Coolpad Note 5 was launched earlier today in India. Bringing a range of mid-range features to the sub-10k price segment, the Coolpad Note 5 looks like a tough competitor when compared to other devices in the same range. The Redmi Note 3, for example, has been a great hit for Xiaomi. The Coolpad Note 5 has a tough job on its hands, but it looks like the phone puts up a great fight, at least on paper.
Coolpad Note 5 Pros
- 5.5 inch full HD display
- 4 GB RAM
- 13 MP CMOS sensor, 5P lens, dual LED flash
- Front facing 8 MP camera with LED flash
- 4010 mAH battery
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- Competitive pricing
Coolpad Note 5 Cons
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor known to overheat and lag
Coolpad Note 5 Specifications
|Key Specs||Coolpad Note 5|
|Display||5.5 inches Full HD|
|Screen Resolution||1920 x 1080|
|Processor||1.5 GHz Octa-core|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 617|
|Operating System||Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Cool UI 8.0|
|Storage||32 GB, expandable with a microSD card|
|Rear Camera||13 MP, dual LED flash, 5P lens, CMOS sensor, 1080p recording|
|Front Camera||8 MP, LED flash|
Question: Does the Coolpad Note 5 have dual SIM Slots?
Answer: Yes, it has dual SIM slots.
Question: Does the Coolpad Note 5 have microSD expansion option?
Answer: Yes, the device supports microSD expansion up to 64 GB.
Question: What are the color options?
Answer: The device will be available in Royal Gold and Space Grey color options.
Question: Does the Coolpad Note 5 have the 3.5 mm headphone jack?
Answer: Yes, the device comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack.
Question: What all sensor does it have?
Answer: The Coolpad Note 5 comes with an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass and a proximity sensor.
Question: What are the dimensions?
Answer: 152.00 x 75.70 x 8.85 mm.
Question: What is the SoC used in the Coolpad Note 5?
Answer: The Coolpad Note 5 comes with an octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor.
Question: How is the display of the Coolpad Note 5?
Answer: The Coolpad Note 5 comes with a 5.5 inch full HD IPS LCD display. It has a pixel density of ~401 ppi.
Question: Does the Coolpad Note 5 support Adaptive Brightness?
Answer: Yes, it supports adaptive brightness.
Question: Which OS version, OS type runs on the phone?
Answer: The device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
Question: Does it have capacitive buttons or on-screen buttons?
Answer: The device comes with capacitive touch buttons.
Question: Does it come with a fingerprint sensor?
Answer: Yes, the device comes with a fingerprint sensor.
Question: Can we Play 4K Videos on the Coolpad Note 5?
Answer: No, the device can only play videos up to full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution.
Question: Does it support USB OTG?
Answer: Yes, it supports USB OTG.
Question: Does it come with a Gyroscope sensor?
Answer: No, it does not come with a gyroscope sensor.
Question: Is it waterproof?
Answer: No, the device is not waterproof.
Question: Does it have NFC?
Answer: No, the device does not support NFC.
Question: How good is the camera quality of the Coolpad Note 5?
Answer: We haven’t tested the Coolpad Note 5 yet. Once we have done our testing, we will post more details in the review.
Question: Does it have Optical Image Stabilization (OIS)?
Answer: No, the device does not come with OIS.
Question: Is there any dedicated camera shutter button on the Coolpad Note 5?
Answer: No, it does not have any dedicated camera shutter button.
Question: What is the weight of the Coolpad Note 5?
Answer: The device weighs 173 grams.
Question: How loud is the loudspeaker?
Answer: We are yet to test the loudspeaker quality. We will confirm this after testing the device.
Question: Can the Coolpad Note 5 be connected to a Bluetooth headset?
Answer: Yes, the can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.
Question: Is Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing supported?
Answer: Yes, you can create hotspot to share internet from this device.
The Coolpad Note 5 looks like a very good phone. It is also the only phone in this price range to come with 4 GB RAM, but that is more a matter of specs race than actual needs. Other important specs include a 5.5 inch full HD display, 13 MP camera on the back and 8 MP camera on the front, Android 6.0 Marshmallow, dual SIM support, 4G LTE support with VoLTE and a big 4010 mAh battery. Other phones like the Redmi Note 3 are now going to have a tough competition in this price range.