Coolpad Note 8 Specs Review – Powerful Selfie Camera, Better Display


Coolpad, the tech company is reaching for greater heights with the new Coolpad Note 8 which we expect will have a few upgraded configurations as it gets into the hands of the users. The Coolpad Note 8 was announced and released in the month of October 2018. You can read about its predecessor Coolpad Note 6 here.

Design and Display of Coolpad Note 8

The design style of the device is plastic and metals. Also, dimensions to the Coolpad Note 8 are 72.5 x 151 x 8.3 mm. furthermore, it weighs 185 grams. It has 2.5D curved Glass screen protection but is not water resistant. It comes in only black color.


Display type is FHD+ PIS LCD capacitive touch screen which comes in 16 million colors. The size is 5.99 inches and its resolution is 1080 x 2160 pixels. The pixel density is 403 ppi and the screen to body ratio 84.85 percent. Aspect ratio stands at 18:9.

Camera Features

In the camera department, you’ll find dual 16 MP plus 2 MP cameras that offer dual LED flash, and are able to do FHD recording. The image production is good enough, though not of top quality. In the same vein, you have the video quality of [email protected] Nice features included here are auto focus, continuous shooting, HDR, face detection, exposure compensation, Panorama, scene mode, and more.

For the front camera which is also known as selfie camera, there is 8 MP shooter with lesser featuers, though it comes with Led flash capacity and with f/2.2 aperture. The rear main camera comes with f/2.0 aperture.

Hardware and Software of Coolpad Note 8

Coolpad Note 8 runs on Android 8.0 Oreo. That should easily upgrade to the latest Android 9 Pie. Furthermore, MediaTek MT6750T with 28nm process technology. The CPU is Octa-core 1.5 GHz 8-Cores. Good thing, for most other smartphones in this range make use of 4-Cores. In addition to that, there’s a 64-bit architecture here, GPU ARM Mali-T860 MP2 of 2-Cores.


Storage Capacity

There is ample space for doing whatever you want in Coolpad Note 8. It comes with 4GB of RAM, and that is massive as well. The internal storage which can be expanded is 64GB. Increase the space with the use of a microSD card up to the tune of 128GB.

Network and Connectivity in Coolpad Note 8

Coolpad Note 8 has 2G, 3G, and 4G, which means that it is able to operate on GSM, WCDMA, and LTE levels. So browse the internet anywhere you find yourself, as long as there’s internet connection available. Similarly, there is the provision of two SIM slots and both of them can work with 4G technology.


Furthermore, most of the commons that come with multi-media and network connectivity are also here. These are Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, microUSB 2.0, HDMI, and more. However, there’s no provision for infrared or NFC in the Coolpad Note 8.

Battery Life

Powering the Coolpad Note 8 is a massive 4000 mAh battery. To make things better, this powerful battery is capable of quick charging, in which the user can charge from zero percent to 100 percent in a matter of two hours.

Price and Availability

Buy a Coolpad Note 8 smartphone online now for just $145 USD or thereabouts. Prices differ from store to store. Regarding the availability, the device is on the market, as it has been released in the month of October 2018.