Meet UMIDIGI S2 Lite 4G Phablet
As a lite version UMIDIGI S2 series, UMIDIGI S2 Lite gets all the advantages its predecessor, like 18:9 display, 5100mAh battery, Face ID unlock & Full metal unibody. They even have the same design and appearance. UMIDIGI S2 Lite is that smartphone, just as its slogan says, “born with advantages, built for breakthrough”, this smartphone made renovation at a below $160 price tag phones. UMIDIGI S2 Lite as a phablet features 5.99 inch display afford you a vivid and different visual experience. Triple cameras, 16.0MP + 5.0MP dual back cameras and 5.0MP front camera, you can enjoy images with high resolution. It comes with most of the features we’ve come to expect from a phablet, including 4GB RAM and 32GB ROM storage equipped with Android 7.0 OS that you can play games faster. Besides, 5100mAh big capacity battery affords you long time experience.
Design & Display
UMIDGI seems to use the same design idea of S2 in the S2 Lite. That is to say you can get the same design as the UMIDIGI S2. Additionally, the UMIDIGI S2 Lite is available in Black and Red color options. In terms of material, it’s also made of metal cover and frames. The display is also covered with 2.5D curved glass. But the glass is gorilla glass while the S2’s is Corning Gorilla Glass 4. According to the specs of UMIDIGI, the display of S2 Lite is a 5.99-inch mutitouch screen, which is a bit different with the S2’s 6-inch display. But you still get the same resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and display colors of 16M.
Hardware, Storage, OS
As this is a budget version, there is no doubt that you will get inferior specs. The S2 Lite is powered by Octa-core Mediatek MT6750T ARM-A53 processor at a frequency of 1.5GHz and Mail-T860 MP2 GPU. As for memory and storage, UMIDIGI keeps the 4GB RAM in S2 Lite and cut the internal storage to 32GB. The S2 Lite is also equipped with dual SIM card slot and you can use the second slot as TF card slot. The maximum of external storage can be up to 256 GB, same as the UMIDIGI S2. In terms of operating system, the UMIDIGI S2 Lite is still shipped with Android 7.0 Nougat. But it can be updated to the latest Android v8.0 Oreo operating system that is a plus point for this smartphone.
Though it’s a lite version, the UMIDIGI S2 Lite comes with a quality camera setup. You will get a 16 + 5MP OmniVision dual cameras on the back and a 5MP selfie camera on the front side of the UMIDIGI S2 Lite. This is a surprise aspect of this phone. Moreover, it features the improved 2nd generation Face ID that will bring you better experience of unlocking phone.
Same as the UMIDIGI S2, the S2 Lite also has a non-removable battery of 5100mAh capacity. According to the test data of the company, the S2 Lite can run up to 20 days in standby mode. However, this handset doesn’t support quick charge.
Network & Connectivity
The UMIDIGI S2 Lite supports 2 / 3 / 4G network and trending connectivity features like Bluetooth v4.0 and WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n.
UMIDIGI S2 Lite 4G Phablet Highligths
– Looks the same as UMIDIGI S2 Pro and UMIDIGI S2, significantly cheaper. Look, I’m a sucker for the UMIDIGI S2 Pro, but since I just graduated, it is reasonably expensive for me. If you’re in the market for a new device and want to get, perhaps, 90% of the features, then the UMIDIGI S2 Lite is the phone for you. From the pricing perspective, the UMIDIGI S2 Lite is $130 cheaper than the UMIDIGI S2 Pro. Considering the practicalities, UMIDIGI S2 Lite is a rather cost-effective mobile phone.
– 18:9 Full Screen. UMIDIGI S2 Lite has 6.0 inch display with an aspect ratio of 18:9. The moment you light up the screen, you will realize that 90% screen-to-body ratio gives you more usable display in a smaller form, which is amazing.
– Incredible power. The UMIDIGI S2 Lite comes with a 5100mAh big capacity battery, which ensures a really long battery life. Plus, the UMIDIGI S2 Lite is much, much more powerful than the other phones with similar price. How so? Well, the UMIDIGI S2 Lite comes with 4GB RAM and an MTK Octa-core CPU, which largely shortens the time of processing and therefore saves power.
– 3D Face ID Unlock. UMIDIGI S2 Lite is designed to provide enterprise mobile security solutions, with the UMIDIGI S2 Lite, you can set it up to unlock via facial recognition, which is more secure and cutting-edge.
– Durability. The full metallic unibody and the Gorilla Glass 4 gives UMIDIGI S2 Lite extra strength. The glass solution is designed to survive typical drops, and the back is made of premium aluminum, which allows to obtain an ultra-thin design with an incredible solid build.
– Stunning photos. I’m a photo guy, I love photo. The UMIDIGI S2 Lite really takes photo to a new level. Thanks to the Omnivision 16880, with the 16MP + 5MP dual camera, UMIDIGI S2 Lite is able to capture every precious moment in life, which makes it a stunning camera to photograph things with.
UMIDIGI S2 Lite 4G Phablet Features
Display: 5.99 inch 1440 x 720 pixels Capacitive 5 points screen
CPU: MTK6750T Octa Core 1.5GHz
System: Android 7.0
Storage: 4GB RAM + 32GB ROM
Cameras: 16.0MP + 5.0MP dual back cameras and 5.0MP front camera
Sensors: Gravity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, E-compass, Gyroscope
SIM Card: dual SIM dual standby, 2 x nano SIM card and 1 TF card can be inserted at the same time
Networks: 2G: GSM B2/B3/B5/B8, 3G: WCDMA B1/B2/B5/B8 & 4G: FDD-LTE B1/B3/B7/B8/B20
UMIDIGI S2 Lite 4G Phablet Specifications
Model: S2 Lite
Type: 4G Phablet
OS: Pure Stock Android 7.0 Nougat (Android 8.1 OTA)
Service Provider: Unlocked
SIM Card Slot: Dual SIM, Dual Standby
SIM Card Type: Dual Nano SIM
CPU: Mediatek MTK6750T 1.5GHz,Octa Core
GPU: ARM Mali-T860 MP2 650MHz
RAM: 4GB DDR4X
External Memory: TF card up to 256GB
Screen size: 5.99 inch
Screen: 18:9 Aspect ratio, 6.0 ” HD+ SHARP TDDI In-cell with 2.5D Gorilla Glass 4 glass
Screen resolution: 1440 x 720
Screen type: Capacitive (5-Points)
Back-camera: 16.0MP + 5.0MP F2.0, AF with Flashlight
Front camera: 5.0MP
Battery Capacity (mAh): 5100mAh / 4.4V Non-removable
Bluetooth Version: V4.0
FM radio: Yes
Google Play Store: Yes
I/O Interface: 2 x Nano SIM Slot, Micophone, Speaker, Type-C
Sensor: Ambient Light Sensor, E-Compass, Gravity Sensor, Gyroscope, Proximity Sensor
Dimensions: 158.1 x 74.6 x 8.8mm
Weight: 186 g
Material: Full metal unibody
Colors: Black, Red
UMIDIGI S2 Lite features the same design of other UMIDIGI S2 series models. As a budget version, it comes with inferior specs, but you can get quality camera setup, massive 5100mAh battery and latest Android OS.
1 x UMIDIGI S2 Lite 4G Phablet
1 x Back Case
1 x English Manual
1 x Type-C to 3.5mm Earphone Adapter
1 x Power Adapter
1 x SIM Needle
1 x Type-C USB Cable
1 x Screen Protector
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