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Umidigi (formerly known as UMI) is a Chinese smartphone manufacturer based in the Chinese city of Shenzhen. The company was founded in February 2012 as UMI, launching their first phone, the UMI X1, in July of that year. The company has drawn controversy under accusations of engaging in fraudulent practices[specify] and not honoring product warranties.
Umidigi has released more than 55 phone models.
Umidigi produces mobile accessories such as wireless earphones, smartwatches, a Bluetooth selfie stick/tripod combo and a wireless charging pad. These products go under the brand names Ubeats, Upod, Uwatch, Selfie Stick, and Q1.
In Bangladesh, Umidigi is partnering with Redgreen.
- Lack of software updates and security patches.
- Lack of after sales support
- Software updates from Umidigi can bring new bugs
- Like many companies, Umidigi reportedly influences Trustpilot reviews by telling people to write product reviews to win a giveaway of an Umidigi product.
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