Spice Coolpad 2 Mi-496
Spice Coolpad 2 Mi-496 Mobile Price in India
Indian smartphone manufacturer Spice in collaboration with its Chinese counterpart Coolpad has recently launched a new smartphone in the market. This new product is known as Spice Coolpad2 Mi 496 which aims to fulfil all the requirements of an average user. Spice as we know has been coming up with several new launches but hasn’t been as successful as the other competitors. The phones by the company are aimed at budget customers and come with decent specifications. Both companies are quite optimistic regarding the prospect of this product and are leaving no stone unturned for its publicity maximisation.
Features and Specifications
The smartphone comes with a 4.5 inch capacitive TFT LCD touchscreen with a display resolution of 960 x 540 pixels.It works on dual SIM system of GSM only. It alsosupports 3G internet connectivity besides coming with basic connectivity options like Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity. The phone comes with a removable battery and consists of rear camera of 5megapixels. Another speciality of this smartphone is the availability of XHTML connectivity. The smartphone is comprised of sensors like Light sensor, Ambient sensor, Proximity sensor and g-sensor to regulate and adjust its functioning in response to any particular situation.
Design and Quality
The smartphone is available in white colour and company has made sure the phone looks above average in terms of looks and design.Build quality of the device seems to be average and considering the range it is presented within, the company has done a decent job. The weight of the device is 119 grams and can be carried quite comfortably inside the pocket. The dimension of the device is 127.5 x 66.5 x 10.5 mm. There are three touchscreen buttons which are placed on the screen and are visible in the absence of backlight of the screen. The audio jack of 3.5mm is located on top of the outer surface. The back panel consists of separate micro-SD and battery slot.
Os and Tech
Spice Coolpad 2 Mi-496works on Android v4.1 Jelly Bean which is further enriched with 1.2 GHz quad core processor. It is well complimented by the installation of 1GB RAM which definitely ensures you can multitask quite easily. Besides, the phone is like any other Android device which is available in the market without much of differentiation.
Camera and multi-media
The device consists of 5 megapixel rear camera with LED flash and there is no secondary camera. It comes with basic camera options and the images in broad daylight appear to be decent. However, low light images could appear blur which is something one might not be complaining about considering the price it is offered at. Videos can be downloaded in MP4 format and can be viewed from Video Player. Users have the option of posting their photos and videos in the social networking sites and other applications. It’s built in music player supports various kinds of media files which includes AAC, WAV, AAC+, AC3 and WMA.
Battery and memory
The device comes with a removable Li-Ionbattery of capacity 1700 mAh which is a bit disappointing. If you are use a lot of data or play games, you might be complaining about battery drain. The phone’s internal capacity is 4GB which is quite decent if you do not store too many files and images. However, in case of dearth of space users have the option of inserting microSD card as the capacity of expandable storage is 32 GB.
Pros and cons
· Camera performance is quite decent.
· Decent exterior surface.
· High performing operating system.
· Battery life is not mentioned.
· Apps do not work simultaneously.
· Size of RAM is not more.
The smartphone within the range of Rs. 5000-6000 and can offer stiff competition to products like Sony Xperia E1, Nokia X2 Dual SIM and many more. It is definitely a product which would be a good option for the first time smartphone users or budget friendly customers. However, there are too many options which has flooded this segment and Spice being a lesser known brand could face a huge task for making this a popular product in its category.