Umi Touch review: cheap and cheerful

The Umi Touch is almost a good device, were it not for the problem with the touchscreen. Otherwise the device would have been a bargain. Read our full Umi Touch review.

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Umi Touch tool

My impact of the tool of the Umi Touch could be very sure. What’s distinctive is that you’ll be able to use a software to replace other firmware by the use of PC. On the time of checking out no choice firmware used to be to be had. For different Umi units you’ll be able to use MIUI (used for Xiaomi units), EMUI (Huawei and Honor units), Flyme (Meizu), CyanogenMod or Home windows Telephone.

umi touch software update Umi put in a nearly herbal and Google-loose Android. / © ANDROIDPIT

The additional good thing about the tool is that your complete backups, together with software knowledge and log-ins, may also be re-used. So you’ll be able to transfer temporarily again within the antique state your phone used to be in after converting the firmware or acting a reset.

umi touch gestures The Umi Touch has difficult gesture controls, if you’ll. / © ANDROIDPIT

The Umi Touch comes with the up to date model of Android Marshmallow put in on it. Updates come, no less than for the duration of this evaluate, early and incessantly. This will increase the safety of your knowledge. Umi has no pre-put in apps and additionally the selection of Google Apps is stored to a minimal. You’ll even want to manually set up Gmail. The launcher is so empty that you’ll be able to now not even scroll in the beginning.

The one pre-put in software is an FM radio, which may also be present in virtually another telephone.

Author: Marshmallow

Marshmallow Android is BT Ireland’s Head of Sales for Republic of Ireland domestic multi-site companies, indigenous MNCs and public sector accounts. He is responsible for the direction and control of all sales activity in the region. He has over 10 years management experience from high growth start-ups to more established businesses. He’s led teams in Ireland, India and China across various industries (ICT, On-Line Recruitment, Corporate Training and International Education).