Unboxing UMIDIGI A3 – Dual 4G VoLTE Triple Slots Entry-level Beast

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UMIDIGI A3

Meet UMIDIGI A3 Entry-level Beast Smartphone
Nowadays, there are a bunch of budget phones with a 16GB inner storage in the mobile phone market, many of them only provide such solution: you can use either two SIM cards or a SIM card and microSD card in the second SIM slot in your phone. So on paper, phone manufacturer would say that the phone storage capacity is expandable. But for that, you have to use your SIM slot, which means now your phone is a single SIM phone. Especially, for entry-level budget smartphones, which usually has a small inner storage and users have to sacrifice the second SIM slot to expand the storage and there is always a compromise.

UMIDIGI A3 packs triple slots, dual 4G VoLTE and global bands, we believe in no-compromises when it comes a SIM slot design for an entry-level phone. Maybe that’s a future trade for a budget phone. So it is an international phone and friendly to be taken for a global travel. As an entry-level device, the UMIDIGI A3 comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB ROM that combined with the Android 8.1 ensure smooth performance. It has a dual camera setup 12MP and 5MP. It is so powerful that you’d never expect from an entry-level phone. The 8MP front camera won’t let you down either – selfies are high detailed, look crisp and sharp. What’s more, the UMIDIGI A3 is equipped with an entry-level chipset MT6739, it’s powerful and energy-saving enough to deal with all daily tasks for a phone.

The 5.5-inch UMIDIGI A3 features a stunning 18:9 full-screen design by applying advanced in-cell technology, a faster and improved dual camera system that offers better photo and video quality than ever before. The company’s first triple slots smartphone, which makes this dual 4G VoLTE phone without compromise and no need to sacrifice the SD card slot when using dual SIM. Global bands, full-metal unibody frame and double-sided 2.5D curved glass design that you’ve never seen in a budget phone. And actually the UMIDIGI A3 looks like the iPhone X series. As for battery life, the battery has a 3300mAh. It keeps well with average use.

UMIDIGI brings the latest trends to the budget segment, delivering two amazing colors for UMIDIGI A3: Gold and Space Gray. It also uses double-sided 2.5D curved glass, bottom box speaker and keeps the 3.5mm audio jack, it is beautiful and functional as a flagship!

UMIDIGI A3 Features
– Triple slot, 2 NanoSIMs + Micro SD Card up to 256GB. UMIDIGI added a triple tray for the UMIDIGI A3, meaning you don’t have to choose between having 2 SIMs or 1 SIM and 1 Micro-SD. Now you can carry both your SIM cards and expand the storage of the phone up to 256 extra GBs using a Micro-SD card! Store more, delete less.
– Dual 4G VoLTE, Worldwide Frequencies Support. UMIDIGI A3 is equipped with Dual 4G VoLTE technology, which brings benefits such as a high data throughput performance, more reliable coverage, lower power consumption and a consistent HD call quality when you make calls via either cellular connection or using your datas. UMIDIGI A3 supports more than 15 LTE bands, which means you can take it have a global round travel, 4G LTE signal will be available in most of world’s countries.
– Dual Rear Camera, For True Beauty. UMIDIGI A3 uses a 12MP+5MP dual camera setup, driven by a large F/2.0 aperture, 1.25 μm large pixels, which can capture shoots with richer colors and less noise.
– 8MP High-resolution Front Camera, Capture Exquisite Selfie. The 8MP Selfie shooter offers the possibility to get nice selfies and make high quality video calls, either for having fun with friends or for work conferencies.
– 5.5” Advanced In-cell Technology Full-Screen Display. Thanks to the 18:9 format 5.5″ advanced in-cell technology full-screen display, UMIDIGI A3 will fit your hand like a glove, delivering the perfect experience of one-handed operation.
– MT6739 Quad-Core High-performance Processor. Powered by a 1.5GHz Quad-Core A53 64-bit processor, the UMIDIGI A3 is able to handle your daily tasks with ease, it offers a power boost compared to previous generation, while reducing power consumption.
– Face Unlock and Fingerprint Scanner, For Double Security. Face unlock makes unlocking your UMIDIGI A3 simple and secure. Each one’s face is unique, so it’s the ideal password. just a glance, your phone will be unlocked. You can also use the fingerprint scanner on the back if you still prefer this option, both possibilities are available, the choice is yours.
– Stock Android 8.1 Out Of The Box. Stock Android 8.1 has an easy-to-use interface, bringing amazing features and having security at its core. Streamlined, lightweight and beautiful, your phone will always feel snappy and is ready to be customized, if you want!
– Latest Trends, More Beauty. UMIDIGI also brings latest trends to the budget segment, delivering two amazing colors for UMIDIGI A3: Gold and Space Gray. We also use double-sided 2.5D curved glass, bottom box speaker design and remain the 3.5mm audio jack, we made it beautiful and functional as a flagship! 

UMIDIGI A3 Highlights
12MP + 5MP Dual Camera – Excellent Photo Quality.
2 + 1 Card Slots – Dual SIM + Dedicated microSD Slot.
5.5″ Incell 18:9 Full-screen Display – Bigger Screen, Better View.
1.5GHz High-performance Processor
Global LTE Bands – Dual 4G VoLTE
Double-sided 2.5D Curved Glass – Bottom Box Speaker.
Fingerprint Unlock – Face Unlock
Stock Android 8.1
3.5mm Audio Jack & LED Notification
3300mAh Big Battery Capacity
GPS / Glonass
Sensors: Proximity / Light / Geomagnetic

UMIDIGI A3 Specifications
CPU: Mediatek MTK6739
Cores: 1.5GHz Quad Core
GPU: IMG 8XE 1PPC @ 570 MHz
RAM: 2GB RAM
ROM: 16GB
External Memory: TF card up to 256GB (not included)
Language: Multi language
Service Provider: Unlocked
SIM Card Slot: Dual SIM, Dual Standby
SIM Card Type: Micro SIM Card
Display: 5.5″ Incell HD+ display 720 x 1440 resolution, 295 PPI
Bluetooth: v4.0
WiFi: IEEE802.11 a/b/g/n
Supports 5G Wi-Fi Signal / Wi-Fi Direct / Supports Wi-Fi Display
Dual SIM: Both SIM slots are compatible with 4G, support 4G VoLTE in both slots simultaneously
Network: 2G: GSM 2 /3 /5 /8, 3G: WCDMA 1 /2 /4 /5 /8, 4G: TDD-LTE 38 /40 /41, 4G: FDD-LTE 1 /2 /3 /4 /5 /7 /8 /12 /13 /17 /19 /20
Navigation & positioning: GPS / GLONASS
Battery: 3300mAh Non-removeable 5V-1A
Power adapter: model HJ-0501000B3-EU
Dimensions: Height 147.2 mm, Width 70.2 mm, Thickness 8.5 mm
Weight:186 g
Color: Gold
Product code: 6970543491778
OS: Android 8.1
Version: UMIDIGI A3_V1.1_20181112 updated to
UMIDIGI A3_V1.2_20181207
Kernel version: 4.4.95
Android Security Patch Level: October 5, 2018

Package content

1 x UMIDIGI A3 Smartphone
1 x Power Adapter
1 x USB Cable
1 x High-quality Back Case
1 x Multi-language User Manual
1 x SIM Needle / SIM Tray Ejector
1 x Screen Protector  (pre-applied)
1 x ‘Thanks’ card

Photo gallery full album here. Official website here. Here you can read about the unboxing of UMIDIGI S2 Pro 4G 6GB RAM 128GB ROM Phablet. Unboxing UMIDIGI S2 Lite 4G Phablet here. Unboxing UMIDIGI A1 Pro here.

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