Key Differences Between Coolpad Note 3 and Lenovo K3 Note

Written By:

Coolpad may be the largest smartphone brand in China, but in the company severely lack popularity in the India market. The brand made an entry to highly competitive Indian market with their Dazen sub brand two months back.

SEE ALSO: Diwali And Vijayadasami Offers: Top 10 Android Smartphones With Upto 50% Discount

The initial set of offering from the company included a budget Dazen 1 (Redmi 2 competitor) and the top of the line Dazen X7. Among the duo the Dazen 1 faired reasonably well in the market thanks to its budget price tag.

Nevertheless Coolpad is back again and this time with their new budget phablet offering dubbed the Coolpad Note 3. Launched a few days back at just Rs 8,999 the Coolpad Note 3 has gained significant publicity thanks to the Fingerprint Sensor on the back.

SEE ALSO: Asus ZenPad 8.0 With Audio Cover First Impression

In spite of the added nicety the Coolpad Note 3 will face stiff competition from the Lenovo K3 Note (price Rs 9,999). The YU Yureka Plus is yet another probable replacement for the Note 3, however analysts at Gizbot consider the K3 Note as much better choice.

So let's find out whether the all new Coolpad Note 3 is better than the indomitable K3 Note.

Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates!

Coolpad is thicker at 8.9mm as opposed to the 8mm thick K3 Note

Coolpad Note 3 vs Lenovo K3 Note

Coolpad has payed attention to details while making their Note 3 handset. The back of the device is ever so slightly curved to the side for a better grip. Further Coolpad has made use of a matte finish rear panel instead of a glossy one.

On the other hand the Lenovo K3 Note comes out rather ‘brick' like! There's no doubt the K3 Note is a well-built phone, however in terms of looks it is surely a back bencher.

Full HD panel of the K3 Note edges out the Coolpad

Coolpad Note 3 vs Lenovo K3 Note

This is an area where the Coolpad Note 3 takes a real beating. China's largest OEM has included just a HD (1280x720) IPS LCD Panel onto the Note 3. On the other hand the K3 Note sports a generous Full HD (1920x1080) panel.

Surprisingly the Coolpad's HD display turned out to be pretty good during the hands on time with the device. Further the panel appeared to supposedly brighter than the most.

1.7GHz octa core MT6752 > 1.3 GHz octa core MT6753

Coolpad Note 3 vs Lenovo K3 Note

Lenovo K3 Note is a performance king. And the launch of the Coolpad Note 3 won't do any harm to its credential. Apparently the K3 Note with markedly faster Mediatek 6752 CPU and a Mali T760 GPU is a much better option than the 6753 powered Coolpad.


Coolpad Note 3 comes with an extra GB of RAM

Coolpad Note 3 vs Lenovo K3 Note

The USP of the Coolpad Note 3 other than the Fingerprint Scanner is in the large 3GB RAM. Apparently it is one of the rare few 3GB RAM phones available under Rs 10,000 in India. In fact Intex Cloud Swift at Rs 8,888 is the only other device with such a large RAM.

Fingerprint panels below the primary camera is boon for the Coolpad Chinese love for fingerprint sensor is clearly visible in the Fingerprint scanner at the back of the device. Apparently the Coolpad is the only device under Rs 10,000 in India to sport a Fingerprint scanner.

13MP f/2.0 AF camera gives the Coolpad Note 3 an edge in low light

Coolpad Note 3 vs Lenovo K3 Note

Unlike the Lenovo K3 Note which uses an f/2.2 13MP rear camera, the Coolpad Note 3 utilizes a larger f/2.0 aperture. This is of great use while shooting low light images.

Similar 5MP front facing snapper capable of shooting HD videos

Coolpad Note 3 vs Lenovo K3 Note

The mid-range phablets come with a rather similar 5MP selfie snapper to please the new selfie generation. The front shooters are capable of shooting 720p/HD videos.

Runs on Android Lollipop (5.0) with their own custom UI on top

Coolpad Note 3 vs Lenovo K3 Note

As expected both the devices run on Android Lollipop (5.0) out of the box. However there's a slight difference in the interface between the two, thanks to the CoolUI 6.0 in the Coolpad and the VIBE UI in the K3 Note.

Coolpad Note 3 supports MicroSD card upto 64GB

Coolpad Note 3 vs Lenovo K3 Note

While both the devices supports MicroSD card slots, the Coolpad Note 3 has supports for larger card. It supports card as high as 64GB as compared to the 32GB with the Lenovo.

K3 Note comes Dolby Atmos - Audiophiles better watch out!

Coolpad Note 3 vs Lenovo K3 Note

Lenovo markets their device as a product which can deliver unparalleled sound experience. Thankfully the Dolby Atmos chip on the inside live up to the company's top claims.

Three funky colour variants for the K3 Note

Coolpad Note 3 vs Lenovo K3 Note

While the Coolpad Note 3 is available only in white, the Lenovo K3 Note can be bought in three variants - black, yellow and white.

Coolpad Note can help you save Rs 1,000

Coolpad Note 3 vs Lenovo K3 Note

The Chinese OEM has priced this device rather competitively at Rs 8,999 on contrary to the 6752 in the K3 Note. This has placed the device head on with the YU Yureka Plus.

Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates!

Please Wait while comments are loading...
Recommended Stories
Opinion Poll

Stay updated with latest technology news & gadget reviews - Gizbot