Is Huawei Honor 5X times better or is ‘Cool’ pad Note 3’s demeanour superior?

Is Huawei Honor 5X times better or is ‘Cool’ pad Note 3’s demeanour superior?

Is Huawei Honor 5X times better or is ‘Cool’ pad Note 3’s demeanour superior?

by January 28, 2016

honor 5x vs coolpad note 3

The battle of smartphones that is so prominently happening around is not very unusual these days. The brands are constantly at loggerheads trying their best to outwit each other. The race for supremacy and getting the lions share has become the order of the day. While we all know how Apple and Samsung are always on top of their game, a new kind of battle is subtly emerging that is not only gaining prominence but also becoming quite conspicuous. It is the battle between the mid-range smartphone brands to ace the affordable market segment.

We at CompareRaja are always at the edge of our seats to provide our esteemed readers comprehensive information about the new launches in the market as well as compare the smartphones and give a heads-up so that they can take a wise buying decision. In this blog, we have pitted two of the most recent launches, Huawei Honor 5X and Coolpad Note 3. The phones in the question are considered to be fierce rivals and are also touted to be the next big thing. So without any further ado, let us get down to business and do an neck to neck comparison to determine, which phone is superior. Read on.

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General Specs

Dual SIM capacity is considered to be the fundamental requirement of a smartphone. Long gone are the days when you had to carry two separate phones; one for personal use and another for business purposes. Both Honor 5X and Coolpad Note 3 has a dual capability and support 2 GSM SIM cards. So if you are one those people who love to carry a separate phone for business and personal use both the phones would serve your purpose.

Winner – Neutral

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Although not a very important feature that people look for, it still does play a vital role in terms of providing a good user experience in the long run. Everyone would agree that, carrying a big phone that doesn’t fit in the pocket and is quite heavy is a big problem. Add to the daily hassles of travelling, keep the device safe can be painstaking. With these two new cool and chic phones, you can keep these hassles at bay. The CoolPad Note 3 weighs just about 155 grams and is about 9.3 mm thick. The Huawei Honor 5X is even thinner it is just 8.1 mm thick and weighs 158 grams.

Winner – Neutral

honor 5x vs coolpad note 3 display

Memory Capacity

Nowadays, a phone with a better memory capacity definitely holds an edge over other models. The simple reason being, we all have invariably become dependent on phone for everything. Right from the entertainment needs to office work. Don’t we all check our e-mails on our phone, watch videos while travelling, save important and confidential files on our phone (Well, I definitely do all these and I am sure you too do). How is it possible that the palm-sized device manages to carry all these data? Ring a bell? Yes, it is because of the memory capacity of the phone. Coolpad Note 3 has 16GB memory with a slot for external card expandable up to 64 GB. The Huawei Honor 5X on the other has 16GB internal capacity and it also boasts of having an external memory capacity expandable up to 128 GB. So, here Honor 5X seems to have an edge over the Cool pad.

Winner – Huawei Honor 5X

Connectivity Options

Ask yourself a question? What do you do when you have to send an urgent message? Did you just say I will Whatapp? (Oh come on, you were too loud in your mind, we heard you) How do you send and receive messages so nonchalantly, it is because your phone supports 3G, 4G, EDGE, Wi-Fi connectivity that lets you use the internet on your phone. With Huawei Honor 5X and CoolPad Note 3 you get all these connectivity options and more including USB, Bluetooth and GPRS.

Winner – Neutral

Honor 5x vs coolpad note 3 fingerprint scanner


Who doesn’t love a smartphone that has an awesome camera and lets you click brilliant quality pictures? The Coolpad Note 3 comes with a 13MP autofocus rear camera with face detection, Geo-tagging, touch to focus and LED flash features. Also, the 5MP front camera lets you click supreme quality selfies. Huawei Honor 5X too has 13 MP auto focus camera with face detection, Geo Tagging, LED Flashlight and touch to focus features. Plus, it also lets you record high quality 1080 pixels videos. Not to mention, it also has 5MP front camera that lets you click those cute duck face selfie and cherish the special moments.

And the most amazing feature both the phones have is the fingerprint scanner! It allows you to call friends, launch apps, click photos and more instantly! So, these phones seems to have a neck to neck competition!

Winner – Neutral

Technical Specifications

This is the bit that really matters, a phone is only as good as its hardware specifications. Well, today, most phones are packed with fast processor and graphics card that accentuates the graphical experience. This is because, the brands have realized that it is the minimal thing that their range of models has to offer to be able to survive in the market that is becoming even more competitive every day. To the users delight both the phones are equipped with ultra-fast processors and high quality graphics card. Huawei is powered by 1.2 GHz, Octa Core Processor and the Adreno 405 accentuates the graphics experience. Coolpad, on the other hand is powered by 1.3 GHz, Octa Core Processor and it also features Mali T720 MP3 GPU.

Winner – Coolpad Note 3


This is certainly one of the crucial factors to consider while buying a new smartphone. With the number of hours of usage increasing more and more, a phone that runs for a longer time definitely has an edge over its competitors. The Coolpad Note 3 features a 3000 mAh non-Li-Po removable battery. The Huawei Honor 5X too features a 3000 mAh Li-Po battery. This implies that no matter, which phone you choose you can be sure that you can stay connected for the full day.

Winner – Neutral


Coolpad Note 3 has a cool edge over the Honor 5X with its pocket friendly price of INR 8,999. Whereas, Honor 5X has kept its honor to INR 12,000!

 So, in terms of price…

 Winner – Coolpad Note 3

To conclude both the phones are packed with amazing features. If you are looking for a smart and stylish phone with good performance at pocket freindly price then go for Coolpad. If you need all these features in addition to some hefty storage capacity then Honor 5X is the best for you!