UMIDIGI A9 launched as the world’s first Android 11 phone with IR temp measuring


The freshly launched UMIDIGI A9 is a cheaper version of the company’s popular entry-level smartphone UMIDIGI A9 Pro. The A9 is the world’s first Android 11 smartphone with infrared temperature measurement, featuring a 6.53″ large screen, MediaTek Helio G25 processor, and 5150mAh battery. The phone will start its global pre-sale at $99.99 from Jan 1, 2021.

World’s First Android 11 Smartphone with Infrared Temperature Measurement

With no doubt, pure stock Android 11 is the key selling feature of the new smartphone. Only a very few devices are running on Android 11 now, and even fewer are the ones priced in the entry-level range. In such perspective, this is a huge leap for UMIDIGI, going ahead of other more expensive devices on the software front. And the A9 gains powerful device controls and easier ways to manage conversations, privacy settings and so much more, thanks to the latest Android OS.

Another great feature of the A9 is infrared temperature measurement, the same one you can find in the premium Porsche Design Huawei Mate 40 RS. It can help containing the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, because fever is one of the major symptoms of COVID-19. So the infrared temperature sensor on the smartphone can help immensely in your daily life. You can check out the video below to learn more about it.

Other Specifications of UMIDIGI A9

The UMIDIGI A9 features a nice 6.53” HD+ Dot Drop display. The display comes with a resolution of 720×1600 pixels and 20:9 aspect ratio. It’s a budget-friendly device with a triple rear camera of 13MP main lens + 8MP ultra-wide lens + 2MP depth lens, and the  8MP selfie shooter.

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The phone runs on a MediaTek Helio G25 processor. Which is based on a 12nm process technology with clocks up to 2 GHz . The phone is available with 3GB LPDDR4X RAM alongside 64GB of storage. The phone is powered by 5150mAh battery, which can be charged through USB Type-C port and 10W charger is provided in the box. It also sports an independent shortcut hardware key for quick controls and a triple-card slot for two SIM cards and one memory card. And the phone comes with the latest stock Android 11 right out of the box.

Price and Availability

The UMIDIGI A9 will start global pre-sale at only $99.99 from the first day of the new year. You can add it to cart right now, so you won’t miss the deals. Besides that, the company’s new smartwatch UMIDIGI Urun S, a cheaper version of Urun (just without GPS)  also got launched alongside UMIDIGI A9, and it will be available in January 2021.

Lastly, to celebrate the holiday season, the company is running a huge giveaway with total of 50 winners, who can get a UMIDIGI smartphone or smartwatch for free. You can join the giveaway and learn more about it on UMIDIGI’s official website.

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