Reader Review: UMi X2 Turbo Review


[templatic_contentbox type=”about” title=”Guest Post”] This is a guest post submitted my GizChina reader Oon Tjoe from Malaysia. If you have a review, how to or article you would like to post on GizChina then please get in touch! [/templatic_contentbox]

Hi guys, I just got my Umi X2 Turbo a few days back and I’ve spent some time on the device and I’m finally ready to give my humble 2 cents regarding the phone. Initially I was more inclined to get the Neo N003, but when they announced the launch date would be on the 25th of June and kept their plans to upgrade their processor a secret, I turned my attention to the UMI X2 Turbo

UMi X2 Turbo Review

What you Get in The box

umi x2 turbo in the box

The package includes the box (obviously), 2 screen protectors , a USB to micro-USB cable and the charger head. 

Upon opening the box, the first thing that greets you are two pages highlighting some features such as the Full HD, OGS Gorilla Glass 2 Screen. The 13 mega-pixel camera and the hardware under the hood.

umi x2 turbo packaging 1



The third Page shows the phone specs in detail.

UMi X2 Turbo Specifications

  • 
Android Jelly bean 4.2,
  • Dimensions of the phone are 141*70*8 at 9mm.
  • 5.0 IPS 441ppi FullHD screen, 
OGS Gorilla glass 2.
  • MT6589T quad-core processor running at 1.5ghz, 
SGX544MP Gpu.
  • 
32GB ROM+2GB ram, 
Support up to 64GB memory using a micro SD card.
  • 
Front Camera 2.0mp and rear at 13 mega-pixel with aperture 2.0.
  • Battery size at 2430~2520MAh.
  • Sensors, Proximity Sensor, Gravity Sensor, Light sensors, 3-axis gyro meter,
  • GPS/AGPS
Dual Sim
2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G: WCDMA 900/2100Mhz
Connectivity: GPRS, EDGE, 3G, Wifi, HSDPA, Bluetooth 4.0
3.5mm Audio Jack.

umi x2 turbo specifications

If you can’t read Chinese it’s the exact same specs that Andi posted on Gizchina =)

umi x2 turbo specifications 2

Just to show you guys that it says 1.5ghz, 32GB ROM + 2GB RAM version.

Build quality

Having opened it for the first time, I must say that I was pleasantly surprised at its design and quality. I was ready for a plastic flimsy Samsung rip-off but what greeted me was far from it. At first glance, the layout of the front camera and headpiece does resemble Samsung’s Galaxy series. However, due to the absence of the home button, I believe that it does in fact have greater similarities with Google’s own Nexus 4 baby. Overall however, I believe Umi has managed to put together a solid design that may appeal very well to the general population.

umi x2 black
Flipping over to take a look at the back, you’ll find the 13mp Camera and rear speakers at the bottom.

umi x2 turbo back



And just to let you guys see how “thin” the phone really is, I’ve placed it beside a Kingston pen drive as well as a coin for comparison’s sake.

umi x2 turbo side
On the right side you’ll find the volume rocker as well as the screen lock button. The Micro-USB port is located at the bottom and the 3.5mm headphone jack is on the top left corner. All the physical buttons are located on the right side of the phone, So it’s extremely great for one-handed operation.

umi x2 screen brightness

The Screen is quite bright. But it’s not as bright as the Amoled’s of the Galaxy S series of Samsung’s. Having said that, the Full HD screen is just pure eye candy. (it’s got me eyes drooling)

Overall, I believe that Umi has pieced together a total beauty =)

Hands on with Vanilla Android

First up, Some benchmarks and screenshots of the hardware Specs.


umi x2 turbo antutu

umi x2 turbo specifications


I ran Antutu and Cpu-z and got what I expected, the scores and screenshots speak for themselves. Performance is snappy and responsive. Honestly I was worried that the hardware would not be up to par to support full HD screens but so far, I’ve been proven wrong. DEAD wrong. The phone is running stock android with some minor UI changes. Which is just the home screen app button that says UMi. I’ve changed that by installing nova launcher because in all honesty, the stock launcher was choppy at first swipe.

Read Also:  Redmi Note 11 finally gets Android 12 update

umi x2 turbo cpuz

Following swipes were of course buttery smooth but the initial swipe was always met with some delay. But other than that, the phone runs blazing fast with no hint of lag. Having said that, UMI turned off the animations as well, which I found quite odd. But it’s easily enabled back at developer’s options. By The Way, Play store was already there when I got it, but the other google apps were not there, such as Gmail, Youtube, Maps.

Camera

The standard camera app was absolutely hopeless. It lags and takes some time to focus. (Especially in low light conditions). Having said that, installing 3rd party camera apps solved the issue. Personally I installed Camera MX. Here are some photo’s capture with the 13mp camera.


Connectivity

umi x2 turbo bluetooth

I’m from Malaysia and I use two sim cards from 2 networks. Signal Strength is excellent, at times I have signal whereas my Dad’s Iphone 4s does not. Mum’s got a Blackberry Z10 and I’d say that signal wise, it’s better than both. 3G is lightning fast but somehow the Z10 still comes out on top. However, I must mention that the wi-fi range is just horrible. I’d have to be within a 5m radius of my router to get it. What’s funny is that when it does detect my house wi-fi, it’s full. But as soon as I move out of the 5-7m range. It just disappears off completely. That’s something to work on and hopefully (I pray) UMI will get a fix for this. Don’t know if it’s the hardware or ROM that’s causing this.

Bluetooth is available as well, and it’s working great.

Battery life

I’m a heavy social user. If I’m not on wifi, you’d be sure I’d be on 3g. FB, WeChat, Whatsapp and Line. All the time (that rhymes =D). 3G is a battery killer. That’s one thing everyone knows. Even the 2500mAh battery UMI provided ain’t enough. On 3G with the screen on. It’s safe to say that for every 3-5mins, 1 percent goes down. Wi-Fi is less draining and is able to get me through the day with it constantly on. But if you’re a casual user who games/surfs and calls on the average. I believe that this phone has the stamina to last the day.

Conclusion

The UMI X2 Turbo is a great phone. It’s my first personally owned smartphone, but have thoroughly played with the Samsungs, iPhones, xperia’s and nokia’s. Build quality is great, people stare and their eyes pop out of their sockets when I tell them it’s from China. Being a Malaysian Chinese myself, it’s no secret that China used to pump out worthless rip-offs that could be a ticking time bomb in your pocket. Friend’s poked fun at me before the phone arrived, and now, all I hear are ooohs and ahhs. Great design, smooth buttery interface, good connectivity and a 13mp shooter that shoots pictures that make people drool. UMI has made this phone worth the wait. Big Thumbs Up.

[templatic_contentbox type=”author” title=”About the Author”] Oon Tjoe (pronounced Joe), 21 year old university student studying engineering in Malaysia. Technology enthusiast and singer. Love the outdoors. Ever since I stumbled upon Gizchina, my interest in China phones grew and I finally purchased my first china phone after being convinced that getting a China phone does not mean that I’m purchasing a ticking time bomb. [/templatic_contentbox]
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106 Comments

  1. Norman Zakaria
    June 26, 2013

    Dude. I’m from Malaysia too. May I know where you ordered this phone?

    • June 26, 2013

      I purchased it from lowyat forums. Look for a guy named luna121415 selling chinaphones. It took 2months to arrive after pre-order. Mainly due to umi themselves

      • Cranky
        June 26, 2013

        Hey Bro! Nice to see more lowyatians around here.

        • June 26, 2013

          Yes, i am pleasantly surprised at the amount of lowyatians here.

      • June 26, 2013

        Sorry should be luna121245

      • ban
        June 26, 2013

        Thanks you so much for the info! i was looking seller in MY… directly buy from other country may get block at custom and need us pay for SIRIM fees.. which not cheap..

    • August 16, 2013

      may be you can go to 1949deal to find this phone!!!

    • Beto
      September 17, 2013

      I got it from Panda will. Free plane shipping to Argentina (18500 km away)

  2. June 26, 2013

    How about OTG? Cause i am thinking of upgrading to something which has OTG+Gorilla Glass+2GB Ram, and so far nothing comes up which would feature all 3… or at least work like a charm.

    • June 26, 2013

      Then u should wait for neo. Havent got a chance to try otg as i dun have the cable with me. Will update as soon as i get the chance

  3. June 26, 2013

    Great review Tjoe!! That wifi debugging should be done, it seems to be a problem with MTK chips! But though the reviews are great but I have taken off from UMI X2 as they have made many fake promises and are facing delivery problems too! Now waiting for NEO N003!

    • June 26, 2013

      Those problems dont seem to plague china actually. Since my sellar had connections with his supplier in Beijing

    • June 26, 2013

      Owh. And i do hope that they fix the wifi soon. Real soon

  4. BrianJackson
    June 26, 2013

    Great Review Thanks…Camera MX sounds interesting will try it on my Jiayu G4 as its doesnt seem to be getting the white balance/apeture right on bright sunlit photos

    • June 26, 2013

      Yeah. I believe that bad photos come from software issues. Keep experimenting with other cameta apps to see what works for u. I tried at least 8

  5. Patrick
    June 26, 2013

    Great review ! Where did you buy the phone ? I am asking because your packaging shows WCDMA at 900 MHz, whereas the specs at all of the webshops list the phones as having WCDMA at 850 MHz.

    • June 26, 2013

      I bougt mine from malaysia. But he got the stock directly from china

      • June 29, 2013

        Hello Tjoe Great review. in regard to 3G WCDMA support I too seek clarification
        As Patrick pointed out all the websites selling the UMI X2 Turbo state 3G WCDMA is 850/2100 as too Andi ‘s Specification comparison on June 6 as 850/2100

        https://www.gizchina.com/umi-x2-turbo-specification/

        Actually I want 900/2100 NOT 850/2100

        Does the mobile you have a special version suitable for Malaysia?

        as the spec sheet in your review clearly states 900/2100 But contradicts Andi’s spec comparison

        • Ozi
          July 22, 2013

          You can buy 3G 900/2100 version from Merimobiles or banggood sites.

  6. Xiaolu
    June 26, 2013

    Nice review! Thx!

    • June 26, 2013

      Glad u liked it. You’re welcome

  7. June 26, 2013

    Thanks for the review 😉 well done and instructive.

    • June 26, 2013

      Haha.. first time writing a review. Feel free to ask if u have any questions

  8. STEVE
    June 26, 2013

    Excellent review. Had a look for luna121415 could not find him.How much did you pay in US$ TJOE

    • June 26, 2013

      Uh about 300usd

    • June 26, 2013

      Sorry should be luna121245

  9. Rob
    June 26, 2013

    Great review Tjoe!! Mine is due in about a week. So I hope I can share your experiences with this phone. Haven’t read about the WiFi issue though.

    Have you rooted youre phone? And if so, can you point me to a procedure for rooting this phone?

    • June 26, 2013

      No i didnt root mine. However it does come ready with superuser access.

    • June 26, 2013

      *Update, It is already rooted. no need for you to go and root it yourself =)

      • Rob
        June 27, 2013

        Good to know Tjoe. Saves me some work to get it rooted. Now I’m able to use Titanium Backup Pro to transfer my apps and user data from my old phone to the X2.

        • June 27, 2013

          Hopefully they update soon =P or someone comes up with pure vanilla stock android ROM.

  10. Simon
    June 26, 2013

    Great review thanks.

    It is worrying that their seems to be many issues with mediatek SoC regarding wifi and GPS or manufacturers of these cheaper phones just don’t seem to be able to make phones with good antennas!

    Have you tried the wifi on other routers and get the same issue?
    Also can you test GPS and let us know if this is also any issue (cold and warm start GPS fix times would be great).

    With these wifi/GPS issues I would not have much confidence buying any of these cheaper phones as these two features for me are very important (and would of thought wifi is very important for the majority of consumers).

    many thanks again.

    • June 26, 2013

      Yeah wifi on all routers having same issues. Testing out gps

    • June 27, 2013

      GPS is a no go. Until they send out an update. This is not the phone for you. I checked online people are complaining that the GPS chip is not working and needs to be fixed. Funnily, i managed to sort of “test” the GPS chip and my phone software can detect that it’s there and supposedly working. Don’t know why it isn’t though. Having said that, for some reason, Wi-Fi seems to have improved a lot. Don’t know why. But it’s better now. At times when my friends note 2 can’t get anything, The UMI can. o.O which i think is fairly good then,

      • Simon
        June 27, 2013

        Try using “fastergps” app (you have root don’t you?) – this amends your gps.conf file and uses web based NTP (time servers) local to you to sync time and do a more accurate triangulation – the app walks you thorugh setting this up – reboot and see if it’s any better.

        Also use “GPS test” app to and stand outside and see how many satellites the phone sees and check lock time.

        Also “wifi analyzer| app is good to check local wifi routers don’t have conflicting channels – wifi in same area with same channel causes issues.

        All apps in play store for free.

        Cheers

  11. Jack
    June 26, 2013

    I thought of buying it from lowyat forum before, but my friend did not recommend me to do so since he had experienced some problems with some dealers previously. most of the dealers ensure that the phone you purchase from them will be delivered to you within 2 -3 weeks maximum, but in fact it takes way longer than that. Another thing is that the prices are really high, for UMI X2 Turbo its RM1199 (approximately $ 400 USD).

    • June 26, 2013

      True. Bt i still got it. It is a bit pricey, but he was extremely patient with me. Believe me, i literally bugged him every single day. And he guaranteed that he will solve the warranty issues for me should the need arise. For that im willing to pay an extra 150 ringgi

    • August 16, 2013

      its only 299.99 usd !!!

  12. June 26, 2013

    very easy to read review

    no wi-fi issue with my lenovo A830 using mediatek mt6589 (antutu 13xxx already)

    but using ‘ulysse’ and ‘speedy’ speedometer/odometer when i travel a short distance, they would put few km!

    • June 26, 2013

      Thanks, glad ur wifi is working well for u. If i didnt have 3g data. Id.be ripping my hair out now

  13. hamsteyr
    June 26, 2013

    As a fellow Malaysian, I approve of this review :3

    I am however very afraid of buying China phones, mostly for their weak Wifi signals. It’s one of the things that have been completely turning me off them.

    I’m considering the TCL Idol X or the Zopo ZP980 Ultimate. As reference, can I know how much you got the Umi X2 for?

    • June 26, 2013

      I purchased mine from luna121245 on lowyat. Refer to him for pricing as it might chaNge. In my opinion. The zopo and tcl is going to be more expensive regardless of who you buy it from. Zopo is china’ premium brand. And tcl has connections with alcatel. Btw. I sincery doubt that tcl’s battery is sufficient

      • hamsteyr
        June 26, 2013

        I have my reservations about the 2000 mAH as well. How’s the battery life on normal usage on your Umi X2?

        • June 26, 2013

          Actually, i should have been a little more specific on my usage. For my umi, I charge my phone from the previous day 10pm-12am+. Then i plug it out and go to sleep. Leaving the wifi off and 3g off. So basically it’s just a phone sitting there with calls. When i wake up at 9. It’s consumed about 2% battery life. So effectively, i start my day with 98%. Then i use wi-fi for about an hour, before leaving home and accessing 3g throughout the day. FB/wechat/whatsapp comes in occasionally and about 5-10 calls. I don’t really game, but i’ll take yesterday’s 2 hour train ride for an example. I played games for about an hour and a half. Before finally reaching home at 9pm with 18% battery life. 3g off, wifi on. Then i charge it at 10pm again. There, enough details?XD

          • hamsteyr
            June 26, 2013

            A good amount thats useful ahahaha. Thanks XD

            by your stats I’m just that little bit worried about 2000mAH, though for the most part I won’t be using the full dual Sim capabilities.

            I’m under the assumption then that since you’re using dual sim, the battery drain can be much higher.

            • June 26, 2013

              That is true, i did consider cancelling one out to see how it affects battery life, but it’s too much of a hassle to do that =( i need my sim’s active. And i definitely don’t wanna be carrying around 2 phones everywhere =P

            • hamsteyr
              June 26, 2013

              Out of curiousity, what two sims do you use at all times and why?

              One for calls and one for data?

              I’m hoping to give this whole china phone thing a test run myself soon haha

    • June 26, 2013

      Naw, i used to own 1 number, but that was only good for sms. So most of my friends know that number. But the signal was weak then (a few years ago) so i went ahead with a more established network provider to compensate. During that period, i carried 2 nokia 1200’s It was a student edition package which allowed me to stay connected for 4 years on prepaid, without reloading. And the rates were awesome. So now 1’s for data, another is simply maintenance since everyone calls that number. Either way, both numbers still receive calls

  14. iconic
    June 26, 2013

    my x2 bought in china has no label X2 on the upper right corner.
    btw, i am using the white one.

    • June 26, 2013

      Hi the logo is actually from the screen protector

      • iconic
        June 26, 2013

        wow, i see. i havent use the screen protector coz when it was delivered it already have screen protector on it.

        • June 26, 2013

          yeah, i applied another one straight away.

  15. shimn
    June 26, 2013

    sir can i ask if your siller is trusted ?? and honest!!

  16. June 26, 2013

    yes he is. But don’t expect him to work miracles. He can only deliver what Umi can deliver to him.

  17. Albert
    June 26, 2013

    Tjoe can u pls tell me what languages your phone support ?

    • June 26, 2013

      What do u need to know? Lemme know and i’ll tell you. Too many to list down.

  18. June 26, 2013

    hi i am also from Malaysia… i am looking a chinese smartphone, either Dakele 2 or Xioami 2S 32gb… which one you think is better?

    • June 26, 2013

      Personally id go for xiaomi. But thats just my opinion

    • fIreSpHere
      June 27, 2013

      I’d 2nd Xiaomi too. Ordered a Xiaomi 2S and expecting it to arrive in a day or 2. From my research it seems like that best I can get for my budget.

      • June 27, 2013

        Its the best at any budget 😉

  19. Marius
    June 26, 2013

    Thanks for the review. I’m very interested in the GPS lock times. I’ve got a Qualcomm and it manages to get a fix in 5-10s even without any network assistance.
    It’s this efficient if it already had a lock in that same area though and with not obstacles.
    Could you please try to see how fast the Mediatek can get a lock ?

    • June 26, 2013

      Gps is not working. Tempted to try fixing t by instalig another rom. But only one available is by lewa os now. So i’ll try it later

      • iconic
        June 30, 2013

        mine also did not work well even i am outside. there were 10-12 available connections but never get connected.

        I don’t care much because I am not into GPS, but of course it will be better if umi can fix it. I guess some hardware problems, if you check their forum, some people applied some foils to improve gps signals.

  20. Lorenzo
    June 26, 2013

    Does this phone have 802.11 n or g only?

    • June 27, 2013

      not sure how to check that. any ideas? o.O i reach speeds up to 80mbps+ on wifi though. (LAN)

  21. Danger
    June 26, 2013

    Nice review ! Can we have a phone with on-screen buttons? I really like them and i can’t find any phone like that 🙁

  22. Harald
    June 26, 2013

    Great review. Can Malaysians read Chinese?

    • June 26, 2013

      O.O… we’re a multi racial nation. We all learn our original languages and our nations official language which is bahasa. And needless to say. English is just essential

  23. Alex
    June 27, 2013

    Tjoe,
    Nice review. I too am loving my UMI x2 TURBO. Did u manage to take full ROM backup ? or managed to install CWM ?

    • Rob
      June 27, 2013
    • June 27, 2013

      It’s already rooted mind you. Switch of your phone Just connect it to your pc. Then hold volume + and the Power button.. You will reach the screen with the android robot logo. Feel free to install any Rom you want =) However, i’ve been looking around and the only ROM that seems to be having good reviews is the LEWA OS (happy frog in chinese) Which doesn’t appeal to me. Hopefully a stock, pure android ROM or cyogen will do something

      • Alex
        July 4, 2013

        Hi Tjoe,
        I can access the recovery screen by pressing VOL+ & POWER. But in the recovery menu, i can see other options except Backup and recovery option like you see in CWM.
        I have also installed MTK droid root & tools & took complete factory ROM backup of my X2 TURBO… it came out to 3gb size
        The factory ROM is stable but lacks features compared to custom ROM….wht you say..?

  24. Markoff
    June 28, 2013

    phone without buttons (with backlight) see quite strange to me, the saving of battery are close to zero and usablity seem highly decreased or am I wrong and you can actually see phone’s buttons in the dark?

    • June 28, 2013

      Well, i know exactly what the capacitive buttons do. So, It doesn’t affect me one bit.

  25. amir
    June 28, 2013

    honestly, Between these phones, which one you would really think of as the best one in total or in details:
    1-inew i6000 advance version(2/32GB)
    2-zopo zp980+(2gb/32Gb) / zopo c2 platinum
    3-ThL beyond w9 / w8 (32GB)

    Thnks by the way, for review, Thats one hell of review,really come from “gizchina” stuff
    Waiting for your response

    • August 24, 2013

      A little too late, but Zopo’s good. Sorry for the extremely extremely late reply

  26. mhindra
    July 3, 2013

    Pls pls do the nenamark benchmark of umi x2 turbo. i count find it anywhere on net. plssss.. thnx in advance

  27. Alex
    July 4, 2013

    My TURBO gives me 33.9fps on NENA 2

  28. July 5, 2013

    any place that i could buy honestly the umi x2 turbo i being trying to hunted for around 2 months and nothing.
    i think some of the chnese phones are greats but still really dificult to get one.
    i got a zopo zp980 and it was easy with the zoposhop.

    it someone know where i can buy the umi please send me a link and your feedback if you already got it with you,

    • July 5, 2013

      I’m about to post a $20 coupon hold on 😉

      • July 5, 2013

        what you mean you know the correct one i can order it?

  29. amir
    July 5, 2013

    Use these sellers in aliexpress, all trustable and I am trading with them out of escrow by bank trasnsfer(to avoid 5% commission of ali)
    Grace compnany
    Nitro Company
    Dandan wu
    Tian Tovey

    their prices are the best too

    • July 5, 2013

      which sellers?
      i being trying to contact online chat where they are online and they don’t even answer.
      give a link the one you thing is trustable and will make my research.
      regards

  30. GNexUser
    July 5, 2013

    Hi I was just wondering if anyone could tell me how I can get those two signal meters in my status bar? It would be great to see the 1X signal as well as the 3G signal. Thanks!

    • August 24, 2013

      Hey =)

      I have 2 sim cards, hence 2 bars. =)

  31. zaffar
    July 7, 2013

    hi im zaffar fr malaysia & lowyatian oso
    wanna share my china phone story
    own a zopo zp950+ for nearly 2 months now
    superb quad core for the price
    get it from http://www.lelong.com.my/merchant/leonjunyin-Android.Smart.Phone-C1-91689-1.htm
    have physical store @ cheras
    reasonable price
    got ready stock
    oso sell umi, iocean, jiayu etc
    cod is best method of dealing..

    as for mtk gps fix, try this..
    activate gps then
    go to setting\location access\gps satellites
    enable GPS EPO assistance
    go to epo setting & download latest epo file info… done
    activate agps oso..

    using this method, my zopo cold sat fix is around 20 secs
    hot fix 5 secs..
    accurate to 2 meter!

    hope it helps..

  32. July 19, 2013

    Hahaha..(that getting a China phone does not mean that I’m purchasing a ticking time bomb.)..Well I hope not 🙂 I just bought this same phone as you from dhgate.com .I bought it last night and I got a shipping notice today..so far so good. And you know I cant wait for the phone to get here..(USA).

    • August 24, 2013

      great =) enjoy your phone. Mine’s still working wonderfully with no lag. Do go to developer’s option and force GPU for 2D drawing. It really helps.

  33. abel
    July 19, 2013

    i got mine too but from taobado in china i got a friend living there and he will receive on tuesday so i will have it by friday after his other friend come back from holidays, good news is that is really out now 🙂
    post if you got it first and comment, goods and bads points.

  34. July 20, 2013

    Sure..will do.

  35. giulio
    August 14, 2013

    I broke the glass of UMI x2 does anyone know where I can find spare link? thanks

  36. rakesh jain
    August 19, 2013

    UMI X2 case/cover in india: http://wowemall.com/mobile-tablet

  37. Bartman
    August 22, 2013

    How can this phone be a great phone when the buit-in camera application is hopeless and the WiFi is horrible? Sorry, maybe I miss something here, yet this does not seem to be such a great phone to me.

    • Giuseppe Nespolino
      November 29, 2013

      I strongly agree, please dont buy this phone (maybe not even more umi phone)

  38. August 24, 2013

    Hey there =)

    I did mention in my review that the stock camera was laggy and hopeless and i installed camera MX to solve the issue, still using it btw.

    Wi-fi is also bad, but if you get a data package, you don’t have to worry bout that. Having said that though, their newest ROM can be downloaded here

    http://www.needrom.com/phone-roms/umi/umi-x2/

    and that should solve some issues there, also camera performance has improved and wi-fi too. =) Android is all about customizing, do it and you’ll learn to enjoy the phone.

  39. Alex
    August 28, 2013

    has anybody tried to play stereo music via Bluetooth on the UMI X2 ? I thght UMI had the a2dp Bluetooth profile to stream music to Bluetooth earse

  40. Zoe
    September 24, 2013

    I’m from Australia, I am on the optus network and can’t access the 3G network. Any suggestions how to fix this?

    • Alex
      September 24, 2013

      Go to Settings,…..Wireless & Networks…..More….Mobile Networks….& manually add the APN settings related to your OPTUS network.
      Then restart mobile & enable 3G service

      • Zoe
        September 24, 2013

        thanks for the help but it didn’t work =( any other ideas?

  41. Alen
    November 1, 2013

    Hi guys. I received mine umi with 2Gb ram and 32GB rom. Mobile is amazing, and all works perfect except gps. I am buying external gps and i wanted to install navigon but i have connectivity errors. As i researched a bit it is due to dual sim. Does somebody know solution? Please help.

    • ben
      March 4, 2014

      install bluetooth gps from play store.bye

  42. Rafael
    November 7, 2013

    do not buy this phone because it does not guarantee there had a problem with my 32 gb UMI X2 LCD screen display, was sent to china for resolution and he combraram $ 100.00 to fix the problem. the phone eh eh bozinho but not buy paper

    I will make a marketing year compared UMI X2

    shit

  43. elias
    December 21, 2013

    I have bought two X2 three months ago. The one after ten days was completely in NO SERVICE mode in my house and my work, no GSM. Since two days the other one has started to behave the same. It seems there is a bug or something with the software not the ROM as I have load to the one another ROM with no results, a chinese virus or something. I have given them to three services and they were not able to repair them. I would appreciate a lot any suggestion.I live in Athens Greece.

  44. Frank
    January 24, 2014

    Hi,
    recently I bought this phone. i am having the problem that I can not receive SMS allthough all the settings with my local provider are ok. Any clue how to solve this?

  45. jukijuju
    March 28, 2014

    hi , i dropped my umi x2 on the cement, the face didnt break but i now have cloudy lines of color all across the screen, when i first power up they are not on screen ,then slowly the lines cross the screen, it is very cloudy, i have a photo of the screen, any ideas who/what it needs to repair thanks jukijuju