When it comes to a smartphone, we always want to get a special treat. Something good to hold but not popular, a phone you can always boast as the only users in your community or area. This, in fact, has always been my dream. To hold a phone that is rare to find in any mobile store and that’s why I always go for the unpopular brand when shopping for a new phone.
This Coolpad Cool 1 (C103) is one of its kind. This phone has admirable features and is not looking bad at all as a budget device.
Key features of Coolpad Cool 1 (C103).
- Display: 5.5 inches IPS, LCD
- Processor: Octa-core 1.8GHz ARM CPU Clock with 4GB RAM
- Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- Memory: 32GB with inbuilt storage with support for micro SDcard.
- Camera: 13MP + 13MP on the back and 8MP front camera.
- Fingerprint scanner.
- Battery: 4000mAh.
Where to buy Coolpad Cool 1 (C103).
Buy on GearBest
Design and Display.
If you are familiar with Letv mobile phones you might be mistaken this Coolpad Cool 1 (C103) as one of their products. This phone looks similar to the appearance and design of the Letv phones. It features a full body metals both on the side and back with curved edges. It has a thickness of about 0.77cm and a weight of 175g.
The screen display is 5.5 FHD display with a resolution of 1920 X 1080 Pixels and density of 400ppi given hope of a decent and quality images when viewing.
The Coolpad Cool 1 (C103) arrives in Golden and Silver colors.
Camera and storage.
The Coolpad Cool 1 (C103) has an impressive shooter of 13MP plus additional 13MP sensor on the rear with an LED flash, recording 4k video quality. This camera promise to gives clear and high-quality shots even on the dark background at any angle.
For selfie, it has an 8MP sensor which is average not something to be proud of but still recommendable because not all phones at this price range can parade such shooter. For storage, the Coolpad Cool I (C103) has an inbuilt memory of 32GB expandable up to 128GB via MicroSD card.
Hardware and Software.
On this area, the Coolpad Cool I (C103) did not score that high especially on its choice of operating system. Imagine a phone with 4GB RAM still parading Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The manufacturer should have known better than this. Anyways let’s leave the buyers to decide. The smartphone, however, has a Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor with an Octa-core that clock at 1.8GHz.
It has 4GB RAM and an Adreno 510 GPU managing the graphics. This Coolpad Cool I (C103) is powered by a non-removable battery of 4000mAh with fast charging technology promising to last up to 17 hours of talk time. There is a fingerprint scanner, 4G LTE network, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and other connectivities options.
Price of Coolpad Cool I (C103).
The Coolpad Cool I (C103) will sell at a price of $199.99 on GearBest. In Nigeria, the Coolpad Cool 1 (C103) will sell at a price of 40,000 Naira to 58,000 Naira depending on your location in the country.
General features of Coolpad Cool I (C103)
|Here are the few Features and specs of Coolpad Cool I (C103)|
|Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow|
|Internal memory: 32GB|
|External memory: Yes up to 128GB.|
|BUILD and DESIGN|
|Processor: Octa-core 1.8GHz|
|Dimension: 6 in x 3.12 in x 0.3 in|
|GPU: Adreno 510.|
|SIM Type: Dual SIM, Nano SIM|
|Screen size: 5.5 inches.|
|Screen Resolution: 1920 X 1080 Pixels.|
|Screen protection: –|
|Screen Resolution Density: 400 ppi.|
|Display Type: IPS HD Display.|
|LED flash: Yes.|
|Rear: 13MP + 13MP camera.|
|Front: 8MP Camera.|
|Main camera features: Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital zoom, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geotagging, HDR, ISO settings, Panorama, Scene mode
Self-timer, Touch focus, CMOS Sensor
|2G GSM: Yes, 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G WCDMA: Yes, GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.|
|3G WCDMA EVDO: Yes.|
|4G LTE: Yes, 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 MHz.|
|wi-fi hotspot: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, Hotspot.|
|Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth v4.1 with A2DP.|
|Infrared Blaster: No.|
|Bluetooth tethering: Yes.|
|USB Tethering: Yes.|
|USB port: Yes, Micro USB v2.0.|
|4G LTE: Yes.|
|Music Player: WAV, AAC+, OGG, FLAC, MIDI, WMA, MP3, AMR, AAC, eAAC+.|
|Video player: 3GP, H.263, H.264, MKV, AVI, xVID, WMV, FLV, MP4, H.265.|
|FM Radio: Yes.|
|Ear Phone jack: Yes.|
|Instant Messaging: Yes.|
|SMS, MMS: Yes.|
|Push Email: Yes.|
|Digital Compass: Yes|
|Proximity Sensor: Yes.|
|Light Sensor: Yes.|
|Heart Rate Monitor: –|
|Iris Scanner: No.|
|Face Unlock: Yes|
|Intelligent Digital Assistant: –|
|Voice Control: Yes.|
|Navigation: Yes, With GPS, GLONASS, BDS, A-GPS.|
|Water Resistant: No.|
|Dust Resistant: No|
|Wireless Charging: No.|
|Video Streaming: Yes.|
|Active Noise Cancellation: Yes.|
|Capacity: 4,000 mAh Li-Poly.|
|Talk Time: Up to 16 hours|
|Standby Time: Up to 344 hours|
|Browsing Time: Up to 11 hours|
|Music Play Time: Up to 24 hours|
|Charging Time: 2 hours|
|fast charging: Yes|