UMi, a Chinese smartphone is known for making rugged smartphones like UMi Hammer, Hammer S and the recently launched Iron. Today, the company has officially launched the successor of the UMi Iron dubbed as UMi Iron Pro and is also priced aggressively at $179.99.
The UMi Iron Pro features a 5.5-inch (1080×1920 pixels) Full-HD IPS display offering a pixel density of 403ppi. Under the hood, it comes powered by MediaTek MT6753 64-bit Octa-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz coupled with ARM Mali T720 GPU and 3GB of RAM. The device has 16GB built-in storage accompanied by a microSD card slot for expansion upto 64GB.
On the camera front, it sports a 13MP Sony IMX214 rear camera with dual LED flash and an 8MP front-facing snapper that is also accompanied by a selfie flash to capture perfect selfie images. The dual sim capable smartphone comes with connectivity options like 4G-LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/A-GPS, Wi-Fi and has multi-language support.
The design of the Iron Pro is almost similar to the earlier launched Iron, but the main selling point of the new smartphone is the three-tier security system it features. The Iron Pro sports a 360-degree fingerprint sensor, an Iris scanner and a voice recognition function making it powerful yet fully secured smartphone. Apart from this the smartphone also comes with the latest USB Type-C port.
The smartphone comes backed by a 3300 mAh battery that can last upto 12 days in standby mode and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box. The dimensions of the handset measure 152.3 x 76.5 x 7.9mm weighs around 148 grams and will be available in colors- Black and Silver.