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Coolpad Dyno Review: The only kids smartwatch worth buying

Peace of mind without the worst parts of the Internet? I’ll take two.

My son has finally reached that age where not every school field trip fits into the normal school day. I drop him off a little earlier than the day normally starts, and he’s not back until late that night. That last part can be a little stressful, because traffic can cause significant delays and being stuck in a parking lot with other nervous parents  [Read More…]

Coolpad Illumina review

Android Go is an interesting concept. First introduced with the Android 8.1 Oreo update, it’s a version of the mobile operating system designed for devices with 1GB RAM – or less. In short, it’s a stripped down version of the Android experience that requires little hardware.

When you look at the specifications of most Android Go phones you’ll find they all sound like old, outdated handsets. Instead of 32GB and 64GB internal storage you’ll see 8GB and 16GB. Instead of  [Read More…]

Coolpad Dyno is a simple LTE-connected smartwatch for kids

Coolpad has dipped its toes into the world of “family-oriented connected products” with the introduction of the Dyno Smartwatch. Formerly known for its budged smartphones, Coolpad is expanding its reach as part of a re-branding effort.

Available in late January, the Dyno is a $ 150 wearable designed for kids ages 4-9 but with parents firmly in mind. It keeps things simple for the wearer, giving mom and dad peace of mind at the same time.

Like other smartwatches, the  [Read More…]

Coolpad has a smartwatch for kids, and it’s pretty great

It’s a new day for Coolpad, and this watch is a positive step forward.

Lets be honest, Coolpad is not a name typically associated with quality, high end products. Their phones are cool, but they’re inexpensive on purpose and not often the first thing people recommend. Today, the folks at Coolpad are announcing a new family-focused direction for many of the products coming to its portfolio. The first of this new line is a smartwatch for kids,  [Read More…]

Boost Mobile starts selling an Android Oreo Go edition phone, the Coolpad Illumina

Boost Mobile recently welcomed its first Android Oreo Go edition smartphone. It’s called the Coolpad Illumina and obviously, it’s a low-end smartphone which you can pick up for $ 39.99 (plus tax) for a limited time.

Once the promo period expires, the phone will take you back with $ 79.99, which is still pretty affordable.

Anyway, in case you don’t know Android Go is a special version of Android designed to bring smooth experience on entry-level smartphones that have low  [Read More…]

Get 43% off the LeEco Coolpad Cool1 at LightInTheBox (Promoted)

One of our favorite online retailers, LightInTheBox is back with a new promotion just in time for Valentine’s Day. Customers who are looking for a worthy gift for their loved one can – for a limited time – get the LeEco Coolpad Cool1 smartphone with 43% off. So instead of $ 189.99, you will be asked […]

Looking for a cheap unlocked phone? The Coolpad Splatter with Alexa launches for $140

Coolpad – a maker of affordable smartphones – recently launched its second unlocked phone in the US called the Coolpad Splatter. The handset is available via Amazon for the price of $ 139.99. Obviously, you shouldn’t expect any mind-blowing specs, but even so the Coolpad Splatter is more than capable of handling basic tasks like browsing […]

Budget Coolpad Defiant arrives at T-Mobile on June 16

T-Mobile subscribers looking to purchase an affordable smartphone will soon have a new option. The carrier confirmed it will start offering the budget-friendly Coolpad Defiant starting on June 16. The handset will also be available for purchase from MetroPCS, although no exact release date was shared yet. The Coolpad Defiant brings low-end specs to the […]

LeEco and Coolpad team up for Cool S1 with Snapdragon 821, 6GB of RAM

LeEco is one of those Chinese device makers that are trying to break into the US market. The company, which is known for its galloping expansion has launch a few “disruptive”  smartphones in the States, hoping to provide an affordable alternative to top phones. Well, LeEco is also busy unveiling phones in its home country,

Coolpad Mega 2.5D review: An inexpensive performer for the Indian market

Coolpad is a Chinese brand offering excellent smartphones at impressively low prices.

The quick take

The recent deluge of smartphones in India under $ 125/₹8,500 is changing the way we perceive budget smartphones, and upping the consumer expectations. Once ready to compromise for a basic smartphone experience, budget smartphone customers are now spoilt for choice with manufacturers pushing the boundaries with devices that have decent specifications sheet, good looks, as well as a capable camera.

Coolpad  [Read More…]