Cubot X18: Latest Bezel-Less Flagship of Cubot

Two years after releasing the X17, Cubot recently released its latest flagship Cubot X18 which comes with an 18:9 display aspect ratio and measures 5.7-inch across. Is this handset worth to buy? Let’s go ahead and have a quick review on it.
Cubot X18

Design & Display

Cubot X18 has a bezel-less design in a CNC frame and plastic bady. Its top and bottom areas are very small which reaches a 83% screen-to-body ratio. It uses on-screen buttons and fingerprint sensor at the rear panel. The thickness of the X18 is about 8.5mm. With the curve designed cover, it offers a smooth ergonomic grip. Cubot X18 is available in two color variants: Blue and Golden. The X18 comes with a 5.7-inch 18:9 display of 720×1440 resolution. It is fully covered in 2.5D glass with curved sides to make it more ergonomic with the glass being fully laminated so the display will have a sleeker look.
Cubot X18
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Configuration & Performance

The Cubot X18 sports Mediatek MT6737T chipset and Mali-T720 MP2 GPU, along with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage. It supports external memory up to 128GB with TF card. It’s powered by a Li-Po 3200 mAh battery which gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Cubot X18 runs on Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, but the X18’s firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.

Camera

As for photography, the X18 is equipped with a 13.0MP ( SW 16.0MP ) with an f/2.2 aperture that’ll take good high-lit photos. The selfie camera is an 8.00MP ( SW 13.0MP ) camera that included a selfie soft light flash. Moreover, the camera of the Cubot X18 is equipped with autofocus that fine-tunes the focus of the camera.
Cubot X18
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Antutu & Geekbench Scores

In order to better understand the performance, we use Antutu and Geekbench 3 to test its benchmark scores. As shown below, it scored 31,597 points on the Antutu benchmark and it scored 594 points on Single-core test and 1,780 points on Multi-core test on Geekbench 3.
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Pricing & Coupons

The X18 smartphone has begun its sale over GearBest and the company is running a flash sale at $119.99. As for coupons, there is a special Cubot X18 coupon which is available on GearBest from Sep 11 to Sep 18. The promo code is CUBOTX18. But it’s limited for the first 10 units every promo day. So you have to be fast. For more coming coupons, please stay tuned with us!

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