Coolpad Cool Play 7: Coolest Phone In The Market!

  • Coolpad Coolplay 7


Coolpad Group Limited is a Chinese telecommunications equipment company headquartered in Shenzhen, China. It is a largest company in Chine and entered the Indian market through the online marketing platform Snapdeal. Now it is available on various e-commerce websites. Coolpad has large number of patented products where most smartphone companies lag behind. It was a large smartphone company in China (as of 2012) and the largest Chinese domestic brand by sales outside of China (as of 2014). 

Coolpad Cool Play 7 smartphone was launched in July 2018. Coolpad has silently launched the Cool Play 7; the phone succeeds the Cool Play 6 announced last year but arrives a month earlier. Let us have a detailed understanding of what Coolpad has to offer!


The Cool Play 7 has a 5.85-inch HD display with a 19:9 aspect ratio in particular with IPS LCD Screen (16M) display type and a bit of bezel at the bottom of the screen. The back is also made of glass with an oleophobic coating like the front too while the frame is made of zinc alloy. Its successor is Cool Play 6 where Cool Play 7 derived with a differentiation of 1.5GHz octa-core processor from snapdragon 653 SoC. The chipset is paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable storage. As a matter of fact the major change from its successor Coolpad Cool Play 6 is the screen display (5.85 Inches). But still the screen resolution is only 720×1520 pixels. Coolpad has swapped out the Snapdragon 653 SoC of the Cool Play 6 for MediaTek’s MT6750 1.5GHz octa-core processor with battery capacity of 2800mAh (Li-ion type).

What’s cool What’s not so cool
Bigger Display

Memory Slot Available

Latest Android OS v 8.1 (Oreo) 

Exposure Compensation

ISO Control For Camera

Poor Screen Resolution

Low Battery Capacity

Lower CPU Performance





Attractive Design Adds Strong Foundation

It’s dimensions are 151 x 73.4 x 8.8 mm with total weight of 199g. In addition to this it has dual SIM capacity along with a memory slot capacity extendable up to 128GB. This memory slot storage is a significant change from Coolpad Cool Play 6. Markedly it supports 4G,3G and 2G SIM network. It has a 3.5mm headphone jack and its dual camera of 13MP adds value to its features, given its economical pricing. It supports Face Detection and high dynamic range (HDR) imaging as well with image resolution of 4128 x 3096 Pixels. Thus its images are priceless as the quality is too high than expected. Besides it has a GPU of Mali-T860 MP2. Besides, it features Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and a Gyroscope. The phone will be available in white, blue, and black variants.

Also Read : Coolpad Coolplay 6 Review


Satisfactory Performance

It has 30% lower CPU performance compared with its successor Coolpad Cool Play 6. In addition with this it has low battery capacity when compared with Cool Play 6 (4060mAh). Also Cool Play 6 has 1080×1920 screen resolution and 6GB RAM which adds up to total weight of 175g, thus it’s a major drawback for Cool Play 7. Still it has a graphics of Mali-T860 MP2 when compared with Cool Play 6 which has only Ardeno 510. Besides the Android Version is only 7.1.1 (Nougat) which makes Cool Play 7 a doable smart phone along with its AI assistant. Thus its overall performance is not as good as Cool Play 6. While the phone lags only with its battery capacity of 2800 mAh which is the worst part of its overall features. Thus the battery runs out soon even at low processing work.


A Novel Camera Experience.

The phone comes with two 13MP rear camera along with a 8MP front camera. Also the camera quality is above average as it has dual 13MP rear camera and 8MP front camera along with a LED flash which has slow motion settings and continuous shooting with HDR capacity. The image resolution of 4128 x 3096 pixels is a world class quality provider. The exposure compensation and ISO control, features that other brands usually do not offer makes it unique from other brands.

Also Read: Nokia X6 Review


Software So Smooth

For a hand free usage, it has AI features, which is a modern technology were the company steeped on towards it for the first time. The main function of the AI features is to launch apps, make calls, and set reminders based on the voice commands. This is the major key thing which makes it this generation smart phone. The phone has a wide variety of connectivity options such as 3G, 4G, GPS, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth along with finger print security system. The phone supports Face Unlock and also boasts a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.

Tech Specs


Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 151.00 x 73.40 x 8.80
Weight (g) 199.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 2800


Screen size (inches) 5.85
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720×1440 pixels


Processor 1.5GHz octa-core
Processor make MediaTek MT6750
Internal storage 64GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD


Rear camera 13-megapixel
Rear Flash LED
Front camera 8-megapixel


Operating System Android


Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Headphones 3.5mm


Proximity sensor Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes


On the basics of adding all its features it gets an above average score. For people who need extra storage along with more expensive display, Coolpad Coolplay 7 is an excellent option. However, other features are not extraordinary, though they make up for a decently good package. It is enabled with an AI assistant which adds to the phone’s awesomeness. The AI gives commands to launch apps, make calls, and set reminders. Every feature other than the processor, RAM and battery, which hold scope for quite some improvement, are wonderfully crafted in this mammoth smartphone within a budget.


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"Gadgets For You" Belongs to Srishti Agarwal, a commerce graduate by degree but a technophile and a writer by heart. Her love for gadgets and writing made her choose a profession which is altogether a new journey. Being a novice in the blogging community, she strives to provide her audience with reviews on the latest gadgets and guidance tips on OS and Applications.

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