Announcement. Cubot P50 is a strange budget smartphone with a lot of memory, NFC and a removable battery

When Chinese manufacturers of the “third tier” try to cross a hedgehog with a snake, strange but curious devices sometimes turn out.

The premiere of the Cubot P50 smartphone is scheduled for March 28. But the manufacturer has already published all the characteristics. Time to get acquainted.

The chipset was installed old and low-power.MediaTek Helio P22 born in 2018. In AnTuTu, we are waiting for only around one hundred thousand AnTuTu points. But at the same time, they did not become greedy with memory. Already 6 GB of operational and 128 GB of permanent. Those. theoretically, you can put a lot of heavy toys on the P50 ... But playing them on weak hardware is unlikely to be comfortable.

The screen is small by modern standards, only 6.22″ (97 cm²). IPS-matrix, the resolution is not so hot, which is 720 × 1520 (270 ppi).

The battery is not very capacious, only 4200 mAh. But at the same time - what a rarity - removable. There is no information about the charging speed. Obviously not more than 10 watts.

A 20 MP sensor was put in the front cameraSamsung ISOCELL 2T7 2018. Not very popular and fresh sensor. But it was used, for example, in the Xiaomi Mi 8SE smartphone, which was very serious for its time.

There are three rear cameras. 12+5+0.3 MP - main, macro, depth sensor. In the main camera, according to the manufacturer, there is a Sony IMX486 sensor. Pretty old, 2017. But, oddly enough, Sony itself still puts it in the main cameras of its mid-range smartphones - in the very fresh Sony Xperia 10 III, for example.

Other. There is an NFC module and dual-band Wi-Fi. The fingerprint scanner is not mentioned. It looks like he's not here.

About USB in the specification it is not told. Judging by the picture ... more likely, nevertheless, Type-C than Micro, huh?

And about the price.Smartphone pages have already appeared on AliExpress. For some reason, two pieces at once in the same store (one, two). Now the price is $199.99 (₽32800). But, judging by the advertising banner, at the time of the real start of sales on March 28, it should fall to $109.99 (₽18,000).

Main characteristics of Cubot P50:

ScreenS-IPS, 6.22″, 720 × 1520, 270 ppi, 97 cm², touch, capacitive, multi-touch
IronMediaTek Helio P22
1.8 GHz, 4 x Cortex-A53, 4 x Cortex-A53, PowerVR GE8320
Memory 6 GB RAM, 128 GB ROM, Micro-SD up to 512 GB, separate slot
Mobile Internet LTE
Mobile networksLTE Bands 1,3,5,7,8,19,20,40
UMTS Bands 1 (2100), 8 (900)
GSM Bands 2 (1900), 3 (1800), 5 (850), 8 (900)
Battery Li-Ion, 4200 mAh
Dimensions156.2 x 74.56 x 9.4 mm
Rear Camera: Triple, Flash, Auto Focus

- 12 MP, 1/2.90″, 1.25μm, Sony IMX486

- 5 MP, macro

- 0.3 MP, depth sensor
front camera: 20 MP, Samsung ISOCELL 2T7, no flash, no autofocus
Navigation GPS
OSAndroid 11
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Approach, Illuminance, NFC
USBType-C v2.0

George Kiselyov