Cubot S308 Review: A 5.0 inch OGS Screen MTK6582 Quad-core 3G Smartphone with Good Design/Affordable Price

Cubot S308 Review: A 5.0 inch OGS Screen MTK6582 Quad-core 3G Smartphone with Good Design/Affordable Price

Cubot phone is a High-end Chinese smartphone brand which mainly focus on the oversea markets, in the beginning of 2014, Cubot phone had taken vein of its first Octa-core smartphone–Cubot X6, which is also the cheapest Octa-core smartphone, and it had obtained good sales. However, today, we will introduce another Cubot phone to you, the model is Cubot S308, and it also owns affordable price and good design. Now, let us watch a Cubot S308 video firstly:

Cubot S308 Video Review

Cubot S308 Review–Design


This time, our sponsor Vifocal had providing a Cubot S308 black version to us, and it looks rather tough. At the first sight, we may see a 5.0 inch screen, and above the screen is the front camera and the caller speaker. Meanwhile, below the screen, there are three touch buttons—Home/Menu/Back keys, and it only visible while being lit up.

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While turning the sides of the phone, we could find that Cubot S308 adopts the metal bezel design, and the design is rather simple. On the left side of the phone, we do notice a power button and a Volume key. Besides, at the top side of the phone, there has an USB Port and a headphone jack.

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While turning the phone around, we also notice that Cubot S308 owns the plastic shell design, at the top of the shell, there has the rear camera and the flashlight, otherwise, we still watch a “Cubot” logo on the back cover of the phone.

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Then, after removing the shell, we could see a large black battery, and above the battery, there are three card slots, which means Cubot S308 supports dual card dual standby. In addition, below the battery, there also has a media speaker. Overall, the appearance design of Cubot S308 looks quite good.

Cubot S308 Review—Display


Cubot S308 phone has providing a 5.0 inch IPS screen, and the size looks rather good, you could hold it with one hand. Meanwhile, the resolution of Cubot S308 is 1280*720 pixel HD, so, the screen looks very clear, and the touch panel also runs well. Certainly, the screen of Cubot S308 is also adopt OGS techology.

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Cubot S308 Review—Performance


This time, Cubot S308 phone still adopts the MTK program, it runs 1.3GHz MTK6582 Quad-core processor, and it includes 2G RAM/16G ROM, which could extended into 32GB. As usual, we also made an antutu score benchmark testing for S308, and it had reached 16998 ponts, which better than Redmi phone, and it could fluently support most mobile games.

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Cubot S308 Review—GPS&Battery&Camera


  1. GPS Function Testing

As we all know, GPS Function plays an important role in our daily life nowdays. In order to know the performance of Cubot S308 phone, we had tested its’ GPS function. Through the GPS Testing Plus app, we had searched 17 satellites in a few seconds, and 6 satellites could in use.

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  1. Battery

This time, Cubot S308 phone offers a 2000mAh battery, which may let many users down. However, owing to the lower-power consumption processor and 5 inch screen, Cubot S308 could suppport 2~3 days standby time. Certainly, if you like watch video or play games, you could buy one or more backup batteries.


  1. Camera Function

In addition, the camera function of Cubot S308 phone is also good. Cubot S308 has equipped with 5.0MP front/13.0MP rear dual camera with flashlight and auto focus, meanwhile, it supports HDR、Voice shot、Face detection and other capature modes. During the testing, we also take some photos by Cubot S308 phone, and the photo quality looks good.

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In my opinion, Cubot S308 could considered as a good Quad-core 3G smartphone, certainly , it couldn’t support LTE network/NFC function, and don’t runs the lastest Android 4.4 Kitkat os, then, S308 doesn’t adopt MTK Octa-core processor. However, Cubot S308 owns a good appearance design, and its’ screen quality is rather clear, third, the camera function also very good. Besides, during our testing, the Cubot S308 phone runs very well. Now, it will cost $173.69 usd on Aliexpress, but just only $139.99 usd on Vifocal.

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Kevin is a mobile Engineer, He currently uses the VIVO XPLAY as his primary device.

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