Coolpad brings on Coolpad Cool Play 8, the successor of the previous Cool play 7. The new phone was unveiled in its hometown via in China. The new smartphone features a massive 6.2-inch display along with a display notch. It also sports a dual rear camera setup along with an LED flash module.
The Coolpad Cool Play 8 has a 3D aluminium back panel that comes in multiple colour options. Key features of the Cool Play 8 include 4GB RAM, 64GB onboard storage, 8-megapixel selfie camera, and a 4,000mAh battery.
The dual-SIM (Nano) Coolpad Play 8 runs Android operating system on top of Cool UI 9.0. It features a 6.2-inch full-HD+ (1080×2246 pixels) InCell IPS TFT LCD panel along with a wide notch. Under the hood, there is an octa-core MediaTek MT6750 SoC clocked at 1.5GHz, coupled with 4GB of RAM.
As for optics, the Coolpad Play Cool 8 sports a dual rear camera setup that includes a 16-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary depth sensor. The smartphone also has an 8-megapixel sensor at the front to capture selfies.
The Coolpad Cool Play 8 has 64GB of inbuilt storage that is expandable via microSD card. The smartphone has 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C, FM radio, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. There is a rear-facing fingerprint sensor as well as a pre-installed Face Unlock feature.
Newly launched Cool play 8 is occupied with 4,000mAh battery, however, the smartphone supports a fast-charging technology that helps it go from 0 to 100 percent charge in 2.3 hours time.
- Display: 6.28-inch
- Processor: 1.5GHz octa-core
- Front Camera: 8-megapixel
- Resolution: 1080×2246 pixels
- RAM: 4GB
- OS: Android Oreo
- Storage: 64GB
- Rear Camera: 16-megapixel + 2-megapixel
- Battery Capacity: 4000mAh
Coolpad Cool Play 8 Full Specifications
Release date: December 2018
Form factor: Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm): 155.50 x 74.80 x 8.50
Weight (g): 177.00
Battery capacity (mAh): 4000
Colours: Streamer Ash (Black) and Bright Red
Screen size (inches): 6.28
Resolution: 1080×2246 pixels
Aspect ratio: 19:9
Processor: 1.5GHz octa-core
Processor make: MediaTek MT6750
Internal storage: 64GB
Expandable storage: Yes
Expandable storage type: microSD
Rear camera: 16-megapixel + 2-megapixel
Rear autofocus: Yes
Rear flash: Yes
Front camera: 8-megapixel
Operating system: Android Oreo
Skin: Cool UI 9.0
USB Type-C: Yes
Number of SIMs: 2
SIM Type: Nano-SIM
4G/ LTE: Yes
Face unlock: Yes
Fingerprint sensor: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes
Coolpad Cool Play 8 Price and Availability
The Coolpad Cool Play 8 price in China has been set at CNY 999 (roughly N53,000) for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The smartphone is initially available for pre-orders through JD.com with its availability scheduled for December 21.