Coolpad Roar 5 launched with 16GB Storage and a very Affordable Price Tag – Review, Full Specs and Price

The Coolpad Roar 5 has officially been launched in Indonesia, the device comes with 16GB internal storage space. This is the latest installation to the Roar series from Coolpad, the Roar 5 is the most advanced version.

Unlike previous Road smartphones targeting those on a budget, none have been able to pass the 8GB storage capacity. It looks like Coolpad ain’t here to play this year, the new Roar 5 comes with 8MP rear camera and 2500mAh battery as well. Want to know more about the Coolpad Roar 5? Well, lets dig in.


Coolpad Roar 5

The body is totally an upgrade from what the company is typically known for. It comes with the dual antenna line, one at the top and the other at the bottom. The body is a combination of plastic meets metal, the device is beautiful and stunning no doubt.

Coolpad Roar 5

The rear camera comes just after the top antenna line, with the LED flash underneath. The Coolpad inscription is at the bottom and that sums up the features at the back, with no fingerprint scanner in sight. Moving to the sides, the power button is by the right, while the volume keys at the left, as it measures 8.1mm slim. Its available in only Gold and Black at the moment.


It has extremely narrow bezels, and take a look! A Coolpad smartphone with no navigation buttons at the bottom bezel. But i still don’t know why the bezels are still there, the top bezel houses the selfie camera, ambient light sensor and speaker grille.

The 5-inch HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen boasts of a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. For clarity and sharp visuals, the screen boasts of a 294 pixel per inch density. Furthermore, the multi-touch screen stretched up 68.8% screen to body ratio.

Hardware and Software

Under the hood is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 chipset with Quad-core processor. Disappointingly, the processor reaches a maximum speed of 1.1 GHz, with a 64-bit CPU architecture and 28nm process technology. In the graphics department, the Adreno 304 from Qualcomm is also in charge reaching a maximum speed of 400MHz.

For light multitasking, there’s a 1GB of RAM which boasts of a memory speed of 533 MHz. The highlight of the device is a massive 16GB internal storage, which the company saya is upgradeable up to 64GB using the SIM 2 slot. The Roar 5 runs smoothly on Android 7.1 Nougat with modified user interface.


The 8MP rear camera with f/2.4 aperture on the Roar 5 captures 3K resolution images. A LED flash is underneath the camera for taking photos in low light areas, images can boast up to 3264 x 2448 pixels. Take cute selfies with the 5MP selfie camera and record videos of 720 pixels at 30 frames per second.


Powering the Coolpad Roar 5 up is a 2500mAh Non-removable Li-Ion battery with no fast charging technology support. With the fast charging feature, it might take more than 2 hours to fully charge the device.


Coolpad Roar 5 Full Technical Specifications


Device Type Smartphone
Model Coolpad Roar 5
Announced February, 2018
Released February, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores


2G Network Yes
3G Network Yes
4G Network Yes
SIM Type

Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM


Type Metal + Plastic
Dimensions 142.5 x 70.5 x 8.1 mm
Colours Black, Gold


Display Type HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5-inch
Resolution 1280 x 720 Pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 294ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 68.8%
Touch Screen Yes
Protection 2.5D Curved Glass
Features Multi-touch
Secondary Display No


Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
ISO settings 
Scene mode 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, LED flash


Android 7.1 Nougat
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes


Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
CPU Quad-Core 1.1GHz
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 304 400MHz
Internal Storage 16GB
Yes, up to 64GB

Ambient Light sensor

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key


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


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


Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones

Yes, 3.5mm Jack

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 Roar 5 Price and Availability Status?

The Coolpad Roar 5 is available on Shopping stores from $89 (N25,000) to $109 (N35,000). Click on the links below to view the latest Coolpad Roar 5 price & availability.

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