Two Chinese companies Coolpad and LeEco came together some time back and launched a new series of phones. The duo has launched the third phone of Cool series. Dubbed as Coolpad Cool S1, the phone will go up for sale in China during the first week of January 2017. The MRP of the phone is CNY 2699 which is approximately equal to Rs.26400/-. At the moment, the phone will be available in China only, and there is no word about the global launch of the phone yet. The phone is strikingly similar to Le Pro 3.
Features of Coolpad Cool S1
The phone features a 5.5-inch IPS LCD touchscreen display with HD resolution at 1920 x 1080 pixels. The display gives the pixel density of approx 401 ppi. The screen-to-body ratio is approx 73.7 percent, and it supports multi-touch as well.
Processor and memory
Coolpad Cool S1 comes with Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 chipset with a quad-core processor clocked at different values. The first 2 x Kryo cores are clocked at 2.35 GHz while the remaining 2 x Kryo cores are clocked at 1.6 GHz. The phone will come in two variants based on internal storage and RAM. The first variant will have 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage. The second variant will have 6 GB RAM with 128 GB internal storage. Unfortunately, there is no option to upgrade the memory that means you have to rely on cloud storage providers like Google and Dropbox for more storage space.
The phone packs a 16 MP rear side camera with Dual Tone LED flash. The aperture value of the rear camera is f/2.0. It supports features like phase detection auto focus, auto focus, touch focus, face detection, smile detection, geo-tagging, HDR, and panorama. It also packs an 8 MP front camera for selfies and video chat. Both the cameras can shoot videos at [email protected]
The Coolpad Cool S1 supports Dual SIM and can connect to 2G, 3G, and 4G LTE bands. The phone has other connectivity options like Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.1 and GPS via A-GPS. It can also be used as a hotspot for sharing high-speed mobile internet connection with a limited number of devices. The phone also supports Wi-Fi direct which allows the users to share files over Wi-Fi without an internet connection. It packs 3.5mm audio jack with FM radio connectivity. The phone uses Type-C 1.0 reversible connector port for wired connectivity.
The Coolpad Cool S1 runs on Android 6.0 marshmallow with WUI 5.8 on the top. The dimensions of the phone are 151.4 x 74.7 x 7.5 mm and it weighs 168 grams. Coolpad Cool S1 packs a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel along with inbuilt accelerometer and proximity sensors for better user control. The phone is powered by non-removable Li-Po 4700 mAh battery. The phone supports Quick Charge 3.0. It comes with Harman Kardon sound enhancement which is one of the main USP of the phone. The phone comes preloaded with apps like Chrome, Audio & video player, a document viewer that supports doc and other office files, etc. It is available in Gold color only.