In August, Cubot announced its new rugged smartphone called Cubot King Kong 3. The new smartphone has received some improvements in comparison with its predecessor. King Kong 3 has 5.5-inch screen, 6000mAh battery and dual rearcamera. Also it has better performance and durability.
You shouldn’t worry about the price, because it is only about $200. It sounds impressive, isn’t it? Let’s make first review of new rugged smartphone from Cubot. Below you can find link where to buy CUBOT King Kong 3.
Cubot King Kong 3: Design
King Kong 3 is quite small for rugged smartphone in 2018. It has a pleasant to the touch case and a fairly good protection. The thickness of the body is 13 mm. It does not slip in the hands and feels great in any conditions, such as raining, cold and hot weather, etc.
The front panel has a 5.5 inch display. Above it is the front camera, speaker, proximity sensor and light. Below you can see three touch control buttons, as well as a microphone.
The back of Cubot King Kong 3 smartphone is rubberized with metal panel for fingerprint reader and cameras. There is a speaker on the bottom, while the camera, flashlight and fingerprint scanner are on top. The back of the case is screwed with 4 screws. In general, the design looks very sturdy and most useful for working in extreme conditions.
On the left side panel there is a metal lining that is fastened with four screws. It hides the slot for two SIM-cards or microSD memory card and SIM card. Also there is special button, which can be customized on different functions. On the right panel there are volume rocker and power button. On the upper part there is nothing, while under on the bottom is USB Type-C port for charging.
The package includes: a smartphone, headphone adapter, user manual in English, power adapter, SIM needle and USB cable. The size of the device is 16.25 x 7.83 x 1.33 cm and weight 280 grams.
Yes, the design of new Cubot smartphone is very attractive. The manufacturer did a good job, and their smartphone really stands out from the competition!
Cubot King Kong 3: Display
Cubot King Kong 3 rugged smartphone has 5.5-inch screen with a Corning Gorilla Glass. It protects the display from scratches and damage.The screen has a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and 18:9 aspect ratio. Of course, it is hard to call bezel-less, because rugged smartphones should have bezels around the screen to ensure safety of device.
Cubot King Kong 3: Performance
Cubot King Kong 3 is powered by MediaTek Helio P23 processor with a maximum frequency of 2.5 GHz and 4 cores. As for the memory, there is 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal memory. This is enough for good performance and switching between applications in seconds.
Built-in battery has a capacity of 6000mAh. In practice it will be enough for 2-3 days, depending on the applications used. The manufacturer says that single charge provides 10 hours of playing or 46 hours of talking.
Android 8.1 Oreo doesn’t have bloatware and Chinese apps. The user interface runs very fast ans smooth. Also you can find some useful apps for hiking, or other physical activities.
Another imporant feature of Cubot King Kong 3 is NFC support. It means that you can use the smartphone for the contactless payment via Google Pay.
Cubot King Kong 3: Protection
The smartphone has IP68 protection. It allows you to immerse the phone under the water to a depth of 1.5 meters for 30 minutes. Also the body is protected from the drops by 6 sides. The glass on the front panel is also protected from various kinds of damage.
Another advantage of King Kong 3 is its ability to work at different temperatures. The device can withstand cold up to -30 degrees Celsius and up to +60 degrees of heat.
Cubot King Kong 3: Camera
New smartphone uses Sony’s main dual camera with 16 megapixel + 2 megapixel sensor. It will be enough for good photos in the daytime. Also you can shoot video in Full HD.
In the settings of camera app you can choose resolution, image clarity and quality. The front camera is 13 megapixel, which is good for high-quality selfies.
As you know, the main feature of rugged smartphones is that you can shoot video and take photos under water at a depth of 1.5 meters.
Cubot King Kong 3: Price
Cubot King Kong 3 has rugged body, excellent resistance to impact and it is inexpensive. The smartphone will be available on sale in coming weaks, buy you can already pre-order it on Geabest for only $219.99. This is a very good price for a smartphone with good performance, a powerful battery and NFC.