Coolpad has launched the company’s latest budget 4G smartphone – Coolpad Note 3 Lite with fingerprint sensor at the back at a price tag of Rs 6,999. It comes in White colour and it is available on Amazon.in exclusively. The registration for the sale will start from todaya t 5:00 P.M. and it will go on sale on 28th January, 2016. It comes with arc design with royal gold frame and anti-slip back cover with textured finish. In addition to this, it has golden touch at the camera which offers elegant look to the camera and with fingerprint sensor you can unlock the device in 0.5 seconds. It comes with Self Cooling Technique for resolving heating issues.
Commenting on the launch, LI Bin, CEO, Coolpad Group said:
As the smartphone market gears for a revolution, India has become a crucial source from Coolpad`s strategy point of view. This has been clear from Coolpad`s investment strategy which is in line with India`s Make in India initiative. We are proud to announce that, by the first quarter of 2016, we will start manufacturing Coolpad Note 3 from Videocon`s Aurangabad factory. Our target is to produce 1 million “Make in India” Coolpad phones by the H1 of 2016. Initially, around 15,000- 20,000 devices will be imported from China and rest will be manufactured from India, going forward India will be the sole distributor for SAARC regions.
Also by 2017 we will start our SMT line in India, with Indian users being early adopters of affordable technology, we intend to be the trendsetters and leaders in the 4G segment, Keeping the Indian consumers on priority the Coolpad Note 3 was launched with a 3GB RAM exclusively for India, we intend to keep following this trend.
Syed Tajuddin, CEO, Coolpad India, said:
We have received a phenomenal response in the last three months for Coolpad Note 3. So far we have retailed over 1,50,000 units of Coolpad Note 3 in India and this number is climbing as we speak, We have maintained a customer rating of 4.2 from almost 5500 buyers of this device on Amazon.in. , this tremendous response for the Note 3 encouraged us to launch the Coolpad Note 3 Lite.
We also see a tremendous opportunity for smart wearables in India, according to an International Data Corporation (IDC) report, wearables grew 173% and nearly 72 million wearable devices were shipped globally in 2015, Our technology is prime and so today Coolpad India has showcased wearables for the first time in India for you to experience, we intend to launch these in India in 2016, when?, let fans decide.
Anirudh Dhoot, Director, Videocon added:
Videocon is happy to partner with the Coolpad Group, which is China`s leading smartphone manufacturer. This partnership between Coolpad and Videocon is mutually benefitting since Coolpad`s ‘Make in India’ strategy is in line with Videocon`s vision to contribute towards this government initiative through manufacturing devices at its our State-of-the- Art facilities. We are proud to showcase Coolpad Note 3 Lite which is the first Coolpad ‘Made in India’ phone. We aim to produce one million made in India phone by the first half of 2016. This partnership is a testimony to Coolpad`s and Videocon`s commitment to offer affordable and premium quality products.
Samir Kumar, Director Categories, Amazon Seller Services Pvt. Ltd, said:
The Coolpad Note 3 launched exclusively on Amazon.in about three months back. Since then, we have sold lakhs of units of the device and it has become one of our bestsellers in the affordable smartphone category on Amazon.in. Our customers have appreciated the power packed smartphone for its features and the aggressive pricing. We are positive that Coolpad Note 3 Lite, which is the second edition of this bestseller will also be accepted and appreciated by our customers across the country and witness the same traction on Amazon.in.
On the specifications front, it features 5-inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and 178-degree viewing angle. It is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor which is paired with Mali-T720 GPU & 3GB DDR3 of RAM. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system with Cool UI 6.0 on top of it and it has 16GB in-built memory which can be expanded further up to 32GB by using microSD card.
On the imaging front, it features 13MP rear-camera with LED flash and 5MP front-facing camera for selfie & video-calling.
It has dual-SIM support and connectivity features like 4G LTE/3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, USB OTG.
It packs 2500mAh battery which offers 10 hours of talk-time & 200 hours of standby time.