The Shenzen-based company, UMIDIGI, started the presale of its latest UMIDIG A1 Pro campaign. The smartphone will be offered a discounted price for early buyers and the sale is set to expire on April 15.

The company has been running the presale for the entry-level phone since April 9. The asking price during this period of TIME will just be $99.99. Once the discount period passes the regular asking price will be $139.99.

Some of the highlights from the phone include the following: dual 4G LTE, Android 8.1, 18:9 full-screen and Face ID. Interested consumers of the UMIDIGI will be able to purchase the device through Banggood and Aliexpress with priority shipping included.

So, if you are interested in getting an alternative model instead of an iPhone or a Samsung use this time frame to get a deal.

Specs and colors of the UMIDIG A1 Pro

The smartphone device will come in three colors. They are silver, blue and black. However, the company confirmed the available colors are only blue and black colors. The silver will eventually arrive later in the month of May.

Even though the phone is an Android-based system, it still has some aesthetic and design elements found in some iPhone models.

Other features include a dual-lens high-resolution camera of 13 megapixels.

Also, the A1 Pro comes integrated with the dual 4G VoLTE technology.

The purchase of the phone gives users high data throughput performance, more reliable coverage, lower power consumption. The size comfort grip is 5 inches.

The size of the display is 5.5 inches. Meanwhile, the great grip on a person's hands measures 5 inches.

Other official specs revealed included the 3 GB of RAM. The extended memory can add up to 256 GB.

Final thoughts on the presale and takeaways

The limited time presale price of the A1 Pro is $99 is reserved for the first 1000 orders. Another announcement by UMIDIGI confirmed the first 50 customers that placed an order on Aliexpress will get the phone for just $50.

Previously, the company has been running a campaign to draw a lot of the demand for the device online and via social networks. Before the presale announcement, UMIDIGI gave away 25 units. It was a contest where participants were given instructions and were contacted on April 9 to receive the news of winning the smartphone.

The phone is affordable for consumers to buy. It is a wonderful alternative to the likes of the iPhone and Samsung.

It will be interesting to see what sort of demand they attract. Finally, getting to know how many units were sold will force us to wait.

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