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Cubot J3 16GB Dual-SIM Smartphone (Black)

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The Cubot J3 boasts multiple functions for a 5.0” device, it is 15% faster than regular android devices. This is attributed to its low power consumption and high efficiency. Thanks to Android Go the consumption on memory and storage is greatly reduced. The 5.0-inch 18:9 screen may be the most comfortable size for one-hand operation. To make the body of Cubot J3 as thin as possible, we used a 2000mAh high-density battery. With a standby period of 7 days, 15 hours for listening to music, 10 hours for browsing the internet, 13 hours for reading e-books.

The Cubot J3 comes with Android OS v8.1 Go Edition (Oreo) out of the box, and a Li-Po 2000 mAh battery. The 5 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1440 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, colour accuracy, invariable colour reproduction and better power consumption.


  • Android OS v8.1 Go Edition (Oreo)
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Storage: 16GB
  • Display: 5.0 inches
  • Camera: 8MP | 5MP
  • Battery: Non-Removable 2,000 mAh Lithium-

The Cubot J3 comes with Android OS v8.1 Go Edition (Oreo) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next version.

The size of J3 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches IPS display of Cubot J3 with 720 x 1440 px resolution is multi-touch capable.

Display Type: IPS, LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size: 5.0 inches HD+
Resolution: 1440 x 720 Pixels, 24 bit color depth
Display Colours: 16M Colours
Pixel Density: ~ 322 PPI Pixel Per Inch
Touch Screen: Yes Multi Touch Support
Features: IPS HD+ Screen | LCD Display | ~ 322 PPI | Capacitive Touch | 2.5D Curved | Glass Screen

The Cubot J3 comes with 1GB of RAM and the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

The camera of the J3 is equipped with auto-focus. An auto-focus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without auto-focus.

Rear Camera: 8MP with AF and Single-LED Flash Rear Camera
Image: 3264 x 2448 Pixels
Video: 1080p@30fps, 720p@30fps
Flash: Yes with Single-LED Flash
Front Camera: 5 Megapixels

The Cubot J3 phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The J3 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favourite radio station.

The Li-Po 2000 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of J3 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.


We offer free courier delivery for all orders over R1000, orders under R1000 will incur a delivery fee which is calculated at checkout based on your location. Typical delivery rates are as below:

Orders are dispatched with one of our courier partners from our warehouse in Cape Town, within 1 working day of payment being received. We select the best / fastest courier based on your location.

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Returns / Refunds:

We aim to offer the very best service to our customers, if for whatever reason you are not happy with your purchase and would like to arrange a return, please contact us on

Smartphone Shop will refund a customer in full for products purchased and returned within 7 business days of the product being received by the customer. Once 7 days has passed, the normal product warranty process applies.

Any product returned within the 7 day period must be unopened, unused and not damaged in any way.

Smartphone Shop offers FREE returns - meaning we cover the cost of collecting the item from you, simply email us with your order number and the reason for your return on and we will facilitate the return.

Only items that have been purchased directly from can be returned to

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Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item and process your refund, credit or exchange.

Refunds are processed within 48 hours and may take up to 3 working days to appear in your bank account depending on your bank. Credits are applied and available to use within 24 hours.


Smartphone Shop supports at least a 1 year warranty on all of our items, we want you to enjoy any purchase you make from us and take pride in offering the best customer experience possible. If you have any problems with any purchase you have made from us, please feel free to contact us anytime. Warranty period or not, we are here to help.

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