We have often been getting impressive Smartphones from the house of CUBOT. Since a couple of years, we can see the Chinese company trying to acquire markets through its appreciable flagships. And recently, the company has stunned everyone with a larger capacity smartphone that is an older sibling to cubot x18.

The phone has close resemblance with the previous version but lacks the bezel-free folded design. The premium built and outstanding photo clicking capacity gives a value for money to the users. With good Smartphones available above the price range of $200, this product is definitely going to be a bang on for all. Let’s know how the cubot x18 plus proves to be a blockbuster of the Year –


The cubot x18 plus has 5.99 full HD display with a Revolutionary resolution of 2160 X 1080. It has capacitated pixel density of 403 PPI. The smartphone does not have any front facing hardware button and leaves a very minute scope for ultra slim bezels. The phone is almost bezel-less design around the sides.Cubot X18 Plus ReviewThe cubot x18 plus is a device that brags about MediaTek 64 Octa Core processor and 4 ARM Cortex-A clocked at a speed of 1.51 gigahertz. The generous chipset of 4 GB RAM and 64GB ROM and dual sim slot is a real treat for the users. The squeezed metal frame measures around 1 58.5 x 73.6 x 8.55 mm altogether. The metal frame provides the durability to the smartphone.Cubot X18 Plus Review

Meanwhile, cubot has again given us one more reason to grab this find set. It runs on 8.0 Oreo operating system. So there is no need to update it again.

On the screen, there is a selfie Shooter of 13 megapixels along with an earpiece speaker. So if you habitual of watching TV serials, movies and playing games, the speakers would at least not annoy you. Apart from that, the back camera has a flash with Dual camera setup. The 2.0 megapixel and 20 Megapixel Shooter is what the main back camera is all about. The headphone jack is located at the top edge so that you can place the headphones and listen to the Grooving music all day long.Cubot X18 Plus Review

It also has a hybrid Dual SIM slot so either you can insert one SIM and One Micro SD card or Both SIM card. The handset does supports the SD card up to 256GB. Talking about the connectivity it has a great Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity. You can connect your phone and surf the internet at a  high speed. The phone also supports the 4G LTE band and the great thing is both SIM card has 4G enable.Cubot X18 Plus ReviewThe Cubot X18 Plus powered with 4000 MaH non-removable battery, the phone gets charged through the micro USB port. The adapter and charging cord comes under the box.

Things We Liked & We Don’t

Bezel-less Display with Gorilla Glass 3Due To Glass Body You Always Need Protection
Figure Print SensorHigh End Games is Not Recommend
Dual Rear Camera SetupFront Flash Is Not Available

Package Content 

On opening the box, we found that cubot x18 plus how is a protective tpu case which came pre-installed. Also, there is a bumper protection for encountering drops to protect the screen. The only lacking found was the absence of screen protector. The buyers have to spend a little amount of money in buying suitable tempered glasses.

The overall package included USB cable, standard adaptor and sim needle. the user manual explained everything very precisely so there was no need for us to refer anything outside. Exceptionally, the troubleshooting steps in the user manual were messing which are generally present in normal handset instruction manuals. The instructions are concise and comprehensive. Every page comprised of full-page instruction which was easy to grasp by a beginner.

CUBOT X18 PLUS: Review & Conclusion

The Metallic body, good quality hardware, and generous battery power thankfully ensure optimizing results. Also, do device has filter options with remarkable manual adjustments that would make it a fun to click pictures through it. The cameras are absolutely ok and would perfectly complement amateur photography. Buy it from Gearbest at $169 on pre-booking.