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Cubot Note 21


Cubot Note 21
Cubot Note 21 (Note Series)
UNISOC T606 8 x 1.6 GHz, Cortex-A75 / A55
Graphics adapter
6 GB 
6.56 inch 20:9, 1612 x 720 pixel 269 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes, 90 Hz
USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Card Reader: microSD, Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, compass
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM, UMTS, LTE, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 10.6 x 165.8 x 75.9 ( = 0.42 x 6.53 x 2.99 in)
5200 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 13
Primary Camera: 50 MPix + 2MP
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix
Additional features
Keyboard: OnScreen
214 g ( = 7.55 oz / 0.47 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
100 Euro



Average Score: 73.5% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 75%, features: - %, display: 75% mobility: 90%, workmanship: 75%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Cubot Note 21

75% Cubot Note 21 smartphone review
Source: Root Nation English
I believe that the Cubot Note 21, despite its shortcomings, will definitely gain a place in the market. The phone is very affordable, but it lasts a long time and does all its tasks well. For comparison, take a look at the pros and cons to make your final decision. The new Cubot Note 21 has its drawbacks, but it also has its advantages, thanks to which this affordable smartphone lasts a long time, takes acceptable photos, has a 90Hz screen and does a good job of all the tasks it is supposed to do.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/27/2023
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 80% performance: 70% display: 90% mobility: 100% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 80%
Cubot Note 21 First Impressions – What Does the Cheapest Phone Offer For $79.99?
Source: Tech X Reviews English
In conclusion, the Cubot Note 21 is a true gem in its price range. It successfully combines premium aesthetics, smooth performance, an impressive display, and a capable camera – all while maintaining an attractive price point. It’s a device that performs admirably and looks great while doing so. If you’re searching for an affordable smartphone that offers a premium experience, the Cubot Note 21 deserves your attention. I wholeheartedly recommend it to our visitors. Cubot has once again delivered a device that provides exceptional value for your money. The world premiere of the Cubot Note 21 is just around the corner, and it brings not only an impressive array of features but also an incredible deal that you won’t want to pass up. Aliexpress is hosting the Fresh Finds Event from September 18th to 22nd PT, and during this limited-time event, you can get your hands on the Cubot Note 21 at an astonishingly low price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/14/2023

Foreign Reviews

72% Cubot Note 21
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/07/2023
Rating: Total score: 72% performance: 80% display: 60% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Cubot Note 21 - recenzja, test, opinia i dane techniczne
Source: Unite4buy Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Decent battery life; nice display. Negative: Slow 10W charging.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/25/2023


ARM Mali-G57 MP1: Integrated mid range graphics card with 1 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.

T606: Entry level octa core SoC with two fast ARM Cortex A75 cores at up to 1.6 GHz and six power efficient ARM Cortex A55 cores at up to 1.6 GHz. The SoC furthermore includes a LTE modem (TDD-LTE, FDD-LTE, TDSCDMA, WCDMA, CDMA, GSM), an ARM Mali G52MP2 GPU and a tri core ISP. The chip is manufactured at TSMC in 12nm FinFET.» 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.

73.5%: This rating is poor. More than three quarters of the models are rated better. That is rather not a purchase recommendation. Even if verbal ratings in this area do not sound that bad ("sufficient" or "satisfactory"), they are usually euphemisms that disguise a classification as a below-average laptop.

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


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2023-09-25)