Just when you think the entry-level smartphone market can’t get any more saturated, another company comes in and introduces a new device that will fight for its spot under the sun. The latest addition to the ultra-affordable scene is the Coolpad Cool 12A which has some intriguing specs for its price range.
The new phone has a 4,000 mAh battery and a USB-C port, two cameras, and an attractive price tag of CNY599 which translates to just south of $90/€75.
Coolpad Cool 12A
Coolpad does not reveal the chipset inside the Cool 12A but after some detective work we established it is the T310 platform by the Shanghai-based company Unisoc. It comes with a quad-core CPU – one Cortex-A75 unit at 2.0 GHz, and three Cortex-A55 cores at 1.8 GHz. It has its own AI camera algorithms and some features to offer a longer battery life, but