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Cubot J5 16GB Dual-SIM Smartphone (Black)

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The Cubot J5 smartphone comes with with 5.5 inches display, a Mediatek MT6580 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Cubot J5 comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, and a Li-Po 2800 mAh battery. The 5.5 inches phone comes with IPS display (480 x 960 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, colour accuracy, invariable colour reproduction and better power consumption.


  • Android OS v9.0 (Pie)
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6580
  • RAM: 2 GB, 533 MHz
  • Storage: 16 GB
  • Display: 5.5 in, IPS, 480 x 960 pixels, 24 bit
  • Camera: 2592 x 1944 pixels, 1280 x 720 pixels, 30 fps
  • Battery: 2800 mAh, Li-Polymer

The Cubot J5 comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

The size of J5 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches IPS display of Cubot J5 with 480 x 960 px resolution is multi-touch capable.

Display Type: IPS
Size: 5.5 in (inches)
Resolution: 480 x 960 pixels
Display Colours: 16M Colours
Pixel Density: 195 ppi (pixels per inch)
Touch Screen: Yes Multi Touch Support
Display Protection: 2.5D curved glass screen
Features: Capacitive | Multi-touch

The Cubot J5 (2 GB) has 2GB of RAM and the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

The camera of the J5 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: 5.04 MP (megapixels)
Image: 2592 x 1944 pixels
Video: 1280 x 720 pixels
Flash: LED
Front Camera: 1.92 MP (megapixels)

his 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 J5 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favourite radio station.

The Li-Po 2800 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 J5 is removable.


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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