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Cubot X11 (2015)

Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Mediatek MT6592M
Mali-450 MP4
2 GB / 16 GB
5.5 inch (720 x 1280 px)
13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

This phone boasts a 5.5 inch IPS display, a Mediatek MT6592M chipset, and 2 GB of RAM.

Know everything about it, both the good and not-so-good stuff!

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This article shares our personal experiences and thoughts about using the Cubot X11 smartphone. We hope to offer helpful insights to others interested in this device.

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Cubot X11 specifications

BrandCubot
NameX11
ModelX11
Release date2015

Weight, dimensions, colors

Weight5.29 oz
Dimensions5.96 x 2.95 x 0.26 inch
Colorsblack, white
SIM typeMicro SIM

The weight of the Cubot X11 is still considered to be lightweight and portable. A micro SIM is larger than the current standard Nano SIM card but smaller than the older SIM card size.

System, chipset, performance

OS versionAndroid OS v4.4.2 (KitKat)
SoCMediatek MT6592M
CPUOcta-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-450 MP4

The Cubot X11 comes with Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box. Google regularly releases new versions of Android. They have new features, improvements, and security updates. This CPU makes it ideal for running resource-intensive applications. Many people consider ARM Mali GPUs a good option for mobile devices.

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Display type, size, resolution

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.5 inch
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

People know IPS for its wide viewing angles. It also has accurate color reproduction. The 5.5 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. The display size is the diagonal distance from one corner of the screen to the opposite corner.

Memory, storage

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotno

The smartphone has 2 GB of RAM. It can run many apps at once without much lag or slowness. The needed RAM amount for good performance depends on factors. These include the OS, the apps, and the services we use. If we use our smartphones for basic tasks like calling, texting, and browsing the web, 32 GB may be sufficient for our needs. The internal storage of the Cubot X11 (2 GB) cannot be expanded.

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Cameras, flash

Main camera13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED
Selfie camera8 MP

This single camera can be enough for many smartphone users, it depends on their photography needs and preferences. The X11 comes with a basic camera setup and lacks any advanced features.

Connectivity, network, wireless

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

Compared to modern 4G and 5G networks, 3G networks are much slower. This Cubot phone can connect to Wi-Fi networks at home, at work, or in public places. We can use Bluetooth to connect our X11 smartphone to many Bluetooth devices. This phone has a built-in GPS receiver. The phone isn't NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC is not essential for basic phone functionality, but it can be useful. The 3.5 mm headphone jack allows us to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.

Battery type, capacity, charger

TypeLi-Po 2850 mAh, non-removable

The Li-Po 2850 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a light-weight, rechargeable battery. The X11 does not have a removable battery, it integrates the battery into the phone's design.

Features, sensors, specials

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM

Today, smartphones come with many sensors. They help make the user experience better. The X11 smartphone has an accelerometer. The light sensor is a type of sensor in a smartphone. It lets the phone measure light intensity around the device. Dual SIM is great for businesses. They want to give staff a device with separate numbers and bills for personal and business use.

Verdict, pros and cons

Every phone has its strengths and weaknesses, and this Cubot phone is no exception. As with any device, there are aspects that shine and others that fall short. By examining both sides, we can paint a complete picture of what this phone has to offer. Let's explore its standout features and areas for improvement. Remember, this is just my opinion, and yours might be different.

Pros

  • Dual SIM support

Cons

  • limited-size screen
  • insufficient internal storage
  • non-expandable storage
  • single camera setup
  • no OIS function
  • no 4G support
  • no 5G support
  • no NFC feature
  • no Type-C USB port
  • low-capacity battery
  • no fingerprint reader
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Lucas Bradley I'm Lucas Bradley, the founder of the Phone42.com site. I love technology, especially smartphones, and I've been working with tech stuff for more than 20 years. This means I've seen a lot of changes and have learned a bunch about what makes a good phone. On Phone42.com, I look at all kinds of phones. They can be from big, well-known companies or new ones trying to make their mark. I want to help people understand what's new and cool in the world of smartphones, in a way that's easy to get.
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