As scheduled, Coolpad has launched a new phone in the budget category. The phone is named as the Coolpad Mega. The company earlier had its Note 3 Lite, Note 3 and Note 3 plus which were dominating the budget category. Now, with the emergence of Redmi 3S, a new launch was much needed. The phone is priced at Rs. 6,999 and it will be available on Amazon India starting from 24th August. Let us take a look at the Pros & Cons and Common Queries about the Coolpad Mega.

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Pros

  • 8 MP front camera
  • 5.5 inch display
  • 3 GB RAM
  • Android Marshmallow
  • 16 GB internal storage
  • Light weight

Cons

  • Average processor
  • Comparatively small battery

Coolpad Mega Specifications

Key SpecsCoolpad Mega
Display5.5 inches IPS LCD display
Screen Resolution720X1280 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid v6.0 Marshmallow
Processor 1.0 GHz Quad core
ChipsetMediatek MT6735P
Memory3GB RAM
Inbuilt Storage 16 GB
Storage UpgradeYes, up to 32 GB
Primary Camera8 MP with LED Flash
Video recording1080p@30fps
Secondary Camera8 MP
Battery 2500 mAh
Fingerprint SensorNo
4G readyYes
SIM card typeDual
Weight143 grams
Dimensions76.8x153x7.85mm
Price Rs. 6,999

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Question- How is the Design and Build Quality?

Answer – Coolpad Mega has a 5.5 inch display with a 2.5 D curved glass on the top. It has plastic back with shiny metallic finishing. The phone has a hybrid SIM tray on the side, coolpad branding below the navigation key and a compact louspeaker grill at the back. It also has a primary mic at the bottom edge and a secondary mic on top of the rear camera. Overall dimensions are 76.8x153x7.85mm and it weighs just 143 grams, the build quality is premium but one handed usage can be a little difficult.

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Question – How is the Display Quality ?

Answer – It has a 5.5 inch IPS display with a 2.5 D curved glass. The display has a screen resolution of 1280X720 pixels (HD). It has a color depth of 16M colors and the navigation keys are on the display itself.

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Question – What is the hardware used inside?

Answer – The phone comes with an average 1.0GHZ quad core processor with Mediatek MT6735P chipset. It has 3 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage that is expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card.

Question – What are the Camera Specifications?

Answer – Coolpad Mega is a selfie focused smartphone. It is equipped with a 8 MP front camera with 83.6-degree field of view, F/2.2 aperture and a smart beautification mode. On the rear it again has a 8 MP camera with f/2.0 aperture, autofocus and a Sony sensor.

Question – Does it support Full-HD Video-Recording?

Answer – Yes

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Question – What are the battery specifications ?

Answer – Coolpad mega is backed by a 2500 mAh li-ion battery with around 9 hrs of talktime and 200 hrs of standby time.

Question – Does it support Fast charging?

Answer – No

Question- What are the SAR values?

Answer – Not clear yet

Question- Does Coolpad Mega Have Dual SIM Slots?

Answer – Yes

Question – Does it have a 3.5 MM audio jack?

Answer – Yes

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Question- Does the Coolpad Mega Have microSD Expansion option?

Answer – Yes, up to 32 GB

Question – Does it have a dedicated microSD slot?

Answer – No it has a hybrid microSD or SIM slot.

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Question- Does the Coolpad Mega support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer – Yes

Question- Which OS version, type runs on the phone?

Answer – It comes with Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Cool UI 8.0 on the top.

Question – What are the connectivity options ?

Answer – 4G on both SIM, Wifi, Bluetooth, micro usb 2.0 etc.

Question – What are the sensors on board?

Answer – Proximity, Light and G sensor

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Question- How is the camera performance on Coolpad Mega?

Answer – Camera performance was good in our initial testing.

Question- How much RAM was free on first boot?

Answer – Unknown

Question- How much storage was free on first boot?

Answer – Unknown

Question – What are the dimensions of the phone?

Answer – Its dimensions are 76.8x153x7.85mm.

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Question- How much does Coolpad Mega weigh?

Answer – 143 grams

Question – Does Coolpad Mega has any special features?

Answer – Yes 8 MP front camera can be credited as a special feature.

Question- Can you move apps to SD card on the Coolpad Mega?

Answer – Yes

Question- Does it have LED notification light?

Answer – Yes

Question- Does the Coolpad Mega offer theme options to choose from?

Answer – Yes, coolpad does have theme options.

Question- How is the Call quality?

Answer – Not yet tested

Question- What Color Variants are Available for Coolpad Mega?

Answer – Coolpad Mega will be available in Gold and White colors

Question- Does it support VoLTE?

Answer – Yes

Question- Is there any offer with the device?

Answer – No

Question- Does It Support Tap Wake up Commands?

Answer – No

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Question – How was the gaming performance?

Answer – Not tested yet

Question- Does Coolpad Mega have heating issues?

Answer – Not tested yet

Question- Can the Coolpad Mega be connected to a Bluetooth Headset?

Answer – Yes

Question- Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing Supported?

Answer – Yes

Question- When the phone will be up for sale? 

Answer- The first flash sale of Coolpad Mega will take place exclusively via Amazon India at 2pm on August 24, for which the registrations have already started.

Conclusion

Coolpad Mega has a lightweight premium looking design, best display size, good display quality, latest OS, average processor, big RAM, enough internal storage, brilliant front camera, good primary camera, 4G VoLTE support and an average battery. At the price of Rs. 6,999 it will compete with the newly launched Redmi 3S. Overall, if you want a big display, nice selfie camera and a good multitasking experience, then it is the best phone at this price.