coolpad note 5 pros cons

Coolpad Note 5 Pros, Cons, Specs | Better than Lenovo K6 Power?

Coolpad Note 5 has arrived in India for INR 10,999 and exclusively available on Amazon. The phone was officially released in the country on October 20, 2016.

The Smartphone has some die-hard features that looks good on paper. We will look at the reasons to buy and not to buy. Also, we will do a quick but valuable comparison between the specs of this one and Lenovo K6 Power features.

Coolpad Note 5 Pros

1OSRuns on the latest Android v6.0.1 Marshmallow.
2Fingerprint scannerYes, positioned at the back.
3Quick ChargeYes
4DisplayHas a splendid screen resolution that results in a 401 ppi.
5Screen protectionIt neither has a corning gorilla glass nor Dragontrail but yet the company claims there is scratch resistance screen protection layer onto the screen.
6CPUIt will drive Snapdragon 617 and has 8 cores (Octa) processor (1.5 GHz, Cortex A53 + 1.2 GHz, Cortex A53)
7GPUHas a reasonably powerful graphics called Adreno 405.
8OTG supportYes.
9Internal memory32 GB of internal storage is another advantage.
10Front flashThe flash on the selfie camera is most welcome as many mobiles misses out on this component.
11Battery4,010mAh battery will keep it running with quick multi-tasking.
12ConnectivityComes enabled with 4G VoLTE.
13LoudspeakerIt is much louder and clearer.

 Coolpad Note 5 Cons

1WeightAt 173.4 grams, it is one of the most heavy weighted Smartphone in market at this price.
2ThicknessIt has an average dimension, not as slim as the market would have expected.
3StorageThere is an ample internal space but users can expand the storage up to 64 GB.

Coolpad Note 5 vs Lenovo K6 Power

ModelCoolpad Note 5Lenovo K6 Power
Display size5.5-Inches full HD5-Inches full HD
MemoryCan be expanded up to 64 GBExpandable capacity is up to 128 GB
CameraHas Dual LED flash on the main sensor and an LED flash on the selfie cameraComes with an LED flash on the primary and no flash is seen on the front camera.
Audio featureDoesn’t have any extra feature.Dolby Atmos surroun sound.
Weight173 gramsIt weighs just 145 grams, one of the most light-weighted Smartphone around.
Fast chargeYes.No.
RAM4 GB of RAM with Adreno 405 GPU (slower)3 GB of RAM with Adreno 505 GPU (faster)
RatingLaunched in October and has a rating of 4 with 1,900 customer reviews.Launched in December and has garnered 4.3 rating with 2.500 reviews.
PriceRs. 10,999Rs. 9,999
Opinion

So which one is the best?

If you are looking for a small screen device with powerful CPU and GPU for gaming and video playback purpose then go for K6 Power.

For a better imaging and video shoot, check out Coolpad.

Music lovers should opt for Lenovo with eyes closed.

Travelers might want to try K6 Power due its quick charge feature.

Lastly, Lenovo is an established brand whereas Coolpad is a start-up, the former has sold more than 2 Lakh K6 Power on the first day of listing on Flipkart but Coolpad has yet to release its numbers.

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