Coolpad launches 2 budget smartphones in India


Chinese handset maker Coolpad on Thursday launched “Coolpad A1” and “Coolpad Mega A4” budget smartphones in India, almost a month after it said that it is set for new innings in the country.

Priced at Rs 5,499, “Coolpad A1” comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 chip, 2GB RAM and 16GB internal memory which can be expanded up to 64GB.

The device has 8MP rear shooter and 5MP front camera and is powered by a 2,500mAh battery.

Available for Rs 4,299, “Coolpad 4A” comes equipped with 5MP primary camera and 2MP selfie camera, 5-inch HD display and is fuelled by 2,000mAh battery.

The device runs on Android Nougat 7.1 operating system (OS).

“To make a formidable presence in the offline market in India we are looking forward introducing some competitive offline-exclusive devices. These devices will offer a good value proposition to the customers,” Syed Tajuddin, CEO, Coolpad India, said in a statement.

“We are planning to introduce some more offline devices in the next two-three months, in order to expand into the offline market through our retails partners and multi-brand outlets,” Tajuddin added.

Both the budget devices will be available only at retail stores starting April 12 only in eight states.