Coolpad the brand known for coolest smartphone, i.e., Note 3 has launched a new smartphone i.e., the Coolpad Note 3 Lite. The device comes with 3 GB of RAM and 16 GB as its internal storage. It packs a 13 MP rear camera with LED flash and 5 MP selfie shooter. The design of the device is slim and comes with a fingerprint scanner on its back panel. If you are planning to purchase the device then here are few tips & suggestion that can help you in exploring your device with ease.
SIM card insertion is the very first thing that you do when you purchase a new device. To insert a SIM card on your Coolpad Note 3 Lite, power off your device and remove the back panel. The device comes with a non-removable battery, hence the SIM card slots are above the battery region. Now insert the SIM card in their respective port and power on your device. You have successfully inserted SIM on your device and it will be ready for use in no time.
Coolpad Note 3 Lite is a dual SIM smartphone and supports dual standby. The SIM card supported by the device is a Micro SIM card supporting the 4G connectivity.
Sharing of the data network can be done using the tethering mode on your device. To share a Data Network on your device, open the Settings and tap on more in Wireless & Networks. In the new window, tap on the portable hotspot and click on portable Wi-Fi hotspot to enable that on your device. The password and Network SSID can be set by tapping on Set up Wi-Fi hotspot.
There are two ways in which you can capture a screenshot on your device.
Method 1: This is the general method of capturing a screenshot. In this method, you need to press the power button along with volume down button at the same time to capture screenshot on your device.
Method 2: In this method, press and hold the power button firmly until the power options appear on the screen. Now in the power options window, tap on screen capture to save the screenshot on your device.
Android Updates help in improving the performance of the device by fixing the minute bugs. To check for updates, click on Wireless Updates in the System folder. In the Wireless update window, tap on search option at the bottom of screen. The device checks for updates and if there is no update “You phone software version is latest” is displayed on the screen.
External apps with apk can be installed by enabling the Unknown sources option on your device. To install an external app, open the settings and tap on Lock screen & security in the personal section. Now tap on Unknown sources and click on the Ok button to enable that on your device. Now you can install any apps with external file without any interruption on your device. Before you install, the app makes sure that external app must not harm the system or the data on your device.
The quick settings in the notification panel cannot be customized on your device.
Power saving mode increases the battery life on your device during the low battery conditions. The device doesn’t come with any additional power saving mode, but you can set the charging mode option that will help in improving the battery life on your device. It comes with two types of charging modes, Efficient (minimize the charging time with original or high power charger) and Common ( Restrict the current with a common change to extend the battery life cycle.
Acceeleration, Gyroscope, Light, and Proximity are the sensors available on the device and helps in automating the device.
Yes, the device comes with LED indication lights and will be in use when its enabled on your device. To enable the LED lights, open the settings and tap on Brightness & Display in the device section. In the new window, head over to the bottom of screen and tap on Indicator Light. You will find Calls, Message, Notification, Charge and Low battery options, now tap on the check box adjacent to the each option to enable them on your device.
Screen pinning feature is available on the devices with Android 5.0 Lollipop and higher version. To use this on your device, open the Settings and tap on lock screen and security. In the new window, head over to the bottom of the screen and tap on Screen pinning and toggle the off button to enable that on your device. To pin the screen on your device, open the overview window and tap on the pin icon for the app that you want to pin. Now to unpin the pinned screen you need to press the back button and overview button for about 2-3 seconds.
Yes, there is an option on the device using that you can move the apps from internal storage to the external SD card on your device. To move an app, open the settings and tap on apps in the device section. In the new window, tap on the app that you want to move and click on move to SD card in the App info window. The app is successfully moved from internal to external storage on your device.
The device comes with a lot of bloatware apps like WPS Office, Xploree key, Whatsapp, Wechat, Facebook, and Amazon app preinstalled on your device.
Yes the bloatware applications can be removed by uninstalling them from your device. The applications can be uninstalled directly from the home screen or else from app manager window on your device.
The device comes with 16 GB as its internal storage and can be expanded up to 32 GB using an external Micro SD Card. And out of 16 GB around 10.36 GB of free space is available for the user.
The device come with 3GB of RAM out of which 621MB of RAM is used by system, 239 MB is used by pre-installed apps and around 2.0 GB of free RAM is available when no apps are running on the device.
Coolpad Note 3 Lite comes with a fingerprint scanner on its backs and helps in securing your device. To add a fingerprint on your device, open the Fingerprint Management app by tapping on it. You need to set the lock in two forms, i.e., Pattern or PIN, choose any of the options and proceed further. Now in the Fingerprint Management window, toggle the fingerprint recognition option and enter the pin that you used earlier. Now place the finger on the fingerprint scanner and lift it when the device vibrates and place again. Once the fingerprint is scanned “Fingerprint Enrollment is successful” is displayed on your screen, tap on the Finish button. You have successfully added fingerprint for your device and can add five fingerprints at max.
Yes, the device does support the USB OTG, and you can transfer data from the device to drive and vice versa without any interruption.
The Head SAR valur of the device is 0.249 W/Kg and the body SAR value of the device is 0..425 W/Kg.
After testing the device with various benchmarking tools, here are their respective scores.
Antutu benchmark score: 27107
Vellamo Multicore score: 1352
Vellamo Metal score: 950
Chrome Browser Score: 1912
Geekbench Single-core score: 520
Geekbench Multi-core score: 1536
Quadrant Standard score: 9925
Coolpad Note 3 Lite comes with Android Lollipop 5.1 out of the box. There is no information about the device getting the latest Update. You can also check the list of the devices that may receive the Android Lollipop Update by the end of 2016.
Themes on your Note 3 Lite can be changed using the Cool show application on your device. To change the theme, open the Cool show application from the app drawer, you will find of list of themes on your device. Now click on the theme that you want to apply and tap the Use button that is at the bottom of the screen. The theme is successfully changed on your device.
Developer option is useful in debugging of your device. To enable this on your device, open the Settings and tap on About Phone in the System section. In the new window, tap on Build Number continuously for about 7-8 times to enable that on your device. Once it is enabled you are a developer is displayed on the screen.
Wake up gestures are the screen off gestures that are helpful to open the application directly from your locked screen. To use these options on your device open the settings and tap on smart control in the device section. In the new window, tap on wake-up gesture and toggle the off button to enable them on your device. Now tap on the check box adjacent to the options, to use them on your device. The wake-up gestures available on the device are double tap to wake, slide up to unlock, slide down to take photos, c to open keypad, e to open browser and m to play music.
The Action and screen of gestures available on the device are glove mode, cover mode( cover the screen for a small window to appear), multi-screen( divide the screen for Multi-Taking), and Three screenshots( slide three fingers from top to bottom to capture screenshot). To use these options on your device, open the Settings and tap on Smart control in the device section. In the new window, tap on Action and screen and tap on the check box adjacent to the options to enable them on your device.
Always remember to factory reset your device before you change or upgrade to a new smartphone. To factory reset your Coolpad Note 3 Lite, open the settings and tap on Backup & reset. In the new window, tap on Factory data reset and click on reset phone at the bottom of the screen and enter the password if you set any to your device. It will ask for a final confirmation, now click on erase everything. The device reboots and all the data is erased from your device.
These are the general questions that a user search for when he purchase a new device. If you still have query about the device then pass them in PhoneRadar Forum we will get back to you.