Earlier in the month reports emerged suggesting that LeEco and Coolpad are working on a new smartphone. Well, the rumored phone is now official with the name “Cool1 Dual”.
Specs-wise, the Cool1 Dual sports a 5.5-inch Full HD screen. The most impressive feature of the phone is its camera. It sports a 13MP dual rear snapper with 6P lens. The rear camera supports capturing videos and images in black and white and supports synchronous focus. It has an 8MP front camera with face recognition. The Cooldpad Cool1 Dual runs Android Marshmallow coupled with LeEco’s EUI.
Contrary to previous rumours, which suggested Snapdragon 820 chipset, the Cool1 Dual comes with the Snapdragon 652 SoC combined with the Adreno 510 GPU. The phone comes with three memory combinations; 3GB RAM with 32GB ROM, 4GB RAM with 32GB ROM, and 4GB RAM with 64GB ROM. It is powered by a 4,060mAh battery.
On the connectivity front, the smartphone features 4G VoLTE on both SIM slots, Dual Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 4.1. Other specs of the Cool1 Dual include a USB Type-C port and reverse charging support.
The phone also comes with fingerprint technology that unlocks in 0.15 seconds. The fingerprint technology on Cool1 Dual not only opens the phone but can be used to authenticate payments and capture images on the camera app.
Built by the LeEco and Coolpad, the Cool1 Dual 3GB RAM variant costs Yuan 1,099 ($166). The 4GB RAM with 32GB ROM option costs Yuan 1,499 ($226) while the 4GB RAM with 64GB ROM costs Yuan 1,699 ($256). The Cool1 Dual will be available in China starting August 24th with preorders starting today. There is no info on the international availability.