Coolpad is a Chinese smartphone manufacturer that is striving to also make a difference in manufacturing mobile devices that people love worldwide. The company has come up with a new product called the Coolpad Mega 5A.
Announced and released in the month of August 2018, the device is yet to reach the heartland of the worldwide smartphone market but in this review, we take a look at the salient points that make the device worth having.
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Display Style of Coolpad Mega 5A
Let’s begin with the aesthetics of Mega 5A. The display type found on Coolpad Mega 5A is IPS LCD capacitive touch-screen which has 16 million colors. The screen size is 5.45 inches which is 76.7 cm in dimension. Mega 5A has the resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels, with 18:9 aspect ratios, and 295 ppi density. Also, note that Coolpad Mega 5A is multi-touch capable. For now, it comes in gold color only.
The main camera is situated to the rear and is dual 8 MP + 0.3 MP f/2.0 PDAF VGA depth sensors. The main camera has LED flash, panorama, and HDR features. Video capacity for the main camera is 1080p@ 30 fps.
Coolpad Mega 5A single front camera is designed to snap moderate quality selfies. It is 5 MP LED Flash capable as well but the video capacity cannot be ascertained for now.
Operating System and Storage
Mega 5A runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system. The chipset is Spreadtrum SC9850K, working together with CPU Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex A7, and Mali 820 MP1. With this setup, Coolpad assures users that it will put in place another benchmark for the smartphone world which is hard to match.
Internal memory for Coolpad Mega 5A is 16GB, 2GB RAM. The user can increase that up to 128GB when he or she uses SIM 2 slot with a microSD card.
Battery power for Coolpad Mega 5A isn’t so spectacular. The device is home to a 2500 mAh battery that is irremovable. This serves to suggest that users can’t push the device too hard or it will require constant charging over a long period of time as there appear to be no quick charging features for this budget smartphone.
Technology for Coolpad Mega 5A is very vibrant because the device is able to handle GSM, CDMA, HSPA, and LTE networks. Oftentimes, even the ‘big brothers’ can’t handle these four areas, as CDMA is always missing. But this is a plus for anyone who may need CDMA network from time to time.
There are other aspects to the connectivity areas, such as Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS with A-GPS, infrared port, FM radio, micro-USB 2.0 and other features. SIM slots in Coolpad Mega 5A are hybrid dual. Nano SIM is dual standby.
Price and Other Features
These other features have to do with sound, which resonates very much with what everybody knows about smartphones. The headphone jack is 3.5mm and it is very good for blocking outside noise.
The sensors found on Coolpad Mega 5A are fingerprint and accelerometer sensors. There could be others and in case you spot them, please leave a comment below this post.
The price for Coolpad Mega 5A currently stands at Rs 6,990. That is a good price for a mobile phone designed to attract a wider audience base.