Coolpad has just launched a new smartphone in its home-country. Dubbed as the Cool M7, it holds many resemblances with the iPhone 7 Plus in terms of design.
The only difference is that the Coolpad Cool M7 doesn't feature a rear dual camera setup. However, the camera setup gives the impression of dual sensors. Anyway, the smartphone is offered in two color options; Black and Blue. Priced at 2,699 Yuan (approximately Rs. 26,000), the device will go on sale in China from August 26. The pre-registration for the Coolpad phone has already started.
As of now, the Chinese company has not made any announcement regarding the international availability of the smartphone.
Let's start with the design aspect; the Coolpad Cool M7 sports a metal unibody with a circular physical Home button at the front. The edges are well chamfered for providing a better hand grip. Coming to the rear panel, you can see the camera and flash placed at the top left corner. There is also the Cool logo.
The lack of a fingerprint scanner at the back means it is embedded into the Home button.
Talking about the specifications, the Coolpad Cool M7 comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD display with the resolution of 1920×1080 pixels and a 2.5D curved glass on top.
Under the hood, it is powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor running at 2GHz. The chipset is paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of non-expandable internal storage space.
As for the optics, the Coolpad Cool M7 flaunts a 12MP rear-facing camera that is equipped with autofocus, f/1.8 aperture size and a LED flash. Up front, there lies a 13MP fixed focus selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture and 79.8-degree wide angle lens.
The smartphone runs on runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with Cool UI 8.0, which brings a unique Dock bar to the phone and other cool features. Backing the Coolpad Cool M7 is a decent 3,200mAh battery.
In addition, the connectivity options on-board include G/LTE, Hybrid Dual SIM, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, and a USB Type C port. The handset is just 6.9mm and weighs 152 grams.