UMIDIGI S2 Review: an excellent economical mid-range iPhone 8

It is undoubtedly clear that smartphones without bezels have gone from being a fad to an undeniable trend, which has been increasing at a rapid pace since recently. At this rate, we could say that probably 1 in 5 Smart phones will not have frames at the end of 2018. We have previously talked about some UMIDIGI phones, but now finally, the UMIDIGI S2 and S2 Pro have been launched. Being the perfect representation of this trend for the company, we can even say that it is the most powerful device from the company, many have come to call it “a mid-range S8” and they have reasons to do so.

UMIDIGI S2Another great example is UMIDIGI is the Crystal, a device that can be compared even with the great Xiaomi Mi Mix. Below we present the most outstanding features of the UMIDIGI S2, the latest smartphone.

What is in box?

  • 1 x UMIDIGI S2 smartphone
  • 1 x USB Cable
  • 1 x Adapter
  • 1 x Screen Protector
  • 1 x Protective Back Housing
  • 1 x User Manual in English
  • 1 x Ejector pin
  • 1 x Converter Type – C to Jack 3.5 mm

UMIDIGI S2 Design


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The design of the UMIDIGI S2 is really striking, as it enjoys a Unibody made of an aluminum alloy with quite elegant curves. Seen from the front, it is really beautiful, with a 90% body – screen ratio, there is no doubt that UMIDIGI has done a good job. It has a dimensions of 15.81 x 7.46 x 0.88 cm and an average weight of 186 grams.

In the back has a multi functional and high security fingerprint scanner, which has the ability to unlock the device in just 0.1 seconds. Another interesting feature is that UMIDIGI joins companies that replace the 3.5mm jack for the headphones with a USB type C port , which we know brings a handful of improvements. It is also Dual SIM, so we can enjoy 2 SIMs in use simultaneously.

UMIDIGI S2 Screen

It has a screen of 5.99 inches. Thanks to the absence of frames, with a resolution of 1440 x 720 . For its part, the Pro model has the same panel but with a resolution that reaches 1080 x 1920, and a density of 368 pixels per inch. Both come with 2.5D curved glass and are protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4 technology. This Smartphone also boasts a 6 inch panel with standard dimensions of a 5.5 inch device, which speaks highly of its body-to-screen ratio.

UMIDIGI S2 Hardware

The S2 has an eight-core Helio P20 Mediatek Chip operating at a maximum frequency of 2.3 GHz, with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. For its part, the Pro version is a bit more powerful, with a Helio P25 Octa – Core that clocks up to 2.5 GHz and with a combination of superior memory that incorporates 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of ROM. Both devices have the ability to expand their memory using a micro SD card up to 256 GB (which is not included in the package).

UMIDIGI S2 Camera

This smartphone features a dual rear camera with a 13 MP IMX258 primary sensor courtesy of Sony Exmor RS, accompanied by a 5 MP secondary and Quad LED flash. The front of the device is another lens of 5 MP that possesses great quality for the taking of selfies. It can record videos in 4K  and has PDAF focus.

UMIDIGI S2 Other features

The device has dual WiFi connectivity thanks to 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth version 4.0, GPS and all common sensors. Its operating system is Android Nougat 7.1.1 under the original customization layer of the manufacturer UMI GUI OS.

List of  bands supported:

  • 2G: 1800, 1900, 850, 900 MHz
  • 3G: 2100, 900 MHz
  • 4G LTE: 1800, 2100, 2600, 800 MHz

UMIDIGI S2 Battery

Without a doubt the most powerful section of this smartphone, as according to the manufacturer, this device is the first Smartphone with a full screen of 6 inches in lasting 2 days of use on a single charge. This is made possible by the fact that it has a 5100 mAh battery which incorporates a very efficient fast charging system.

UMIDIGI S2 Availability and price

The UMIDIGI S2 is available on Gearbest at a very cheap rate only $ 229.99. You can pre-order now as it will end on the 9th of Oct. There is no doubt that this is an excellent Smartphone in all sections, so we think that UMIDIGI has done an excellent job with this model. If you want to order the S2 just click on the following link:

PRE-ORDER NOW! $229.99

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