Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad has launched an affordable smartphone with notched display in China, called the Coolpad M3. The company didn’t make any official announcement regarding the launch, but silently listed Coolpad M3 on Jd.com for sale at RMB 799 (approximately Rs 8,000). Also Read - MediaTek to supply 6nm chipsets for Chromebooks in 2021Also Read - MediaTek Dimensity 1000C SoC launched for the premium mid-range smartphone segment
The highlight of the Coolpad M3 is 4GB RAM, notch display, and dual-rear camera setup at an affordable price. The handset can be seen sporting curved glass back panel, stylish design, and in two colors – Gentleman s Enamel (Black) and Blue Sea. The Coolpad M3 is up for pre-order now, and official sale will begin on November 28 at 10:00AM in China. The listing was first spotted by GizmoChina. Also Read - Redmi Note 10 series with MediaTek Dimensity 720, 820 chipsets could bring 5G to the masses
Coolpad M3: Specifications and Features
The Coolpad M3 comes with a 5.85-inch notched LCD display with HD+ (1512×720 pixels) resolution, and 19:9 aspect ratio. Internally, it uses MediaTek‘s octa-core MT6750 chipset to power the device with 4GB of RAM. It offers 32GB internal storage with option of a microSD card slot.
In terms of camera, the dual-rear setup includes a 13-megapixel primary sensor, but the listing doesn’t note specification of the second camera lens. For selfies, the Coolpad M3 packs a 5-megapixel front-facing camera, and the phone also comes with AI face unlock.
It features a rear-mounted fingerprint reader which according to company unlocks fast and can also be used to launch different apps. The Coolpad M3 is listed to include a 2,800mAh battery that supports 5V/1A charging. Additionally, the dual 4G smartphone will come with Android 8.1 Oreo OS with company’s UI on top and standard connectivity options.