Cubot’s H2 is a 5000mAh battery phone with 3GB RAM


MediaTek’s MT6735-series of chipsets aren’t just cost-efficient, but also very power-efficient. Taking advantage of that, a lot of makers build phones around the SoC with large batteries to have a pronounced effect.

Cubot’s H2 is one such phone. The device has a 5.5-inch 1280 x 720p display, a MediaTek MT6735A 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 3GB of RAM and 16GB of on-board ROM.

Full spec list of the Cubot H2 includes besides the above mentioned a 13 mega-pixel camera on the rear (software interpolated to 16 mega-pixel), 5 mega-pixel camera on the front (software interpolated to 8 mega-pixel) and most importantly, a 5000mAh battery. All in a 9.1mm thick chassis (with overall dimensions of 149.9 x 76.5 x 9.1mm.

Network support on this dual SIM phone includes bands 850/900/1800/1900 on GSM, 900/2100 on WCDMA and B1/B3/B7/B20 on FDD-LTE.

The Cubot H2 runs Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box and is expected to go on sale in the coming weeks. Does it stand a chance against other big battery phones that have shown up in the recent past?

Cubot H2 Photos

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74 Comments

  1. Assefa Hanson
    February 19, 2016

    F*#%@ just bought the h1(has a 5200mah) for a friend too.. i can personally tell you the h1’s battery can give 8-9hrs SOT i dont expect anyless from the h2, the camera is not good though, the leagoo elite 5 is still the best camera in the 150$ and below price range

    • Muhammad Yasir
      February 19, 2016

      but now the redmi note 2 retails for less than $150 … so i guess that beats the Elite 5 , right ?

      • Assefa Hanson
        February 19, 2016

        redmi note 2 is better in everything over the elite 5, the elite 5 is poorly built with dying screens and lots of hardware issues terrible phone imo, only has the camera going for it which is stunning still bad phone overall to me

        • Muhammad Yasir
          February 20, 2016

          i see

    • MattD
      February 20, 2016

      If i may add, now gionee e7 is in tge 150$ price range now, and I think it’s better than everything else in camera department!

      However i checked some reviews about the leagoo elite 5: not a single one of them speaks that good about the camera, but samples look very good to me! If it had a better audio, I’d have thought about the chance to get one!

      • Assefa Hanson
        February 20, 2016

        i shall check out the gionee e 7 IMMEDIATELY!!!

        • MattD
          February 22, 2016

          It’s a nice overall phone, if you can get past the “no sw upgrade whatsoever” ?

          • Assefa Hanson
            February 22, 2016

            i did check on its its camera is really nice

      • Jeremy Render
        February 20, 2016

        Do you know of Leagoo Shark 1?

        • MattD
          February 22, 2016

          Yes, it seems not that good after all (saw a review a couple of days back)

          • Assefa Hanson
            February 25, 2016

            where?

            • MattD
              February 26, 2016

              Italian gizchina!

          • Jeremy Render
            February 28, 2016

            Okay thank you for the information! I was opting to buy one. I thought it was good.

  2. jimberkas
    February 19, 2016

    good god, gold phones look like crap

    • balcobomber25
      February 20, 2016

      I actually like them lol. Mostly because I am so sick of Silver and White. I want to see more color variety like the Blue and Pink that Sony is using (too bad their phones are terrible and expensive). I wish more phones would adopt a Moto Maker style where you can order it any color you want.

    • Assefa Hanson
      February 25, 2016

      look at the latest mi5 it has a pale gold look, is it ugly to you?

  3. Muhammad Yasir
    February 19, 2016

    poor choice of hardware :/

    • balcobomber25
      February 20, 2016

      Excellent choice of hardware for what they are trying to go for here. This is a phone that is designed around one thing: battery life. A 720p + 6735A + 5000mAh means theoretically you should be able to get a few days of battery life out of this.

      • Muhammad Yasir
        February 20, 2016

        yeah … but i guess not enough for power users ?

        • balcobomber25
          February 20, 2016

          Power users shouldn’t be looking at $150 phones to begin with.

          • Muhammad Yasir
            February 21, 2016

            but i dont have $200 to blow on phones 🙁

            • balcobomber25
              February 21, 2016

              You’re the exception!

            • Muhammad Yasir
              February 23, 2016

              😀

    • Mr.Flying Zoom3rz
      February 22, 2016

      Ulefone Power is a better choice if you want a battery monster phone, but still with a capable cpu.

  4. Brooklyn701
    February 19, 2016

    I think the HW is okay considering price and that the main feature is the battery. The problem I have is that I’d like to have dual SIM and TF card at the same time. But I guess that wouldn’t work on the H2

    • Assefa Hanson
      February 19, 2016

      you sure about this i know th h1 has 2 sims and tf card at the same time, is this h2 unibody? or does it say somewhere its a hybrid

  5. Assefa Hanson
    February 19, 2016

    F*#%@ just bought the h1(has a 5200mah) for a friend too.. i can personally tell you the h1’s battery can give 8-9hrs SOT i dont expect anyless from the h2, the camera is not good though, the leagoo elite 5 is still the best camera in the 150$ and below price range

    • Guest
      February 19, 2016

      but now the redmi note 2 retails for less than $150 … so i guess that beats the Elite 5 , right ?

    • Assefa Hanson
      February 19, 2016

      redmi note 2 is better in everything over the elite 5, the elite 5 is poorly built with dying screens and lots of hardware issues terrible phone imo, only has the camera going for it which is stunning still bad phone overall to me

    • MattD
      February 20, 2016

      If i may add, now gionee e7 is in tge 150$ price range now, and I think it’s better than everything else in camera department!

      However i checked some reviews about the leagoo elite 5: not a single one of them speaks that good about the camera, but samples look very good to me! If it had a better audio, I’d have thought about the chance to get one!

    • Guest
      February 20, 2016

      i see

    • Assefa Hanson
      February 20, 2016

      i shall check out the gionee e 7 IMMEDIATELY!!! i knw gionee is good with cameras

    • Cherry Picking
      February 21, 2016

      Do you know of Leagoo Shark 1?

    • MattD
      February 22, 2016

      Yes, it seems not that good after all (saw a review a couple of days back)

    • MattD
      February 22, 2016

      It’s a nice overall phone, if you can get past the “no sw upgrade whatsoever” 😁

    • Assefa Hanson
      February 22, 2016

      i did check on its its camera is really nice

    • Assefa Hanson
      February 25, 2016

      where?

    • MattD
      February 26, 2016

      Italian gizchina!

    • Cherry Picking
      February 29, 2016

      Okay thank you for the information! I was opting to buy one. I thought it was good.

  6. jimberkas
    February 19, 2016

    good god, gold phones look like crap

    • balcobomber25
      February 20, 2016

      I actually like them lol. Mostly because I am so sick of Silver and White. I want to see more color variety like the Blue and Pink that Sony is using (too bad their phones are terrible and expensive). I wish more phones would adopt a Moto Maker style where you can order it any color you want.

    • Assefa Hanson
      February 25, 2016

      look at the latest mi5 it has a pale gold look, is it ugly to you?

  7. Guest
    February 19, 2016

    poor choice of hardware :/

    • balcobomber25
      February 20, 2016

      Excellent choice of hardware for what they are trying to go for here. This is a phone that is designed around one thing: battery life. A 720p + 6735A + 5000mAh means theoretically you should be able to get a few days of battery life out of this.

    • Guest
      February 20, 2016

      yeah … but i guess not enough for power users ?

    • balcobomber25
      February 20, 2016

      Power users shouldn’t be looking at $150 phones to begin with.

    • Guest
      February 21, 2016

      but i dont have $200 to blow on phones 🙁

    • balcobomber25
      February 21, 2016

      You’re the exception!

    • Mr.Flying Zoom3rz
      February 22, 2016

      Ulefone Power is a better choice if you want a battery monster phone, but still with a capable cpu.

    • Guest
      February 23, 2016

      😀

  8. Guest
    February 19, 2016

    I think the HW is okay considering price and that the main feature is the battery. The problem I have is that I’d like to have dual SIM and TF card at the same time. But I guess that wouldn’t work on the H2

    • Assefa Hanson
      February 19, 2016

      you sure about this i know th h1 has 2 sims and tf card at the same time, is this h2 unibody? or does it say somewhere its a hybrid

  9. Steven Fox
    February 20, 2016

    3Gigs of RAM on a entry level chip and a price tag higher than Redmi 3 Prime?
    Don`t know why anyone would bother to be honest, but we have to have diversity, and at least Cubot`s recent modesl have very good built quality and above average cameras.

    • balcobomber25
      February 20, 2016

      I love Xixomi but they are not for everyone and someone who wants a big battery phone and doesn’t care much about the SoC (most consumers are clueless about SoC’s) they could do worse than this.

      • Muhammad Yasir
        February 20, 2016

        but i care about SoC and RN3 pro is the best offering atm for the range !

        • Mr.Flying Zoom3rz
          February 22, 2016

          dude…you’re not a regular user. 😉

          • Muhammad Yasir
            February 23, 2016

            of?

            • Mr.Flying Zoom3rz
              February 25, 2016

              Speaking generally, you know things about the phones that the regular users didn’t ever heard.

    • Assefa Hanson
      February 20, 2016

      not gonna lie its not better over rn3 pro for the price, the only reason to get this if you dont like miui or want a removbale big battery, cubot ram managment is usually good too the h1 comes with 75% ram free so id bet the h2 would have 2.5 gb ram free or more.. which can be viewed as good or bad by some

  10. Steven Fox
    February 20, 2016

    3Gigs of RAM on a entry level chip and a price tag higher than Redmi 3 Prime?
    Don`t know why anyone would bother to be honest, but we have to have diversity, and at least Cubot`s recent modesl have very good built quality and above average cameras.

    • balcobomber25
      February 20, 2016

      I love Xixomi but they are not for everyone and someone who wants a big battery phone and doesn’t care much about the SoC (most consumers are clueless about SoC’s) they could do worse than this.

    • Assefa Hanson
      February 20, 2016

      not gonna lie its not better over rn3 pro for the price, the only reason to get this if you dont like miui or want a removbale big battery, cubot ram managment is usually good too the h1 comes with 75% ram free so id bet the h2 would have 2.5 gb ram free or more.. which can be viewed as good or bad by some

    • Guest
      February 20, 2016

      but i care about SoC and RN3 pro is the best offering atm for the range !

    • Mr.Flying Zoom3rz
      February 22, 2016

      dude…you’re not a regular user. 😉

    • Guest
      February 23, 2016

      of?

    • Mr.Flying Zoom3rz
      February 25, 2016

      Speaking generally, you know things about the phones that the regular users didn’t ever heard.

  11. Mario Pruteanu
    February 20, 2016

    Hey fellow gizchiners, I’m selling a phone with 8gb of ddr9 ram with 256gb of storage, a 23 mpx cam with ois and laser auto focus, and of course what better to go with it then a snapdragon 820 and a 11k samsung 6 inch screen, all for the mere price of 150 dollars, only downside is that there is no software and payment only by moneygram or parcel payment. Such a good deal that mostly likely all of my specs are real! Get one buy one free toooooooo!!!!!!

    • Mr.Flying Zoom3rz
      February 22, 2016

      Give it to me! Now!! :)) 😀

  12. Mario Pruteanu
    February 20, 2016

    Hey fellow gizchiners, I’m selling a phone with 8gb of ddr9 ram with 256gb of storage, a 23 mpx cam with ois and laser auto focus, and of course what better to go with it then a snapdragon 820 and a 11k samsung 6 inch screen, all for the mere price of 150 dollars, only downside is that there is no software and payment only by moneygram or parcel payment. Such a good deal that mostly likely all of my specs are real! Get one buy one free toooooooo!!!!!!

    • Mr.Flying Zoom3rz
      February 22, 2016

      Give it to me! Now!! :)) 😀

  13. Xbot Seven
    April 25, 2016

    and whats the REAL weight?

  14. Xbot Seven
    April 25, 2016

    and whats the REAL weight?

  15. Lennald
    July 4, 2016

    The CUBOT H2 carries Android 5.1, it is a rather old OS. The Current news showed that Android N will be released in July or August, also interesting news. I found an great Android OS comparison video between Android N, M and L, you can watch it on youtube.

  16. Lennald
    July 4, 2016

    The CUBOT H2 carries Android 5.1, it is a rather old OS. The Current news showed that Android N will be released in July or August, also interesting news. I found an great Android OS comparison video between Android N, M and L, you can watch it on youtube.