The Coolpad 8190Q will go on sale soon at around 700 Yuan ($113) and is likely to be a hit for those less interested in the latest spec and more concerned about their wallets.
In China phone prices are pretty low as it is. It’s not uncommon for quad-core, 1080 phones with 2GB RAM and 13 mega-pixel cameras to launch for around 1499 Yuan ($242), but even these low prices are still to much for the average phone users who just want’s something cheap and of good quality.
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That’s what Coolpad do best, cheap and good quality. The Coolpad 8190Q will retail at just over $100 at launch and features the same 1.2Ghz quad-core MT6589 CPU and 1GB RAM as more costly phones, but with cost cutting downgrades in other ares to keep the price competitive.
The display on the 8190Q is a 4.5-inch IPS unit with a resolution of just 960 x 540, the rear camera is a 5 mega-pixel sensor while the front is a very cheap VGA unit, battery is 1650mAh, even Android is the last version of Jelly Bean 4.1.
The Coolpad does offer a low-price though, and most importantly will be easy to purchase in many high-street stores and supermarkets, where as the more high-end devices are only available online.