Coolpad on Thursday launched a new smartphone in India, the Coolpad Note 5 Lite. As the name suggests, the smartphone is the basic version of the Coolpad Note 5, which was launched in India back in September.
The smartphone will go on sale exclusively via Amazon India from Tuesday, March 21. The Coolpad Note 5 Lite price is Rs. 8,199, and will be available in Gold and Grey colour variants.
At the event, Coolpad also announced it now has over 380 service centres in India, across 29 states. It also revealed it had managed to sell 2 million Coolpad Cool 1 Dual smartphones globally.
The dual-SIM Coolpad Note 5 Lite runs Cool UI 8.0, based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It bears a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) 2.5D curved glass IPS display with a pixel density of 294ppi and a 70.6 percent screen-to-body ratio. It is powered by a 1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735CP SoC coupled with 3GB of RAM and a Mali 720 GPU. It sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual-LED flash, and an 8-megapixel front camera with LED flash. It bears a fingerprint sensor on the back panel.
The Coolpad Note 5 Lite has 16GB of inbuilt storage that's expandable via microSD card (up to 64GB), and also features USB OTG support. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, 3.5mm audio jack, and Micro-USB. Sensors on board include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor. It is powered by a 2500mAh battery that's rated to deliver up to 200 hours of standby time. The smartphone weighs 148 grams, and measures 145.3x72.3x8.7mm.