Coolpad is a new Chinese entrant in the Indian handset market, which has marked its debut in a spectacular manner. The handset maker has marked its entry into Indian market with a couple of impressive handsets. One of the handset from brand is Dazen Note 3, which comes with some serious muscles as well as an unbelievable price tag. In this overview we will guide you through the specifications of this handset and why we feel that it is a bit of an overkill for the price tag it comes with.
Why Should You buy?
Fingerprint Scanner: Coolpad Dazen Note 3 was the first smartphone to feature a fast fingerprint scanner in under INR 8,000. The presence of square fingerprint on the rear panel of this handset makes it one of the future-proof devices and without burning a hole in its user's pocket.
Corning Gorilla Glass 3: The display of this handset has been protected by a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 3. This means that the display of the handset has been made to resist scratches and accidental drops.
Gesture support: Meizu M2 comes with integrated support for gestures including double tap tp wake, which is pretty convenient. It also supports gestures like slide up to unlock, slide down to take photos and slide horizontally to switch songs, to name a few.
Why Should You Not buy?
Heating Issue: It has been experienced that the Coolpad Note 3 tends to heat up when used for long or while playing heavy games. However, this is a common issue with most Android smartphones and should not be a deal breaker.
Plasticky build of the handset does not inspire confidence: This handset might come with premium features like fingerprint scanner and gesture support. However, the device has a cheap and flimsy plastic build that does not inspire confidence when holding in hand.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3: The 16 GB variant of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is one of the better alternatives of Coolpad Note 3. This smartphone comes with better specifications, best camera in this price and fingerprint scanner all in a premium metal body that feels luxurious.
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LeTV Le 1S: LeTV Le 1s is the first smartphone to offer metal body and fingerprint scanner in this price segment and it is an obvious alternative to Coolpad Note 3. Le 1s matches Coolpad Note 3 spec by spec and does not fall back in any department.
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FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
Question – How much Internal storage space is free? Can Apps be moved to SD card?
Answer – Coolpad Note 3 offers around 9.5 GB out of 16 GB to its users. Users can move compatible apps to SD card.
Question – Is USB OTG supported?
Answer – Yes, Coolpad Note 3 supports USB OTG.
Question – What are benchmark scores?
Answer – Coolpad Note 3 manages to score a decent 35,000 points on Antutu benchmark, which means it can easily handle heavy gaming and multitasking with ease.
Question - Does it come with Dual Tone LED Flash?
Answer – Unfortunately, Coolpad Note 3 has been equipped with a single LED flash.
Question – Do both SIM cards support 4G?
Answer – Yes, Coolpad Note 3 does support 4G LTE band in both SIM card slots.
Question – Is the battery removable?
Answer – Unfortunately the battery of this handset is non-removable.
Question – Does it record Slow motion Videos? What is the highest Video Resolution?
Answer – Yes, Coolpad Note 3 comes with the capability to record slow motion videos. The highest resolution that this handset can capture videos in is 1080p.
Question – How is the software?
Answer – This handset comes with Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system pre-installed in it out of the box. Coolpad has given its own twist to the Android operating system with Cool UI, which is near stock with visual changes.
Question – Does it support VoLTE?
Answer – No, the smartphone does not support VoLTE feature.
Question – What comes inside the box?
Answer – Coolpad Note 3, Earphones with microphone, 2-pin charger (5V-1A), Micro USB cable, Scratch guard and User manual.