UMi promise Android 5.1.1 and CM12.1 on eMAX Mini, but where is 5.1 for the eMax?


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UMi have announced that the new eMax Mini will ship with Android 5.1.1 and will get CM12.1 as an option. Meanwhile eMax owners are still waiting for a long overdue Android 5.1 update.

We posted the news that UMi would release and Android 5.1 update for the UMi eMax on 23rd August, but where is it? Taking a look at UMi’s online community, we aren’t the only ones wondering where the update has disappeared to either. Owners of the eMax are getting impatient as they wait for the update, and hope that the release will fix bugs with the phone and improve poor camera performance.

While current customers are being strung along though, UMi’s marketing team are already rubbing Android 5.1.1 and even CM12.1 in their faces!

In an announcement today, UMi revealed that the new UMi eMax Mini will launch with Android 5.1.1 installed as standard and that customers opting for the device can even run Cyanogen 12.1 on the phone via a RootJoy install.

It’s upsetting to see the company announce this news while eMax owners still wait in hope for their updates. The latest update news being that Android 5.1 will come to the eMax in a few weeks, around 6 weeks too late!

The eMax Mini will launch ‘soon’ according to the company, with 5-inch 1920 x 1080 display, 8 mega-pixel front camera, 13 mega-pixel rear and claimed 3050mAh battery.

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