Spice Mobile, an Indian mobile manufacturer, has merged with Chinese firm Coolpad to launch Spice Coolpad MI-515 in India. In fact, this is only the first Android Smartphone from Spice in this series. It plans to launch other products under the same brand soon. Just like other budget smartphones, Spice Coolpad is equipped with many high-end features. The company also claims that Coolpad MI-515 is the first 5 inch smartphone to be priced under Rs. 10,000. Moreover, it is also one of the cheapest smartphones with a quad-core processor.
General Specifications of Spice Coolpad MI-515
Display & Design – The smartphone flaunts a 5 inch capacitive touch display. The screen resolution is 960 x 540 pixels. Although this can be quite disappointing for some buyers, it has been compensated by the slim and stylish looks of the handset. This smartphone is only 9.9 mm thick and weighs just 161 grams. Hence, it is quite comfortable to carry. At the bottom of the screen, you can see three basic Android buttons including Home, Menu and Back. Volume control button is present on the right side of the smartphone.
Storage & Memory – Spice Coolpad MI-515 has 4 GB internal storage capacity. It can be expanded up to 32 GB via microSD card. The smartphone also has 1 GB RAM, which offers fast speed. You can store a lot of Games, Apps, Videos and Songs in the available memory.
Processor & Operating System – Spice Coolpad is equipped with an exceptional quad-core processor. The processor speed is 1.2 GHz. The operating system is Google Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Hence, the performance of the device will be super fast and uninterrupted.
Connectivity – Every smartphone needs to be equipped with high-end connectivity features. Spice Coolpad comes with many excellent features to provide you with more connectivity options. Some of these features include Bluetooth 3.0, Wifi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G support and so on. The smartphone also supports A-GPS and GPS. The best part about Spice Coolpad MI-515 is that the smartphone flaunts dual SIM connectivity.
Camera – Spice Coolpad comes with a 5 MP rear camera. Picture quality is good because of auto-focus function and LED flash at the back. In order to make video calls, you can also use Spice Coolpad’s 0.3 MP camera in the front. Although most consumers feel that a 2 MP camera would have been better, they are ready to settle for these features in this price range.
Sensor & Additional Features – Spice Coolpad is also equipped with some good sensors like proximity sensor, accelerometer and ambient light sensor. Some other interesting features in this smartphone include FM Radio, 3.5 mm audio jack and much more. The company has included DTS sound technology and therefore, claims to provide exceptional sound quality with Spice Coolpad.
Battery – The smartphone is equipped with a 2000 mAh Li-ion battery. Thus, it lasts for a long time. It can provide decent battery backup to users making long calls. However, the company has not made any exaggerating claims about battery life.
Availability & Price – Spice Coolpad MI-515 can be bought at a reasonable price of just Rs. 9,990. Many online retailers have already started selling this smartphone to users all across the country. Some retailers also offer discounts and you can check out different online retailers to compare prices.