Coolpad has come up with yet another smartphone for the Indian market, dubbed as the Coolpad Note 5. The mid-ranger has been priced at Rs. 10,999, and it will be up for sale exclusively on Amazon.in, starting from October 18.
The Coolpad Note 5 features a 5.5-inch full HD 1080p display with scratch-resistant glass for protection. It is powered by a 1.5GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 617 processor clubbed with Adreno 405 GPU and 4GB of RAM. The device runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based Cool UI and has 32GB of internal storage, expandable up to 64GB via microSD card. It sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash, 5P lens, f/2.2 aperture, CMOS sensor, 1080p video recording, along with an 8-megapixel front snapper.
Commenting on the launch, Dr. Luo Zhongsheng VP Coolpad Group, said,"The timing of launch could not be more perfect, as we celebrate our first year of the journey in India. We came to India last year with Coolpad Note 3 in a highly competitive market, and it was one of the highest selling and popular phones in its category. Today I am excited to launch yet another path-breaking the phone, Note 5’ that has been designed exclusively for the Indian market. We had set a stiff sales target ahead of us, and we aim to cross the 4 million handsets mark by March next year. Coolpad aims to be the top 5 players in the Global and Indian smartphone market."
Just like other mid-rangers, the Coolpad Note 5 also features a fingerprint scanner, placed at the rear. For connectivity, the device supports Hybrid dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and USB OTG. It is backed by a 4010mAh battery, which is claimed to offer 14 hours of talk time and up to 350 hours standby.
Syed Tajuddin, CEO, Coolpad India said,"Today’s consumers are interested in feature-rich smartphones that come with a great post sales service experience. We are aware that India is a price sensitive market and thus over the last one year we have offered phones that set the benchmark in the Indian market – affordable with superior technology. Our products launched are for the line with the consumer’ s preferences such as all our phones are 4G enabled, have big screens and great processing power. Keeping with our philosophy of “Empowering everyone everywhere,” Coolpad Note 5 is a budget friendly power packed product with impressive specifications. We are confident that in the coming few months Coolpad will bring more path- breaking products and we are confident that Coolpad Note 5 will we achieve 1 million handset sales by next quarter. Offline pilot project is something we pioneered in partnership with Amazon and we will take forward this initiative to other cities over the next year."