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Cubot J5 Specs and Price

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The Cubot J5 is a mid-range smartphone for youngsters. The budget smartphone will make a wise buy for a newcomer in the smartphone world.

Where to Buy Cubot J5

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It comes with a decent body that offers enough screen display size for entertainment. The inbuilt storage on the handset is average. Nevertheless, you should not expect much from the handset.

Cubot J5 Key Specs & Features

  • 5.5 inch IPS Display, 960 x 480 Pixels (195 ppi)
  • Android 9.0 Pie
  • 1.3GHz Quad-core MediaTek MT6580
  • 5 MP Rear Camera and 2 MP Front Camera
  • 3G Network
  • 2GB RAM and 16GB inbuilt Storage
  • 2800 mAh Removable Battery

Cubot J5

Design And Display

The only good thing about this phone is the price tag. Yes, you read that right. The body is not in any way close to premium or beauty. It’s neither ugly nor a shaky device though.

However, the smooth panel looks local with the camera placement and then the LED flash. It also lacks a fingerprint scanner as well which won’t go well for many even novice.

The Cubot J5 measures 150.3 mm x 72.0 mm x 9.2 mm in dimensions and weight 173 grams which is not that heavy. It’s available in Black, Twilight, and Blue color shades.

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On the front, it has a screen display size of 5.5 inches with an IPS display panel. The screen has a resolution of 960 x 480 Pixels with 195 PPI density and 2.5D Curved Glass. The bezels on the top and bottom of the screen is not that thick, it still gives way to 75% screen to body ratio.


This is also not a device for photography. However, the 5 MP on the back is better than none. At least the sensor will be able to capture decent photos and also record videos as well.

It even promises to shoot 720p video at 30 seconds per frame. The camera is paired with an LED flash for low background shooting. Meanwhile, on the front, there is 2 MP which is for both selfies and video calling.

Hardware And Software

The Cubot J5 has a MediaTek MT6580 chipset with a Quad-core processor clocking at a speed of 1.3GHz and ARM Mali-400 MP2 for graphics.

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It has 2GB RAM with an internal storage of 16GB which is still expandable up to 64GB via micro SD card. It runs on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system with the device customized user interface.

Battery And Network

The Cubot J5 has a non-removable battery capacity of 2,800 mAh without fast charging technology. Considering the screen size, this juicer should be able to last a full day when fully charged.

It has dual SIM with 3G network and other regulars such as Bluetooth, FM radio, A-GPS and micro USB for file transfer and charging.

Cubot J5 Price And Availability

The Cubot J5 is now available for purchase for $51.99. In Nigeria, it’s currently selling for 21,500 Naira on Jumia. In Kenya, it will cost 5,500 KES and 290 GHS in Ghana.

Cubot J5 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Cubot J5:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 9.0 Pie
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6580, Quad Core 1.3GHz ARM Cortex A7
  • GPU: ARM Mali-400 MP2, 2-Cores
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, Twilight, Blue
  • Dimension: 150.3 mm x 72.0 mm x 9.2 mm
  • Weight: 173 g
  • SIM Type: Nano+Nano/microSD
  • SIM Count: Hybrid Dual Nano SIM Support


  • Display: 5.5 inches FWVGA+, 960 x 480 Pixels, 195 PPI, IPS
  • Screen Protection: Yes
  • Foldable Display: No


  • Rear Camera: 5 MP Camera
  • Rear Camera Features: LED flash, Face detection, HDR, Panorama, Touch focus
  • Front Camera: 2 MP Camera


  • Built-in Storage: 16GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 128GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: No
  • 5G: No

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: No
  • 5G: No
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi HotSpot
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, Micro USB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: Yes


  • Music Player: Yes
  • Video Player: Yes
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with GPS, A-GPS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Face Unlock:
  • Stylus Pen: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: No
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 2800 mAh Removable Battery
  • Talktime: Up to 8 Hours
  • Standby Time: Up to 160 Hours
  • Fast Charging: No
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Miracle Offorma
Miracle Offormahttp://simfonio.com
Miracle Offorma is a Computer scientist by profession and a blogger by passion. He loves sharing his expertise about Mobile Phones, Gadgets and Online Tutorials.

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