UMi announces Rome X smartphone

UMi announces Rome X smartphone

The Chinese smartphone maker UMi has announced the Rome X smartphone, which the manufacturer claims is the world’s first 3G smartphone in a metallic chassis that sells for just USD 50. This fact alone makes the Rome X an interesting device, don’t you think?

The Rome X is just 7.9 mm thick and copies the already announced Rome handset to a large extent. The Rome X has a 5.5-inch sensor display that works at 1280 x 720 pixels but the display here is not AMOLED – instead you will have to live with LTPS technology inside. The smartphone is based on a MediaTek MTK6580 processor that includes four cores at 1.3 GHz and Mali-400 MP2 graphics. The device also has 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory but there’s a microSD card slot that will allow you to increase the installed storage memory. In the back there’s an 8 MP rear camera with a Sony IMX179 sensor that can be improved to 13 MP by using special pre-installed software. The Rome X has a 2500 mAh battery and runs Android 5.1 Lollipop.

The device can be pre-ordered starting on January 11. What do you think – is USD 50 too much for this smartphone?

Source: UMi

Related posts

Apple introduces new MacBook family

The new MacBook family redefines notebook design while dramatically lowering the entry price for advanced notebook features, including all-metal enclosures, pro-performance notebook graphics, brilliant instant-on LED-backlit displays, and new large, glass Multi-Touch trackpads. The industry’s...

ASUS releases new 23-inch Full HD monitors on European market

New ASUS Full HD monitors – the ASUS VX238T and the ASUS VX238H, will soon treat European customers. Both monitors belong to the ASUS budget monitor line but despite their relatively low price tag they offer quite a bit of technology and good looks. Both models come with...

ASUS WL-330N3G 6-in-1 Wireless-N mobile router

Asus has announced a new interesting solution which company says is ideal for those who want to extend their internet access when on the road. The pocket sized WL-330N3G works as six different devices rolled into one and offers all the benefits of a standard wireless router in compact size...

Leave a comment