The Coolpad 2 Mi 496 comes with dual-SIM (3G + 2G) functionality and features a 4.5-inch display with 960x540p resolution. The smartphone runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean out of the box and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor. It has 5MP auto focus rear camera and does not have a front camera. The smartphone has 1GB of RAM, 4GB of built-in storage and microSD card slot. In terms of connectivity, the Coolpad 2 Mi 496 supports 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and aGPS. The phone comes with a 1,700 mAh battery. The Mi 496 follows the launch of the Coolpad Mi-515, which sports dual-SIM, 5-inch qHD display, Android 4.1, 1.2GHz quad-core processor and 1GB of RAM. In terms of connectivity options, users have access to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0 and HSPA+. A 2000mAh battery powers the smartphone.