Gionee 'A1 Lite' coming to India on August 10

Coolpad Note 5 Lite C with Android 7.1 Nougat Launched at Rs. 7777

At the first glance, the Coolpad Note 5 Lite C might seem a little bit pricy as compared to the Xiaomi Redmi 4 but it scores some brownie points when it comes to the availability. The phone also features three capacitive navigation touch buttons and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, located just middle of the device. The company has also announced that it will launch its next flagship smartphone on August 20. At the front, there is a 5-megapixel sensor with f/2.4 aperture as well. Now, the new Note 5 Lite C is only sold through offline stores starting tomorrow, August 5th.

Powered by 4,550mAh battery, Gionee "A1 Plus" features a Helio P25 Octa-core processor coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. Under the hood, the device is powered by a 1.1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 quad-core processor along with Adreno 304 GPU to handle the graphics.

"After being ranked as one of the bestseller in the online space, it gives us huge pleasure to announce that with "Note 5 Lite C" to expand in the offline smartphone market", added Tajuddin.

The Note 5 Lite C is the watered down version of the Note 5 Lite which was launched at a price of Rs 8,199 earlier this year exclusively on Amazon.

On the camera front, the Coolpad Note 5 Lite C comes with 8MP rear camera and 5MP front camera.

The Coolpad Note 5 Lite C comes with a 5-inch IPS HD display. Yes, the newly launched device will be available for purchase, only on offline channels.

The smartphone's big highlight, apart from being the first offline exclusive Coolpad phone, is that the CoolPad Note 5 Lite C is also the first smartphone from the company to run on Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box. As of now, the offline availability is only limited to the eight Indian states including Telangana, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Delhi NCR, and Haryana.

By the end of 2018, the company has plans to launch four more offline exclusive smartphones as it aims to expand its offline appearance across 18 states by then. In terms of connectivity options, the Note 5 Lite 5 comes includes Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi tether, Bluetooth v4.1, 4G VoLTE connectivity, and Global Positioning System. The phone weighs approximately 140 gms and has dimensions of 142.4x70.4x7.95 mm. The sensors include light sensors and proximity sensors.

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