Cubot Kenya and Cubot Mobile brand got into the mind of many Kenyans with the official global launch of Cubot Note S being in Kenya. Since then the brand has roots in Kenya and more devices by Cubot are making way into the Kenyan market. The latest device is the Cubot T8 Plus an 8-inch tablet by Cubot Mobile. The tablet with good display properties also supports 4G or LTE network connectivity providing room for real time streaming on this 8 incher device.
Cubot T8 Plus runs on Android Lollipop which is pretty cool since not many devices have shifted to Marshmallow. Android 5.1 Lollipop provides an improved experienced on this tablet. Carrying a 2GB RAM plus a 16GB ROM provides enough storage to store all your files be it movies, pictures, music clips etc.
Below are the quick specifications of the Cubot T8 Plus
- 8-inch display screen
- 1920*1200 WUXGA screen resolution
- Capacitive with 5-point multi-touch
- 2GB RAM
- 16GB ROM
- SD card, Yes up-to 16GB
- Android 5.1 Lollipop
- Octa core processor with a clock rate of 1.3GHz
- MediaTek chipset an MTK8783
- GPU is the Mali-T720
- Dual Cameras
- 2.0 MP front camera
- 5.0 MP rear camera
- Supports Dual SIM standby
- Supports 4G network
- Battery is a lithium ion polymer.
- Capacity is 3800mAh
Basically, those are the few quick specifications that we have managed to sample for you. It is down to dig down to what each section can do and how it works.
Cubot T8 Plus Display
Cubot T8 Plus is a phablet or rather a tablet with a screen sized at 8 inches. This is wider than most tablets which start at 7-inch screen. The device too features a WUXGA screen with a screen resolution of 1920*1200 pixels.
The screen provides a wider interface through which you can watch, play games and do all other stuff.
Hardware and Software
Cubot T8 Plus runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop a good stable version of the open source operating system. The device is equipped with great features thanks to Lollipop like battery saving management.
With an octa core processor clocking at a frequency of 1.3GHz, Cubot T8 Plus takes efficiency to a new level. Added is the advantage of the 2GB RAM that does ensure multitasking is swift and easy. This too makes sure you don’t lose what you were doing in an app because you changed to a different one.
Equipped with the MediaTek chipset all things performance are streamlined. It is equipped with the MTK8783. The phone on the other hand has good graphics, a good graphics handler ensures you get real pictures and videos on that damn screen.
The camera section has very little to offer. But this is the trend with tablets. There cameras are the worst. Cubot T8 Plus have tried to up their cameras and we’ll they somehow managed to put up some effort.
The device is a dual camera phablet with a front camera of 2.0 megapixels and a rear camera that stocks a 5.0 megapixels camera.
All these function better for small photography needs and also some video calling does happen with the 2.0 megapixels camera.
The tablet is dual SIM and it supports 4G. Apart from that the tablet supports Wi-Fi and some tethering like USB tethering and the Wi-Fi hotspot stuff with Wi-Fi direct.
The 4G support provides an improved network that provides live streaming and video download plus upload are easy and swift.
The device packs a good battery. A lithium ion polymer battery ? of a capacity of 3800mAh. This capacity provides some good juice on maximum usage.
The tablet goes for a price of 15999/- only. That price with the specs is actually fit for the tablet.