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Coolpad Note 3 Lite FAQ, Pros, Cons, User Queries and Answers

Coolpad Note 3 Lite is the latest device launched by Coolpad , which is the lighter variant of the much appreciated Coolpad Note 3. The company has decided to come up with this device to cover up the demand of the users who wanted to opt for a 5 inch display over 5.5 inches. The price has also been cut down to INR 6,999 only without changing much of the specs. Here are the answers to most common queries about the Coolpad Note 3 Lite.

Coolpad Note 3 Lite

Coolpad Note 3 Lite Pros

  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Good One handed usability
  • Good performance
  • Decent camera performance in daylight
  • Value for money

Coolpad Note 3 Lite Cons

  • Slow shutter speed
  • Basic design and plastic built
  • Navigation buttons not backlit

Coolpad Note 3 Lite Full Review, Features, Pros & Cons [Video]

Coolpad Note 3 Lite Coverage

Coolpad Note 3 Lite Quick Specifications

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Question- How is Design and Build Quality?

Answer- Coolpad Note 3 Lite has almost the same design language which was seen in the Coolpad Note 3, but this one has a smaller screen so it fits better in the palms and feels solid. It feels sturdy in hand but the material used does not look that premium. Plastic is used on the back with a grainy texture making the grip a little handier. The buttons are also made up of plastic and feel decent. Overall, it has a decent build quality and design.

Coolpad Note 3 Lite Photo Gallery

Question- Does the Coolpad Note 3 Lite Have Dual SIM Slots?

Answer- Yes, it has dual SIM slots with dual standby.

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Question- Does the Coolpad Note 3 Lite Have microSD Expansion option?

Answer- Yes, the Coolpad Note 3 Lite uses 2nd SIM slot as a microSD slot, it can support up to 32 GB microSD.

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Question- Does Coolpad Note 3 Lite Have Display Glass Protection?

Answer- The Coolpad Note 3 Lite comes with a Nippon Electric Glass which is scratchproof and also pretty sturdy.

Question- How is the Display of the Coolpad Note 3 Lite?

Answer- It features a 5 inch IPS LCD panel with HD resolution (1280×720 p). The display looks decent in outdoors. The viewing angles and colour reproduction is also satisfactory.

Question- Does Coolpad Note 3 Lite Support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer- Yes, it supports adaptive brightness.


Question- Are navigation Buttons Backlit?

Answer- No, the capacitive navigation buttons are but not backlit.

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Question- Which OS Version, Type Runs on Phone?

Answer- It comes with the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.

Question- Is there any Finger Print Sensor, How Good or Bad It Is?

Answer- Yes, it has fingerprint sensor and it works perfectly. It also has a few fingerprint gestures to make the most out of the sensor.

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Question- Is Fast Charging Supported in Coolpad Note 3 Lite ?

Answer- No, it does not support fast charging.

Question- How Much Free Internal Storage is Available to User?

Answer- Out of 16 GB of internal storage, around 10 GB is available at user end.


Question- Can Apps be moved to SD card on Coolpad Note 3 Lite?

Answer- Yes, apps can be moved to SD card.

Question- How Much Bloatware Apps are Pre-installed, Are They Removable?

Answer- It comes with only a lot of apps pre-installed, which include Facebook, Whatsapp and a few more utility apps. Around 500 MB of bloatware is found in this device. You can uninstall the bloatware apps.

Question- How Much RAM is Available on the first Boot?

Answer- Out of 3 GB, 2.0 GB of RAM was free on the first boot.


Question- Does it have LED notification light?

Answer- Yes, it does have a LED notification light.


Question- Does it support USB OTG?

Answer- Yes, it supports USB OTG.

Question- Does Coolpad Note 3 Lite offer theme options to choose from?

Answer- Under the pre-loaded Coolshow app you can find multiple theme options to choose from.


Question- How Loud is The Loudspeaker?

Answer- It has a decent quality speaker present at the back side of the phone, the sound quality was loud and crisp.

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Question- How is the Call quality?

Answer- The call quality is fair, we could easily hear the voice at both ends.

Question- How good is The Camera Quality of the Coolpad Note 3 Lite?

Answer- The rear has a 13 MP resolution camera, with a LED flash. Camera quality of this device is very basic. The 13 MP camera is good for day light photography but the shutter lags heavily in dim conditions. The colour production was decent though the details were fairly captures. The front camera works impressively; it is a good camera module at this price point. For details you can refer the camera samples gallery below.

Coolpad Note 3 Lite Camera Samples

Question- Can we Play Full HD 1080p Videos on Coolpad Note 3 Lite?

Answer- Yes, it is capable of playing Full HD videos.

Question- Can Coolpad Note 3 Lite record slow motion videos?

Answer- No, it cannot record slow motion video.

Question- How is Battery Backup on Coolpad Note 3 Lite?

Answer- It comes with a 2500 mAh battery, which is good enough to power up the 5 inch HD display and the chipset. It manages to run up to 8-9 of basic usage without any issue.

Question- What Color Variants Available for Coolpad Note 3 Lite?

Answer– There is a White variant available with golden lining on the sides and a black version is also released.

Question- Can we set the display colour temperature on Coolpad Note 3 Lite?

Answer- Yes, you can change display temperature.


Question- Is there any in-built power saver in the Coolpad Note 3 Lite?

Answer- Yes, it offers long standby mode in the notification panel which manages to stretch the battery life.

Question- Which Sensors are available on Coolpad Note 3 Lite?

Answer- It has Proximity sensor, Fingerprint sensor, Gravity sensor, Light sensor, and magnetic sensor.

Question- What is the Weight of Coolpad Note 3 Lite ?

Answer- It weighs 150 grams.

Question- What is the SAR Value of Coolpad Note 3 Lite ?

Answer- The SAR values are :- 0.249W/Kg at the head and 0.425W/Kg at the body.

Question- Does It Support Tap Wake up Commands?

Answer- Yes, it supports double tap to wake up command.

Question- Does It Support Voice Wake up Commands?

Answer- No, it does not support voice wake up commands.

Question- What are the benchmark scores?

Answer- Antutu (64 Bit)- 22688

Quadrant Standard- 8100

Geekbench 3- Single Core Score is 421 and Multi Core Score is 1248

Nenamark- 52.1 fps

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Question- Does Coolpad Note 3 Lite Have Heating Issues?

Answer- We did not notice any heating issues while gaming, browsing or testing benchmark scores.

Question- Can Coolpad Note 3 Lite be connected to a Bluetooth Headset?

Answer- Yes, it can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.

Question- How is the Gaming Performance?

Answer- We installed Asphalt 8 and Dead Trigger 2 on the Coolpad Note 3 Lite, it managed to handle both the games quite impressively. We tried to change the graphic resolution from medium to high in the Asphalt 8, it failed to run the game in higher resolution mode.

Question- Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing Supported?

Answer- Yes, you can create and share internet from this device.


It is a good device for the price, reminds us of the Coolpad Note 3 in all the departments, wether it is camera, performance or display. The only difference we felt is the display size and the battery size. Rest of the things remains the same and like its predecessor, it is a great value for money device having no other smartphone with such features in this price segment.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.