The Mobile World Congress of 2018 saw a trend of bezel-less smartphones with notched displays. The popular OEMs like Leagoo, Huawei, Asus, and others were seen jumping on the same train. The China-based Cubot has also joined the trend by launching its new mid-ranged Cubot P20 phablet. The device includes bezel-less Notch display with glass on the rear. The device has the finest of the features that too at a very affordable price. It is expected that the device will impress the buyers with its stunning appearance and magnanimous features.
Cubot is a brand owned by Shenzhen Huafurui Technology Co. Ltd. It launches advanced and features loaded devices under the brand “Cubot” in the global market. Some of popular launches of the company are Cubot Cheetah2, Cubot X18 Plus, Cubot Nova etc. The products of the company have found strong momentum in the global markets of Europe, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and South America in the recent times.
Unboxing of Cubot P20
The Cubot P20 is delivered in a very elegant black box with a velvety feel. Inside, the handset is placed in the top compartment with Cubot logo on its side. Under the device, you can find three separate compartments for accessories; each of the boxes has gold pictogram depicting the content. The box contains:
- Cubot P20
- A transparent silicone protective back cover
- Pre installed screen protector
- Micro USB data cable
- 5V/2A charger
- SIM tray Pin
- Quick start guide
- Compliance regulation booklet
Display and Design
The tablet comes with metallic body, which reflects light beautifully. It completely resembles with iPhone X in features as well as in looks. With dual embedded cameras and dual LED flash at the rear, the design is similar to the iPhone X. On the rear side, you can also find a fingerprint sensor. The overall thickness of the device is 8.5mm, which makes it very easy to grip.
The Cubot P20 is a bezel less beauty with a top notch containing front camera and the sensor. The 6.18 inch full HD+ IPS display with an incredible aspect ratio of 19:9, 441 PPI and resolution of 2280*1080 pixels gives an energising visual experience. It also has a GFF full lamination technology to enhance the quality of the screen.
- Dimensions: 25×75.25×8.5 mm
- Weight: 167gms
Memory and Processor
The Cubot P20 is powered by MediaTek MT6737 chip octa-core processor. The 1.5 GHz processor is enough to provide you with high-speed performance. ARM Mali 860 MP2 graphics processor, with a clock speed of 650 MHz, handles the graphics.
The device holds 4GB of DDR3 RAM to manage heavy tasking. The internal 64 GB of memory storage can be upgraded up to 128 GB with a memory card.
Connectivity and Battery
Cubot P20 offers a hybrid memory card slot in the SIM tray to support memory extension up to 128 GB. The SIM tray is capable to hold either 2 Nano SIM cards or one Nano SIM card and one TF card. The dual SIM card feature supports dual standby mode. Out of the two SIM, only one of them can support 4G at a time. Other can only work on 2G or 3G network. The support to 4G network and dual-band Wifi gives you access to high-speed internet, anywhere, anytime.
The Micro USB port enables you to transfer data instantly to your PC and also lets you charge the phone. The device also holds GPS and GLONASS to provide you with instant and accurate guidance around the globe.
The 4000 mAh non removable Li-polymer battery is used to power the device. The battery provides you the talk time backup of 30 Hours, standby time of 243 Hours, more than 4 hours of extensive gaming an 8 hours of HD video watching.
Camera and Operating System
Dual camera set up on the rear holds 20 MP and 2 Mp shooters to provide you a tremendous photography experience. The 20 MP lens has f/2.0 aperture and 5K resolution. The 2MP camera is included just for the bokeh effect. The front 13 MP camera is included in the top notch and gives sharp, and clear high-quality selfies.
The device runs on latest Android 8.0 with a modified interface. The software interface is user-friendly and smooth to use.
- 2G GSM: 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
- 3G WCDMA: 2100MHz, 900MHz
- 4G LTE: FDD: 2600MHz, 2100MHz, 1800MHz, 900MHz, 800MHz
- WiFi: 802.11a/b/g/n wireless internet, Wi-Fi direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
- Bluetooth: 0
With features like amazing top notch display, latest Android 8.0, high speed and multitasking support by the octa-core processor at such an affordable price, there is no doubt that the gadget is worth the purchase