Last week, Coolpad Cool Play 7 was unveiled in China. Now, the company has officially released the smartphone in China for a starting price of 799 Yuan, which roughly converts to $117. It will be available for purchase from 2nd August.
The phone comes in two variants — 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage. The 32GB storage variant costs 799 Yuan (approximately $117) while the 64GB storage model is priced at 899 Yuan, which roughly converts to $132. There are three color options — Black, Blue, and White.
The Coolpad Cool Play 7 features a 5.85-inch HD display with 19:9 aspect ratio and a notch on the top. It has a 90 percent screen-to-body ratio. The back is also made of glass with an oleophobic coating, just like the front and the frame is made of zinc alloy.
While its predecessor was powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 653 SoC, this time the company has opted for MediaTek‘s MT6750 octa-core processor which is clocked at 1.5GHz and is paired with 4GB RAM. There are two storage options — 32GB and 64GB. It comes with microSD card slot expanding the phone’s storage capacity.
In terms of optics, the phone sports two 13-megapixel camera sensors on the back and an 8-megapixel front-facing shooter with a bunch of beauty filters. Although the phone has a fingerprint sensor on the back, it also comes with support for Face Unlock that according to the company can accurately detect facial features of 5 face input at the same time.
The phone also comes with a built-in artificial intelligence based voice assistant that is useful for hands-free usage. Through voice commands, it can perform tasks such as launch apps, make calls, and set reminders.
It has a standard set of connectivity options, including 4G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, FM radio, and a 3.5mm audio jack. It runs on an Android operating system with a custom interface and is powered by a 2,800mAh battery.