Coolpad Cool Play 6

At an event held in Dubai today, Coolpad launched its latest smartphone, the Cool Play 6. The phone adds a very competitive option in Coolpad’s portfolio of smartphones in India. At a price of Rs. 14,999, the phone gives the best specs-to-price ratio in this price segment.

With a premium metal design and a dual camera setup, the Coolpad Cool Play 6 looks like a very good option.

Coolpad Cool Play 6 Specifications

Key SpecsCoolpad Cool Play 6
Display5.5 inch IPS LCD
Screen ResolutionFull HD, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
Processor Octa-core:
4 x 1.95 GHz Cortex-A72
4 x 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 653
GPUAdreno 510
Memory6GB
Inbuilt Storage 64GB
Storage UpgradeNo
Primary Camera13MP + 13MP, f/2.0, PDAF, dual LED flash
Video recording2160p @ 30fps,
720p @ 30fps
Secondary Camera8MP
Battery 4,000 mAh
Fingerprint SensorYes, rear-mounted
4GYes
VoLTEYes
SIM Card TypeDual SIM
Other featuresWi-Fi, Bluetooth
Weight175 grams
Dimensions152.4 × 75.2 × 8.45 mm
Price Rs. 14,999

Coolpad Cool Play 6 Photo Gallery

Physical Overview

Starting with the looks, the Coolpad Cool Play 6 has a premium feel to it. It comes in a metal build and looks good in Golden color.

Coolpad Cool Play 6

It has the Front-facing 8MP camera and earpiece sitting on top of the display, with capacitive navigation buttons at the bottom.

Coming to the back, you will see a vertically placed Dual camera setup with 13MP + 13MP lenses. The flash sits to the right side of cameras while a Fingerprint sensor is placed below the camera module. The Coolpad branding is towards the bottom of the phone. Antenna bands run across the top and bottom of the back.

The right side of the Cool Play 6 features the volume rockers and the power button. You get a 3.5mm earphone jack at the top and a USB Type-C port at the bottom of the phone.

The dual SIM card slot is placed on the left side of the Cool Play 6.

Display Overview

In terms of the display, the  Cool Play 6 features a 5.5-inch IPS LCD display. It is a Full HD display with 1920x1080p resolution and a pixel density of ~401 PPI. Being an IPS LCD display it has good viewing angles.

Coolpad Cool Play 6

Camera Overview

Coolpad Cool Play 6

Coming to cameras, the Cool Play 6 features a dual 13MP + 13MP camera setup with an f/2.0 aperture and Phase Detection Autofocus. The phone also comes with a dual LED flash for assistance in low light conditions.

On the front, the phone comes with an 8MP camera for selfies and video calling.

Hardware and Storage

Talking about hardware, the Coolpad Cool Play 6 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 processor with Adreno 510 GPU. It is one of the best mid-range processors from Qualcomm. The phone comes with 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage.

The Cool Play 6 is backed by a 4,000mAh battery that should last a full day of heavy usage easily.

Conclusion

The Coolpad Cool Play 6 is an extremely competitive smartphone in the budget segment. The Snapdragon 653 chipset is quite powerful and having a dual camera setup on the back gives the Cool Play 6 an added advantage. Apart from that, a big battery and abundant RAM and storage make the Cool Play 6 a very good option in this price segment.

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