Coolpad is the next manufacturer to find refuge under ‘Make in India’ campaign, which has finally started shaping up, thanks to efforts of Indian government. The company is going to manufacture one million “Made In India” mobile handsets in first half of 2016.
Coolpad has collaborated with Videocon to complete this project. These mobile handsets will be manufactured in Videocon’s facility which is located in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. The company also announced a big investment of $300 million in manufacturing, R&D and ID design in India.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Guo Deying, Chairman and Former CEO of Coolpad Group said “In October, we announced an investment of over $300 million in Manufacturing, R&D and ID design in India. Keeping up with our commitment of Make in India, we are proud to announce that we will initiate the first phase of our investment by manufacturing one million Coolpad “Made in India” smartphones by the first half of 2016. “
He further added, “These smartphone will be manufactured at our Indian partner Videocon`s facility which is situated in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. Recently, our leadership team visited Videocon facility to assess and finalise on how much support and technical expertise is required by our partners to manufacture Coolpad smartphones which are known around the world for their cutting edge technology and affordability.”
Coolpad also announced the availability of its recently launched Coolpad Note 3 black variant exclusively on online channel Amazon.in. Coolpad Note 3 includes a 5.5 inch HD display, 13 MP rear camera with LED flash, 5 MP front camera and packs a 3000mAh battery. It runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS, powered by 1.3 GHz 64 bit octa core MediaTek MT6753 processor assisted by 3GB of RAM, 16GB of inbuilt memory and an expansion slot for microSD card which supports up to 64GB. Coolpad Note 3 is comes in White and black color options on e-commerce portal Amazon.in.