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Cubot J5 (2019) review

Android OS v9.0 (Pie)
Mediatek MT6580
Mali-400 MP2
2 GB / 16 GB
5.5 inches (480 x 960 px)
5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus

Cubot announced the launch of the J5 smartphone in 2019. The manufacturer is offering the Cubot J5 phone with 5.5 inches display, Mediatek MT6580 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Cubot J5 comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, and a Li-Po 2800 mAh battery. The 5.5 inches phone comes with IPS display (480 x 960 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Cubot J5 specifications

BrandCubot
NameJ5
ModelJ5
Release date2019

Body

The dimensions of this Cubot phone are average (5.92 x 2.83 x 0.36 inches).

Dimensions5.92 x 2.83 x 0.36 inches
Colorsblack, blue, purple
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Cubot J5 comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v9.0 (Pie)
SoCMediatek MT6580
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP2

Display

The size of J5 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches IPS display of Cubot J5 with 480 x 960 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.5 inches
Resolution480 x 960 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Cubot J5 (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the J5 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera2 MP
Main camera5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Cubot J5 doesn't support 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The J5 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 2800 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of J5 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Po 2800 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The J5 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Cubot phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Cubot J5 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, fingerprint, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Cubot J5, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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