Umidigi Crystal: Borderless Smartphone with 4 GB RAM for $99

smartphones with an almost rimless display are currently quite in fashion. After Xiaomi MI last year as the first manufacturer a corresponding product could present mix with the and now also global have checked manufacturer Android with the Galaxy-S8 models and the LG G6, other smartphone manufacturers send itself to introduce appropriate devices.

 Umidigi Crystal for $99 (image: Umidigi)

that such smartphones must be not necessarily expensive, the Chinese manufacturer proves Umidigi . Still, his rimless model Crystal few data are known: it should have over a 5.5-inch full HD Amoled display and be equipped with the Helio P25 Mediatek processor, 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage. The model there will be two versions, one with a glass back that is called Lumia-Edition and one with a a metal unibody enclosure, which under all-metal Edition changed its name.

there is also talk of a dual-camera. Specifications such as resolution and aperture not available but still. Since Umidigi on demand explains that one wants to offer the Crystal in Germany, the Android powered device could support also the important for local LTE links volume 20, which is not the case with all smartphones from China.

Umidigi Crystal will be available from June 15. The first 20,000 units sold the manufacturer at a price of 99 dollars per piece. For this purpose it is necessary to register what did already over 40,000 interested parties. Yet some are added should until the end of the registration period in 8 days.
 Umidigi Crystal (image: Umidigi)

Umidigi Crystal plus with snapdragon 835, 6 GB RAM and 128 GB ROM

Umidigi plans with the Crystal plus another model. However, it is not yet clear whether indeed it seems. The press release mentions a “high probability”. The Crystal plus should be equipped large storage space 835, 6 GB of RAM and a 128 GB with a Snapdragon. These features correspond to current high-end devices. Therefore, the price for Crystal plus well over $99 might be.

more Crystal models could follow. Users can decide what they should look like. To Umidigi performs just a survey and a sweepstakes on its Web site. The questions refer to size, materials, color selection and camera technology. It is according to the wishes of people who have so far participated in the survey, there will be a 5-inch version in addition to the 5.5-inch device. However, a model plastic appears unlikely with 3 percent of the vote.

 Umidigi survey (screenshot: ZDNet.de)

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