Cubot T9

cubot t9Cubot T9, another FHD or Full High Definition Smartphone which boast impressive performance in the likes of iOcean X7 elite, turbo, Zopo C3, Zopo C2 platinum. An all in one multimedia device with a sleek and beautiful design that appeals to just about everybody.

HIGHLIGHTS
CPU: MT6589T Quad Core @ 1.5 GHz
Graphics: PowerVR SGX544 @ 387mhz
MEMORY: 1 GB DDR3 RAM /
16 GB Storage
ANTUTU: 14961 points
EXTENDED STORAGE: Max up to 64 GB via Micro SD (TF-Card)
OS: Android 4.2.1 Jellybean (multilingual support)
DISPLAY: 5.0 inch IPS FHD @ 1920 x1080 pixels, OGS (One Glass Solution), 441 ppi
CAMERA: 13 mp rear with LED Flash F2.2/ 8.0 mp front camera
SIM SUPPORT: Dual Sim (GSM/WCDMA) Normal Sim
2G NETWORK: GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz
3G NETWORK: WCDMA 850/2100MHz (click here to determine support)
SENSORS: Acceleromter, light, Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity
OTHER FEATURES: GPS/A-GPS with EPO Assistance, FM, Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
BATTERY: Removable Li-on @ 2100mAh
DIMENSIONS: 140 x 70 x 9 mm / 6.51x 2.79 x 0.35 inch 148g (color:  White, Black)

PROS

Fast Processor
Multitasking is a breeze
Better than expected camera performance
supports up to 64 GB micro SD Support
Sleek and thin design

CONS

No LTE or 4G Support
Comes only with 1 GB DDR3 RAM, same price competitors offer 2 GB already
Pricier than other  similarly spec devices, like NEO N003T and NEKEN Nx

HARDWARE/PERFORMANCE

Cubot T9 equipped with a snappy MediaTek MT6589T turbo Quad Core Processor with a maximum clock speed of 1.5 Ghz, 1 GB DDR3 RAM enough to handle Android 4.2.1 Jellybean out of the box. Antutu benchmark revealed a respectable score of 14961 points which is in the same league with Zopo C3, Zopo C2 Platinum, Zopo ZP980, iOcean X7 elite, iOcean X7 turbo, etc…

In addition, also features a 5.0 inch FHD (Full High Definition Display) with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, Screen is of OGS (One Glass Solution) type with roughly about 441 ppi (pixel per inch). More so, supports multiple languages, micro SD support or TF card with up to a maximum of 64 GB.

cubot t9 5CAMERA

The phone features Dual Camera with 13 megapixel rear with LED flash and a 5.0 megapixel front camera. Images are sharp especially with good lighting, although quality dips on low light situation. The phone does feature an LED flash and supports features such as flashlight, burst shots, 720p quality audio and video recording @ 30fps. Camera lens is of F2.2 aperture allowing for wide angle shoots. A common practice for China Phones is the interpolation of pixels seen when images are zoomed in.

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CONNECTIVITY

The Cubot T9 supports Dual Sim with support for GSM and 3G via WCDMA frequency. Sim 1 slot supports GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz frequency and sim slot 2 supports both GSM and WCDMA 850/2100MHz. Furthermore, the device sports the usual standard connectivity like Wifi 802.11 b/g/n, bluetooth 3.0, and FM radio, and GPS/A-GPS with EPO Assistance.

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BODY/BATTERY

Battery capacity is close to iOcean X7 series as well as Zopo C2 and C3 series. At 2100mAh, battery is enough to last a full day with mixed usage. MT6589T is widely regard for its optimal power consumption evidence by an impressive battery performance.

A gorgeous and sleek ergonomics design, dimensions reveal 140 x 70 x 9 mm (148g) with a narrow 2.5 mm bezel offering for more screen room. The following ports and interface includes power button located on the side, at the back is the 13 megapixel camera with LED Flash. On the sides is the volume rocker and power button on the opposite side. On top, you can find the 3.5 mm headphone jack and a micro USB 2.0 port.

cubot t9OVERALL/VERDICT

Another sleek smartphone from Cubot, the T9 offers great performance and beautiful design. An all in one multimedia that focuses on design and usability. Although it has limitations predominately the absence of 4G or LTE Support. Price to performance ratio is very good and is one of the best value smartphone available.

Included in the package: 3.5 mm Earphone, USB data cable, Travel Charger, Flip Cover with Magnetic Closure.

Where can you get the phone? Cubot T9 currently retails starting @ $257. Black, White

The phone is also available at Merimobiles, and retails at around $269. click here

2 Comments

Horst Kramp on January 17, 2014 at 9:20 pm.

Hello!
I have baught a CUBOT T9. I have a question to the update of android. I can´t find it in the menue. Can you help me?

Thanks, Horst

Reply

Vincent on January 18, 2014 at 1:33 am.

Hello Horst,

I think the Cubot T9 doesnt support OTA upgrade, which means it cannot update over the air (wirelessly or data network)

Best Regards,
Vince

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