Coolpad Note 5 Lite Review: The Magic Camera

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Battery Life
Value For Money

The Coolpad Note 5 is a budget smartphone guys. It is available at a price point of Rs 8,199. This company is known for its budget smartphones that pack in a lot of features and got a solid hardware. What does this phone got?

Design And Display
The phone features a 5 inch HD display with crisp colours. When you go outdoors, just turn up the brightness to the maximum and you will be good to go.

coolpad note 5 lite backWhen it comes to design front, this is an all metallic smartphone with a robust body. The silver border lines make the phone actually look classy. The bottom buttons are non backlit. Since it is a 5 inch smartphone, it is easy to hold the Coolpad Note 5 Lite in a single hand and use it for hours. coolpad note 5 lite sim portThe sim port can be ejected using the sim card ejector tool. It is a hybrid sim port which means that you can either put in two sim cards at once or a sim card and a micro sd card in order to expand the storage space.

Coolpad has put a quad core MediaTek processor in its Note 5 Lite smartphone. Then there is 3 GB of RAM. The Antutu benchmark gives it a score of 30132.

For regular users: The phone can handle your day to day life activities nicely. That means you can open multiple tabs in the Chrome browser or let multiple apps run in the background. Thanks to the 3 GB of RAM, there is ample amount of space for the apps to occupy. The internal storage at 16 GB is on the lower side. However, you can expand it using the hybrid SIM card slot.

coolpad note 5 lite sideFor gamers: The Coolpad Note 5 Lite is not exactly the perfect gaming device you might be looking for. The phone can handle light and medium games easily. However, in heavier games like the Modern Combat 5, there are slight frame drops. The game can be played smoothly but at times there is lag.


This phone packs a 13 MP rear camera and a 8 MP front facing camera. Kindly check out the above images by clicking on them and then enlarging them. The front camera is really good and produces crisp and detailed images. Even the rear camera performs well and undoubtedly camera is the strongest point of the Coolpad Note 5 Lite.

A 2500 mAh battery might look weak on paper but let me tell you my viewer that the phone easily lasts on day. The hardware and the software has been amalgamated in such a way that the battery output is maximized.

With a superb camera and a strong battery life, Coolpad Note 5 Lite is a solid offering in the budget segment. The phone is great for regular usage and works like a charm while clicking selfies. Not to forget, the build quality of the phone is all metallic and it feels like a classy device in hand.

Ajay Gupta
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