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Cubot R15 ProProcessor: Mediatek Helio 20 Helio A22 MT6761, Mediatek MT6580M
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-400 MP2, Imagination PowerVR GE8300
Display: 5.50 inch, 5.71 inch, 6.26 inch
Weight: 0.161kg, 0.166kg, 0.173kg
Price: 99, 100, 110 euro
Average Score: 70.83% - average
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
performance: 51%, features: 32%, display: 76%, mobility: 77%, workmanship: 73%, ergonomy: 72%, emissions: 94%

 

Cubot R11

The Cubot R11 is yet another Chinese entry-level smartphone with some sleek specs such as the 18:9 aspect ratio and the latest Android 8.1 Oreo OS. It is a budget smartphone aimed at entry-level users. This gives it some much-needed security updates and means that the lower powered hardware will be more optimized. The Cubot has left the OS bloatware- and customization-free, with only the typical array of Google Apps pre-installed. The curvy edges of the full phone and the curvy edges of the display are attractive to one’s eyes. The top bezel has a minimal bezel that contains not only the front camera but also the earpiece and ambient light sensor. Although the bottom bezel has some occupants, the sides are bezel-less. At the rear, the smartphone’s dual camera are arranged vertically with a LED flash separating the two cameras while a fingerprint sensor lies beside the camera setup. Taking up the bottom portion of the rear is the Cubot logo. The dimensions are 150.33 x 71.4 x 8.85 mm thickness. With plastic body material, the smartphone has black, grey, and blue color options. Taking a look at the display, users are getting 1,440 × 720 pixels in an 18:9 aspect ratio. This resolution is typical for devices at this price. The screen’s sharpness is handled by both the resolution and the 293 PPI. For a 5.5-inch budget display, this is just about acceptable and a user shouldn’t see too many jagged edges. For hardware specifications, a MediaTek MT6580 chipset stays at the center of the device. The chipset envelops a 32-bit ARM Cortex-A7 CPU that clocks at 1.3 GHz speed. This processor adopts the 28 mm process technology. The graphics region on the smartphone has the ARM Mali-400 MP2 GPU at its core. The RAM controlling the multitasking functions on the smartphone has a 2 GB capacity. The smartphone’s 16 GB internal storage stores up files and documents. This ROM can be expanded to 32 GB using a MicroSD card. The front camera of the smartphone has a 5-megapixel sensor that handles the snapping of selfies. The 5-megapixel sensor can interpolate to 8 MP. On the other hand, the rear camera has an 8 MP primary sensor that can interpolate to 13 MP, and a 72 MP sub-snapper. Giving brightness in low light conditions is the single-LED flash. Features such as the f/2.4 aperture, 5P lens, HDR, panorama and face detection are available at the camera’s disposal. The smartphone’s powerhouse is a removable Li-Poly 2,800 mAh battery. Removable batteries are not commonly seen nowadays and it is an advantage for users because a user can replace the battery themselves. The Cubot R11 does not support LTE, but it does support all the necessary GSM and UMTS frequencies for using mobile data networks. Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

Cubot R11Notebook: Cubot R11
Processor: Mediatek MT6580M
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-400 MP2
Display: 5.50 inch, 2:1, 1440 x 720 pixels
Weight: 0.166kg
Price: 99 euro
Links: Cubot homepage
 Cubot notebook section

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73.5% CUBOT R11 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
The CUBOT R11 is a budget device that has a lot to offer. Stock Android, a removable battery, a fingerprint scanner and dual rear-facing cameras for under 100 Euros (~$116) sounds like a great offer. Find out in this review whether the CUBOT R11 lives up to expectations.

 

Cubot R19

Specifications

Cubot R19Notebook: Cubot R19
Processor: Mediatek Helio 20 Helio A22 MT6761
Graphics Adapter: Imagination PowerVR GE8300
Display: 5.71 inch, 18:9, 1520 x 720 pixels
Weight: 0.161kg
Price: 100 euro
Links: Cubot homepage
 Cubot notebook section

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Average Score: 67% - average

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

67% CUBOT R19
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/09/2019
Rating: Total score: 67% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%

 

Cubot R15 Pro

Specifications

Cubot R15 ProNotebook: Cubot R15 Pro
Processor: Mediatek Helio 20 Helio A22 MT6761
Graphics Adapter: Imagination PowerVR GE8300
Display: 6.26 inch, 19:9, 1520 x 720 pixels
Weight: 0.173kg
Price: 110 euro
Links: Cubot homepage
 Cubot notebook section

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Average Score: 72% - average

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

72% Cubot R15 Pro
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 72% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%

 

Comment

Cubot:


These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

ARM Mali-400 MP2: OpenGL ES 2.0 GPU for ARM based SoCs with 2 fragment processors and 1 vertex processor.

Imagination PowerVR GE8300: Integrated graphics card for mid-range ARM SoCs.

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


Mediatek:

MT6580M: Quad-core SoC (4x Cortex-A7 at 1.3 GHz) for tablets and smartphones.

Mediatek Helio 20:

Helio A22 MT6761: ARM based quad core SoC (8x ARM Cortex-A53) clocked at up to 2 GHz. The chip also includes a Cat.7 LTE modem (300 Mbps download).

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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


0.161 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.

0.173 kg:


70.83%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

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

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Current Prices
Cubot R15 Pro
Cubot R15 Pro
Cubot R15 Pro
Cubot R19
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2019-12- 1)