Coolpad Cool 1 Dual Review and Specs: Dual is Cool

Coolpad and LeEco joined their forces to create the Coolpad Cool 1 Dual. This smartphone was announced soon after LeEco’s CEO Jia Yueting took place as chairman of Coolpad. Coolpad and LeEco combined their efforts in the single phone and created Coolpad Cool 1 Dual.

Coolpad Cool 1 Dual is dual camera smartphone with very affordable price. Coolpad Cool 1 Dual is not only a budget smartphone but performance wise and design wise it creates the class of its own. Let’s have a deep look on it.

Dual Rear Camera

Coolpad Cool 1 Dual comes with Dual Rear Camera that assures you professional quality pictures like never before. Added with the f/2.0 aperture, 13MP CMOS sensor and PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus), you are surely going to enjoy all the photos you take using Coolpad Cool 1 Dual.

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Record high-quality videos in 4K resolution (3840 x 2160) and capture all the beautiful memories of life. The Dual Camera is a revolutionary technology by Coolpad that allows you to capture both black and white as well as coloured images using both the cameras.

A special software then merges both the images to offer you pixel-perfect sharp images. The Dual Camera is equipped with dual ISP, dual temperature flash, Four Core Algorithm and dual 6P lens. The night mode functionality in the camera helps take picture perfect images in the darkest of nights.

Front Camera

Coolpad Cool 1 Dual is equipped with an 8 MP front camera with PureCel Pixel architecture. The Coolpad Cool 1 Dual will let you capture amazing crystal clear selfies with friends and family. As Coolpad Cool 1 Dual houses an auto beautification mode, it will capture best selfie of your.

Long Lasting Battery & Quick Charging

If you are always on the go and worry about your phone running out of juice, then Coolpad Cool 1 Dual is the model you need. The 4000mAh battery will provide you with 450 hours of standby time. This phone also comes with a Quick charging facility which ensures that your phone is charged much faster.

Whether it is listening to music, watching videos, playing games or making phone calls, multitask all you want with the Coolpad Cool 1 Dual without having to worry about draining the battery as the CPU and GPU also works towards reducing the battery usage.

Classy Design and Aluminium Build

Perfect symmetrical body and a classy design, the Coolpad Cool 1 Dual is the most stylish thing you can carry in your hand. It’s made of Aviation grade aluminium.

And it is available in a dimension of 152 x 74.8 x 8.2 mm and a weight of 173g, thus you won’t feel any weight in your hand. It features an elegant, sturdy and classy look. The infused type C port compliments the sleek body of Coolpad Cool 1 Dual.

Full HD Display

You are getting 5.5 inch IPS display on Coolpad Cool 1 Dual, with the very classic 1080 x 1920 Pixels Full HD resolution. Display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3, so enjoy multimedia on a clear and larger display.

You are getting Corning Gorrilla Glass 3 protection over the display, so it will reduce scratches by 40% and damages by 300%. Thus you will have a stylish phone both inside and outside.


Coolpad Cool 1 Dual is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 chipset and 1.8 GHz Octa Core processor with Adreno 510 GPU. So, it will give you a power packed performance that will let you handle task with so much ease.

You can play all your favourite graphic intensive games or multitask without worrying about glitches. It has three variant, One with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB of Internal Storage and other two with 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal or 64 GB of Internal Storage.

so it will up the user speed to let you enjoy a seamless phone experience.But we are not getting microSD card support here, which is pretty bad. But OTG does support here, so you can expand your storage with that.

Fast and Accurate Fingerprint Sensor

The Coolpad Cool 1 Dual is equipped with a fingerprint sensor, sensor on Coolpad Cool 1 Dual is very accurate, it allows you to lock your phone securely and then unlock within 0.5 seconds and relax without worrying about data security.

The fingerprint sensor on the Coolpad Cool 1 Dual can be used to click photographs whenever you want. You can also personalise it to meet all your needs.

Software and Addition Features

The Coolpad Cool 1 Dual comes with Android v6.0 Marshmallow. The cherry on the cake is EUI 5.6, Which ensure the amazing user experience as it takes UI experience to the next level. With effective security features and latest updates right in front of you, this phone is the perfect thing you need.

It also supports proximity sensors, gyroscope, light sensors and Infrared controllers, which makes it smartphone in the truest sense. Your Coolpad Cool 1 Dual smartphone doubles up as a smart remote. The IR Blaster feature allows you to control your electronic devices with great ease!

How to get Best performance from Coolpad Cool 1 Dual?

To get the best performance from your Coolpad Cool 1 Dual smartphone, you need to follow below instruction.

  • For Play app,
    Go to System tools > Download app > Settings > Select > No limit
  • Avoid intensive activities while the device is charging
  • Use the charger provided in the box
  • Tap on the left side key on the bottom of the screen to kill unwanted apps in background
  • Disable the GPS and Bluetooth while you are not using them

Full Specifications:

Hardware Details
Network Support GSM / CDMA / HSPA / VoLTE
SIM Type Dual Nano SIM Cards (Dual Stand-by)
Display IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
5.5 inches  ( 73.3% Screen to body Ratio)
1080 x 1920 pixels (~401 ppi pixel density)
Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection
– EUI 5.6
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652
Processor Octa-core (4×1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A72)
RAM 3 GB or 4 GB RAM
Memory 32 GB Internal (with both 3 GB and 4 GB RAM variants)
64 GB Internal (with 4 GB RAM variant only)
No MicroSD Card Slot
Camera Primary: Dual 13 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Features: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR, Bokeh Effect, Night Mode, SLR Mode
Secondary: 8 MP, f/2.2, 1.4 µm pixel size, Auto Beautification mode
Video: 4K, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps with Slow Motion Mode
Battery Removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, IR Blaster
GPU Adreno 510
Operating System Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Connectivity Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Type C, 1.0 Reversible connector
No FM Radio, No NFC Support
Special Features – Photo viewer/editor
– Document viewer
– No Java Support
– USB OTG Compatibility
– Fast battery charging: 50% in 30 min (Quick Charge 2.0)

Reasons to Buy:

  • Good Build Quality
  • Quick charge with USB Type C at this price range
  • 4K Video recording
  • One of the Best Mid Range Processor Snapdragon 652
  • Quick and accurate fingerprint sensor
  • IR Blaster supports
  • Sharp Display

Reasons to Don’t:

  • microSD Card Slot absent
  • Design is very common
  • Camera performance could have been better

Buy From:

Source Model Price
amazon_m-buy-logo-suratnow  Coolpad Cool 1 (Gold, 3GB RAM, 32GB)  9,999/-
amazon_m-buy-logo-suratnow  Coolpad Cool 1 (Silver, 4GB RAM, 32GB)  11,999/-


Considering all the specs we get in this device, this smartphone is really something. Getting this much in this lower price is good. So, if your budget is limited and you want a high performing smartphone with dual camera, this is your call.

This smartphone is good for budget this low, after all what else you can demand in this low budget. There is an alternative of this smartphone, one with dual camera on the back as well, the Honor 6X. If your budget is not limited then look out for other smartphones like, Oppo F3 Plus or Gionee A1 Selfiestan.

So, what do you think about Coolpad Cool 1 Dual, is it the best in the budget with the highest specs? Are you going to buy this? Let me know in comments.


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