The LeEco-backed smartphone manufacturer, Coolpad has unveiled a new smartphone called Cool M7 in China. It comes with a sleek unibody metal design and measures just 6.9mm thickness. From the front, the Cool M7 looks similar to the Apple iPhone with the circular home button. Just like the iPhones, the home button on the Cool M7 also has an integrated fingerprint sensor. The device comes with six-string antenna design as seen on the OPPO R11 and Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro smartphones.
Talking about the specifications, the Cool M7 sports a 5.5-inch IPS display with Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution and a 2.5D curved glass on the top. Under the hood is the 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 octa-core processor clocked at 2.0GHz and comes coupled with Adreno 506 GPU. The device packs 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. There is no MicroSD card slot for further expansion of storage. It supports dual SIM dual standby and offers 4G VoLTE connectivity.
In the camera department, there is a 12MP IMX362 autofocus sensor on the rear with f/1.8 aperture and LED flash. On the front is a 13MP camera with f/2.2 aperture and 79.8-degree wide-angle lens for selfies and video calls. It is backed by a 3,200mAh non-removable battery that might include fast charging support. The Cool M7 measures 151.16 x 74.32 x 6.9 mm and weighs 152 grams. It runs on the new Journey UI based on the Android 7.0 Nougat and comes pre-installed with LeEco apps.
Before to this, the company launched the smartphones with the in-house Cool UI and LeEco’s eUI. The power button and volume rocker can be found on the right edge of the device. Connectivity options include 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and USB Type-C 2.0 port. It skips the 3.5mm audio jack, and the Cool M7 users have to get the USB Type-C earphones or a USB Type-C to 3.5mm adapter to use the regular earphones. The Cool M7 is priced at 2699 yuan (approx $404 / Rs. 25,999) and the sales begin from August 26th through online and offline channels in China.