Both UMP45 and Thompson use .45ACP ammo. Which SMG is better in BGMI and PUBG Mobile? Let's compare UMP45 vs Thompson to find a more suitable gun for you.

#1. Damage

Although UMP45 and Thompson use the same ammo type, their base damage does not equal. In specific, the UMP45's base damage is 42.8, and headshot damage is 73.5. Meanwhile, Thompson's base damage is 41.9, and headshot damage is 71.8.

Therefore, Thompson is pretty weaker than UMP45 in a single shot. Similarly, if you fire to the arm and leg areas of the enemies, UMP45 causes higher damage to them. Especially, when the opponent wears the level-3 armor and helmet, you need to shoot their legs and arms to take them down faster.

Ump45 Bgmi
UMP45 has higher base damage than Thompson.

#2. Recoil

Comparing the recoil of UMP45 vs Thompson lets you know which gun is easier to control. Without attachments, UMP45 has lower vertical recoil than Thompson while their horizontal recoil pretty equals. Moreover, you can attach a compensator and a vertical grip to UMP45 to make it more stable. But Thompson only accepts the vertical grip and suppressor.

Therefore, UMP45 is easier to control with full attachments. In fact, you can spray with zero recoils when attaching both compensator and vertical grip to this SMG. But Thompson is a little harder to control. The barrel still chokes a bit.

Ump45 Is More Stable
UMP45 is more stable than Thompson.

#3. Hip-Fire With UMP45 Vs Thompson

As UMP45 and Thompson are designed for close combat, it's better to use hip-fire with these two SMGs. As Thompson has more recoil than UMP45, it's less accurate in hip-firing. Its bullets spread wider than UMP45's bullets do.

Ump45 Is Better For Hip Firing
UMP45 is better for hip-firing

#4. Rate Of Fire & DPS

The rate of fire will determine the damage per second of the weapon. In comparing the firing rate of UMP45 and Thompson, UMP45 has a bit faster rate of fire than Thompson. In specific, UMP45 can shoot 11.5 bullets per second while Thompson can release 11 bullets per second.

Hence, UMP45's DPS is a bit higher than Thompson's. But in such intense shooting games like BGMI and PUBG Mobile, a small difference still matters. Higher DPS allows users to take the enemy down faster. If you know how to use UMP45 properly, this SMG is really deadly.

Thompson Has A Lower Rate Of Fire
Thompson has a lower rate of fire

#5. Bullet Velocity

The bullet velocity or bullet speed will determine which gun has faster bullets. UMP45 has a higher bullet speed of 360m/s while Thompson's bullet velocity is only 280m/s. When both guns shoot together, UMP45's bullets reach the target earlier. Therefore, the time to kill when using UMP45 is also shorter.

Ump45 Has A Higher Bullet Speed
UMP45 has a higher bullet speed.

#6. Ammo Capacity

From the first to the fifth criteria, UMP45 wins. But this time, Thompson surpasses UMP45 in ammo capacity. While UMP45's magazine can hold only 25-35 bullets per load, Thompson can carry 30-50 bullets with its default or extended magazine. Therefore, you need to reload ammo earlier and more frequently when using UMP45.

>>> Also Read: BGMI Update 1.6 Release Date, New Feature Leaks, New Season & More