Coolpad launched the Cool 1 handset in India for Rs. 13,999. Here is a comparison between Coolpad Cool 1 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. Will this handset match up and create competition to the undisputed Redmi Note 3? Let’s find out.

Coolpad Cool 1 vs Redmi Note 3

Display and OS

Both these handsets sports a 5.5 inch screen with 1920 x 1080p resolution and both are running Android 6.0 Marshmallow with their respective UI’s out of the box.

Memory and Storage

Coolpad Cool 1 will be available (from 5th Jan) with 3GB RAM / 4GB RAM and 32GB ROM. Note 3 on the other hand comes with 2GB RAM / 3GB RAM and 16GB ROM / 32GB ROM options.

Coolpad Cool 1 vs Redmi Note 3


Cool 1 is powered by qualcomm snapdragon 652 64 bit octa core chipset whereas the Redmi Note 3 is powered by qualcomm snapdragon 650 hexa core 64 bit chipset.


Redmi Note 3 comes with rear 16MP camera with flash and the Cool 1 comes with 13MP + 13MP dual cameras on the back with flash. Front camera on the Note 3 is of 5MP resolution and on Cool 1 it is 8MP.


The Cool 1 gets power from 4000 mAh battery whereas Note 3 from 4050 mAh battery.

Which is best Coolpad Cool 1 or the Redmi Note 3?

Both the handsets are equally powerful and attractively priced. Cool 1 no doubt is better especially the dual cameras that should give near DSLR type quality. Also if you look at the price tag both are accordingly priced. Both handsets support 4G with VoLTE and comes with finger print sensor.

If you have limited budget go with Redmi Note 3 but if you can spend little extra go with Cool 1 for the dual cameras.

We would suggest, do not buy the Cool 1 on 5th, wait for the review plus there will be more dual camera options in Jan 2017.


Redmi Note 3 16GB – Rs. 9,999
Redmi Note 3 32GB – Rs. 11,999
Cool 1 – Rs. 13,999