Coolpad just added a new smartphone called Coolpad 8 to their portfolio of existing smartphones. This new smartphone was announced in China where it is set to go on sale pretty soon. The device comes with the normal features which includes a display with a notch, Triple camera setup and a hefty 4,000mAh batter capacity.
Coolpad 8 Key Specs
・6.26-inch HD+ LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2246 pixels
・Android 9.0 Pie with 4GB Of RAM
・Octa-core 1.5GHz, MediaTek MT6750
・64GB built-in storage
・16MP + 2MP rear camera and 8MP selfie camera
・4,000mAh non-removable Battery
Coolpad 8 Design And Display
The device’s design is pretty good. The 3D aluminium back which looks like Glass brings out the two colours in Which the device come in – Black and Red – with some lines running across from top to bottom. The dual rear camera sits comfortably at the top left corner with the LED flash in between.
The fingerprint sensor retains its usual position at the centre. At the front, we have a 6.26-inch notched display with 1080p screen resolution and a 403ppi. Aspect ratio stands at 19:9 with the screen to body ratio at 81%. The device weighs 177 grams and measures 8.5mm thick.
The fingerprint sensor retains its usual position at the centre. At the front we have a 6.26-inch notched display with 1080p screen resolution and a 403ppi. Aspect ratio stands at 19:9 with the screen to body ratio at 81%. The device weighs 177 grams and measures 8.5mm thick.
Coolpad 8 Camera Review
Coolpad 8 has a total of 3 cameras, two of which are located at the rear. The one at the front is an 8MP camera with f/2.2 aperture while the one at the back is combination of a 16MP main shooter accompanied by a 2MP depth sensor camera. The rear camera is equipped is dual-LED flash, AutoFocus and can record 1080p videos at 30fps.
Coolpad 8 Hardware and Software
MediaTek’s MT6750 chipset is the heart of this device with an 8 core processor clocked at 1.5GHz which is paired with a Mali-T860 MP2 GPU for gaming/graphics. There is 4GB of RAM for multitasking and 64GB of storage for files which can be expanded further via the MicroSD card slot, up to 128GB. This device runs Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box which is covered with Cool’s UI.
Battery & Network Connectivity
Powering the CoolPad 8 is a massive 4,000mAh battery with fast Charging. The device is also equipped with 4G LTE with support for VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and a USB Type-C port with support for USB On The Go.
Price And Availability
CoolPad will go on sale in china on December 10 with starting price of CNY 999 which is approximately $145.
Coolpad 8 Full Specifications
- Dimension: 155.5 x 74.8 x 8.5 mm
- Material: Aluminium, Metal
- Weight: 177grams
- SIM: (Dual Nano-SIM, Dual stand-by)
- Type: HD+ IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
- Size: 6.26-inch
- Screen Resolution: 19:9, 1080 x 2246 pixels, 403ppi
- Multi-touch: Yes
Software and performance
- Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo
- Chipset: MediaTek MT6750, Octa-core 1.5GHz
- RAM: 4GB RAM
- Internal Storage: 64GB
- Card Slot: Yes, up to 128GB (Dedicated Slot)
- Primary: 16MP + 2MP with f/2.0 – dual-LED flash, AF, HDR, Panorama
- Secondary: 8MP with f/2.2
Network and Connectivity
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Network 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
- 3G: 2100 MHz
- 4G: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes,
- USB: Yes, Type-C
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio Jack: Yes
- Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear-mounted)
- NFC: No
- Sensor: Gravity, Proximity and Light Sensor
- Capacity: 4,000mAh, non-removable
- Type: Li-Po
- Fast Charging: Yes
- OTG Support: Yes
Price and Availability
Recommended Retail Price: $145
Availability: Coming Soon