Coolpad Note 3S

Coolpad Note 3S was launched earlier today alongside the new Coolpad Mega 3. The two new affordable smartphones come with Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box with Cool UI 8.0 on top. Coolpad has priced at Note 3S at Rs. 9,999.

The Coolpad Note 3S comes with a 5.5 inch HD display and an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 processor. It comes with dual SIM support and 4G VoLTE out of the box.

Coolpad Note 3S Pros

  • 5.5 inch HD display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 processor
  • 3 GB RAM, 32 GB internal storage, microSD card support
  • Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE
  • 13 MP rear camera, LED flash, 5 MP rear camera

Coolpad Note 3S Cons

  • 2500 mAh battery

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Coolpad Note 3S Hands On

Coolpad Note 3S Specifications

Key SpecsCoolpad Note 3S
Display5.5 inch IPS LCD
Screen ResolutionHD (1280 x 720 pixels)
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
Processor 8 x 1.36 GHz
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 415
Memory3 GB
Inbuilt Storage 32 GB
Storage UpgradeYes
Primary Camera13 MP, f/2.2, LED flash
Secondary Camera5 MP, f/2.2
Battery 2500 mAh
Fingerprint SensorYes
SIM card typeDual-SIM
4G readyYes
Weight167 gms
Price Rs. 9,999

Question: Does the Coolpad Note 3S have dual SIM Slots?

Answer: Yes, it has dual SIM slots.

Question: Does the Coolpad Note 3S have microSD expansion option?

Answer: Yes, the Coolpad Note 3S comes with a microSD card slot.

Question: What are the color options?

Answer: The device will be available in Gold and White colors.

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Question: Does the Coolpad Note 3S 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 3S comes with fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, magnetic sensor, proximity sensor and light sensor.

Question: What are the dimensions?

Answer: 154.5 x 77 x 8.6 mm.

Question: What is the SoC used in the Coolpad Note 3S?

Answer: The Coolpad Note 3S comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 415.

Coolpad Note 3S

Question: How is the display of the Coolpad Note 3S?

Answer: The Coolpad Note 3S comes with a 5.5 inch HD IPS LCD display. It has a pixel density of ~267 ppi.

Question: Does the Coolpad Note 3S 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 with Cool UI 8.0 on top.

Question: Does it have physical buttons or on-screen buttons?

Answer: The device comes with capacitive buttons for navigation.

Question: Does it come with a fingerprint sensor?

Answer: Yes, it comes with a fingerprint sensor.

Question: Can we Play 4K Videos on the device?

Answer: No, the device can only play videos up to HD (1280 x 720 pixels) resolution.

Question: Is Fast Charging supported on the device?

Answer: No, the Coolpad Note 3S does not support fast charging.

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, it isn’t waterproof.

Question: Does it have NFC?

Answer: No, it does not have NFC.

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Question: How good is the camera quality of the Coolpad Note 3S?

Answer: The Coolpad Note 3S features a 13 MP primary camera, f/2.2 aperture and an LED flash. On the front, the device sports a 5 MP secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture.

We haven’t tested the device thoroughly 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, it does not have Optical Image Stabilization.

Question: Is there any dedicated camera shutter button on the Coolpad Note 3S?

Answer: No, it does not have any dedicated camera shutter button.

Question: What is the weight of Coolpad Note 3S?

Answer: The device weighs 167 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 3S be connected to a Bluetooth headset?

Answer: Yes, it 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 3S is a fairly decently specced smartphone. The 5.5 inch HD display is adequate in this price range, while 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage are nice to have. Dual SIM and 4G VoLTE support are essential these days, so it’s nice to see them present as well. However, with smartphones like the Redmi Note 3 and Lenovo K6 Power, the competition is stiff. The HD resolution display and the much smaller battery hinder the Note 3S’s chances in the Indian market.