Coolpad has launched the 3rd smartphone in the Note series in India known as the Coolpad Note 3 Plus.
It is an upgraded version of their top selling smartphone Coolpad Note 3.
It was the cheapest smartphone available with a fingerprint scanner below the Rs 10,000 category. Coolpad strategy has been to offer great specs and decent build quality with disruptive pricing.
The updated version of the Note 3 is being made in partnership with Videocon at their Aurangabad facility and Coolpad boasts about the contribution to the “Make in India” initiative.
The new smartphone is launched at a price of Rs. 8,999 and will go on sale on Amazon India from 13th May 2016.
The Coolpad Note 3 Plus is similar to their previous smartphone with the only difference being the display resolution and an additional Gold color option.
It sports a 1080p (1920*1080 pixels FULL HD display with a 401 PPI while the older Coolpad Note 3 had an HD display with 1280*720 pixels.
The new display makes the Coolpad Note 3 Plus more lucrative in the sub 10K price range. Design and build remain the same and even the hardware specs are similar to the previous model.
The Coolpad Note 3 Plus comes with 3 GB ram and MediatTek 6753 processor clocked at 1.3Ghz. The storage includes 16 GB inbuilt and expandable option till 64Gb.
Coolpad note 3 plus comes with 13 MP rear camera and 5MP front camera.
A decent 3000mah battery to power it for all day long usage, giving 400hrs of standby time and 15hrs of talk-time.
It does sport a plastic built and a 360-degree recognition fingerprint reader at the back, below the camera sensor.
Coolpad Note 3 is not the thinnest of mobiles out there it measures in 151x77x9.3mm and has an optimal weight of 168 grams for a 5.5-inch device.
There are 2 color options available as of now , champagne white and gold. The shiny gold version was not available earlier with Coolpad Note 3 but now buyers have an option.
While it is a positive upgrade to the Note series from Coolpad but it makes the older Coolpad Note 3 redundant and it will be better to go for the new Coolpad Note 3 Plus. Coolpad recently slashed the price for Coolpad Note 3 in India from Rs. 8,999 to Rs. 8499.
Considering the price difference is small it will be a much better decision for you to buy the Coolpad Note 3 Plus and enjoy “Games of Thrones” on the full HD display.
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