Handsets with MediaTek Octa Core processor is what many of the users are waiting for. UMI X2S was recently showcased at the Hong Kong Electronics fair, it is with the Octa Core processor and probably the first handset to house this chipset.
The UMI X2S seems an upgraded version of UMI X2. X2S will house the MediaTek MT6592 octa core chipset (cortex A7) clocked at 1.5GHz. The MT6592 benchmark scores was also in the news recently. This handset might come with Mali 450 GPU.
No info as to when the handset will be available and its price tag. This handset will not be available in India. If users are interested they can order it online from some Chinese stores. As for the specifications the UMI X2S will sport a 5 inch screen with full HD resolution. You already know about the CPU/GPU – the RAM could be 2GB with internal space of 8/16/32 GB (optional).
There will be 13MP auto focus camera and a front camera. Apart from the octa core feature the X2S will also include NFC. Other common features will be included (wi-fi, gps, bluetooth etc). The chipset does support 4G so lets wait and see when UMI puts up the official UMI X2S specs with price tag.
UMI Cross was another handset that was recently launched. It is with a 6.44 inch FHD screen running jelly bean 4.2 with 2GB RAM and 32GB storage. This handset is powered by MT6589T chipset with NFC support.
There is 13MP rear camera, 8MP front camera and battery of 4180 mAh capacity. The UMI Cross handset is priced at $349.99.