Chinese manufacturer Coolpad has launched a new budget smartphone in India dubbed as Coolpad Cool 3 Plus. The device is an upgraded variant of the Coolpad Cool 3 that was launched earlier this year. Let’s find out what this device offers out of the box:
On the display front, the Coolpad Cool 3 Plus features a 5.71-inch screen bearing a HD+ resolution of 1,520 x 720 pixels. The display comes with a dewdrop notch on the top and a 19:9 aspect ratio. The back of the phone houses a conventional fingerprint scanner for unlocking the device. The Cool 3 Plus is available in two colour options – Cherry Black and Ocean Blue – both with a 3D mirror finish.
The Coolpad Cool 3 Plus comes with a single 13MP camera at the rear. Upfront, the device is fitted with an 8MP selfie shooter that also doubles up as a face unlock feature.
In terms of hardware, the Coolpad Cool 3 Plus is equipped with a 2GHz MediaTek Helio A22 processor. It comes in two variants – 2GB RAM + 16GB storage and 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage, both with a microSD card slot for expansion up to 128GB. The Coolpad Cool 3 Plus draws its power from a 3,000mAh battery that offers 14 hours of talktime and 7 hours of 1080p video playback, according to the brand. Software-wise, the device runs on Android 9 Pie with the company’s Cool UI skinned on the top.
The Coolpad Cool 3 Plus is a dual SIM smartphone and comes with all the basic connectivity options like VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and USB OTG.
Pricing & Availability:
The Coolpad Cool 3 Plus has been priced at Rs 5,999 and Rs 6,499 for the 2GB + 16GB and 3GB + 32GB variants respectively. The smartphone will be available on Amazon, with booking beginning from July 2nd, 12pm.
Cool 3 new variant:
Apart from the Cool 3 Plus, Coolpad also announced a new variant of the Cool 3 with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The remaining specs remain the same – a 5.71-inch HD+ dewdrop display, Unisoc 9863A SoC, 13MP+0.3MP rear cameras, 8MP front camera, 3,000mAh battery, fingerprint sensor and face unlock. It is priced at Rs 7,999, and will be available offline.