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UMIDIGI Mobile A3 5 5 16GB Unlocked Cell Phone Android 8 1 2GB Ram Triple Slot 2 NanoSIMs Micro SD 12MP 5MP Dual Camera Fingerprint ID 3300mAh Battery Smartphone Gold

Last Updated: 21 Feb 2019 (Refresh Now)
7.5
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
96
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Unverified
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2048 GB
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Price
 28
phone, worth, 70, money, lots
+96%
-4%
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" ...  It is easily worth the money.  ...  "
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" ...  i liked the price of course the quality it was built.  ...  "
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" ...  Honestly, I'm amazed at how nice a phone you get for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Great form for the price  ...  "
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" ...  Compared to other phones for the price this is a no brainer.  ...  "
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" ...  For this price, this phone lots of functions and possibilities.  ...  "
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" ...  It just great, well made and so good for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the price and competes with the renowned brands.  ...  "
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Device Compatibility
 21
iphone, someone, really like, mobile, unlocked
+81%
-19%
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" ...  May be ubuntu phone, if i can find the code.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone seems amazing(so far).  ...  "
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" ...  is not an iPhone or Galaxy but it a good phone.  ...  "
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" ...  but It's a backup phone at best. ... I'm really liking this phone .  ...  "
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" ...  Pretty nice for an $80 phone.  ...  "
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" ...  A 16GB phone with these features at this price is amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  I was looking for a phone that can be used for Metro PCS this works great on their Network. ... The quality is great and I had someone comment on this phone as they thought it was an iPhone XR.  ...  "
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" ...  I really like this phone. ... I really like the phone.  ...  "
Software Platform
 16
phone, apps, app, slow, os
+50%
-50%
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" ...  BUT, the phone is SLOW, i.e Tapping the message app to check your messages and you have to wait like 1.5 sec to open.  ...  "
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" ...  It says it’s a unlocked phone but it isn’t!!!  ...  "
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" ...  Cons: Camera is avg, phone is slow while using multiple apps at a time.  ...  "
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" ...  Each time I tried to open an app, the app closed. ... These were google apps, not third party.  ...  "
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" ...  The menus don't behave intuitively, just one example of a few: unlock by clicking a text notification I must still unlock, minimize, and navigate to the text 3-4 clicks, I never had to do that before.  ...  "
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" ...  Opening web pages took forever. ... navigating around was slow and the apps would crash. ... It would NOT WORK on Android Auto.  ...  "
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" ...  Maybe it could run smoother if the software was optimized.  ...  "
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" ...  That is to say, it will open up apps and such while you're on the phone because it won't turn the touch sensors off while you're talking!  ...  "
Fingerprint
 11
face, unlock, fingerprint, scanner, finger
+91%
-9%
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" ...  The fingerprint sensor is great.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s best phone comparable with its cost, it has a nice fingerprint and face recognition to unlock as well as 2 rare cameras and a unique cover  ...  "
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" ...  I am most impressed with it's finger print reader design which is located at the back of the phone. ... I actually prefer this method of finger print scan compare to my primary phone.  ...  "
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" ...  The finger print reader is quite nice and work really well.  ...  "
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" ...  The face lock works great, finger scanner n all.  ...  "
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" ...  Finger print censor is very good.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera is nice, finger print and face recognition at this price is pretty sweet.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy unlock: front face + backside finger  ...  "
Screen Protection
 10
protector, case, came, glass, included
+80%
-20%
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" ...  It came with a black case and screen protector.  ...  "
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" ...  It design is excellent with near edge to edge screen.  ...  "
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" ...  The glass back is awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  Came with screen protector n a neat case.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone came with a black leather looking case on it and the glass screen protector was already applied, which is great because I can never get mine on without leaving behind an air bubble or two.  ...  "
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" ...  It has very nice glass front and back.  ...  "
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" ...  Love how it came with a preapplied screen protector and case.  ...  "
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" ...  The first impression he gives me is of a well-built cell phone with a nice aesthetic for $ 65 (with screen protector and case included).  ...  "
Apps
 9
phone, app, android, slow, open
+22%
-78%
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" ...  BUT, the phone is SLOW, i.e Tapping the message app to check your messages and you have to wait like 1.5 sec to open.  ...  "
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" ...  Cons: Camera is avg, phone is slow while using multiple apps at a time.  ...  "
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" ...  Each time I tried to open an app, the app closed. ... These were google apps, not third party.  ...  "
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" ...  The menus don't behave intuitively, just one example of a few: unlock by clicking a text notification I must still unlock, minimize, and navigate to the text 3-4 clicks, I never had to do that before.  ...  "
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" ...  navigating around was slow and the apps would crash.  ...  "
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" ...  It is common for apps take 2~3 seconds to respond to touch input. ... Maybe it could run smoother if the software was optimized.  ...  "
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" ...  That is to say, it will open up apps and such while you're on the phone because it won't turn the touch sensors off while you're talking!  ...  "
Design
 9
looks, feel, design, umidigi, quality
+78%
-22%
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" ...  I don't know how Umidigi was able to make this phone look and feel as awesome as it does.  ...  "
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" ...  It looks very similar to an iPhoneX and has a nice weight that doesn't feel cheap along with quality hardware and materials.  ...  "
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" ...  The design and build quality is great.  ...  "
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" ...  the look good, feel good, have great specs but the more you use it the more it fails.  ...  "
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" ...  It feels and looks very premium.  ...  "
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" ...  The gold phone looks more light beige than gold.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 8
5, width, screen resolution, phone, inch
+88%
-13%
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" ...  The phone is looking really good, and the display is decent for the money that you are paying.  ...  "
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" ...  It design is excellent with near edge to edge screen.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is large and can be very bright but I have my settings on low.  ...  "
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" ...  It has a super clear display.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen resolution is pretty good. ... The screen is bright and I had to turn it down to 10% brightness.  ...  "
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" ...  And I want to point out this device has the clearest and brightest screen ever!  ...  "
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" ...  The first impression he gives me is of a well-built cell phone with a nice aesthetic for $ 65 (with screen protector and case included).  ...  "
Camera
 8
pictures, still, really, phone, okay
+100%
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" ...  The camera is decent but you can't compare it to a more expensive phone.  ...  "
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" ...  But, the phones camera is really stellar for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Pictures were so-so but ok for still shots. ... you'd take pictures and the final shot was of the floor.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone itself is fantastic, however the camera quality is not the best.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera results were much better than I expected.  ...  "
Build Quality
 8
case, quality, provide, phones, good
+88%
-13%
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" ...  This is a real good phone , feels real good in the hand, hi quality.  ...  "
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" ...  It looks very similar to an iPhoneX and has a nice weight that doesn't feel cheap along with quality hardware and materials.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the case that come with it, it does provide a good grip. ... Can’t say how durable it will be yet but if you take care of it should provide a decent usable life.  ...  "
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" ...  Seller did proper job in regards to the build quality.  ...  "
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" ...  The design and build quality is great.  ...  "
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" ...  The actual phone is beautiful and it has some heft to it, I personally like the heavier phones.  ...  "
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" ...  But it sure feels like it's a product of assembling components built from an overabundance of parts left behind by the times .  ...  "
Battery Life
 6
life, phone, long, fast, decent
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Battery life is beautiful I charge it 1x a day even using YouTube and Hulu for 3 hrs. ... I'm more than satisfied I hope this phone lasts for yrs and I recommend it.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery life is really pretty decent but it does take a little longer to charge.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is ok.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 5
picture, good
+100%
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" ...  This image was a good one.  ...  "
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" ...  It is a less expensive phone that does much more, picture quality is great too.  ...  "
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" ...  picture quality is acceptable.  ...  "
Features
 5
phone, price, lots, budget
+100%
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" ...  Lots of features that you wouldn't get on another budget phone of the same price.  ...  "
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" ...  Has all the features that a smartphone should have.  ...  "
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" ...  the features are all as advertised otherwise  ...  "
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" ...  All features worked very well, some with occasional slow responses, but acceptable.  ...  "
Data reception
 5
phone, since, signal, h2o, get
+60%
-40%
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" ...  I get 4gLTE on T-Mobile and wifi call easily and I can hotspot since my plan allows that.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall for the money this is a great value for a 4G GSM unlocked phone.  ...  "
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" ...  World 4G bands (US+Canada+China . ) ... Dual VoLTE and dual 4G LTE  ...  "
SIM
 5
slot, nano sim, card, phone, go
+40%
-60%
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" ...  H2o sim getting AT&T 3G signal.  ...  "
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" ...  The one concern is the SD/Sim slot, a little flimsy so becarefull when adding/removing sim.  ...  "
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" ...  Does not work w Sprint or Verizon network sim cards btw.  ...  "
Memory
 4
ram, 2gb, slots, memory, internal
+50%
-50%
Product Reliability
 4
phone, first, 3, time
+75%
-25%
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" ...  I've been using it for about two weeks, and it's pretty good.  ...  "
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" ...  The friend I got it for has had it for about 2 months with no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  So far no complaints with 3 days of use.  ...  "
Wifi
 4
since, password, network, mobile, hotspot
+100%
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" ...  I get 4gLTE on T-Mobile and wifi call easily and I can hotspot since my plan allows that.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone also have WiFi AC so a nice plus.  ...  "
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" ...  BT connects fast, WiFi is good.  ...  "
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" ...  joining my WiFi network had no problems.  ...  "
Call quality
 4
calls, someone, receive, half the time, good
+25%
-75%
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" ...  I got this for my husband who only carries a phone for emergencies only.  ...  "
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" ...  It is only good to make and receive calls.  ...  "
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" ...  Calls won't go through half the time and I don't receive text or calls from others half the time. ... Phone says it's factory unlocked but then I get AT&T free messages anytime someone I don't know calls or texts me saying I can report them for spam?  ...  "
Network
 4
network, since, password, mobile, hotspot
+75%
-25%
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" ...  I get 4gLTE on T-Mobile and wifi call easily and I can hotspot since my plan allows that.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone also have WiFi AC so a nice plus.  ...  "
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" ...  joining my WiFi network had no problems.  ...  "
Fit
 4
case, still, put, provide, photo
+75%
-25%
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" ...  The first impression of holding it outs the popular phones to SHAME!  ...  "
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" ...  I like the case that come with it, it does provide a good grip.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone came in the original phone box inside a shipping box but the original phone box was not secured shut so when I got it the phone and everything else wasn't in the original box but nothing was broken or damaged. ... You are able to put a card between the case and the phone and it will still fit securely around the phone and not slip off.  ...  "
Charging
 4
battery, life, go, fast, decent
+75%
-25%
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" ...  The battery life is really pretty decent but it does take a little longer to charge.  ...  "
As Gift
 3
phone
+100%
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" ...  I bought this phone as a present for Christmas and to be honest, I want to say that it's very good phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Now I am testing with UMIDIGI to make a gift.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought 2 of these for gifts.  ...  "
Storage
 3
slots, card, memory, internal
+100%
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" ...  Add 32gb class 10 SD card and format it as internal memory and this work seamlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  Tripple slots for Sim1+Sim2+SD(<256gb)  ...  "
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" ...  Has two sd slots and a slot for extra storage which is pretty amazing.  ...  "
Overall performance
 3
slow, ram, 2gb
+33%
-67%
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" ...  But every thing runs SUPER SLOW. ... But it is very sluggish.  ...  "
Marketplace
 3
+100%
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" ...  Thank you so much to this seller!  ...  "
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" ...  I will probably send these phones back to Amazon.  ...  "

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Specifications

Memory
SD Card Type:  Micro SD 
Memory:  2048 GB
Internal Storage:  16 GB
Connectivity
WiFi:  Yes 
GPS:  Yes 
Bluetooth:  Yes 
FM Radio:  Yes 
3G:  Yes 
Camera
Primary Camera:  5 MP
Video:  Yes 
Secondary Camera:  8 MP
Calling
Sim Type:  Micro SIM 
GSM:  Yes 
Performance
Processor Type:  Quad Core 
Display
Resolution:  HDTV 720p 
Micro SIM
SIM TYPE
Micro SD
SD CARD TYPE
2048 GB
MEMORY
Quad Core
PROCESSOR TYPE