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Coolpad Mega 2.5D Selfie-Focused Smartphone Launched at Rs. 6,999

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Coolpad on Wednesday launched the Mega 2.5D selfie-focused smartphone in India, priced at Rs. 6,999. The smartphone will be available in its first flash sale exclusively via Amazon India at 2pm, August 24, with registrations kicking off from Wednesday itself – at 5pm.

The Chinese consumer electronics giant claims that the smartphone has been launched under the Make in India initiative. The dual-SIM Coolpad Mega 2.5D runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow with the company’s CoolUI 8.0 skin atop. Coolpad is touting several features of its custom UI, including theme support, smart pattern unlock, and more.

The smartphone sports a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display with a pixel density of 294ppi, 2.5D curved glass, and a 73-percent screen-to-body ratio. The Coolpad Mega 2 is powered by a 1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735P SoC that’s coupled with 3GB of RAM.

The selfie-focused smartphone sports 8-megapixel camera sensors on the front and the back. The front camera bears an f/2.2 aperture, an 83.6-degree field of view, and a ‘smart beautification’ mode, while the rear autofocus camera bears an f/2.0 aperture and a Sony sensor.

The Mega 2.5D comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage that’s expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB). Connectivity options include 4G LTE (with support for Indian LTE bands) and VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3.5mm headphone jack, and Micro-USB.

The smartphone is powered by a 2500mAh battery that’s rated to deliver up to 9 hours of talk time, and 200 hours of standby time. The Mega 2.5D weighs 140 grams, and is 7.85mm thick.

To note, the Coolpad Mega 2.5D is nearly identical to the Coolpad Sky 3, which was launched in China less than a month ago, with minor differences.

Coolpad Mega 2.5D

General

Release date August 2016
Form factor Touchscreen
Weight (g) 140.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 2500
Removable battery No
SAR value NA

Display

Screen size (inches) 5.50
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720×1280 pixels

Hardware

Processor 1GHz  quad-core
Processor make MediaTek MT6735P
RAM 3GB
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 32

Camera

Rear camera 8-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 8-megapixel

Software

Operating System Android 6.0
Skin Cool UI 8.0

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported NA
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes
NFC No
Infrared No
USB OTG Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM No
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1  
GSM/ CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM 2  
GSM/ CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes

Sensors

Compass/ Magnetometer No
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope No
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No