CoolPad has launched budget flagship smartphone, the CoolPad Cool Play 6. The device was launched in May in China. The company says, it is customised for India market. One of the best noticeable thing about this smartphone is, the price remains constant for both the countries. CoolPad Cool Play 6 will be exclusively available via Amazon from 4th September 2017.
Coming to the main highlights of the phone, it features a dual-rear camera setup on the back, includes two 13-megapixel sensors on the back, with f/2.0 aperture, dual-tone, dual-LED flash and support for HDR and 4K videos. Apart from all that it also sports a 8-megapixel sensor with f/2.2 aperture at front.
The battery life is going to be handled by the 4000 mAh battery but company says, after tweaking software a little bit or will work as a 4500 mAh battery.
CoolPad Cool Play 6 Price in India & Availability
CoolPad Cool Play 6 is priced at Rs 14,999. It comes in only single variant. There will be two colour options to select from which are Gold and Black.
As mentioned earlier, the phone will be exclusively available via Amazon from 4th September 2017.
CoolPad Cool Play 6 Full Specifications & Key Features
The CoolPad Cool Play 6 measures a 5.5-inch (1920×1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display. No details about the availability of corning gorilla glass protection.
At first look, it seems very common to today’s mid-range phone bit it’s bit different from the them, having the ugly black bezels. The device has a camera, sensor and speaker on the top and three capacitive keys on the bottom. On the back it has, dual-rear canner setup above the fingerprint scanner. A dual tone dual LED flash is also there on the right side of the camera. It has a unibody metal design and is 8.4mm thick.
The CoolPad Cool Play 6 packs strong hardware. It has 6GB of RAM & 64GB of storage powered by the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 653 SoC clocked at 1.4GHz (Quad 1.95GHz ARM Cortex A72 + Quad 1.44GHz A53 CPUs). Also, it has Adreno 510 GPU.
It is running on the Android 7.1.1 which is Nougat and the company mentioned that it will get the Android O update by the end of this year. The UI is not stock Android, it has a custom skin called Journey UI.
In terms of optics, it flaunts a 13-megapixel dual rear camera cameras with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture & Phase detection autofocus. At front, it features 8-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture.
Connectivity option includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1 and USB 2.0 Type-C.
It comes with 4000 mAh of battery which will work as 4500 mAh after software optimisation, as stated by the company.
What company says about CoolPad Cool Play 6
Commenting on the launch, James Du, Global CEO, Coolpad Group, said:
India and U.S has now become two of the largest markets for Coolpad overseas. We have always believed in launching products that start a trend in the market and Cool 6 is yet another winner from Coolpad. The response we have got from our consumers over the years with every launch has been overwhelming and we are touched by the love of our Cool fans. We are confident that with R&D capabilities and quality products, we will be able to gain an even larger market share in India and other regions. Apart from that we are also coming with exclusive Coolpad services centers in India with plan to have these in at least 5 cities in next 6 months.
Syed Tajuddin, CEO, Coolpad India, said:
With the positive sentiment around Indian smartphone market, the country is preparing for the biggest growth. Today customers want world class products at competitive prices. In the last couple of years Coolpad has done well and we have beaten even our own estimates. Year 2017 has been a game changer for Coolpad in India and we continue to put our resources in the country with a plan to achieve 50% growth to extend our market share to 6% of the total market in India. We already have offline presence in 8 states with a reach in 3000 Multi-brand outlets and have plans to expand it to a total number of 18 states in next one year. It is only because of the quality of our products that today Coolpad smart phones have a 25% market share on Amazon in the sub Rs. 8000 category. With this launch we not only plan to lead the online space but also to make a bigger impact on the offline market in India.