Chinese smartphone vendor, Coolpad, is continually expanding their product portfolio in the country. After launching the Coolpad Cool 1 Dual in India, the company has come up with yet another smartphone, the Coolpad Note 5 Lite. As the name itself suggests, the Note 5 Lite is the stripped down version of the Note 5 and is aimed at competing the entry-level king, Xiaomi Redmi 3s.
The Coolpad Note 5 Lite comes with a 5-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels, that further extends to a pixel density of 294 PPI.The Note 5 Lite features a 70.6 percent screen-to-body ratio. The phone features unimetal body design and features a fingerprint sensor placed at the rear side of the phone below the camera module.
At the heart of the phone, there is a MediaTek MT6735CP SoC, which is a quad-core chipset with all the four cores clocked at 1GHz. The chipset is armed with an ARM Mali-720 GPU. Interestingly, Coolpad has added 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage in the Note 5 Lite. The storage is expandable up to 64GB via microSD card.
The Coolpad Note 5 Lite packs a 13MP rear facing the camera with support for PDAF and LED flash. Also, the phone has an 8MP front-facing camera that has support for LED flash as well. The phone boots Android 6.0 Marshmallow based Cool UI 8.0 skin.
The phone comes with various connectivity options- 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, USB OTG, and micro USB port 2.0. The Note 5 Lite measures 8.7mm in thickness and weigh 148 grams and the low weight is due to the presence of small 2500mAh battery.
The Coolpad Note 5 Lite is priced at Rs. 8199 and will be available for purchase starting tomorrow in Gold and Grey Color variants. Aforesaid, the phone is aimed at competing with the Xiaomi Redmi 3s Prime in India and matches the rival with the specifications on paper.
To recall, the Redmi 3s Prime features the same 5-inch HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, fingerprint sensor, and a much bigger 4100mAh battery. Will you purchase a Coolpad Note 5 Life ahead of Xiaomi Redmi 3s Prime costing Rs.8999? Let us know in the comments below.
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