Coolpad Note 3 Black edition launched in India, 1 million ‘Made in India’ devices coming in H1 2016

Coolpad Note 3 was officially launched in October in India exclusively on Amazon. It came in only white color and now the brand has launched the Coolpad Note 3 Black edition at the same price. Coolpad has also announced that they will manufacture one million “Made in India” Coolpad handsets in the first half of 2016.


The Coolpad Note 3 Black edition is also exclusively being sold on Amazon India for Rs 8,999 like the white color variant. Check out our Coolpad Note 3 review in case you are planning to buy the device.

Coolpad Note 3 Specifications

The Coolpad Note 3 features a 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS fully laminated display, which has a pixel density of 267 ppi. It is powered by 1.3 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6753 64-bit processor along with Mali-T720 MP2 GPU. It has 3GB of RAM and comes with 16 GB of internal memory which can also be expanded up to 64 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with Cool UI 6.0 on top of it.

The Note 3 comes with a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 5p lens and f/2.0 aperture. It can record 1080p Full HD videos. There is a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with 1.4 micron pixels for selfies and video calling. As mentioned earlier, it has a fingerprint sensor at the back. It supports Dual SIM and has a 3.5 mm audio jack. It is 9.3 mm thick and weighs 155 grams.

The Note 3 comes with 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS as connectivity options. It rocks a 3,000 mAh non-removable battery under the hood.


On this announcement, Guo Deying, Chairman and Former CEO of Coolpad Group said:

“In October, we announced an investment of over $300 million in Manufacturing, R&D and ID design in India. Keeping up with our commitment of Make in India, we are proud to announce that we will initiate the first phase of our investment by manufacturing one million Coolpad ‘Made in India’ smartphones by the first half of 2016.

These smartphone will be manufactured at our Indian partner Videocon’s facility which is situated in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. Recently, our leadership team visited Videocon facility to assess and finalize on how much support and technical expertise is required by our partners to manufacture Coolpad smartphones which are known around the world for their cutting edge technology and affordability.”

Regarding the Note 3 Black edition, Syed Tajuddin, CEO, Coolpad India said:

“Coolpad Note 3 is definitely a notch above competition, if it weren’t it would not have retained the No. 1 bestseller tag on even after over 2 months of its launch when any product momentum starts fading, We hope to continue holding this position for the Black variant of Coolpad Note 3 as well. This color was unveiled recently during our first ever FAN meet held in New Delhi and rightly so because our fans and costumers continuously demanded a black variant in all our surveys, moreover Mr. GUO Deying, Chairman and Former CEO of Coolpad Group has announced this variant exclusively for the Indian market.”

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