MUMBAI : Coolpad, a global leader in smartphone manufacturing and integrated wireless data solutions today launched Coolpad Note 3 Lite the next edition of their widely popular fingerprint smartphone the Coolpad Note 3 which was launched last October. Coolpad Note 3 Lite will be available exclusively on Amazon.in at a price of INR 6999.
Coolpad Note 3 Lite features a fingerprint sensor, located at the back of the phone and supports 360 degrees finger rotation capability, fast response time and industry leading 3D image quality.
Coolpad Note 3 Lite is equipped with 5.0 inch HD screen, bundled exclusively for the Indian market. The device is upgraded with 3GB of RAM along with 16GB of in built storage which supports 4G LTE, 3G and GSM network frequencies along with a dual-SIM slot and SD Card support upto 64 GB. It features a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash and auto focus alongside a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Both the front and rear-facing cameras feature CMOS image sensor for better image quality and powered by a 2,500mAh battery.
Speaking on the occasion Mr.LI Bin, CEO, Coolpad Group said “As the smartphone market gears for a revolution, India has become a crucial source from Coolpad`s strategy point of view. This has been clear from Coolpad`s investment strategy which is in line with India`s Make in India initiative. We are proud to announce that, by the first quarter of 2016, we will start manufacturing Coolpad Note 3 from Videocon`s Aurangabad factory. Our target is to produce 1 million “Make in India” Coolpad phones by the H1 of 2016. Initially, around 15,000- 20,000 devices will be imported from China and rest will be manufactured from India, going forward India will be the sole distributor for SAARC regions. Also by 2017 we will start our SMT line in India, with Indian users being early adopters of affordable technology, we intend to be the trendsetters and leaders in the 4G segment, Keeping the Indian consumers on priority the Coolpad Note 3 was launched with a 3GB RAM exclusively for India, “we intend to keep following this trend, he said”.
Commenting on the launch, Syed Tajuddin, CEO, Coolpad India, “We have received a phenomenal response in the last three months for Coolpad Note 3. So far we have retailed over 1,50,000 units of Coolpad Note 3 in India and this number is climbing as we speak, We have maintained a customer rating of 4.2 from almost 5500 buyers of this device on Amazon.in. , this tremendous response for the Note 3 encouraged us to launch the Coolpad Note 3 Lite. Note 3 Lite has been exclusively developed for the Indian market and will be available on India`s leading e-commerce platform Amazon.in at an aggressive price of INR. 6999. “We also see a tremendous opportunity for smart wearables in India, according to an International Data Corporation (IDC) report, wearables grew 173% and nearly 72 million wearable devices were shipped globally in 2015, Our technology is prime and so today Coolpad India has showcased wearables for the first time in India for you to experience, we intend to launch these in India in 2016, when?, let fans decide,” he said.
Anirudh Dhoot, Director, Videocon added “Videocon is happy to partner with the Coolpad Group, which is China`s leading smartphone manufacturer. This partnership between Coolpad and Videocon is mutually benefitting since Coolpad`s ‘Make in India’ strategy is in line with Videocon`s vision to contribute towards this government initiative through manufacturing devices at its our State-of-the- Art facilities. We are proud to showcase Coolpad Note 3 Lite which is the first Coolpad ‘Made in India’ phone. We aim to produce one million made in India phone by the first half of 2016. This partnership is a testimony to Coolpad`s and Videocon`s commitment to offer affordable and premium quality products.
Samir Kumar, Director Categories, Amazon Seller Services Pvt. Ltd said “Samir Kumar, VP- Category Management, Amazon India said, “The Coolpad Note 3 launched exclusively on Amazon.in about three months back. Since then, we have sold lakhs of units of the device and it has become one of our bestsellers in the affordable smartphone category on Amazon.in. Our customers have appreciated the power packed smartphone for its features and the aggressive pricing. We are positive that Coolpad Note 3 Lite, which is the second edition of this bestseller will also be accepted and appreciated by our customers across the country and witness the same traction on Amazon.in”
Coolpad Note 3 Lite will be available exclusively on Amazon.in in champagne white and black variants.