Coolpad Note 5 FAQ, Doubts, Pros and Cons

Being true to the name they have carved for themselves in the Indian market by bringing the best features for the price tag Coolpad have launched a new smartphone the Coolpad Note 5 which brings to the table some decent specifications fit to take on its competition such as the Redmi Note 3, LeEco Le 2, Honor 5C etc which are pretty impressive devices themselves.

If you are looking to purchase a smartphone in this price bracket which has many impressive devices and are confused between the many devices to choose from, you can check out the post describing the various features, along with the pros and cons of the Coolpad Note 5 and also get your doubts cleared about the device to help you decide if this the one for you.


Specifications of Coolpad Note 5:

  • Display: 5.5-inch display with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
  • Processor: 1.5 GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617
  • RAM and Storage: 4GB with 32GB in built expandable with microSD card
  • Camera: 13MP rear camera with LED flash having CMOS sensor and capable of Full HD video recording. The front camera is an 8MP shooter with LED flash
  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Cool UI 8.0 out of the box
  • Battery: 4010mAh

What is the Display size in Coolpad Note 5 and how is it?

The device comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels having ppi of 401.

What are the sensors available in Coolpad Note 5?

It comes with accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass and proximity sensor.

What are the dimensions and is it easy to hold and use with one hand?

It measures 152.00 x 75.70 x 8.85 mm in dimensions and thanks to the slightly curved borders on the back it is easy to hold and use without much discomfort

Does the Coolpad Note 5 come with expandable storage?

Yes, it comes with expandable storage up to 64GB using microSD card

What is the processor and how is the performance of Coolpad Note 5?

It is powered by a 1.5GHz, octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor and has 4GB of RAM making the performance of the device decent enough to handle most of the stuff you throw at it.

Is the Coolpad Note 5 Waterproof?

No, it does not come with Waterproof IPS rating

How is the camera in the Coolpad Note 5?

It comes with a 13MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera with LED flash. The camera performs well in daylight or well lit conditions but fails to impress in low lighting conditions. The front LED flash is an advantage in taking selfies in low light conditions.

How is the Fingerprint sensor in the Coolpad Note 5?

The Fingerprint sensor is located on the back of the device and is accurate most of the times. Can comment more after using the device for some more time.

Does the Coolpad Note 5 comes with USB OTG support and does it have NFC?

It comes with USB OTG support and no, it does not support NFC

How the battery life of Coolpad Note 5?

It comes with 4010mAh battery which has given me more than a days battery life. We will know about the proper battery performance only after using the device for a couple of weeks

Pros of Coolpad Note 5:

  • Decent build quality and finish
  • Good performance with 4GB RAM
  • Good camera 13MP rear camera and 8MP camera with LED flash
  • Good battery life with 4010mAh
  • Great pricing

Cons of Coolpad Note 5:

  • Low light performance of camera is not up to the mark
  • Snapdragon 617 is known for heating issues

The Coolpad Note 5  is a pretty good package on the whole with good  pricing for the specifications at offer and as it competed with the likes of Redmi Note 3 which has seen tremendous success, the device has to be good in terms of specifications which it is thanks to the 4GB RAM which is a first for any smartphone in this price point. With a good 4010 mAh battery and 4G LTE and VoLTE support the device is also a good choice in the Rs. 10,000 price range.

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