Coolpad today launched a successor to its highly successful Note 3 smartphone in India. Dubbed the Coolpad Note 3 Plus, the smartphone packs a few changes under the hood while retaining the same look and feel of its predecessor.
The best part is Cool pad has priced Note 3 Plus same as that of its predecessor. The improvement under the hood will help the Coolpad Note 3 Plus to compete against the likes of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and recently launched LeTv Le 1S Eco. So without further ado let's find out what all have changed under the hood.
Packs a sharper Full HD display
Coolpad Note 3 Plus vs Coolpad Note 3 #1
The Coolpad Note 3 Plus sports a 5.5 inch Full HD (1920x1080p) IPS display upfront which is markedly sharper than HD (1280x720p) display on its predecessor. In fact this is one of the major differences between the two smartphones.
Made in India
Coolpad Note 3 Plus vs Coolpad Note 3 #2
Coolpad claims that their Note 3 Plus is their first Made in India smartphone assembled at the Aurangabad facility of Videocon. It's worth noting that Coolpad had announced their plans of making a phone in India a few months back and even started a R&D unit in the country for working on their software.
Champagne Gold Colour variant
Coolpad Note 3 Plus vs Coolpad Note 3 #3
Unlike the Coolpad Note 3, the upgraded and more powerful Note 3 Plus comes in two colour variants - White and Champagne Gold. On the contrary the predecessor to the Coolpad Note 3 Plus came in a Black variant which goes missing.
Runs on Cool UI 6.0
Coolpad Note 3 Plus vs Coolpad Note 3 #4
The Coolpad Note 3 Plus runs on the latest Cool UI 6.0 interface based on Android Lollipop 5.1. The original Coolpad Note 3 also received the same update last month. Incidentally the new Cool UI update brings in a number of new features to the table along with a multitude of bug fixes.
To go on sale on May 13
Coolpad Note 3 Plus vs Coolpad Note 3 #5
Coolpad has tied up exclusively with Amazon and the smartphone will go on sale starting May 13 at a price of Rs 8,999. Despite including a much sharper display Coolpad has successfully kept the price of the smartphone same as it's predecessor.