Cubot P20 Review

24 July 2018, 17:56:44

Cubot P20 Review
You can buy a Cubot P20 at a promotional price from Cubot's official AliExpress store.

Audio Test

The audio test has been performed by using the TASCAM US-2x2 audio interface and the RightMark Audio Analyzer software as usual. All audio enhancement features are disabled. The test results unveil a below-the-average audio quality. However, if you check the absolute values and ratings of the separate parameters, you will see that the absolute values of the P20 and X18 Plus are either identical or very close. The ratings of the parameters are one and the same. There's only one that makes an exception - the THD + Noise on the P20 is rated as Very poor and on the X18 Plus it is Average. Hence, the overall result of the P20 is only Good and of the X18 Plus is Very good. All the rest is pretty much the same. There's one, bottom-firing speaker placed behind the right speaker grille, which seems to be loud enough but tends to get distorted at the highest volume levels, lacks depth, treble, and bass, and tends to get tinny.
Test Value RMAA rating
Frequency response (from 40 Hz to 15 kHz), dB +0.05, -0.06 Excellent
Noise level, dB (A) -94.3 Very good
Dynamic range, dB (A) 94.0 Very good
THD, % 0.012 Good
THD + Noise, dB (A) -36.8 Very poor
IMD + Noise, % 0.019 Very good
Stereo crosstalk, dB -71.5 Good
IMD at 10 kHz, % 0.024 Good
General performance   Good
Frequency response
Noise level
Dynamic range
THD + Noise (at -3 dB FS)
Intermodulation distortion
Stereo crosstalk

Music Apps

Cubot P20 arrives with the default Android Music app and Google's Play Music Both provide various ways of sorting your music files - by album, artist and song name, create playlists, etc. Both contain the standard equalizer. However, Play Music offers access to plenty of free and paid online music.

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