Coolpad has launched its first offline exclusive smartphone in India called the Note 5 Lite C. The smartphone is priced at Rs 7,777, and will be available to purchase starting August 5 across 3,000 multi-brand stores. The color options for the Coolpad Note 5 Lite C include gray and gold. Additionally, Coolpad has also confirmed the launch of its flagship smartphone for August 20, and that it would be Amazon exclusive.
Coolpad has so far focused on the online segment for its smartphones. With the Note 5 Lite C, Coolpad is starting strong as the smartphone will be available across eight states of Delhi NCR, Haryana, Telangana, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and Maharashtra. Coolpad will continue its offline presence by launching four more offline exclusive devices across 18 states by the end of 2018.
In terms of design, the Coolpad Note 5 Lite C sports a full metal body. The smartphone houses three capacitive touch buttons up front, and a fingerprint sensor on the rear chassis. There are thin antenna lines passing on the top and bottom part of the smartphone. Specifications wise, the Coolpad Note 5 Lite C features a 5-inch (1280X720 pixels) HD display with a 2.5D glass on top. Under its hood, runs Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 210 quad-core processor clocked at 1.1GHz. ALSO READ: Coolpad Note 5 Lite Review: Fingerprint sensor and front flash on a budget
The smartphone comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage which is expandable up to 64GB via a microSD card. For photography, the Note 5 Lite C sports an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The connectivity options include dual-SIM support, 4G LTE with VoLTE support, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0. Keeping the smartphone ticking is a 2,500mAh battery. On the software front, it runs Android 7.1 Nougat out-of-the-box. The Note 5 Lite C is also the first Coolpad smartphone in India with Android 7.1 Nougat. ALSO READ: Coolpad Defiant with Android 7.0 Nougat launched: Price, features, specifications
Taking its price and specifications into consideration, the Coolpad Note 5 Lite C will face tough competition from the Xiaomi Redmi 4, the Motorola Moto C Plus and the YU Yunique 2. ALSO READ: 10 VoLTE smartphones to buy under Rs 10,000: Nokia 3, Xiaomi Redmi 4 and more