After launching the Note 3 phablet in October last year, Coolpad has now launched a slightly affordable version called Coolpad Note 3 Lite. The Note 3’s major USP was bringing a fingerprint sensor under Rs 10,000 and now the Coolpad Note 3 Lite sets a new benchmark with a fingerprint sensor at Rs 6,999. Also Read - Upcoming Coolpad COOL 20 specs revealed ahead of May 25 launch
The fingerprint scanner can unlock the smartphone in 0.5 seconds with 99 percent accuracy, the company claims. Users can also lock and unlock apps using the fingerprint scanner. The smartphone also boasts a ‘self-cooling’ technique with nano-sealing to avoid overheating. Coolpad has announced that Videocon will be its manufacturing partner and the Note 3 Lite will be the company’s first Made in India smartphone. Also Read - Coolpad Cool 6 launched in India with 48MP triple camera setup: Check price, features
The Coolpad Note 3 Lite will be available exclusively via Amazon India. While the registrations will start today at 5PM, the smartphone will go on sale starting January 28 via flash sales. At this price point, it will compete with the likes of Meizu m2, InFocus M350, Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime among others. Also Read - Airtel Wi-Fi Calling: Compatible phones from Tecno, Vivo, Infinix, Coolpad and Itel
Coolpad Note 3 Lite specifications and features: It is equipped with a 5-inch HD display (720p) with pixel density of 268ppi. It is powered by MediaTek’s MT6735 64-bit quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz and paired with 3GB of RAM. It comes with 16GB of internal storage, and a microSD card slot for further expansion.
The phablet also sports a 13-megapixel f/2.0 rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel selfie snapper. It also features a 2,500mAh battery while connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, USB OTG and Bluetooth. The smartphone runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with CoolUI 6.0 running atop, and will be updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow in the future.
In comparison, the Coolpad Note 3 is equipped with a MediaTek MT6753 64-bit octa-core processor, a slightly larger 5.5-inch HD display and packs a 3,000mAh battery, while rest of the specifications remains the same.
|Features||Coolpad Note 3 Lite||InFocus M350||Meizu m2||Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime|
|Display||5-inch HD||5-inch HD||5-inch HD||4.7-inch HD|
|Processor||MediaTek MT6735 quad-core processor||MediaTek MT6732 1.5 GHz Quad-Core 64 bit Processor||MediaTek 1.3GHz quad-core processor||Snapdragon 410 1.2GHz 64-bit quad-core processor|
|Storage||16GB (expandable)||16GB (expandable)||16GB (expandable)||16GB (expandable)|
|Rear Camera||13-megapixel with LED flash||8-megapixel||13-megapixel||8-megapixel with LED flash|
|Connectivity||Dual SIM 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth||Dual SIM 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth||Dual SIM 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth||Dual-SIM, LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth|
|Software||Android 5.1 Lollipop with CoolUI 6.0||Android 4.4 KitKat||Android 5.1 Lollipop||Android 4.4 KitKat with MIUI 6|
|Price||Rs 6,999||Rs6,999||Rs 6,999||Rs 6,999|