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Cubot X17 Unboxing and First Impressions
30-Nov-2015, 01:10 PM
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Cubot X17 Unboxing and First Impressions
Cubot has released quite a few device lately and this time around we have the X17 in our review labs. Find out more in our first impressions article.
Thanks to Cubot Official for sending Cubot X17 for a review

Cubot X17: Specs

5″ 1080p (Full-HD)
MTK6735, 64-bit, Octa-core, 1.3GHz
8MP Front/16MP Back
Bluetooth, 3G, 4G, GPS, WIFI, GSM,EDGE, GPRS, UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+, dual-SIM, FDD-LTE B1/B3/B7
2.500 mAh (non-removable)
143.4 x 69.4mm x 6.1 mm / 163g
Android 5.1
16GB (expandable via microSD card slot up to 64GB)


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Cubot X17 comes with the instruction manuals, screen protector, USB cable, charging brick, SIM ejector pin and a hard plastic case.

Cubot X17: DESIGN

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The very first impressions are that the phone is very well made and it is very thin at just 6.1mm. Also, the materials used in the construction mainly involve metal and it adds that premium look and feel.


The Cubot X17 has a 5″ display and thus it is a compact phone, so you can manage it with one hand.


Although the design looks nice, I immediately recognised that it looks like the vivo X5 Max or Oppo R5. It is not necessarily a bad thing and we’ve seen this done before by other Chinese manufacturers.

Cubot X17 in pictures:


To be honest, I’ve been playing around with the Cubot X17 for a few days already and the thing I like most is the design and build. Also, the phone is really compact and it doesn’t bother me when I am going out as I usually wear skinny jeans.

The phone runs on Android 5.1 out of the box. I’ve installed the usual apps and a few games, and some other apps that I use to test the phones out during the reviews. So far, everything’s running smoothly but I still need a few more days to tell a final opinion.

The full Cubot X17 review is coming out later this week. Stay tuned to Gizmochina.


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