25,000 units of Coolpad Note 3 Lite sold in 12 seconds on Feb. 11, 80K units sold so far
25,000 units of Coolpad Note 3 Lite sold in 12 seconds on Feb. 11, 80K units sold so farIBTimes India/Sami Khan

Chinese mobile phone-maker Coolpad unveiled a new smartphone dubbed the Note 3 Plus in India on Friday.

As the name implies, the Note 3 Plus is an advanced variant of the Coolpad's original model Note 3, which was launched in October 2015. It comes with upgrades in terms of display resolution and faster CPU. It sports 5.5-inch full HD (1920x1080p) display and 1.5GHz MediaTek octa-core processor, whereas the former model features a 5.5-inch HD (1280x720p) screen and 1.3GHz MediaTek octa-core processor. Rest of the specifications of both the devices remain the same.

The Coolpad Note 3 Plus also features fingerprint sensor, Android 5.1Lollipop OS, 3GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt storage, 13MP primary camera on the back, a 5MP front snapper and a 3,000mAh battery.

"We have set a benchmark in the Indian market with the launch of Coolpad Note 3 and note 3 lite. The devices were top selling handsets on Amazon.in for several weeks. The newly launched Note 3 Plus is a result of our endeavor to align our products as per customer expectations and make them more apt and exciting at the same time. We aim to empower consumers with technology to get more out of life as we commit to push the frontier of what's possible,"Syed Tajuddin, CEO, Coolpad India said in a statement.

"The updated version of the Note 3 is being made in partnership with Videocon at their Aurangabad facility and is Coolpad's contribution to the "Make in India" initiative," Tajuddin added.

Coolpad Note 3 India price and availability details:

The company has confirmed that Coolpad Note 3 Plus will go on sale on May 13 via Amazon India exclusively. It will be made available in black and white colour options.


Coolpad's new Note 3 Plus will be up against popular Xiaomi Redmi Note 2, LeEco Le 1s, Lenovo K4 Note and Lenovo K5 Plus among others.

Key features of Coolpad Note 3 Plus:

Model Coolpad Note 3 Plus
Display 5.5-inch full HD screen
  • Pixel density: 401 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 5.1 Lollipop
Processor 1.5GHz MediaTek (MTK6753) octa-core CPU
GPU Mali-T720
Storage 16GB, expandable up to 64GB
  • Main: 13MP camera with LED flash, autofocus
  • Front: 5MP camera
Battery 3000mAh
Network 4G-LTE
Add-ons Fingerprint sensor, dual-SIM slots (micro + micro), Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), GPS/GLONASS, FM Radio
Dimensions 151.0 x 77.0 x 9.3 mm
Weight 168 g
Price Rs. 8,999