Coolpad recently announced a smaller and more affordable variant of its Note 3 smartphone, which got launched at a compelling price of Rs 8,999 back in October last year. The company's newbie dubbed as the Coolpad Note 3 Lite too has been priced brilliantly for Rs 6,999. At this price, the smartphone breaks the specs-monotony to set new criteria for smartphones in the lower-end segment.
As for its availability, like its older sibling, the Coolpad Note 3 Lite has been launched in partnership with Amazon in India, where it will be retailing in flash sale model. Speaking broadly of specifications and features, the smartphone brings a high-end flagship model like specifications including a fingerprint sensor and 3GB of RAM, which make this phone superior to its rivals in competition.
Here we bring to you a list of 10 groundbreaking features of the Coolpad Note 3 Lite that make this phone one of the bests in this price range.
It has got a Fingerprint scanner!
Starting with its USP, the Coolpad Note 3 Lite features a rectangular fingerprint pad placed at the rear, right below the rear camera. The phone is touted to be the first budget smartphone with fingerprint recognition technology. The fingerprint sensor is pretty accurate and works brilliantly, especially considering that the phone has been priced ridiculously low. It ran register up to 5 fingerprints for different apps and functions.
Moving forward, the phone flaunts a textured back panel which has been designed to ensure that it does not slip away from user's hand. The phone looks pretty and the golden rim placed around the display of the phone adds to Its overall looks. Ergonomically, the Coolpad Note 3 Lite smartphone is light in weight and fits comfortably on hand to offer good grip. Its compact size makes it pretty comfortable for a user to operate it single-handedly.
In comparison to the older sibling, the Coolpad Note 3 Lite features a smaller, but equally impressive display. You get a 5-inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels, which however gives way to a higher pixel per inch density. In terms of visuals, it offers good viewing angles and reproduces colour well.
A Processor... that's smooth enough!
To ensure smooth performance, the Coolpad Note 3 Lite is powered by a 64-bit MediaTek MT6735 quad-core chipset with a clock speed of 1.3GHz. The 64-bit architecture of the processor ensures smooth processing of the device. The quad-core chipset is good to handle multiple apps for a great overall experience.
3GB RAM and a massive storage!
Another interesting part of the phone is its storage capacity. It offers 3GB of RAM, even at such a low price, which makes it the first smartphone to feature this massive RAM size at its price point. Moreover, it has 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded by up to 64GB via a microSD card. The higher RAM and storage space is ideal for running heavy apps or gaming apps, and offer plenty of space for consumers to store their data on it. Additional memory space ensures that the phone never runs out of memory, despite storing quite a lot of data.
In the camera department, the Coolpad Note 3 Lite flaunts a 13MP rear snapper with autofocus and flashlight, and a 5MP front-facing camera. The camera has f2.2 aperture size. The camera set-up seems interesting for photography enthusiasts who want a budget smartphone option with a good camera. The camera performs pretty well even in low light conditions and works very well for macro shots. It captures colours well and allows users to store their memories to cherish forever.
Android 5.1 Lollipop
In terms of software, the phone runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS wrapped under the company's native Cool UI which brings customizations and fun cosmetic changes to the interface. For instance, the UI allows users to change the wallpaper simply by shaking the phone to and fro!
4G LTE support
This budget smartphone supports 4G LTE to let users enjoy the fastest telecom services from leading operators in India.
The handset has been launched in two colour options, which include champagne white and black.
The 'Perfect' budget smartphone!
Priced at Rs 6,999, the Coolpad Note 3 Lite is undoubtedly an interesting smartphone, it will come with screen guard in the box alongside other regular accessories. The phone will be available for purchase exclusively on Amazon India and the registration started itself, dated January 15th.