The Coolpad Note 3 has 3 gigabytes of RAM and 16 gigabytes of storage, a resolution of 720x1280 with 267 pixels per inch, and a fingerprint scanner that performs recognition in half a second. The smartphone also has a 5-megapixel front camera and a 13-megapixel rear camera equipped with LED flash, autofocus and a lens capable of an f/2.0 aperture. The user interface features include double tap to wake up the device, smart gesture and multi-window mode.
The Coolpad Note 3 uses Android 5.1 Lollipop and includes preloaded apps such as Facebook, CoolShow, FP Lock, WeChat and SwiftKey, some of which are custom-designed for the manufacturer. Navigation relies on an integrated app launcher-homescreen interface. The user’s most frequently performed actions are accessible through the shortcut feature on the notification panel. The operating system uses Coolpad’s Cool UI 6.0 skin and offers significant customization options.
The physical characteristics of the Coolpad Note 3 include a weight of 155 grams and a screen diagonal of 5.5 inches. Its height, width and thickness measure 151, 77 and 9.3 millimeters respectively. The phone is powered by a 3000-microampere-hour battery and contains sensors for proximity and ambient light, a gyroscope, and an accelerometer. Wireless connectivity support includes 3G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.