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Unihertz Jelly Pro
Unihertz Jelly Pro
Unihertz Jelly Pro

Informr score
The Unihertz Jelly Pro currently has an Informr score of 7.1 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 3 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

What's good

  • Inexpensive
  • Decent Performance
  • Compact

What's bad

  • Not enough battery
  • Poor camera

For someone looking to downsize for comfort or in an attempt to take a step back from their smartphone addiction, this might just be the choice. But is a touchscreen this tiny useful? After all, it doesn't matter how smart the device is if you can't use it accurately. Let's see what reviewers think!


About the size of two thumbs stacked together, the all-plastic body of the Unihertz Jelly Pro is about as small as smartphones can get. It features a headphone jack and a micro USB slot on the side and one speaker on the bottom. The available colors are; black, blue, and white.


The 2.4-inch display is very small but competent enough considering the size. Reviewers said it was plenty responsive though and free from jitter or stutter.


Its performance is smooth and plenty capable of handling everyday tasks such as checking email, keeping up with social media, or reading the occasional blog post or news article. Just keep in mind that the size of the device means it’s not ideal for multitasking.

Reviewers noted that you need to keep an eye on power settings in order not to drain your battery quickly. Background apps are not your friend with this device

Software & Storage

The Unihertz Jelly Pro ships with Android 7 (Nougat) and Google Apps are included. An upgrade to Android 8 is available, but don’t expect to see updates to the latest versions. Along with its diminutive size, the available space is equally small with 32GB on deck. However, the phone’s included microSD slot -- accessible through the removable backplate -- makes expanding storage cheap and painless.


The phone’s 8MP camera is not going to outperform any smartphone on the market right now. However it’s better than not having a camera at all when you need or want it and still outperforms most similarly sized flip and feature phones.

Battery Life

If you’re an avid smartphone user, battery life is going to be a major disappointment. Most reviewers clocked their use at 4 hours depending on their activity before needing to find a charger..


Despite its size and only one speaker, the Unihertz Jelly Pro is surprisingly loud. But as with most phones, the sound is rather flat. You’re in luck, however, as the phone has a headphone jack and reviewers said the audio was impressive through headphones for a phone so small.

Specs at a Glance

  • Plastic chassis
  • 2.4-inch display
  • Quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor 1
  • 3GB of RAM
  • Android 7 (Nougat)
  • 32GB of storage with MicroSD slot
  • 8MP camera
  • 950mAh battery

Bottom Line

With a lot of interest in reducing screen time and walking away from phone addiction, this phone could fit the bill. It’s tiny -- as in “might get lost in your pocket” tiny -- and it runs smooth enough even if the battery life leaves a lot to be desired. But all of this creates an experience that is far less likely to suck you in for hours at a time. It’s a phone meant to be used as needed then put away.

The Gadgeteer says, “Jelly is a tiny Android smartphone that’s pocket and budget-friendly and can support 2 SIM cards and a micro SD card for memory expansion.”

Android Police comments, “A small but vocal group of us continue to feel defeated by the ever-expanding size of mainstream smartphones. The ‘good old days’ of smaller screens are starting to feel like a time long past, barely a glimmer on the horizon of technology's rapid advance in the smartphone era.”

Operating system
Operating system
1.45 GHz
1.45 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
8+ MP
8+ MP
950 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...


If you’re looking for a diminutive and different smartphone, this is definitely one to consider. Despite the presence of two SIM cards, this is best as a secondary phone, and you should think about this as a fitness tracker that does your music, social media and phone calls too.

- Leigh Geary, Coolsmartphone
PC Magazine
PC Magazine

Buy the Jelly Pro for one of two uses. First of all, as an Android-powered music player for runners, it's a great, light solution. But also, if you need to stay in touch but don't want to stay in touch—if you want to make staying in touch a little difficult—this is a really interesting choice. If yo...

- Sascha Segan, PC Magazine
Gear Diary
Gear Diary

Just about anything your larger Android phone can do, the Unihertz Jelly pro can do. It’s just smaller, cuter, and more pocketable. Is this the phone that will replace your top of the line Android phone? No! But the Jelly Pro is the phone that you can take with you when you’re going out and you need...

- Judie Lipsett Stanford, Gear Diary

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Common Questions

We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Unihertz Jelly Pro user manual here.

Unihertz backs up the Jelly Pro with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Jelly Pro has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Unihertz support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Unihertz's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Unihertz Jelly Pro's screen size is 2.45 inches with 240 x 432 pixels resolution.

1.45 GHz

There is a MediaTek MT6735 Quad-core 1.45 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 7.0 Nougat (Update Available: 8.1 Oreo) operating system (OS).

8+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 8+ MP camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 2+ megapixels resolution.

32 GB

Internal memory is 32 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 256 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 950 mAh battery. Unihertz's performance ratings are 1140 minutes.

Jelly Pro Specs

Release Date September 30, 2017
Regions Available USA, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 7.0 Nougat (Update Available: 8.1 Oreo)

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Processor MediaTek MT6735 Quad-core 1.45 GHz
Internal Storage 32 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included Manual, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 256 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
8+ Megapixels
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Self-timer, HDR
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
2+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 240 x 432 pixels
Pixel Density 202 pixels
Size 2.45 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 950 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 1140 minutes
Standby Time Up to 7 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 9.23 x 4.3 x 1.33 cm (3.6 x 1.7 x 0.5 in)
Weight 60.4 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key Yes
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
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