Coolpad Note 3 Lite is the latest smartphone launched by Coolpad, the largest smartphone company in China.
Launched in India, the Coolpad Note 3 Lite is the basic version of the Coolpad Note 3, which was launched in October last year at Rs. 8,999 (about 27,000 Naira).
The new smartphone is priced at Rs. 6,999 (approximately 21,000 Naira) and will be exclusively available via Amazon India with the flash sale method. The first sale is scheduled for 2pm India Standard Time on January 28 and registration is already on.
The dual-SIM dual-4G Coolpad Note 3 Lite features a 5-inch IPS display with an HD (720×1280) resolution. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop skinned with Cool UI 6.0 and Coolpad said an Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for the handset is in the pipeline.
Powering the smartphone is a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 SoC which is further coupled with 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM. This engine combination, especially the RAM, can be considered as the highlight of the device at this price point. However, another highlight is its fingerprint sensor, placed on the back panel below the camera module.
The Coolpad Note 3 Lite bears a 13-megapixel rear camera with and f/2.0 aperture and LED flash while a 5-megapixel front-facing camera is also on board. For storage, the smartphone has 16GB of internal memory that’s expandable via microSD card up to 64GB. Connectivity options on the phone include 4G, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, and Micro-USB (with OTG support).
The Note 3 Lite is further backed by a 2500mAh non-removable battery that’s rated to deliver up to 10 hours of talk-time, and up to 200 hours of standby time. It also features an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, and digital compass.
Coolpad said VoLTE (voice over LTE) functionality would also be made available, although it did not specify the timeline for release. The company further revealed that it had partnered with HCL for after sales service in India.