Cubot Manito 4G: Striking a perfect balance between value and price

Powered by a quadcore processor, 3GB of RAM and Android Marshmallow on top of the powerful hardware, Cubot Manito 4G is a dream come true for people looking for a decent 5-inch smartphone under $100. Don’t let the price tag fool you, the Manito 4G still checks most of the boxes when it comes to features and design.

The phone leaves us wondering how its manufacturer managed to squeeze in powerful internals without compromising on design at an under $100 price point. It boasts a 2.5D display and a 3D rear shell, which is durable and capable of handling daily abuse and rough use. The curved design makes handling very easy, while the 2.5D display means silky-smooth touch feeling. It’s also dual-sim and 4G LTE compatible, allowing you to enjoy blazing fast download speeds and butter smooth video streaming. The 13MP primary and 5MP front-facing camera allows you to capture detailed images with vivid colors, while the 5-inch HD display is bright and works well for watching movies, playing games and browsing the internet. The deal is further sweetened by Android Marshmallow 6.0, which offers a streamlined user experience and a bunch of other options, including battery saving Doze mode and App permissions.

Specifications

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Parts Specs
CPU/GPU Quadcore 1.3 Ghz MT6737, Mali T720 MP2
RAM/ROM/Expansion 3GB, 16GB, SD-Card up to 256GB
OS Android Marshmallow 6.0
SIM Dual-SIM, Dual-Standby (Micro-Sim+Nano-SIM)
Network 2G/3G/4G LTE
Battery 2350mAh
Display 5-inch IPS 2.5D display @ 720×1280 (294ppi), 450cd/m2 max brightness
Primary Camera SW 13MP Samsung camera with ).5A LED Flashlight
Front Camera SW 5MP camera with intelligent beauty
Communications Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/A-GPS, OTG Support
Sensors Light sensor, proximity sensor, G-sensor, Accelerometer
Dimensions and weight H144xW72.8XT8.95 mm, 137 grams
Colors Black, Gold, White

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Features

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  • Unbeatable price-value ratio
  • 3GB RAM + Quadcore Processor = enhanced multitasking experience
  • One phone for phone and work
  • Attractive and durable curved design
  • Decent camera
  • Expandable memory and OTG support
  • Support for most languages

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Pros and Cons

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  • Snappy performance
  • Durable
  • 4G LTE
  • IPS Display

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  • Limited availability
  • Battery capacity on the lower side

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Conclusion

The only con of the phone is its limited battery capacity, which we may ignore considering the processor offers power saving features and can save up to 25% power. Android Marshmallow’s Doze or deep sleep feature also helps save some juice, so overall the phones gives some pretty decent battery life. Considering the asking price, Cobut Manito 4G offers an excellent bang for the buck and provides exceptional value to those seeking a reasonable Dual-Sim 4G LTE enabled smartphone in just under $100.

How to buy

It’s easy, just follow the below link for more details about shipping, color options etc. and you are good to go. The phone is currently available at a special flash sale price, so hurry up before the stock runs out.

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