Chinese handset maker, Coolpad announced that it has sold 15,000 units of its first fingerprint smartphone in less than 5 minutes on the e-retailer Amazon.in.
With pre-registrations starting on the day of the launch itself, the smartphone had crossed over 5,00,000 registrations on Amazon.in. in 2 days.
Moving on to the specifications, Coolpad Note 3, sports a 5.5-inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It is clocked at 1.3GHz Octa-Core 64-bit MediaTek MT6753 processor with Mali-T720 MP2 GPU clubbed with 3GB RAM under the hood.
Moving to the storage, this device is employed with 16GB of inbuilt memory, with an expansion option of up to 64GB via microSD card slot.
Running on the latest Android Lollipop 5.0 on top of Cool UI 6.0, the Note 3 flaunts a 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 5P lens, 5MP front-facing camera, 1.4-micron pixels and also equips a fingerprint sensor at the back.
Moreover, this smartphone measures 9.3mm thickness and weighs around 155grams. And the connectivity options includes 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS. It is powered by a 3000mAh battery under the hood.
The Coolpad Note 3 comes in White color at a price of Rs. 8,999 and it will be available exclusively on the e-retail store, Amazon.in through flash sale
Commenting on the milestone, Syed Tajuddin, CEO, Coolpad India, ""We feel vindicated by our consumers' decision, it is no more a cake walk to sell a smartphone to the tech savvy Indian audience, but behind our competitive pricing is Coolpad's brand philosophy of bringing affordable technology to all, we witnessed a phenomenal response during our pre-sale registration process and knew we had connected with the people, Coolpad Note 3 is definitely a one up in its category"."
Noor Patel, Director Category Management, Amazon India said, "The response from customers to the Coolpad Note 3 has been incredible. The number of orders that were placed on Amazon.in for the product in a matter of seconds from across the country, stands testimony to the eagerness with which customers were waiting to own the phone ."