Coolpad has today launched its latest flagship smartphone in India, the Coolpad Max, with an attractive and affordable price tag of Rs. 24,999 ($369.99). Running on the outdated Android 5.1 Lollipop OS with CoolUI 8.0 on top, the Coolpad Max sports a unique dual isolation feature which lets you double up on apps on a single device.
Dual Space is Coolpad’s system which lets you use have two accounts of WhatsApp, Facebook, Messenger, and other single-account apps on the same phone. The Coolpad Max also sports external and secure internal systems for encryption of calls and texts and offers dual-SIM and dual-standby capabilities on a single phone. By far the most interesting feature is the ability to use two WhatsApp accounts on one phone, which is a feature that’s long been requested of WhatsApp.
Dual-sim aside, the Coolpad Max offers a 5.5-inch Full HD (1080×1920 pixels) display, with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. It’s powered by a 64-bit 1.5GHz octa-core Snapdragon 617 processor with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage on the Indian variant. Like other dual SIM devices, the secondary SIM slot doubles up as a microSD expansion slot allowing you to expand the storage by up to 64GB.
On the rear, the Coolpad Max boasts a 13MP ISOCELL rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, Phase Detection Autofocus and dual-tone LED flash, while the 5MP front snapper boasts f/2.2 aperture. The whole package is powered by a 2800mAh non-removable battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support offering 3 hours of talk time with a 5-minute charge. The handset will be available exclusively from Amazon India on May 30, 2016 from 12pm in Rose Gold and Royal Gold colours.
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