Coolpad Note 5 Pros And Cons: Impressions

Coolpad has recently launched its Coolpad Note 5 a sub 15k price segment smartphone in India which will be available exclusively on Amazon India from 20th October onwards at a price point of Rs. 10,999/-.

Coolpad Note 5 is an elegant looking phone, which looks quite almost similar to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and it has metal body on the rear. However, top and bottom section on the back are made of plastic.

Display
The phone comes with a 5.5 inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution display and it has a pixel density of 401ppi (pixels per inch). On the front it also has the 2.5D curved panel which makes it look more premium.

Performance
Coolpad Note 5 comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 which is a decent processor but it cannot match the performance of Redmi Note 3’s Snapdragon 650. However, there is 4GB of RAM which will ensure lag free multitasking but while playing high-end games like Real Racing 3 and FIFA 16, etc. you might notice lag and frame drops.

Storage
It comes with 32GB of internal storage out of which you get around 22GB available memory for the user and it is also expandable via microSD card up-to 64GB.

Camera
The camera on Note 5 is a 13 Megapixel auto-focus shooter with f/2.2 aperture and up front, it comes with a 8 Megapixel selfie camera, plus it also has front selfie flash for low light situations.

Also See – Xiaomi Redmi 4A Pros & Cons.

Software
The phone runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) operating system along with Cool UI v8.0.

Connectivity
Coolpad Note 5 uses the hybrid dual SIM system which allows users to either add dual SIM cards (SIM1  + SIM2) or users can add (SIM1 + MicroSD) and it also support 4G VoLTE. Other connectivity features on the Note 5 has Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, micro USB and 3.5mm audio jack.

Battery
It packs a massive 4,010 mAh non-removable battery to which Coolpad claims, can provide 200 hrs of standby time.

Other
Coolpad Note 5 also features a fingerprint scanner which is placed on the rear side of the handset. The 3.5mm audio jack is placed on the top, whereas, the micro USB port.

Also See: Lenovo Z2 Plus Pros And Cons.

Coolpad Note 5 Pros And Cons

Coolpad Note 5 Pros

  • Design: Looks good with strong build
  • Display: 5.5 inch Full HD display with 401ppi
  • Ram: 4GB RAM
  • Camera: 8MP Front Camera With Front Selfie LED Flash
  • Storage: 32GB internal storage / MicroSD up-to 64GB
  • Battery: 4,010 mAh battery
  • Others: Fingerprint Scanner, 4G VoLTE

Camera: It has a good camera but the low light performance is not as good as we were expecting.

Coolpad Note 5 Cons

  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 617, 1.5GHz Octa-Core
  • SIM: Hybrid dual SIM (SIM1 + SIM2) or (SIM1 + MicroSD)
  • Buttons: No back-light on capacitive touch buttons

Coolpad Note 5 Full Specifications


Best Buy Link – Amazon India