As we continue our rubric of the cheapest way to buy smartphones, next in our lineup is the CUBOT ZORRO 001. Indeed, it is not very well-known Chinese manufacturer, but it is quite an interesting offering for a budget-friendly category of devices.
Let us start by the design first. The device comes in white and black colours to choose from. Also, the smartphone spots quite a simplistic looks. There is a speaker and the 5mp front facing camera on top of the device and the typical three capacitive buttons on the bottom. All these aspects wrap around a 720p HD screen, which has a size of 5 inches. If we take a look at the back, it is made of plastic. There is a 13mp camera with 5 element lens with a single LED flash along with the noise cancelling mic on the top. Also, there is a Cubot logo along with the mono speaker on the bottom.
As far as specs go, the device packs quite a reasonable package for its price. It starts with the Quad Core Snapdragon MSM8916 chip inside, which is clocked at 1.2GHz. Also, it is backed up by 1 Gb of Ram and 8 Gb of internal storage, which can be expanded via Micro SD card slot up to 32 gigs. All this is run by the 2200 mAh battery inside. What is more, it has a dual-Sim dual-standby mode, which is always good for travellers.
What is more interesting, the device offers a LTE networking capabilities, which will run on LTE-FDD 800/900/1800/2100/2600MHz networks.
Here is a short summary of specs:
Gravity Sensing System
FM/MP3/MP4/GPS Function Supported
Note: This phone will only work with GSM+WCDMA+LTE-FDD networks: GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz WCDMA 900/2100MHZ LTE-FDD 800/900/1800/2100/2600MHz
With the price of $169.99 it looks to be a great offer. But what is more important, you can get CUBOT ZORRO 001 for as low as $132.99 from Gearbest using the following link.