Chinese smartphone maker UMIDIGI has launched a new budget smartphone, the A9 Pro. Touted to be a pro in camera, the device has a Sony sensor on both the rear and front camera setups. The phone starts at an aggressive price of $119.99 and will go on sale from October 16 at 00:00 PDT.
UMIDIGI A9 Pro Price, and Availability
UMIDIGI shared a product video along with a press release to highlight the features of the A9 Pro. The device looks just like any other entry-level UMIDIGI smartphone.
The company says it is a direct successor to the UMIDIGI A7 Pro that launched a few months back. The new budget smartphone will be available on AliExpress starting from October 16th.
The device is priced aggressively at $119.99 as opposed to $199.99 for the 4GB/64GB variant, while the 6GB/128GB variant is priced at $139.99
UMIDIGI is also running a global giveaway of 10 A9 Pro smartphones. It will run for the next 20 days and there are 13 different ways to enter the giveaway. A few of the rules where users need to:
- Add A9 Pro and BISON smartphones to Cart
- Subscribe and watch the intro video on YouTube
- Follow UMIDIGI on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Retweet it.
There are 10 other entries. You can click here to check and enroll for the giveaway.
UMIDIGI A9 Pro Specifications
The entry-level device features a 6.3-inch FHD+ display with 2340×1080 pixels and 2.5D glass a water-drop notch. The power and volume buttons are on the right, while the left has a dedicated shortcut key(Temperature measurement/PTT) and SIM Card slot.
The rear panel has a fingerprint sensor and a quad-camera layout. Powering the device is Mediatek Helio P60 SoC along with Mali G72 MP3 GPU. The device is available in two storage variants- 4/6GB LPDDR4x RAM and 64/128GB UFS 2.1 storage respectively.
At the back, it has a rectangle camera layout with four sensors. The main lens is a 48MP f/1.79 Sony sensor. However, this is found only on the 6/128GB variant. The 4/64GB model has a 32MP Sony sensor. Other lenses are the same on both which include 16MP 120° FOV ultra-wide, two 5MP depth, and macro sensors. Front has a 32MP selfie shooter.
Additionally, A9 Pro also has an infrared sensor on the rear panel to measure the body temperature of people without touching them. Other features include 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, 4,150mAh battery with 10W charging via USB-C. The device comes in Forest Green and Onyx Black color options.