Cubot Cheetah 2 Smartphone with Front Fingerprint Scanner Launched

by Karunakar Kummari 1

The Chinese manufacturer company, Cubot has been known for introducing the budget-level smartphones at an effective pricing. Recently, this brand has launched the Cubot Manito smartphone with decent specifications at a price tag of $89.99 and is available for purchase via gearbest. Cubot Mobile and Cheetah Mobile had combined and introduced their first smartphone in Early 2016 at the MWC stage in Barcelona. It is called as Cubot Cheetah and is priced at 190 Euros.

Cubot is manufacturing Hardware section while Cheetah Mobile is concentrating on software enhancements. On the same lines, the company has now unveiled a new smartphone which is named as Cubot Cheetah 2 and is priced at 12,183 rubles (approx. Rs. 12938 in India / $193 in the US). This smartphone is the successor to the previously launched Cubot Cheetah smartphone which was exclusively sold on Amazon stores like the US, UK, and Europe.

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Coming to specification, the Cubot Cheetah 2 smartphone specifications are slightly changed from its predecessor Cubot Cheetah smartphone. It sports a 5.5-inch IPS FHD screen and offers a 401PPI of pixel density and 16M colors which improve the brightness up to 30%, and the color keeps the bright & clear display in the sunlight. It comes with a 2.5D curved touchable screen on the front. It features a fingerprint sensor is embedded with a physical home button while on Cubot Cheetah smartphone fingerprint ID located at the back.
cheetah-2Under the hood, it comes packed with a MediaTek MT6735 octa-core processor that clocks at 1.3GHz paired with Mali T720 GPU which is the same processor on its predecessor. There is a 32GB internal memory that can further be expanded via microSD card slot up to 256GB and coupled with a 3GB of RAM capacity. It supports dual SIM dual standby and offers 4G LTE network which carries speeds up to 150Mbps of downlink and 50Mbps of uplink.

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The other connectivity options include Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, OTG support, GPS/A-GPS, FM radio, 3.5mm audio jack and Micro-USB Type-C port. Sensors on the handset include Light Sensor, Distance Sensor, Accelerometer Sensor, Compass Sensor, Gyroscope Sensor and G-Sensor. Powering of the entire smartphone is 3000 mAh capacity battery which is slightly smaller than its predecessor that is the 3050mAh capacity battery.
cheetah-2-phoneAs per as cameras are concerned, this smartphone packs a 13MP primary camera with Samsung 3L8 Sensor, 5P lens, f/2.0 aperture with 0.5Ax2 LED flashlights that can record videos in 1080p at 30 frames per second. On the front, there is an 8MP image sensor with Sony IMX219 and intelligent beauty feature for taking perfect selfies. It LED notification light shows the Red and Green colors. Measuring the device dimensions are 153.6 x 75 x 8.5 mm and is weighing around 188 grams.

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It runs on the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box with pre-installed applications, and it uses the AAC BOX horn speaker, which helps to deliver a sound quality very neat and also used the IMD technology which characterized with antifriction and anti-surfing. The Cubot Cheetah 2 smartphone will be available in Gold and Blue color variants at a price tag of $187.49 and is now available for buy on AliExpress website. There is no information about the global launch as of now. So stay tuned to phoneradar for more tech news and updates.

Karunakar Kummari

I have completed M.Tech (S.E) at TKR College in Hyderabad. Now, am working on PhoneRadar as a Video Editor and also loves to find new gadgets in the tech industry. You can connect with me on twitter @karunakarkummara.

  • Good design, and as the name suggests it should be fast enough! 😉