The 2013 Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) was held in Hong Kong from October 13th to 16th. The first “real” octa-core smartphone had been officially unveiled at the Electronics Fair by Chinese manufacturer UMI.
The MediaTek MT6592 being described as the “real” octa-core processor because all eight cores able to run at the same time. UMI is one of the popular smartphone manufacturers in China that took part in the 2013 Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition). UMI officially unveiled the first smartphone that powered by MediaTek MT6592 octa-core processor – UMI X2S.
UMI X2S is the successor of UMI X2 in the Chinese market. Most of the devices from UMI are powered by MediaTek processors and the UMI X2S features the latest octa-core processor from the Taiwanese company.
The image above showed the UMI X2S on the left while the UMI X2 on the right. The UMI X2S has a square home button while the UMI X2 looks similar like the Samsung Galaxy S3. UMI X2S looks thin and it is available in Gold lining design.
The UMI X2S is powered by 1.5GHz MediaTek MT6592 octa-core processor, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory. For the camera, XS2 has a 13-megapixel shooter with Sony lens. The display of UMI XS2 is larger than its predecessor with 5-inch “standard” size. The display resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixel, full HD. It supports NFC as well.
The price of UMI XS2 should be around RMB 1,499 ($245) to RMB 1,999 ($327) in Chinese market. Earlier, UMI released the UMI Cross (Red Bull), a competitor of Sony Xperia Z Ultra in China.
Thanks 玛瑙 168 for the tip!
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