Cubot Max 2 Review

4 May 2019, 09:43:18

Cubot Max 2 Review

Overview

Cubot Max 2 is created for budget-conscious users who want to enjoy a big screen and long battery life, while not spending tons of money. Indeed, with a 6.8-inch display and a 5000 mAh battery plus a price tag of around USD 146, the Max 2 meets those requirements. Of course, this comes at a cost as the display has a resolution of 640 x 1352 pixels and the body is plastic. Let's get a closer look at what you'll get for this money, starting with the official specifications and what's in the box. Make sure to check all pages of this in-depth Cubot Max 2 review.

Specifications

Cubot Max 2 is fitted with a 6.8-inch IPS display with a resolution of 640 x 1352 pixels and a 19:9 aspect ratio. The manufacturer states the unit is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The notch is placed in the top right corner and houses an 8MP front-facing camera. Information about the exact sensor of this unit is not available but it is coupled to a 4-element lens with an f/2.2 lens. The frame and back are made of hard polycarbonate. A dual camera module is placed in the top left corner on the back of the handset. It is vertically aligned and houses a 12MP Sony IMX486 main shooter with a 6-element lens and an f/1.8 aperture. It is aided by phase-detection AF, dual 1A flashlight and a 2MP auxiliary snapper for depth sensing. Power is supplied by a 5000 mAh battery that arrives with a 10W fast charger (EU plug). Cubot Max 2 is based on a MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) chipset that combined an octa-core Cortex-A53 CPU clocked up to 2GHz and a 650MHz PowerVR GE8320 GPU. There are 4GB of single-channel LPDDR3 RAM on board, clocked at 933MHz and 64GB of eMMC 5.1 storage, expandable with up to 256GB. The smartphone supports dual 4G LTE Cat. 6 and VoLTE with both SIM cards supporting one and the same network bands: 2G GSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), 3G WCDMA (900, 2100 MHz), 3G TD-SCDMA (34/39) and 4G FDD-LTE (800, 900, 1800, 2100, 2600 MHz). In addition, the model supports Bluetooth 4.2, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Display. In terms of satellite positioning, the model works with GPS and GLONASS, and is equipped with a USB Type-C 2.0 port and a 3.5 mm jack. Cubot Max 2 runs on Android 9 Pie.

Complete Cubot Max 2 specifications.

What's in the box

Cubot Max 2 arrives in a stylish black box with the model name imprinted on the lid in gold-coloured letters. The back of the box lists some of the basic specifications and features of the model. Inside, the device is placed in the right-hand side compartment together with some of the accessories, while the to the left, there's some space for the charger and charging cable. Here's the full list of contents in addition to the device:

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