Coolpad R108 – Affordable Smartphone with 3GB RAM: Review, Specs and Price


Coolpad R108 is perfect for those on a budget, the smartphone is available at a giveaway price on Shopping stores. This device has an octa-core processor, boasts of 3GB RAM and 32GB storage space.

Coolpad are known for making the most affordable smartphone with great value for money, but the R108 knocks it out of the park. Do you want to know more about the Coolpad R108? Stay with me.


Made completely from Aluminium Alloy and sports a shining overall body. The R108 doesn’t look like your budget smartphone. The rear camera is at the top middle with a LED flash right beside it, while the fingerprint scanner is under the camera.

Underneath the Coolpad logo at the bottom corner is a loudspeaker for extremely loud music and bass. Turning over to the sides, it measures 8.7 mm in thickness and weighs just 165g overall. Weighing that less, the R108 will be easy to operate with one hand. In terms of coloring, the Coolpad R108 is available in Gold and White colors.


It’s bezel-less, well to a point, reaching 70% screen to body ratio. It has no narrow bezels at all, the screen can be seen from the sides. The bottom bezels houses three navigation buttons, while the top houses the selfie camera, ambient light sensor and speaker grille.

Focusing on the screen now, the 5.5-inch IPS touchscreen displays like a budget smartphone it is. Nevertheless, when on landscape mode, the details should be longer, because there’s no narrow bezel. The screen boasts of 1280 x 720 pixels in resolution and 267 pixel per inch density.

Hardware and Software

Working underneath is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 with 64-bit CPU architecture and 8-cores of processor. The Octa-core processor on the Coolpad R108 reaches a clock speed of 1.5 GHz with 28nm process technology. Handling graphics is the Qualcomm Adreno 405 graphics processor.

Multitask through heavy apps with 3GB of RAM and a memory speed of 667 MHz for fast multitasking. For storage, the 32GB should be enough, but if it isn’t, simply top-up another 32GB using a memory card. The Coolpad R108 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with modified user interface.


At the back, the 13MP rear camera has f/2.2 aperture and captures 4K resolution images. That’s not all, the camera comes with a LED flash and other quality features capturing photographs with 4160 x 3120 pixels in dimension. For selfies, there’s a 5MP selfie shooter at the front with f/2.2 aperture as well for cute selfies.


Powering the Coolpad R108 is a 2500mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery with no fast charging technology. Even without the fast charging feature, it shouldn’t take more than 2.2 hours to fully charge up the battery from 0% to 100%.

Coolpad R108 Full Technical Specifications


Device Type Smartphone
Model Coolpad R108
Announced March, 2017
Released April, 2017
Status Available on Shopping stores


2G Network Yes
3G Network Yes
4G Network Yes
SIM Type Nano + Nano
SIM Count Dual SIM


Type Aluminium Alloy
Dimensions 76.5 x 154.5 x 8.7 mm
Weight 165g
Protection Yes
Colours White, Gold


Display Type IPS capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.5-inch
Resolution 1280 x 720 Pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 267ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 70%
Touch Screen Yes
Protection 2.5D Glass
Features Multi-touch
Secondary Display No


Primary 13MP
Image Yes
Video Yes
Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Exposure compensation
Face detection
ISO settings
Scene mode
Touch focus
White balance settings
Flash No
Secondary 5MP


Operating System Android 6.0 Marshmallow
User Interface (UI) Modified
Java Support Yes
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes


Chipset (SoC) Qualcomm Snapdragon 415
CPU Octa-Core 1.4GHz
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 405
RAM (Memory) 3GB
Internal Storage 32GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 32GB
Sensors Fingerprint (Rear)
Ambient Light
Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key


Bluetooth Yes
Infrared No
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, microUSB
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Facial Recognition No
Wireless Charging No


Battery Type Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2500mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging No
Talk Time
Music Play


Audio Playback Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video Playback Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Out
FM Radio
Alert Types Vibration, Ringtones
Ring Tones MP3, WAV
Loudspeaker Yes
Handsfree Yes

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
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What is Coolpad R108 Price and Availability Status?

The Coolpad R108 is available on Shopping stores from $79 (N25,000) to $99 (N30,000). Click on the links below to view the latest Coolpad R108 price & availability.

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