Coolpad Note 5 will now be available on open sale, the company said in a statement. This means users will no longer have to register for Coolpad Note 5 in advance. The smartphone is Amazon exclusive and can be bought from the e-commerce site at Rs 10,999. It is available in royal gold and space grey colour variants. Additionally, Coolpad has announced it will host its first fan meet in Bengaluru on October 21 and give away several units of Note 5 smartphone through playoffs. Coolpad will also give away 100 units of the Note 5 to its fans through various social media contests and online games. The winners of these games will be able to replace their existing Coolpad Note series smartphones (Coolpad Note 3, Note3 Lite and Note 3 plus) with the Note 5 at Coolpad service centers.
“Coolpad Note 5 at 10,999 was among the most popular choice for smartphone buyers on the Amazon platform, which witnessed 25,000 units disappear in a day, Note 5 is launched exclusively for the Indian customers, keeping in mind their preferences and what better occasion than Diwali to unleash “the beast” for our esteemed customers. Note 5 is a successor to the popular Note series and we are confident that this smartphone will create great traction for Coolpad India as well as set new benchmarks in the smartphone industry, the 1 one million fans mark gives Coolpad the right impetus of going from strength to strength ,” said Syed Tajuddin, CEO, Coolpad India.
Coolpad Note 5 is a successor to the company’s Note series. It features a 5.5 inch full HD display (1920 x 1080 pixels) with a pixel density of 401ppi. The smartphone has a metal-unibody design with 2.5D curved glass. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm 617 processor with Adreno 405 GPU. It has 4GB RAM and 32GB internal memory (expandable up to 64GB via microSD card).
Coolpad Note 5 gets a 13MP primary camera and an 8MP front camera with LED flash. It is backed by a 4,010 mAh battery that is claimed to offer up to 350 hours of stand by time. The dimensions of the phhone are 152 x 75.7 x 8.85 mm. It weighs 173 grams. Sensors on the device include geomagnetic, proximity, accelerometer, light and fingerpritnt sensor. The phone runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Cool UI 8.0 OS.