Cool 1 Dual

LeEco and Coolpad collaborated to manufacture a phone named Cool 1. The phone comes with a dual camera setup, an octa-core Snapdragon 652 processor and 4 GB RAM – specs that we have not seen in this price segment yet. The design language of the phone is quite similar to the conventional design found on LeEco phones. However, unlike LeEco phones it comes with a 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Coolpad Cool 1 Pros

  • Dual camera setup
  • Octa-core Snapdragon 652 processor, Adreno 510 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 4060 mAh battery

Coolpad Cool 1 Cons

  • Autofocus issue while shooting videos
  • Visible black borders on sides
  • Unrefined OS
  • No microSD slot

Coolpad Cool 1 Specifications

Key SpecsCoolpad Cool 1
Display5.5 inch IPS LCD
Screen ResolutionFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 652
ProcessorOcta-core:
4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53
4 x 1.8 GHz Cortex A72
Memory4 GB
Inbuilt Storage 32 GB
Storage UpgradeNo
Primary CameraDual 13 MP, f/2.0, Phase Detection Autofocus, dual LED flash
Secondary Camera8 MP, f/2.2
Battery 4060 mAh
Fingerprint SensorYes
NFCNo
4G readyYes
VoLTEYes
SIM card typeDual SIM, nano SIM, hybrid slot
Other On-board SensorsAccelerometer, Gyro, Proximity and Compass
Charging TechnologyQuick Charge 2.0 (50% in 30 min )

Coolpad Cool 1 Photo Gallery

Question: Which logo is imprinted on the phone?

Answer: It comes with both Coolpad and LeEco logos on the back.

Question: What is the OS installed on the phone?

Answer: Surprisingly, it runs on EUI built on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Question: Does the Cool 1 have dual SIM Slots?

Answer: Yes, it has dual SIM slots, both support nano-SIM cards.

Question: Does the Cool 1 have microSD expansion option?

Answer: No, there is no microSD card slot.

Question: Does the Cool 1 have the 3.5 mm headphone jack?

Answer: Yes, the device comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack.

Question: How many speakers are present?

Answer: Though there are two visible speaker grills, only one of them actually provides output.

Question: Does it have an IR blaster?

Answer: Yes it has an IR blaster.

Question: What all sensors does it have?

Answer: The Cool 1 comes with fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor and a compass.

Question: What are the dimensions?

Answer: 152 x 74.8 x 8.2 mm.

Question: What is the SoC used in the Cool 1?

Answer: The Cool 1 comes with Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 SOC with octa-core processor and Adreno 510 GPU.

Question: How much free RAM is available on first boot?

Answer: 2.2GB out of 4GB is availble.

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Question: How much memory is there for use?

Answer: 22.86GB out of 32GB is available.

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Question: How is the display of the Cool 1?

Answer: The Cool 1 comes with a 5.5 inch full HD IPS LCD display. It has a pixel density of 401 PPI. The display is vibrant with great viewing angles. However, it comes with noticeable black borders on sides.

Question: Does the Cool 1 support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer: Yes, it supports adaptive brightness.

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

Answer: The device comes with capacitive buttons.

Question: Are the navigation keys backlit?

Answer: Yes the navigation keys are backlit.

Question: Does it have a notification LED?

Answer: Yes, it has a notification LED on top.

Question: Is Fast Charging supported on the device?

Answer: Yes, Quick Charge 2.0

Question: What is USB type?

Answer: USB type-C.

Question: Does it come with a Gyroscope sensor?

Answer: Yes, it comes with a gyroscope sensor.

 

Question: How good is the camera quality on the Cool 1?

Answer: The Cool 1 features a dual 13 MP primary camera, f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus and an dual LED flash. On the front, the device sports a 8 MP secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture.

In the little time we used this device, the pictures taken from this device are decent in outdoor conditions. However, we will test the device and come up with full review soon.

Question: Does the camera app comes with any additional modes?

Answer: Yes. It comes with SLR and Pro mode.

SLR mode: To blur the background while maintaining focus on the subject.

Pro mode: For manual focusing and adjusting ISO settings.

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

Answer: Yes, you can shoot 4K video with rear camera.

Question: What are the SAR values of the device?

Answer: 1.471 W/Kg @ 1gm (Head)

0.807 W/Kg @ 1gm (Body)

Conclusion

This device checks all the boxes expected from a great budget phone. The main USP of the phone will be its dual camera setup and Snapdragon 652. We don’t have any doubts whatsoever on the performance of Snapdragon 652, however, we are bit dubious on functionality of dual camera setup. We will put the device through its paces and come up with a full review soon. Please stay tuned to our page for more updates on this phone.

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