Coolpad may not be a household name like Xiaomi, but it is by no means a newbie. The Chinese company has been in India for quite sometime, and it is now gearing up to launch a new smartphone.
Coolpad has revealed that it plans on launching the Note 8 smartphone in India on October 15. The device is being launched in association with Paytm, and it will available exclusively on Paytm Mall post launch. Not a lot is known about the upcoming, which will be succeeding the Note 6 launched earlier this year. Coolpad has however shared a couple of teasers that tease the key features.
The first teaser shows the outline of the upcoming device with the caption, Bigger Note, Bigger Display . Looking at the teaser, it is confirmed that the Note 8 will feature a large display with thin bezels on the sides, and a tall 18:9 aspect ratio. The second teaser is a clear hint towards the device sporting dual-camera setup for photography.
The rest of the Note 8 s specifications and features are a mystery. For perspective, the Coolpad Note 6 was launched earlier this year with prices starting from Rs 8,999. The smartphone s highlight was the dual-selfie cameras onboard.
To recap on the specifications, the Note 6 featured a 5.5-inch full-HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 octa-core SoC, and 4GB of RAM. There were two variants to choose from – 32GB variant priced at Rs 8,999, and 64GB variant priced at Rs 9,999.
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The smartphone also featured a 13-megapixel primary camera, and a combination of 8-megapixel and 5-megapixel snappers up front. Other features include microSD card slot, 4,070mAh battery, and connectivity options like dual-SIM card slots, 4G VoLTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, and GPS/ A-GPS.