The Cubot P40 Budget SmartPhone is a new smartphone and also a Chinese device that features similar body design with the flagship Huawei P40. Cubot is good at cloning a new phone and they do it without any iota of shame. The budget phone comes with generous storage and also packs a massive battery capacity on the inside.
Design And Display
The Cubot P40 just as expected comes with a plastic body and a glass front. It has a smooth panel housing the cameras, an LED flash, and the branded logo. As you can see, there is no fingerprint scanner on the device which is its only shortcoming. It has body dimensions of 157.1 x 74.6 x 8.1 mm and weighs 185 grams.
On the front, the Cubot P40 has a waterdrop notch that offers a large screen size of 6.2 inches with an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. The screen has a resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels, a 19:9 ratio, and 403 ppi density. It also comes with display protection and reaches 81.6% screen-to-body ratio.
As for the camera, users will get an impressive rear cameras of 12 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 0.3 MP. These triple cameras are capable of shooting 2K video quality. Meanwhile, you will get an LED flash for low background photos and other internal features as well. The smartphone has a front camera of 20 MP which is AI-powered and the camera has support for Face ID as a security feature.
Hardware And Software
On the inside, the Cubot P40 is blessed with a Mediatek MT6763V Helio P23 chipset that is based on 16nm process technology and it has an octa-core processor clocking at a speed of 4×2.0 GHz. There is a Mali-G71 GPU for graphics and the device runs on the Android 10 operating system.
Storage Capacity And Sensors
The inbuilt storage on the smartphone is 128GB coupled with 4GB RAM. The RAM will ensure smooth performance when gaming and multitasking. You can still expand the storage using a micro SDcard. The sensors on the phone are accelerometer, proximity, and compass.
Battery Power And Network Connectivity
The Cubot P40 has a massive battery of 4200 mAh nonremovable and the juicer promise to last a full day when fully charged. Sadly it does not have support for fast charging technology.
However, with the right charger, it will take around 2 hours and a few minutes to charge to a full percent. There is a dual SIMs with a 4G LTE network. Other features on the phone are Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, NFC, A-GPS, FM Radio, and Micro USB Type-C 2.0 reversible connector.
Cubot P40 Full Specifications
|Model Name||Cubot P40|
|Network Type||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE|
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G Network||HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Network||LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900)|
|Network Speed||HSPA, LTE-A|
|Body Build||Front glass, plastic back|
|Body Dimensions||157.1 x 74.6 x 8.1 mm|
|Body Weight||185 grams|
|Body Colors||Black, Blue and Gold|
|Display Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Display Size||6.2 inches|
|Display Resolution||720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio|
|Display Pixel Density||403 ppi density|
|Display Screen Protection||Yes Corning Gorilla|
|Primary Camera||12 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 0.3 MP|
|Secondary Camera||8 MP|
|Camera Features||LED flash, panorama, HDR|
|Chipset||Mediatek MT6763V Helio P23 (16 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|Graphics processor (GPU)||Mali-G71 GPU|
|System Internal Memory||4GB RAM|
|Internal Storage||128 GB|
|Storage Card Slot||microSDXC (dedicated slot)|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Wi-Fi||Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct|
|Bluetooth||Yes, 4.2, A2DP|
|USB Type||Type – C|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|Battery Type||Li-Po Battery|
|Battery Capacity||4000 mAh battery|
|Battery Talk Time||–|
|Battery Music Play Time||–|
|Audio Playback||Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC|
|Video Playback||Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player|
|Alert Types||Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones|
|Ring Tones||MP3, WAV|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
|Messaging||SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email|
Cubot P40 Price And Availability
Just as mentioned above, the Cubot P40 is a budget device and the smartphone is selling at a price of $119. It will ship in multiple colors such as Black, Blue, and Gold.