Ulefone Future will have on screen virtual keys and CM ROM


ulefone future on screen buttons

Ulefone have confirmed that their bezel-less Future phone will have on-screen virtual keys and that a custom Cyanogen ROM will be available for it.

In recent videos showing the Ulefone Future, the phone has been seen with on-screen navigation controls, and this has lead to questions wondering if the final release version of the phone will feature physical controls or on-screen controls.

Ulefone have confirmed that virtual buttons will be used on the phone, but they the navigation bar can be hidden when not in use. The company also mentioned plans to have the navigation controls move from the left to the right making it easier to use the phone one-handed.

In addition to onscreen controls, Ulefone have also confirmed that the Ulefone Future will launch next month with Android 6.0 pre-installed, and for users who want something a little different a Cyanogen ROM will also be made available to download.

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47 Comments

  1. Muhammad Yasir
    March 26, 2016

    PROMISING !

    • xi7
      March 26, 2016

      poor brand, ulefone power promising android 6 but still android 5.1 and x86 …

      the battery fail all time, after 57% pass to 10% , cpu 72*C… gearbest refund warranty only 20 USD, lol. or i need pay 95 USD to replace the garbage phone.

      • Muhammad Yasir
        March 26, 2016

        hmm

      • Mr.Flying Zoom3rz
        March 26, 2016

        Can you explain more about your problem with Ulefone Power bro or make a YouTube video? I was interested in this phone as well, but this kind of real world usage comments are turning me back big time.

        • xi7
          March 26, 2016

          problem with cpu and battery drain ultra fast…. check image.

          problem with all ROM 5.1 and shame X86 version… last update problem with fingerprint do not work, stock rom LED crazy… some bug never solved

          • Mr.Flying Zoom3rz
            March 27, 2016

            Hey thanks for answering me bro. I have a big battery drop on my K3 Note also, it’s going down from 30% to 20% in just like 1 minute, buy otherwise the battery keeps the charge and I can get ~4h screen on time on average. Many people are having this and it’s confirmed that it’s technically related to the battery itself. So in Ulefone Power you experience a constant fast battery drain like that, not just from 10 to 5% right? This is a serious problem, I would return the phone and open a paypal dispute, because I also know that the guys @gearbest are not so friendly when you start talking for refund, return and all other problems. Tell them that you paid for a phone with big battery that can last 3 days on normal usage, but they gave you a broken phone that’s constantly draining the battery in just a minites without doing nothing, it’s ridiculous and unacceptable. 🙁

            • xi7
              March 28, 2016

              reflash with ulefone homepage software. temperature > 70*C , i will try show video proof. about battery i make screenshot only with 10% 9 8 7 6 5%…. but the phone start 57% and jumped to 10% alone. Crap phone burning i get 7h standby mode.

          • Maksim
            March 27, 2016

            You should shoot a video to prove, not image, image time can be modified. Second, you can use your phone to restore factory settings, exclusion is a program you install problem caused. And not all problems are attributed to cell phones, smartphones just a carrier, like the PC, you install and run different software, you will get a different effect, the same person with the same phone, install different software, use the results are different.Detection software are not accurate, especially the phone itself even temperature-sensing IC are not, how it is to test the temperature? Even CPU-Z to test the Octa-Core Quad-Core, but will show eight cores.

            • xi7
              March 28, 2016

              ok, i will try video record.

            • Mr.Flying Zoom3rz
              March 28, 2016

              See if you’re still in PayPal Buyer Protection and ask for a refund showing all facts you have. Don’t give up man! You paid and they gave you a potentially defective phone.

            • xi7
              March 28, 2016

              Ulefone services talk about contact the shop where you bought the phone to apply warranty. *just it.

              not have more protection after Delivere confirmed. https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/ab0df1f0f38e8e619fb890cf8bc7a9dae71fa1f00d8baa0db4cfccff596807e2.png

              gearbest warranty option

            • Mr.Flying Zoom3rz
              March 28, 2016

              Okay so you can just ship the phone back to China and they’re offering to give you back $164.99, it sounds good to me. But you must be in the 45 days period from the day you received it. I’m not sure about that 45 days from the date you ordered or 45 days from when you received the item. It’s not fair to be the first option.

        • hohstapler
          March 27, 2016

          I think this is faulty phone he is talking about . I have ulefone power and it is working perfectly fine. Check my comments on previous ulefone post here on gizchina. The battery thing I notice that standby time drain more battery then it should but nothing drastic eveything else is ok for a phone with that price. Cheers!

          • Mr.Flying Zoom3rz
            March 27, 2016

            Thanks for the comment dude! I’ll look for the article you pointed out. Well may be the rom is not well optimised if the battery drain on standby is high. Still interesting if Ulefone will bring Android 6 to this phone as promised.

  2. Adam Irvine
    March 26, 2016

    So what’s the sizable chin for..?

    I hate on screen buttons only!

    I mean I get it that some people actually like them but I much prefer the implantation on my OnePlus One which has both Capacitive OR On Screen Buttons and the choice is made within settings by the user…

    • Mr.Flying Zoom3rz
      March 26, 2016

      Yes the best thing is to have a capacitive hardware buttons. You can always add a on screen buttons with Xposed or CM.

    • ksuuk
      March 27, 2016

      Get the old Nokia, it had only capacitive hardware buttons and no touch screen at all:). But yes, OPX solution would almost perfect, if capacitive hardware buttons would have backlight also.

  3. kawamase
    March 26, 2016

    Onscreen navigation? No thanks.

  4. ksuuk
    March 26, 2016

    Very good, as every phone should have on-screen navigation controls, as this is touch phone. But sadly most chinese phones are still having static, ugly, no backlight buttons.

    • highwind
      March 26, 2016

      Because completely wasting the lower phone area while reducing effective screen size is totally usefull…

  5. Guest
    March 26, 2016

    PROMISING !

    • xi7
      March 26, 2016

      poor brand, ulefone power promising android 6 but still android 5.1 and x86 …

      the battery fail all time, after 57% pass to 10% , cpu 72*C… gearbest refund warranty only 20 USD, lol. or i need pay 95 USD to replace the garbage phone.

    • Guest
      March 26, 2016

      hmm

    • Mr.Flying Zoom3rz
      March 26, 2016

      Can you explain more about your problem with Ulefone Power bro or make a YouTube video? I was interested in this phone as well, but this kind of real world usage comments are turning me back big time.

    • xi7
      March 26, 2016

      problem with cpu and battery drain ultra fast…. check image.

      problem with all ROM 5.1 and shame X86 version… last update problem with fingerprint do not work, stock rom LED crazy… some bug never solved

      first image i have 57% but i cant show it, jumped to 10% and auto power off alone with 5%, just in 1min …

      ulefone service talk about warranty but gearbest only offer 20 USD….. gearbest = joke !

    • hohstapler
      March 27, 2016

      I think this is faulty phone he is talking about . I have ulefone power and it is working perfectly fine. Check my comments on previous ulefone post here on gizchina. The battery thing I notice that standby time drain more battery then it should but nothing drastic eveything else is ok for a phone with that price. Cheers!

    • Mr.Flying Zoom3rz
      March 27, 2016

      Thanks for the comment dude! I’ll look for the article you pointed out. Well may be the rom is not well optimised if the battery drain on standby is high. Still interesting if Ulefone will bring Android 6 to this phone as promised.

    • Mr.Flying Zoom3rz
      March 27, 2016

      Hey thanks for answering me bro. I have a big battery drop on my K3 Note also, it’s going down from 30% to 20% in just like 1 minute, but otherwise the battery keeps the charge and I can get ~4h screen on time on average. Many people are having this and it’s confirmed that it’s technically related to the battery itself. So in Ulefone Power you experience a constant fast battery drain like that, not just from 10 to 5% right? This is a serious problem, I would return the phone and open a paypal dispute, because I also know that the guys @gearbest are not so friendly when you start talking for refund, return and all other problems. Tell them that you paid for a phone with big battery that can last 3 days on normal usage, but they gave you a broken phone that’s constantly draining the battery in just a minites without doing nothing, it’s ridiculous and unacceptable. 🙁
      Btw why not try to reflash the phone?

    • PSGF1
      March 28, 2016

      You should shoot a video to prove, not image, image time can be modified. Second, you can use your phone to restore factory settings, exclusion is a program you install problem caused. And not all problems are attributed to cell phones, smartphones just a carrier, like the PC, you install and run different software, you will get a different effect, the same person with the same phone, install different software, use the results are different.Detection software are not accurate, especially the phone itself even temperature-sensing IC are not, how it is to test the temperature? Even CPU-Z to test the Octa-Core Quad-Core, but will show eight cores.

    • xi7
      March 28, 2016

      reflash with ulefone homepage software. temperature > 70*C , i will try show video proof. about battery i make screenshot only with 10% 9 8 7 6 5%…. but the phone start 57% and jumped to 10% alone. Crap phone burning i get 7h standby mode.

    • xi7
      March 28, 2016

      ok, i will try video record.

    • Mr.Flying Zoom3rz
      March 28, 2016

      See if you’re still in PayPal Buyer Protection and ask for a refund showing all facts you have. Don’t give up man! You paid and they gave you a potentially defective phone. Also speak to Ulefone directly, write an email to their support if they have any??

    • xi7
      March 28, 2016

      Ulefone services talk about contact the shop where you bought the phone to apply warranty. *just it.

      not have more protection after Delivere confirmed.

    • xi7
      March 28, 2016

      gearbest warranty option

    • Mr.Flying Zoom3rz
      March 28, 2016

      Okay so you can just ship the phone back to China and they’re offering to give you back $164.99, it sounds good to me. But you must be in the 45 days period from the day you received it. I’m not sure about that 45 days from the date you ordered or 45 days from when you received the item. It’s not fair to be the first option.

  6. Adam Irvine
    March 26, 2016

    So what’s the sizable chin for..?

    I hate on screen buttons only!

    I mean I get it that some people actually like them but I much prefer the implantation on my OnePlus One which has both Capacitive OR On Screen Buttons and the choice is made within settings by the user…

    • Mr.Flying Zoom3rz
      March 26, 2016

      Yes the best thing is to have a capacitive hardware buttons. You can always add a on screen buttons with Xposed or CM.

    • ksuuk
      March 27, 2016

      Get the old Nokia, it had only capacitive hardware buttons and no touch screen at all:). But yes, OPX solution would almost perfect, if capacitive hardware buttons would have backlight also.

  7. kawamase
    March 26, 2016

    Onscreen navigation? No thanks.

  8. David Merander
    March 26, 2016

    We all know what happened with the promised custom rom for Be touch 2… Still no explanation from ulefone.

  9. ksuuk
    March 26, 2016

    Very good, as every phone should have on-screen navigation controls, as this is touch phone. But sadly most chinese phones are still having static, ugly, no backlight buttons.

    • provokanter Tabellenführer
      March 26, 2016

      Because completely wasting the lower phone area while reducing effective screen size is totally usefull…

  10. UrkanGurkan
    March 26, 2016

    We all know what happened with the promised custom rom for Be touch 2… Still no explanation from ulefone.

  11. tauerman
    March 27, 2016

    In another german blog they write, that it has both (onscreen and capacitive buttons)

  12. tauerman
    March 27, 2016

    In another german blog they write, that it has both (onscreen and capacitive buttons)

  13. trapchan
    March 28, 2016

    not interested at all …

  14. trapchan
    March 28, 2016

    not interested at all …