And the winner of the UMi X1 is……


This has been the craziest competition we have had on Gizchina with over 2500 entries! But we have finally chosen a winner and the that person is…..

The UMi x1 is one great Android phone! It features a 1270 x ย 720 4.5 inch resolution display, dual-core MT6577 CPU and 1GB RAM, oh and that screen is protected by AGC (Dragontail) anti-scratch protection (which also happens to be the answer to the question).

But the question on everyone’s lips now is “who has won the UMi X1?” We’ll it was tricky to choose has we had a sudden burst of entries on Thursday, with some of you trying to enter the competition a few hundred times. We’ll I cleared all the duplicates out, ran the numbers through random number generator, not an iPhone casino,ย and came to the number 253!

umi x1 hands on video gizchina hero

So number 253 AKAย Tomislav ลฝuro, you are the lucky winner of the UMi X1! (an email is on the way to you now!)

Thanks to the great guy’s at Uredeal who are going to prepare the shipping, for all of you who want to by a Umi X1 or even a JiaYu G3 for that matter you should check them out!

 

How do we choose the winners?

We’ll it’s a rather slow and boring process, but I’m sure some of you would like to know.

Basically I take the number of entries and place that in a random number generator, so in this case I placed the number 2653 in the generator and got the number 841. I then spent hours choosing 841 random numbers, then from there chosen another and worked my way through again (I really need to think of a better way to do it!)

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40 Comments

  1. Mochiza
    December 3, 2012

    I didn’t win. But, Congratulations to the winner. ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Mochiza
      December 3, 2012

      Also, I thought the screen was Gorilla glass?

      • Frans
        December 3, 2012

        Nope its dragontail (AGC tempered glass). ๐Ÿ˜‰

        Congrats to the winner.

        • December 3, 2012

          The winner hasn’t gotten in touch with me yet…. does that mean I can keep it? LOL

          • Mochiza
            December 3, 2012

            Looks like he contacted you, sigh. :/
            if he didn’t you could always 2nd round, ‘aite? xD

        • Progressor
          December 3, 2012

          Where did you find that info ? I searches the sh*t out of internet and youtube… nowhere/no one does say what kind of glass it uses, so i ended puting gorilla grass although i knew it wasn’t gorila glass

          • Robert
            December 3, 2012

            I did know that it was not Gorilla Glass, but didn’t know what was the name of the technology used in the Umi X1, so two Google searches would do the job. First: anti-scratch technologies+”gorilla glass competitor”, which gave me the name ACG Glass. Second: “AGC Glass”+”umi x1”, and that confirmed that ACG Tempered Glass (Dragontrail) is the one used in Umi X1 (which happened to be responded in a previous post here in Gizchina, Google says :)). Too bad I didn’t win :p

          • Frans
            December 3, 2012
        • Alex
          December 3, 2012

          Then why did Andi say it was gorilla glass?
          https://www.gizchina.com/2012/11/04/exclusive-umi-x1-unboxing-and-hands-on/
          “the screen features a Gorilla glass style anti-scratch coating”

          I was also surprised by the answer to the question, mainly because I have slowly transitioned to getting all of my information through this website. Guess I should be more skeptical of what I read.

          • December 3, 2012

            “Gorilla glass STYLE”

            It’s like saying the Galaxy S3 has an iPhone style touchscreen (only that would anger a lot of people ๐Ÿ˜‰ )

  2. December 3, 2012

    congrats to the winner

  3. December 3, 2012

    Congrats to the winner. Looks like I’ll be buying an X1 in the New Year then! ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. peteep
    December 3, 2012

    I also thought gorilla, even checked on this site before entering.
    Guess my consciousness must be jumping dimensions again as its pretty clear now its agc.
    Hope the winner enjoys.

  5. Tomislav
    December 3, 2012

    OMG!! Many thanks Andy for the lovely (and completely unexpected) Xmass gift! Love your website even more now ;))

    • December 3, 2012

      Awesome! Don’t forget to send me your details so I can send it to you ๐Ÿ™‚

      • Tomislav
        December 3, 2012

        No worries, check your inbox ๐Ÿ˜‰

        • December 3, 2012

          Got it ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. J-Bird
    December 3, 2012

    You can use this site: http://www.random.org/integers/
    Just let it generate a single number between 1 and the number of entries.

  7. Martijn
    December 3, 2012

    http://www.random.org/ should be good enough for generating a random number.

    According to this: http://www.random.org/analysis/ page it is pretty random for sure ๐Ÿ™‚

    • December 3, 2012

      That’s the site I used ๐Ÿ™‚

      • Airyl
        December 3, 2012

        Lol, I lost. So next time you’re making it it a competition, right Andi? Something about designing logos and punchlines……

        • December 3, 2012

          Yep, sounds good. Just need a prize ….

        • December 4, 2012

          Got the prize ready ๐Ÿ™‚ it’s a good one ๐Ÿ™‚

          • Airyl
            December 7, 2012

            Taking a wild guess, is it the Meizu MX2?

  8. aldopinga
    December 3, 2012

    congrats to the winner ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. gelez
    December 3, 2012

    i lost U:U, have very bad luck,!! congrat to the winner, see you in future competitions ^^

  10. mannaoz
    December 3, 2012

    That’s the second time to Europe. Are you trying to tell us all to move, LOL
    Congrats to the lucky winner. But for me I’m staying here in OZ. !!

  11. Bonnie M
    December 3, 2012

    Damn…lost again…no worries though…was a great competition. Still a great site and congrats to the winner!!

  12. dref
    December 3, 2012

    congrats to the winner, i must avoid i was far very far from the correct answer lol

  13. Koko
    December 3, 2012

    Congrats Tomislav !!!

  14. shak
    December 3, 2012

    congrats to the winner hope he enjoys it

  15. AG
    December 3, 2012

    Why me no lucky ? ๐Ÿ™ ๐Ÿ™‚
    Anyways it seems Andy is reducing the luck factor from next time so Congratz Tomislav ๐Ÿ™‚

    • December 4, 2012

      It looks like I\’ve just secured an awesome prize too ๐Ÿ™‚

  16. LucifeL
    December 4, 2012

    253 AKA Tomislav ลฝuro – what a tosser !!! ๐Ÿ˜›

  17. Kyan
    December 4, 2012

    How many people actually got the question right?

    • Ronnie katsie
      December 4, 2012

      i would like to know too
      cong’ to the winner Tomislav you never know next time i will be the lucky one

  18. December 5, 2012

    “(I really need to think of a better way to do it!)”

    Simple. Assign a number to each entry (1 for the first, 999 for the 999th entry). Let the random number gen pick a number between 1 and the highest number …aaaaand its done, the winner is decided ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Saber
      April 5, 2014

      hi georg
      i install xiaomi rom for newman n2

      after install i can’t change to official rom newman n2!!!!!!

      how can i change official rom?

      when install rom …..installing abort….

  19. saber024
    December 7, 2012

    congratulations to the winner.

    just curious, where does UREDEAL ship from??

    • nicker
      December 7, 2012

      I think china