Cubot J8 Specs Review: Budget Smartphone Under $70

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The Chinese company Cubot has announced some midrange smartphones that sell under $100. One of the smartphones is Cubot J8. It’s a nice device that comes with a nice body and sells for around $60. This you can easily grab the phone with little money.

Design And Display

The Cubot J8 features a plastic body on its entire body. This is expected considering the phone price. The panel is housing triple cameras with an LED flash. There is no Fingerprint scanner on the phone. It measures 146.8 x 71.2 x 9.2 mm in dimensions and weighs 155 grams.

On the front, it has a waterdrop notch with a screen size of 5.5 inches under the IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. The screen has a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels, an 18:9 ratio, and 219 PPI density.

Cubot J8
Cubot J8

Cameras Features

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The camera setup on the phone includes a 13 MP primary camera with an additional 0.3 MP shooter and another 0.3 MP camera as well. The camera has Geo-tagging, touch focus, PDAF, HDR and can shoot 720p while the front camera is 8 MP for selfies.

Hardware And Software

On the performance, Cubot J8 has a Mediatek MT6580 chipset with a quad-core processor clocking at a speed of 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7. It has a Mali-400MP2 GPU graphics card and runs on Android 10 OS out of the box.

Storage Capacity And Sensors

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The inbuilt storage on the inside is just 16GB and 2GB RAM. The memory is below average that’s why there is a dedicated slot for micro SDcard. You can use the slot to expand the memory up to 64GB. The sensors are FaceID, Accelerometer, and proximity.

Battery Power And Network Connectivity

The Cubot J8 has a removable battery of 3100 mAh without fast charging. Apart from that, the phone comes with dual SIMs and 3G network. Other features include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, GPS, FM radio, and Micro USB 2.0.

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Cubot J8 FAQs

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Is Cubot J8 Good For Gaming?

Yes, Cubot J8 will runs gaming smoothly.

Is Cubot J8 Good for PUBG?

Yes, the Cubot J8 will runs PUBG smoothly without lagging.

Is Cubot J8 Available Offline?

Yes, You can buy the Cubot J8 offline and online as well.

Is Cubot J8 Waterproof?


Is Cubot J8 Water-Resistant?


Is Cubot J8 a 4G Phone?



Is Cubot J8 a 5G Phone?


Does Cubot J8 Support Wireless Charge?


Does Cubot J8 Support Fast Charging?


Will Cubot J8 Work in Canada?

Yes for some carriers.

Will Cubot J8 Work in the USA?

Yes, for some carriers.

Cubot J8 Full Specifications

Model NameCubot J8
Announced2020, November
Market AvailabilityAvailable


Network TypeGSM / CDMA / HSPA
2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G NetworkHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G NetworkNo
5G NetworkNo
Network SpeedHSPA, LTE-A
Network GPRSYes
Network EDGEYes
SIM TypeDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Body BuildGlass front, plastic back, plastic frame
Body Dimensions146.8 x 71.2 x 9.2 mm
Body Weight155 g
Body ColorsCool Blue, Poco Yellow, Power Black


Display TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Display Size5.5 inches
Display Resolution540 x 960 pixels, 18:9 ratio
Display MultitouchYes
Display Pixel Density219 ppi density
Display Screen ProtectionYes


Primary Camera13 MP + 0.3 MP + 0.3 MP
Secondary Camera8 MP
Video[email protected]
Camera FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Camera FlashYes


Operating SystemAndroid 10
OS Version
User InterfaceYes


ChipsetMediatek MT6580
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 (32nm)
Graphics processor (GPU)Mali-400MP2
System Internal Memory2GB RAM
Internal Storage16GB
Storage Card SlotYes
SensorsFaceID, Accelerometer, proximity


Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi HotspotYes
BluetoothYes, 5.0, A2DP, LE
USB TypeType – C
GPSYes, with A-GPS


Battery TypeLi-Ion Battery
Battery Capacity3100 mAh battery
Battery PlacementRemovable
Fast ChargingNo
Wireless ChargingNo
Battery Standby
Battery Talk Time
Battery Music Play Time


Audio PlaybackYes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video PlaybackYes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Outn/a
FM Radion/a
Alert TypesVibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Ring TonesMP3, WAV
LoudspeakerYes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jackYes

Other Features

MessagingSMS (threaded view), MMS, Email
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Cubot J8 Price And Availability

The Cubot J8 will sell for $52 and will ship in Phantom Black, and Champagne Gold colors.

Where To Buy Cubot J8

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Miracle .O
Miracle .O is a Computer scientist by profession and a blogger by passion. He's an expect in writing about phones, gadgets and tutorials.


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