Coolpad phone

Coolpad may not be a big name in smartphones, at least in the U.S., but a recent leak is proving enticing for those looking for a decent budget device on a budget.

Early information is indicating that it has a 4,000 mAh battery, a 6.36-inch display, will run Android 9 Pie, and should be coming to an unknown U.S. carrier for less than $150. After doing some of our own digging, we've been able to determine a few more details beyond the early specs shown by Phandroid. The upcoming device will have QuickCharge 3.0 over USB-C, the display will have a FHD (1080p) resolution, and will be powered by a Snapdragon 450 CPU. We'll have to wait and see what the dual camera system on the back has to offer.

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Coolpad phone

Coolpad's been creeping onto our radar by way of their smartwatch for kids, and after establishing itself in India, it'll be interesting to see if they can make a dent in the crowded entry-level smartphone sphere in the West. Like ZTE, Alcatel and other Chinese brands, Coolpad understands that it needs to work with carriers to get a leg up in the ultra-competitive U.S. smartphone market, but at under $150 this yet-unnamed device is looking pretty promising.

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