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Cubot KingKong AX


Cubot KingKong AX
Cubot KingKong AX (King Kong Series)
Mediatek Helio G99 8 x 2 - 2.2 GHz, Cortex-A76 / A55
Graphics adapter
12 GB 
6.58 inch 20:9, 2408 x 1080 pixel 401 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, IPS, glossy: yes, 120 Hz
256 GB UFS 3.0 Flash, 256 GB 
, 220 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: audio via USB-C, Card Reader: microSD (shared, up to 1TB) , NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: acceleration sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 5.2, 2G (850/​900/​1800/​1900), 3G (B1/​B2/​B4/​B5/​B6/​B8/​B19), 4G (B1/​B2/​B3/​B4/​B5/​B7/​B8/​B12/​B13/​B17/​B18/​B19/​B20/​B25/​B26/​B28/​B38/​B39/​B40/​B41/​B66) , Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 12.7 x 172 x 80.9 ( = 0.5 x 6.77 x 3.19 in)
5100 mAh Lithium-Ion, 33 Watt charging
fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 14
Primary Camera: 100 MPix phase comparison-AF, LED-flash, Videos @1080p/​30fps (Camera 1); 5.0MP, macro lens (Camera 2); 0.3MP (Camera 3)
Secondary Camera: 32 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: mono speaker, charger, USB cable, SIM tool, 12 Months Warranty, IP68/​IP69K certified, fanless, ruggedized, waterproof
296 g ( = 10.44 oz / 0.65 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
260 Euro



Average Score: 83.03% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 100%, performance: 75%, features: 48%, display: 84% mobility: 86%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: 84%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the Cubot KingKong AX

79.1% Cubot KingKong AX smartphone review – The outdoor phone with a second display and a 100-MP camera | Notebookcheck
Are you looking for an outdoor phone that can easily be stashed away in your pockets despite its good protection class? Then the Cubot KingKong AX could very well meet this requirement, as it is relatively slim and features a second display on the back as its highlight. Did the stable phone manage to impress us during our test?
93% Cubot KingKong AX Rugged Smartphone Review: Sturdy Yet Elegant
Source: Root Nation English
The Cubot KingKong AX bears many similarities to the KingKong 9, albeit with a smaller battery, that’s true. The device boasts an attractive design, fits well in the hand, takes decent photos, has a pleasant display, and is equipped with a genuinely useful additional screen on the rear panel. All of this is housed in a body that can withstand daily wear and tear while maintaining its beautiful appearance. Overall, this model has all the necessary features to become a favorite among users looking for an affordable, reliable rugged smartphone.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/23/2024
Rating: Total score: 93% price: 100% performance: 100% display: 100% mobility: 100% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90%

Foreign Reviews

77% Cubot KingKong AX
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/25/2024
Rating: Total score: 77% performance: 80% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
Cubot KingKong AX - recenzja, test, opinia i dane techniczne
Source: Unite4buy Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Affordable price; excellent autonomy; modern design; waterproof IP68; nice cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/23/2024


ARM Mali-G57 MP2: Integrated mid range graphics card with 2 clusters. Based on the Valhall architecture.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

Helio G99: ARM based octa-core SoC with 2x big ARM Cortex-A76 cores and 6x small and power efficient ARM Cortex-A55 cores. All clocked up to 2.2 GHz. Integrates a Cat-13 LTE Modem (4G) and a ARM Mali-G57 MP2 graphics card. Compared to the older Helio G96, the G99 is manufactured in the more recent 6nm process and clocks higher.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


It is a small display format for smartphones. You shouldn't be severely defective in vision, and you won't see much detail on the screen and only have a small resolution available. For that, the device should be small and handy, easy to transport.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

83.03%: This rating is slightly above average, there are somewhat more devices with worse ratings. However, clear purchase recommendations look different.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2024-04-13)