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Cubot J5

Cubot J5
Brand: Cubot
Category: Phones
  • Display 5.5 inch 540 x 960 pixels FWVGA+ display
  • Camera 8 MP Back / 5 MP front
  • Storage 16 GB
  • RAM 2 GB
  • CPU Quad-core 1.3 GHz MediaTek MT6580
  • OS Android 9.0 (Pie)

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 8 / 10
  • Camera Quality 8 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 8 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

Cubot J5 Highlights and Overview

The Cubot J5 is a low-end smartphone from Cubot Mobiles. The device bring the taste of Google Android Pie to folks in the hunt for device with basic smartphone features and specs. The J5 is built basically for low-end to mid-range use, as such, it come with a quad-core CPU built on the older Cortex-A7 architecture.

The screen is a 5.5-inch fullview display, with 480 x 960 pixels resolutions. The device is using a MT6580 CPU along with Mali-400MP2, 2GB of RAM and a 16GB expandable internal storage.

On the camera department, you are getting a single 8-megapixel rear placed sensors and a single 5 MP sensor upfront with a single LED flash on both sides.

The device comes in Blue, Gradient, and Black colors with the aforementioned Android 9.0 (Pie) out the box, and provide support for dual SIMs, Bluetooth 4.0, and a 2800mAh battery. Other specifications and key features of the Cubot J5 are detailed in the table below.

Cubot J5 Full Specifications and Features


Technology GSM / HSPA
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 1900
4G Network Bands Does not have support for 4G LTE network
Speed HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps


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Dimensions 150.3 x 72 9.2 mm
Weight 135 grams
Build Plastic
SIM Type Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~73.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~219 ppi density)


Operating System Android 9.0 (Pie)
Chipset Mediatek MT6580
CPU Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 (32nm)
GPU Mali-400MP2


Card Slot Yes, up to 32 GB via microSD card


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8-megapixel main camera
Camera Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, PDAF, HDR
Video Resolution 720p


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 5-megapixel
Camera Features FaceID
Video Resolution VGA


Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Back
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack


Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2
FM Radio Yes


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 39 hours
Stand-by Up to 700 hours


Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Cubot J5 User Reviews and Opinions

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