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Coolpad and Amazon India unveils India’s first affordable fingerprint scanner smartphone


New Delhi, Oct 10 : Coolpad, a global leader in smart phone manufacturing and integrated wireless data solutions launched its first fingerprint smart phone Coolpad Note 3 on Amazon.in today at Rs. 8999.

India being one of the key markets for Coolpad, the company announced investment of over $300 million in Manufacturing, R&D and ID design. The company also announced its partnership with Videocon to manufacture smart phones in India and is expected to roll out half a million devices from its facility in Maharashtra.

Coolpad will bring in its 20 years of expertise and experience to this venture. The first made in India Coolpad phone will be available in Q1 of next year 2016.

The fingerprint sensor which is the key highlight of the device is placed at the back and made by FPC 1025 which supports 360 degrees finger rotation capability, fast response time and industry leading 3D image quality. Coolpad Note 3 will be available in India from October 20, 2015 onwards exclusively on India’s largest online marketplace Amazon.in.

Coolpad Note 3 is equipped with 5.5 inch HD screen, bundled exclusively for the Indian market. The device is upgraded with 3GB of RAM along with 16GB of in built storage which supports 4G LTE, 3G and GSM network frequencies along with a dual-SIM slot. It features a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash and auto focus alongside a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.

Dr. Johnson Luo, V.P. Coolpad Group, said, “India is a very crucial market for Coolpad and we believe that we will learn a lot from our investments in the country which will affect the company and its business globally. The Indian consumer knows his smart phones well and to develop a successful product that is both robust and technically sound is imperative, however it all boils down to the price of the product and we have decided to modify that too, as it is Coolpad’s philosophy to bring affordable technology to all.

Noor Patel, Director Categories, Amazon Seller Services Pvt. Ltd, “We are happy to be the partner of choice for “Coolpad” and offer our customers the opportunity to be the first to purchase the “Coolpad Note 3″. We are witnessing a significant demand in mid-range smart phone category on Amazon.in and we see this as a great opportunity to offer customers across India the ease, convenience & joy of shopping for a great product.”

The “Made in India” Coolpad phones will bring a great value proposition to consumers through an exciting, trendy and futuristic range of products. This exclusive partnership also serves as a testimony of Videocon’s and Coolpad’s commitment to offer the best quality product. The above partnership is in line with the Government’s Vision of “Make in India” and such projects and partnerships will bring big business and employment opportunities in the country. (ANI)

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