Coolpad has today launched its Cool Play 6 smartphone for the Indian market. The smartphone is priced at Rs 14,999, and will be exclusively available via Amazon India. The first sale for the smartphone will be held on September 4, and buyers will be able to choose from gold and black colors. Also Read - Amazon School from Home store live in India: What's newAlso Read - Upcoming Coolpad COOL 20 specs revealed ahead of May 25 launch
In terms of design, the Cool Play 6 sports a full metal body with metal rims surrounding the smartphone. Up front, the smartphone comes with a 2.5D glass with capacitive touch buttons at the bottom. The volume rocker and the power buttons are placed on the right-hand side, while the SIM card slot is placed on the left-hand side. At the back, the dual-camera module is placed vertically at the center of the phone, with the LED flash placed right next to it. There is also a circular fingerprint sensor placed right below the camera.
Coolpad Cool Play 6 specifications, features
On the specifications front, the Coolpad Cool Play 6 comes with a 5.5-inch display with full HD ( 1920×1080 pixels) resolution. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 octa-core SoC clocked at 1.4GHz, and paired with 6GB of RAM. Also on offer is 64GB of internal storage.
For photography, the smartphone sports a pair of 13-megapixel dual-camera at the rear, with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus (PDAF), and dual-tone LED flash. Up front sits an 8-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture. Keeping the smartphone ticking is a 4,000mAh battery, which the company claims is good enough to offer a standby time of up to 300 hours.
On the connectivity front, the smartphone supports USB Type-C port, dual-SIM card slots, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. On the software front, the Cool Play 6 runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box. Further, Coolpad has also announced that it will be providing Android 8.0 OTA update by December 2017 for the Cool Play 6 smartphone. ALSO READ: Lenovo K8 Note to Oppo F3: Smartphones with dual cameras under Rs 20,000
Coolpad has placed its new smartphone in a mid-range segment. However, there are some well-established smartphones under this price range and the Coolpad Cool Play 6 will compete against the likes of Honor 6X, and Lenovo K8 Note.
The Honor 6X, with prices starting from Rs 12,999, sports a 12-megapixel sensor to capture photos, and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor to capture depth information. Both work together to let you click photos with bokeh effect. The Lenovo K8 Note, on the other hand, is priced at Rs 12,999. It comes with a combination of 13-megapixel primary sensor and 5-megapixel depth sensor at the back. The camera capture depth-of-field information for Bokeh effect. The rear camera has a dual-LED CCT flash module. On the front, there is a 13-megapixel camera with an aperture of f/2.2.
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