Coolpad has launched few impressive smartphones at affordable prices in the recent times. The company has recently launched Coolpad Note 3 Lite smartphone in India with fingerprint sensor and is also aggressively priced at Rs. 6,999. Today, the brand has officially launched two new smartphones called as Coolpad Torino S and Coolpad Porto S for the European markets. The Torino S is a mid-ranged device priced at EUR 199 ($217) and will be available for sale through online and offline platforms. On the other hand, Porto S priced at EUR 129 ($140) is an entry-level smartphone and will be available for purchase by the end of this month.
Commenting on the launch, Denny Qiu, Head of European Business said, “Coolpad manufactures high quality products and we believe that our innovations are the key to success. With the introduction of the world’s first dual-SIM smartphone and the leadership in LTE smartphones in China, we have demonstrated our ability to innovate.Now we want to promote our innovation story in Europe.”
Let’s talk about the smartphones in detail:
Coolpad Torino S
The Torino S flaunts a 4.7-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) IPS display offering a pixel density of 312ppi and 2.5D arc glass laid on top of it for protection. The smartphone comes powered by 64-bit Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz clubbed with Adreno 306 GPU and 2GB of RAM. The smartphone supports dual sim dual standby and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop based Cool UI 8.0 out of the box. It comes with standard connectivity options like 4G-LTE, GPS/A-GPS, IR blaster, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and microUSB 2.0 port.
On the photographic section, the device sports an 8MP autofocus rear camera with LED flash and a 5MP front camera for video chats and selfie lovers. The device comes with 16GB of onboard storage and also includes a microSD card slot for further expansion. The smartphone also features a fingerprint sensor that can unlock the device in just 0.5 seconds and can capture photos in just 0.24 seconds. The handset powers a smaller 1800mAh battery and comes in White and Champagne color options. The dimensions of the device measure 139 x 67.8 x 7.9 mm and feels light in hand as it weighs just 120 grams.
Coolpad Porto S
The Porto S flaunts a slightly larger 5-inch (1280×720 pixels) HD display with 294ppi as pixel density and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 laid on top of it for protection. Under the hood, it comes equipped with MediaTek MT6735P quad-core processor clocked at 1.0GHz paired with Mali T720 MP3 GPU and 1GB of RAM. The smartphone features hybrid sim slot that lets you use microSD card slot instead of the second sim. It supports dual sim dual standby and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop based Cool UI 8.0 out of the box.
On the photography front, the smartphone features an 8MP rear camera with LED flash, f/2.4 aperture and a 2MP front shooter for video chats and selfie lovers. It has 8GB of built-in storage and can be further expanded to 64GB via microSD card slot. Connectivity options on the device include 4G-LTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS/A-GPS and a microUSB 2.0 port. The handset packs a larger 2000mAh battery that can deliver upto 8 hours of talk time and upto 200 hours of standby time. The dimensions of the smartphone measure 143 x 72 x 7.6 mm weighs around 125 grams and will come in White color option.