Coolpad files two lawsuits against Xiaomi over patent litigation in China

Coolpad has announced that its unit has filed lawsuits against three group firms of Xiaomi for several patent Infringements. The company’s subsidiary, Yulong Computer Telecommunication Scientific (Shenzhen) Co. Limited has filed a lawsuit against Xiaomi Telecom Technology Co, Xiaomi Technology Co, and Xiaomi Factory Co, in a court in Jiangsu province for using its patents without authorization. Continue reading “Coolpad files two lawsuits against Xiaomi over patent litigation in China”

Coolpad receives $300 million funding, plans for Silicon Valley expansion with AI focus

Coolpad Group has received $300 million in funding from Power Sun Ventures after separating from LeEco in 2017. Coolpad with the new funding is aiming to expand its capabilities in artificial intelligence. Chinese property mogul Chen Hua, Founder, and Head, Kingkey Group, will be leading the new investment through Power Sun Ventures. Continue reading “Coolpad receives $300 million funding, plans for Silicon Valley expansion with AI focus”

CoolPad Cool Play 6 Review

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After a period of hibernation, CoolPad caught up with the dual camera trend and launched a mid-ranger dubbed as Cool Play 6. Another selling point of this smartphone is its 6GB RAM. As of now, CoolPad Cool Play 6 is the cheapest 6GB RAM smartphone in the market retailing at Rs. 14,999 exclusively on Amazon India. The company has also promised to offer Android 8.0 update by December 2017. So is this mid-ranger worth investing? Let’s find it out. Continue reading “CoolPad Cool Play 6 Review”

Honor 6X vs Coolpad Cool 1

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Huawei’s brand Honor launched the Honor 6X smartphone with dual camera setup in India a few weeks back. The Honor 6X sports a 12-megapixel camera with LED flash and a secondary 2-megapixel for achieving the depth of field and background blur. It comes in gold, silver and gray colors and starts at Rs. 12,999.
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Coolpad 3632 with Snapdragon 425, Android 7.1.1 Nougat surfaces in benchmarks


The latest smartphone to get spotted on the GFXBench benchmarking website, is none other than Coolpad smartphone codenames as Coolpad 3632. Continue reading “Coolpad 3632 with Snapdragon 425, Android 7.1.1 Nougat surfaces in benchmarks”

Coolpad Cool 1 Dual Review


The Coolpad Cool 1 Dual was born soon after LeEco’s Jia Yueting took as Chairman. A phone that combines the best of LeEco and Coolpad’s technical capabilities and retains the essence of what makes each company distinctly unique, we’ve been testing out the handset over the last couple of days. Here’s our review of the Coolpad Cool 1 where we explore what we liked and disliked about the device.  Continue reading “Coolpad Cool 1 Dual Review”

Coolpad Mega 3 Review


They say that necessity is the mother of invention and true to that, Dual SIM smartphones were born out of the needs of business users, users who travelled a lot and those who often faced signal issues with specific networks. The uptake has been slow but today, a vast majority of phones across categories ship with Dual SIM support. You could say that it is a prerequisite for budget smartphones in India. With the advent of new telecom players like Jio though, those users are now in a dilemma of which SIM card to replace with a Jio SIM. Jokes apart, that certainly seems to be the thought behind the Coolpad Mega 3 as the company recently launched its first Triple SIM device in India. We’ve been using the device for a couple of days now and here’s what we think of it. Continue reading “Coolpad Mega 3 Review”

Coolpad Mega 3 Hands On & Photo Gallery


Alongside the Note 3S, Coolpad also launched the Mega 3 in India. In addition to being a decently specced and built device, the Mega 3 has one trait that sets it aside from the competition. We check that out and more in our impressions of the Coolpad Mega 3.  Continue reading “Coolpad Mega 3 Hands On & Photo Gallery”

Coolpad Note 3S Hands On & Photo Gallery


At an event in Delhi, Coolpad today announced two new devices as part of their Note & Mega series. In our previous reviews of the Coolpad Note 3 and Note 3 Lite, we found the devices to offer a solid experience with design being a relative shortcoming. This time around, it seems that Coolpad has worked to fix just that on the Note 3s. We spent some time with the phone at the launch event and here’s some quick impressions about the device.  Continue reading “Coolpad Note 3S Hands On & Photo Gallery”

Coolpad Note 5 Review

coolpad-note-5-1In the highly competitive entry level Android device market, Coolpad has managed to carve out a niche for itself. From the Note 3 to the Mega, each device has promised and for the most part delivered a great balance between price and performance. Yes, there have been a fews misses along the way but once again with the launch of the Coolpad Note 5, it looks like they might have a winner on their hands that can finally give stiff competition to a market mostly dominated by the likes of Xiaomi’s Redmi series. Continue reading “Coolpad Note 5 Review”

Multitasking and performance to be key focus for Coolpad’s new device

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In a recent article, we’d talked about how Coolpad had managed to craft a niche for itself through devices that offered a perfect balance between price and performance. Through that delicate balance and value proposition, the Coolpad Note 3 and Note 3 Lite were uniquely positioned to create a fan following despite the presence of Xiaomi’s very popular products. Indeed in the entry to mid range segment, Coolpad’s devices stood out for the quality of hardware, software optimization and attention to detail.  Continue reading “Multitasking and performance to be key focus for Coolpad’s new device”

Multitasking capabilities to be key focus of upcoming Coolpad device

Coolpad Max -3 Just about an year ago when Coolpad introduced the Note 3, it brought to market a product that stood out. No, it wasn’t the cheapest product on offer nor was it the most high end but it certainly offered a fantastic balance. Balance as the company demonstrated was a key factor in the success of it’s products.   Continue reading “Multitasking capabilities to be key focus of upcoming Coolpad device”

Coolpad Mega 2.5D Review

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Coolpad has been upping its game in the entry-level handset segment. The Coolpad Note series of devices have been known to be consistent performers and bring a good price to performance ratio. Now with the Mega 2.5D, the company is focussing on a more fashion forward approach. The phone also targets the selfie loving audience with a focus on the front facing camera. Here’s the FoneArena review of the Coolpad Mega 2.5D where we explore whether the phone delivers on any of those counts. Continue reading “Coolpad Mega 2.5D Review”