Zopo Launches Two New Speed-Series Smartphones at MWC 2016

Earlier this month, Chinese smartphone maker Zopo unveiled the Hero-1 smartphone equipped with a 13.2-megapixel camera and now with the ongoing of Mobile World Congress (MWC)2016, the company has launched two new Speed-series smartphones dubbed Zopo Speed 7C and Zopo Speed 8. However, the company apart from revealing the name has not revealed any information related to the availability or pricing.

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The company touts that Speed 8 is the first smartphone to feature deca-core Helio X20 MediaTek SoC and that it operates on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Talking about the Speed 7C smartphone, the company states that it comes with a wooden battery cover that is a highlighting factor for the smartphone.

In terms of specifications, Zopo Speed 7C is a dual-SIM variant sporting 5-inch HD IPS display that gives a resolution of 720x1280 pixels and a pixel density of 293ppi. Under the hood, it gets powered by 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek processor and offers 2GB of RAM. It comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via external microSD card. It carries a weight of just 136 grams and dimensionally measures 146.1x70.6x8.65mm.


As far as camera specs are concerned, it sports a 13.2-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, OmniVision sensor, and f/2.2 aperture and addition of a 5-megapixel front camera on board definitely makes it a better choice for selfie lovers. It houses a 2500mAh battery that can be easily removed. It is expected that the company might launch the product with four different back covers namely: Bamboo, Ebony, Black Apricot, and Phoenix and would likely offer 4G LTE apart from 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, GPS/ A-GPS, Bluetooth, GPS, OTG, Micro-USB, and USB OTG in the connectivity options.

Contrary to the above-mentioned specs, the Zopo Speed 8 features a 5.5-inch HD display that offers a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels along with the pixel density of 400ppi. Similar to Zopo Speed 7, this device too sports MediaTek Helio X20 deca-core processor that is coupled with 4GB of RAM and operates on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS.


The device also sports a 21-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX230 sensor and LED flash with the 8-megapixel camera on the front side. It is powered by a whopping 3600mAh battery and carries a weight of 136 grams with dimensions 152.5x76.35x9.8mm. It is a dual-SIM variant that offers 32GB of inbuilt storage and offers support for 4G Indian LTE bands, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and other standard connectivity options.