • Charging: 10W

UMIDIGI A9 Price and Availability

UMIDIGI A9 in colors

The UMIDIGI A9 comes inthree colors: Granite Grey, Sky Blue, and Peacock Green. It is currently available on online and offline store and it’s priced at about $199.98.

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