I’m probably the first one the get cubot x18 sample device ,cause I’m living in Shenzhen, china, and that company is located in Nanshan district. thank you so much for deliving this pretty looking phone with 18:9, I almost forgot the Samsung galaxy s8.
As it’s well known that 18:9 aspect ratio display is popular in this year, because this is called full screen, their screen to body ratio is usual with more than 80%. this Cubot X18 boasts an 83% screen ratio, is a veritable long-Screen Phone. Next, let me display the details:
When I get the Cubot X18, the first glance is very amazing, the render photos are totally different from a real phone, the ultra-high screen brings the cooler experience. It’s 5.7-inch but seems smaller even than 5. 2-inch, the reason is the width of the screen unchanged, the length has increased. The advantage is that without sacrificing grip handling experience, the display area is increased, it’s fitting for one hand operation.
the screen ratio has changed, came to the 18:9, closer to the mainstream movie 21: 9 Display ratio, so when viewing the movie, the black side is not obvious. With the screen increases, another advantage is multi-tasking applications, such as when you’re watching the video, you could chat with your friend online meanwhile. the split-screen function brings more convenient experience.
Built-in virtual keys
The previous Cubot phones are totally touchable keys, in order to save space, Cubot X18 uses the built-in virtual touch keys. Maybe, it’s not very familiar at first, but later, you’ll see the advantage.
What’s In the box?
This time, Cubot X18 packaging is re-designed, it aims to simplicity and eco-friendly style. Open the box, you can see a mobile phone, a Silicone Protective case, Warranty Card, the manual, the charger, the charging cable.
Design and techniques
Cubot X18 is not like other Chinese brands, they make clone of the Samsung Galaxy S8 entirely, Cubot has its own unique design. You can see that the X18 powered by a 2. 5D 18 :9 HD glass screen. It looks elegant in off the screen condition. The earpiece is located in the middle of the top front screen, the flash light and camera is at its sides separately. the volume key and the power button is on the right side. The speakers hole are at the bottom close both sides, the USB cable interface is middle of the bottom. Overall, the Cubot X18 design is very elegant, it’s very comfortable in hand.
Cubot X18 is featured with a 5. 7 inch display, with a resolution of 1440×720 IPS screen, 16M colors, Color saturation(NTSC) is up to 90%. The display effect is very clear and delicate. It is worth mentioning that 18:9 ratio is indeed very good.
Cubot X18 is defined as the middle end phone, it uses the processor with MT6737T, 1.5 GHz Quad-Core, GPU is Mali-720’s. Although this is an entry level processor, but it supports 4G.
It’s 3GB RAM plus 32GB ROM combo, it can fully meet the daily APP usage, such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Youtube, and also can smoothly run simple 3D games.
Android 7.0 system
Cubot X18 uses Google Android native 7. 0 system, it has retained its authentic Google features. This means that the Cubot X18 system has Google GMS certification, the customers can easily in the Google store download any of your expected APP ,this is admirable. Other mobile phone manufacturers tend to insert some advertising APPs to gain extra gains. But Cubot phones refused, it’s respectable.
Cubot X18 has the rear-facing camera of 16MP and front facing shooter of 13MP. For the price tag of only $120 phone, it’s luxury. Let’s look at real shot taken by cubot x18.
Open the phone back cover, we can find Cubot X18 is a dual card dual standby mobile phone, Two Micro Sim cards can be used simultaneously. In addition, there is a micro SD expansion slot up to an additional 256GB TF card. Of course, due to the back panel of Cubot X18 is removable, so that we can easily replace the battery.
In connection with Wifi and 4G network, Cubot X18 has a good performance. the call sound is very clear, the network signal is very smooth. In our test when using the speakerphone, the call quality is also very clear, no noise.
Cubot X18 uses a 3200 mAh removable battery. This battery capacity is not small, thanks to the powerfulness of the MT6737T processor, we test Cubot X18 for a daily use ,it’s no problem.