In a press conference in New Delhi today, Coolpad unveiled the Coolpad Mega, a lightweight, nicely designed affordable smartphone. Powered by the latest CoolUI 8.0 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the Coolpad Mega supports dual SIM dual standby with VoLTE support and offers 4G LTE network.

The company claims that with the launch of Coolpad Mega, Coolpad aims to capture 13-15% of the online smartphone segment of phones priced under ₹8,000 – a growth rate of 100% YOY. In the first flash sale for Coolpad Mega, the company wants to sell 50,000 phones.

While the first phase of Coolpad Mega devices will be imported from China, later they will be manufactured in India under the 'Make in India' initiative.

Coolpad Mega 2.5D Specifications

Category Features
Operating System Android Marshmallow 6.0 with CoolUI 8.0
Display 5.5-inch HD (1280 x 720) IPS LCD | 2.5D curved screen
Processor 64-bit 1.0GHz MediaTek MT6735P Quad-core processor | Mali-T720 GPU
Internal Storage 16GB; expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card
Camera 8MP front camera with 83.6-degrees wide-angle lens + 8MP rear camera with LED flash
Battery 2500mAh
Dimensions 153 × 76.8 × 7.85mm
Weight 143gms

Priced at ₹6,999 ($105), Coolpad Mega will be exclusively available on Amazon in gold, white, and black. The smartphone will go on sale starting August 24 via flash sale for which registrations have already begun. Coolpad has also teased a disruptive product before Diwali this year, without sharing any details of the same.

The Coolpad Mega is an elegant looking smartphone, and looks pretty good on the specifications sheet for a budget smartphone. Would you be interested in picking one up? Tell us in the comments.

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