Updated: 22 October 2015

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Coolpad has announced the Coolpad Note 3 in India. There was a time when Apple introduced fingerprint sensor with its iPhone 5s nearly 2 year before, most of us were delighted with the technology and wanted to have this feature in our hand. Later we saw a lot of devices introducing the fingerprint sensor in their package, but due to the High prices, not everyone could buy these phones.

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This device becomes the cheapest phone offering Fingerprint sensor with a price tag of INR 8,999 only. The Finger Print Sensor works flawlessly on the device, but that is not the only thing our consumers care for.

Coolpad Note 3

Here are the most common consumer queries about the Coolpad Note 3 answered exclusively for the Indian buyers.

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Our Full Coverage on Coolpad Note 3

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Coolpad Note 3 Pros

  • 3GB RAM
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Good Display

Coolpad Note 3 Cons

  • Custom User Interface
  • Slight Heating While Using

Coolpad Note 3 Quick Specifications

Key SpecsCoolpad Note 3
Display5.5 inches, IPS HD
Screen Resolution1280 x 720
Processor Octa-core 64-bit Cortex A53
ChipsetMediatek MT6753
RAM3 GB LPDDR3
Operating SystemAndroid Lollipop 5.1 with COOL UI 6.0
Storage 16 GB (expandable up to 64 GB)
Primary Camera13 MP with LED flash
Secondary Camera5 MP with LED Flash
Fingerprint SensorYes
NFCNo
Battery 3000 mAh Non-removable
Price INR 8,999

Coolpad Note 3 Hands on Review [Video]

Coolpad Note 3 Questions, Answers, Opinions, Features

Question- How is Design and Build Quality?

Answer- Coolpad Note 3 has a decent design; there is nothing extraordinary in the design to make it look different from the existing budget phones we have seen. The back cover is removable and it is made of plastic with a matte tough. The front of the phone is covered with glass and a thin shiny border runs around the edges which are also made of plastic.

Coolpad Note 3 Photo Gallery

Coolpad Note 3 Camera Samples

Question- Does Coolpad Note 3 Have Dual SIM Slots?

Answer- Yes, it supports Dual-SIM out of which microSD slot is located above SIM 2 slot, both slots support micro SIM.

Question- Coolpad Note 3 supports 4G in both the sim card slots?

Answer- Yes, Coolpad Note 3 supports 4G in both the SIM card slots.

Question- Does Coolpad Note 3 Have Memory Expansion? How?

Answer- Yes, the memory can be expanded up to 64 GB via microSD.

Question- Does Coolpad Note 3 Have Display Glass Protection?

Answer- Yes, the Coolpad Note 3 comes with Gorilla Glass 3 protection.

Question- How Good or Bad is Display of Coolpad Note 3?

Answer- The 5.5 inch display is good in terms of colour reproduction, and the viewing angles of the screen are decent enough to satisfy the users at this price range.

Question- Does Coolpad Note 3 Support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer- Yes, it has adaptive brightness supported.

Question- Are Coolpad Note 3 Capacitive Buttons Backlid and Placement?

Answer- Yes, it has capacitive navigation buttons but are not backlid, the buttons are placed on the bottom of the display.

Question- Will coolpad Note 3 get android M?

Answer- Since android M has just been launched an evaluation is still being made whether Coolpad Note 3 will get the upgrade or not.

Question- Which OS Version, Type Runs on Phone?

Answer- It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with COOL UI 6.0 on top.

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

Answer- Yes, it has Finger Print sensor which is quite fast and responsive. Coolpad claims 0.5 seconds of response time.

Question- Is Fast Charging Supported in Coolpad Note 3?

Answer- No, it does not support Fast Charging.

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

Answer- Out of 16 GB 9.15 GB is available for users.

Question- The device will be available in white for now. Will there be more colors in future is something that is being evaluated.

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

Answer- Yes, the downloaded apps can be moved to the SDcard

Question- How Much Bloatware Apps are Preinstalled, Can They Be Removed?

Answer- Around 650 MB of bloatware is pre-installed on this phone and it cannot be removed.

Question- How Much RAM free Available on first Boot?

Answer- Out of 3 GB around 2 GB of RAM is available after the first boot.

Question- Does it have LED notification light?

Answer- Yes, it has a LED notification light.

Question- Does it support USB OTG?

Answer- Yes, USB OTG is supported.

Question- Coolpad Note 3 Benchmark Scores?
Answer- Antutu – 33452
Nenamark – 58.0

Screenshot_2015-10-09-13-16-41

Question- How is User Interface on Coolpad Note 3?

Answer- The UI is a little different from the stock Android it has a flavor of COOL UI 6.0 on it. It is quick and easy to use and smooth in our initial testing.

Question- How Loud is The Loudspeaker?

Answer- The output is loud but not great. The loudspeaker is located below the back panel and that does not convince us.

Question- How is the call quality of Coolpad Note 3?

Answer- The call quality is good, the voice was clearly audible from both the ends during the test call.

Question- How Good is Camera Quality of Coolpad Note 3?

Answer- Camera quality of this device is not up to the mark. The 13 MP compromises in some of the sectors, the colour production was dull though the details were fairly captures. The front camera works impressively, it surprised us after the results from its primary camera. For details you can refer the camera samples gallery above.

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

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

Question- How is Battery Backup on Coolpad Note 3?

Answer- This device features 3000 mAh battery which is more than enough to run for a day once charged. During our initial testing it showed great results.

Question- What Color Variants Available for Coolpad Note 3?

Answer- There is just a White Coolpad Note 3 available for purchase.

Question- Which Sensors, GPU Info, Effective Display Resolution?

Answer- Coolpad Note 3 has Gravity Sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient Light sensor, Magnetometer, Gyroscope and Proximity sensor on it. The GPU available on this device is ARM Mali-T20.

Screenshot_2015-10-09-13-17-37

Question- How Many Gestures Supported in Coolpad Note 3?

Answer- It supports a whole lot of gestures to increase the convenience at the user end. Some of these are Double Tap to wake up, slide up to unlock, slide down to take photos, slide horizontally to switch songs. It also supports multiple drawing gestures to open desired app directly from the lock screen.

Question- How Many User Interface Themes Options?

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

Question- Does it Support Double Tap to Wake Up?

Answer- Yes, it supports Double Tap to Wake Up.

Question- SAR Value of Coolpad Note 3?

Answer- Sar values are Coolpad Note 3 is 0.249W/Kg at the head and 0.425W/Kg at the body.

Question- Does It Support Voice Wakeup Commands?

Answer- Yes, it supports voice wake up commands.

Question- Does Coolpad Note 3 Have Heating Issues?

Answer- It does heat a little bit while using for long but we cannot assure about anything until we have done a in-depth testing of the device.

Question- How is Battery Backup on Coolpad Note 3?

Answer- We have got more than one of battery backup most of the days in our testing of around 1 week. But we never got 2 days of full backup from phone.

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

Answer- Yes, it can be connected to Bluetooth headsets.

Question- Coolpad Note 3 Gaming Performance?

Answer- Gaming has been smooth even with HD games like Asphalt 8 but device exhibits heating but not too much to make it uncomfortable to hold or use.

Question- Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing Supported?

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

Question- Where to locate Coolpad service centers in India?

Answer- We will update the list of Coolpad service center here.

Conclusion

Coolpad Note 3 is a phone that impresses and misses, the build quality and camera were just average on the phone where we expected a little better results. No doubt that the fingerprint sensor steals the show with its performance. Looking at the price, we find this phone a fair deal overall. The display is good and the phone performs convincingly. This device is full of features and will keep you entertained on the go.