UMi Touch camera features detailed; will have iPhone-style Live Photo, front flash


UMi’s build up for the upcoming UMi Touch continues, as the brand talks about the phone’s camera features today.

UMi reveals that the Touch will have iPhone-style Live Photo. However, it isn’t clear yet whether Live Photos will be the exact same implementation (as on the iPhone) or something different.

UMi say that Live Photo ‘provides the facility of instant short video technology specifically featured for social media websites like twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp, Snapchat, Instagram, etc.

Screen Shot 2016-02-08 at 7.13.04 PM_resultIf you missed previous UMi Touch news, it is worth noting that the phone will come with a 13 mega-pixel Sony IMX238 camera sensor and a design that’ll remind you of some popular phones such as the Redmi Note 3, Meizu MX5, etc.

Moreover, the Touch will have a dual-tone flash on the rear along with an LED flash on the front for clearer selfies. Other features that UMi mentioned in its press release include 3D photos, multi- and wide-angle photos, face detection, and finally, motion detection.

The pre-sale for the UMi Touch begins 18th of this month.

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11 Comments

  1. Young
    February 8, 2016

    Copycat.

    • Assefa Hanson
      February 8, 2016

      copying is great for business, stealing is even better

      • Young
        February 9, 2016

        lol

    • balcobomber25
      February 9, 2016

      You mean like Apple copied this feature from HTC?

  2. Muhammad Yasir
    February 8, 2016

    CPU is a let down tho

    • Levi Smith
      February 8, 2016

      They had to cut corners somewhere considering the price they want to sell at and the hardware they want to offer. It’s all about compromising what you need less for what you want most. Though I think it would have way been better had they gone for the new P10.

      • Muhammad Yasir
        February 8, 2016

        ditto on the p10.
        that cam still remains to be tested in flesh

  3. balcobomber25
    February 9, 2016

    Apple it seems lately often looks to HTC for inspiration, the 6 is a copy of the One M7 and Live Photos is a copy of HTC Zoes. They take ideas that HTC had and make them a success, where HTC failed. Coming soon to the iPhone 7: Sound Boom!

    • Sere83
      February 9, 2016

      lol, think we covered this before. There has never been a bigger rip off than the HTC A9 aka the straight iphone 6 clone. Iphone 6 clearly looks nothing like the M7 and was clearly not inspired by it. End of. Apples live photo implementation was much better than HTC’s but admittedly HTC did it first, personally i think it is a sh*t pointless idea that hogs memory.

      • balcobomber25
        February 9, 2016

        We’ve been through this before the IP6 was heavily inspired by the One M7. “End of”.

    • Riccardo Benzoni
      February 9, 2016

      totally agree, Apple is the one which ripped HTC off (M7 + Desire 816 = iphone 6), yet everyone still thinks only Apple is original and everyone copy them.