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Coolpad 26 Tibetan Peak Edition (2020)

Android OS v9.0 (Pie)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
Adreno 616
6 GB / 128 GB
6.3 inch (1080 x 2340 px)
16 + 8 + 5 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus

This phone comes equipped with a 6.3 inch IPS display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset, and 6 GB of RAM.

Is the cost justified by its features? I'll strive to answer that by the end of my review.

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This article shares our personal experiences and thoughts about using the Coolpad 26 Tibetan Peak Edition smartphone. We hope to offer helpful insights to others interested in this device.

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Coolpad 26 Tibetan Peak Edition specifications

BrandCoolpad
Name26 Tibetan Peak Edition
ModelSAC-A0
Release date2020

Weight, dimensions, colors

Weight5.82 oz
Dimensions6.16 x 2.93 x 0.31 inch
Colorsblack, blue, white
SIM typeNano SIM

The weight of Coolpad 26 Tibetan Peak Edition is about 5.82 oz with battery. This is average for smartphones of the same size. Smartphones use a Nano SIM as a small chipcard for a subscriber identity module (SIM).

System, chipset, performance

OS versionAndroid OS v9.0 (Pie)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 710
CPUOcta-core, Dual-core 2.2 GHz Kryo, Hexa-core 1.7 GHz Kryo
GPUAdreno 616

The Coolpad 26 Tibetan Peak Edition comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box. Google has integrated many services with Android. These include Google Maps, Gmail, and Google Drive. An advanced scheduler manages this octa-core CPU. It assigns tasks to the CPU for real-time speed and power efficiency. Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors work with Adreno GPUs. The processors are designed for the GPUs.

Display type, size, resolution

Display typeIPS
Screen size6.3 inch
Resolution1080 x 2340 px
Multitouch supportyes

The 6.3 inch IPS display has better features. These include optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, and unchanging color reproduction. The 6.3 inch display should be big enough for our needs. It will make viewing comfortable. This is true whether we're reading, browsing, or watching. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner.

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Memory, storage

RAM6 GB
Internal storage128 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

The Coolpad 26 Tibetan Peak Edition comes with 6 GB of RAM, which is considered to be sufficient for most users' needs. Having more RAM alone does not guarantee better performance. The 26 Tibetan Peak Edition has 128 GB of internal storage, which is more than enough for their needs. We can expand the internal storage (128 GB) with a compatible microSD card.

Cameras, flash

Main camera16 + 8 + 5 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED
Selfie camera16 MP

Multiple cameras or depth sensors can help the smartphone. They can make its portrait mode effects more appealing. The 26 Tibetan Peak Edition does not have optical image stabilization (OIS).

Connectivity, network, wireless

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

The Coolpad 26 Tibetan Peak Edition supports 4G/LTE networks. The phone is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. The 26 Tibetan Peak Edition smartphone is capable of connecting to Bluetooth devices. The GPS allows this smartphone to find their exact location. It provides accurate navigation and mapping. The phone isn't NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC is not essential for basic phone functionality, but it can be useful. The 3.5 mm headphone jack allows us to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.

Battery type, capacity, charger

TypeLi-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable

The Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a light-weight, rechargeable battery. The battery of 26 Tibetan Peak Edition isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

Features, sensors, specials

Sensorsaccelerometer, fingerprint, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Fast charging

Today, smartphones come with many sensors. They help make the user experience better. The accelerometer provides information about the smartphone's movement in three axes. These are X (horizontal), Y (vertical), and Z (depth). The 26 Tibetan Peak Edition phone has a fingerprint scanner. The light sensor detects the level of light in the environment. Dual SIM is great for businesses. They want to give staff a device with separate numbers and bills for personal and business use. The fast charging technology comes in handy when we need quick juice on our device.

Verdict, pros and cons

Every phone has its strengths and weaknesses, and this Coolpad phone is no exception. As with any device, there are aspects that shine and others that fall short. By examining both sides, we can paint a complete picture of what this phone has to offer. Let's explore its standout features and areas for improvement. Remember, this is just my opinion, and yours might be different.

Pros

  • appropriate screen size
  • adequate memory
  • generous internal storage
  • microSD slot
  • multicamera setup
  • Dual SIM support

Cons

  • no OIS function
  • no 5G support
  • no NFC feature
  • low-capacity battery
  • no digital compass
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Updated: May 11, 2024

Lucas Bradley I'm Lucas Bradley, the founder of the Phone42.com site. I love technology, especially smartphones, and I've been working with tech stuff for more than 20 years. This means I've seen a lot of changes and have learned a bunch about what makes a good phone. On Phone42.com, I look at all kinds of phones. They can be from big, well-known companies or new ones trying to make their mark. I want to help people understand what's new and cool in the world of smartphones, in a way that's easy to get.
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