ZOPO Mobiles have unveiled the ZOPO ZP998 at an event in Shenzhen, China. The ZP998 is powered by Octa Core MediaTek processor clocked at 1.7GHz. This handset with 5.5 inch screen is priced at $299. Pre-bookings have already started in China and shipping will commence within 30 days.
The MediaTek Octa Core chipset is said to be a pure Octa Core capable of using all of the cores simultaneously. The ZOPO ZP998 comes with a bigger IPS screen of 5.5 inches with 1080p resolution. The screen comes with Gorilla Glass protection. The handset runs on Android Jelly Bean OS (4.2) with 2GB RAM, 16/32 GB storage and external micro SD card support of up to 64GB.
ZP998 is loaded with 1.7GHz x 8 CPU (MT6592) and GPU is Mali 450 DTV Mira Vision FHD HEVC/H.165, MiraVision.
ZP998 handset scored 21604 on AnTuTu. Connectivity options are 4G, 3G, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and Wi-Fi (5G). There is 14MP camera on the rear with flash support and 5MP on the front. This ZOPO handset comes loaded with unique features like BE voice that will adjust the volume levels of your voice based on the surround environment and/or the distance from the device. There is the gesture app that can also be used to unlock the device.
Battery is of 2400 mAh capacity. We are not sure when these devices will be made available in India, probably in 2014?