UmiDigi C Note 2 is an upgrade of the UmiDigi C Note. Compared to the C Note, the smartphone offers 33% more memory and 100% more built-in storage. The C Note was the first smartphone from UmiDigi to offer Android 7 out of the box, the UmiDigi C Note 2 is now pioneering UmiDigi’s customized UI, the Umi OS.
UMidigi C Note 2 Key Specs & Features
- 5.5-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401ppi)
- 1.5GHz Octa-core Mediatek MT6750 CPU with 4GB RAM
- Android 7 (Nougat), Umi OS
- 64GB Storage, up to 256GB memory card
- 13MP Rear Camera and 5MP Front Camera
- 4G LTE Data
- Fingerprint Sensor (Front)
- 4000 mAh Battery with Fast Charging
Design, Display, Camera
UmiDigi C Note 2 is built on a polycarbonate unibody available in black and blue colour option. It features a brilliant 5.5-inch touchscreen from Sharp. As is now standard with UmiDigi phones, the screen resolution is 1080 x 1920 pixels.
The front of the smartphone is covered in Corning Gorilla Glass 4 with the fingerprint sensor located below the screen. UmiDigi C Note 2 sports a 13 megapixels rear camera and a 5 megapixels front facing camera. The rear camera boasts of phase detection autofocus. UmiDigi C Note 2 uses the same Samsung S5K3L8 sensor as its predecessor.
Hardware and Software
Earlier UmiDigi phones had offered Stock Android, but the UmiDigi C Note 2 will be the first to offer UmiDigi’s own customised UI, the Umi OS. Only time will tell if this is a good or bad idea. A customised UI could make delay upgrades. The good news is that the manufacturer is promising that Umi OS will be upgradeable to Android 8.0. Of course, for the UmiDigi C Note 2, Umi OS runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat).
UmiDigi C Note 2 is powered by a Mediatek MT6750T CPU offering a 1.5GHz octa-core processor. You also get 4GB RAM and 64GB built-in storage. UmiDigi C Note 2 supports up to two Nano SIM cards with the SIM2 slot also doubling as microSD slot supporting up to 256GB memory card.
In Nigeria, the UMigidi C Note 2 will support 4G LTE on MTN, Etisalat, NTel, Smile, and InterC, while in Ghana and Kenya you can connect via MTN and Safaricom respectively. Like other UmiDigi Phones, it will not support LTE in the United States.
UMidigi Note C 2 also features microUSB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, and a 4000 mAh battery.
Pricing and Availability
Umidigi C Note 2 is available at a price of around $139.99. You can buy it for $129.99 on GearBest. You can also find the smartphone at online retailers like Chinavasion, AliExpress, and Gearbest at launch.
The Umidigi C Note 2 may endup selling on Jumia Nigeria as some of the older models from the company are currently being offered by an international third party seller. When that happens, Umidigi C Note 2 price in Nigeria should range from 55,000 Naira and 105,000 Naira.