CUBOT Magic Review: New Bezel-less Phone for Low-Price 2017

CUBOT Magic Review: New Bezel-less Phone for Low-Price 2017

There is new competition in the low-budget phone in the form of the CUBOT Magic. For under $90 you get a bezel-less smartphone, which leaves nothing to be desired. The budget mobile phone offers the 5.0-inch display, dual camera, a 2600mh battery and even unlocking by fingerprint is possible.

Last year, CUBOT has already proven that they can build good and cheap smartphones. The CUBOT Magic jumps onto the train and sets the design on a famous template – the parallels to the iPhone 7 Plus cannot be denied. Externally, the CUBOT Magic therefore already made her, the inner values read not so tingling. Does the revolution in the low-budget sector await us here? As it is and if it is something good, you read the review!

CUBOT Magic 4G Smartphone 3GB RAM 16GB ROM

Price: $89.99

5.0 inch with 1280 x 720 Pixels, RAM: 3GB, ROM: 16GB, Battery: 2900mAh, Android 7.0, MTK6737 Quad Core 1.3GHz

CUBOT Magic 4G Smartphone 3GB RAM 16GB ROM

Price: $89.99

5.0 inch with 1280 x 720 Pixels, RAM: 3GB, ROM: 16GB, Battery: 2900mAh, Android 7.0, MTK6737 Quad Core 1.3GHz

CUBOT Magic: Design and Processing

When unpacking the device the expectations were not very high – but we were positively surprised! The CUBOT Magic actually looks like an iPhone. In addition, the processing fits! It is overall coherent, gross blunders are not to be found.

CUBOT Magic Review: New Bezel-less Phone for Low-Price 2017

Even rounded 2.5D glass has fit into the budget. Below you will find the Home Button with the integrated fingerprint sensor. The edge of the button is made of shiny metal, probably to be a little different from the iPhone.

CUBOT Magic Review: New Bezel-less Phone for Low-Price 2017

The back and the frame are, as expected, plastic, which is also quite prone to fingerprints. For this, the back panel can be removed to provide access to the removable battery and the SIM card slots. The micro-USB port and the 3.5mm jack socket are located at the top.

CUBOT Magic Review: New Bezel-less Phone for Low-Price 2017

This has the advantage that no cable interferes with your use. The 5.0-inch smartphone is however not the most compact! The edges are wide and it weighs 162grams.

CUBOT Magic Review: New Bezel-less Phone for Low-Price 2017

Otherwise, the bezel-less CUBOT Magic has become a stylish smartphone. The processing is amazingly good. Our black model looks like one piece, small accents loosen the design. For example, the CUBOT logo on the back is slightly recessed in the surface. The gray inserts on the back ensure the reception on the iPhone 7; on the Magic, they are only there to imitate the design.

CUBOT Magic: Display

CUBOT Magic has a 5.0 inch, 2.5D edges, and Gorilla Glass 4, yes sapper lot! CUBOT drives guns, which are only found in high-priced smartphones. The resolution of 1280 × 720 pixels only slightly disturbs the experience. In order to counteract the resolution a bit, I put text and representation on small. This makes menus look sharper.

CUBOT Magic Review: New Bezel-less Phone for Low-Price 2017

The color representation is very neutral. For this, IPS are on board, with which colors, contrasts, and saturation can be adapted to personal preferences. Even outdoors, you can not fail, the screen brightness does not need to hide. In addition, the touch screen detects 5 touch points simultaneously. So you get at the CUBOT Magic, for the price, great display. The full-HD resolution would have been great, of course, but would have also blown the price frame.

CUBOT Magic: Hardware and Performance

Somewhere the red pencil has to be set to come at a price of under $90. The CUBOT Magic is equipped with the MediaTek MTK6737 processor. This offers four ARM Cortex-A53 cores, which clock at 1.3 GHz. The Mali T720 MP GPU is responsible for graphics processing. Supported is the system of 3GB RAM.

CUBOT Magic Review: New Bezel-less Phone for Low-Price 2017

The performance in normal operation is satisfactory. The smartphone is not like a Redmi 4X, everything looks a little more comfortable. For everyday life, however, the hardware of the CUBOT Magic is sufficient. When performance intensive applications, the processor is no longer quite right behind.

CUBOT Magic Review: New Bezel-less Phone for Low-Price 2017

The CUBOT is not the first choice for paddling on the smartphone. Clearly running games like Angry Bird, etc., the GPU, for me very important, also creates my GameBoy and Nintendo DS emulator. So you can also talk on the road. Before Asphalt 8 the CUBOT Magic does not have to hide completely. On medium details, 25 FPS are possible, with low details the graphic bomb is also playable.

CUBOT Magic Review: New Bezel-less Phone for Low-Price 2017

Tip: In the developer options – tap five times on build number under Settings/About the phone – you have options for the hardware-accelerated rendering. Here you can “force” the GPU acceleration. Also in “HW overlays disable” a hook set, brings a plus in performance. In Antutu, the CUBOT Magic scored an average of 300 points.

CUBOT Magic: OS

CUBOT Magic has left the largely with Stock Android 7.0. Good decision – only the icons have been adapted. If you simply install the Google Now Launcher, you get back the familiar interface. The drop down menu has only been changed a bit, but the design fits Android nougat.

CUBOT Magic Review: New Bezel-less Phone for Low-Price 2017

The system runs mostly fluid with the MediaTek processor. All apps and smaller programs like Facebook, Chrome, and WhatsApp are started quickly. In games and benchmarks, the CUBOT Magic approves more time, even when scrolling in the App Store chops it partly. For a low budget phone but just as we find.

DuraSpeed is preinstalled to optimize performance. The app regulates the performance requirements and ensures that the user experience is at a pleasant level. This also includes the fact that apps in memory are closed soon. Otherwise, the CUBOT Magic comes without unnecessary bloatware – only a file manager is installed.

CUBOT Magic: Cameras

CUBOT Magic Review: New Bezel-less Phone for Low-Price 2017

First of all, it’s just enough for an emergency, but not for more. What is mainly due to the dual cam trend! The 13MP and a 2MP sensor were installed on the back. For the price of two sensors, CUBOT Magic would have preferred to put on a good. Instead, you follow the trend and build a dual cam, which provides “modest” results. The front camera also snaps with 5MP resolution.

The CUBOT Magic sensor is useful. In daylight, the pictures are quite handsome. In the dusk or with unnatural light, the photos rush very much. This also results in contrast, sharpness and color quality. In the dark, you can see almost nothing on the shot pictures.

The installed camera app is easy to use – you can access the menu by swiping from left to right. So you can find some models for fun. To the SLR mode: This defuses depth, or tries it at least. The 13MP lens shows the inner area sharp, round the rest is blurred by the dual cam. The result is, well, grow through – a single beautiful picture I succeeded with the feature.

CUBOT Magic: Battery

CUBOT Magic has 2600mhA is normal for a smartphone battery. So how long does our bargain, the CUBOT Magic? It definitely brings you safely through the day! In the PC Mark Battery Test, it lasted 8 hours 50 minutes.

CUBOT Magic Review: New Bezel-less Phone for Low-Price 2017

The test simulates everyday tasks such as emailing, editing photos or loading web pages with medium screen brightness. 60 minutes watch over YouTube videos, devours 17% of the battery capacity. The CUBOT Magic is loaded in 2.5 hours.

Loading over a Quick Charge device took only a few minutes; Presumably, no technology is installed that allows faster loading.

CUBOT Magic: Conclusions and Reviews

The Xiaomi Redmi 4a is so fast no one in the budget phone – but the CUBOT Magic really surprised us in the test! For under $90 one does not expect that the smartphone does what it is and that still liquid. The overall package is consistent with the budget phone.

CUBOT Magic Review: New Bezel-less Phone for Low-Price 2017

CUBOT has set the red pencil in all places, saved budget and bought a smartphone to the market, which mixes the low budget division.

We can recommend a smartphone as a young and stylish device with a modern bezel-less display.

CUBOT Magic Review: New Bezel-less Phone for Low-Price 2017

Now from 7 to 14 August, you can buy a phone for only $89.99. But also the first 10 buyers have a chance to buy a phone for only $49.99, so do not miss the chance. The link to buy the phone below.

CUBOT Magic 4G Smartphone 3GB RAM 16GB ROM

Price: $89.99

5.0 inch with 1280 x 720 Pixels, RAM: 3GB, ROM: 16GB, Battery: 2900mAh, Android 7.0, MTK6737 Quad Core 1.3GHz

CUBOT Magic 4G Smartphone 3GB RAM 16GB ROM

Price: $89.99

5.0 inch with 1280 x 720 Pixels, RAM: 3GB, ROM: 16GB, Battery: 2900mAh, Android 7.0, MTK6737 Quad Core 1.3GHz

Source: GizmoChina

CUBOT Magic Review: New Bezel-less Phone for Low-Price 2017 was last modified: August 6th, 2017 by Boby Sanburn