ZOPO Speed 8 with 4GB RAM, Helio X20 goes on pre-order globally for USD 299.99

ZOPO Speed 8 was officially announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It is the latest flagship phablet and the successor of ZOPO Speed 7 that also comes with the first deca-core MediaTek Helio X20 chipset. The device can now be pre-ordered globally courtesy of Gearbest.


The ZOPO Speed 8 is available in Silver and Black color variants and can now be pre-ordered globally for US $299.99 (INR Rs 20,042 approximately) on Gearbest. It will start shipping worldwide from May 20, 2016.

The e-commerce portal from China delivers in most countries with free shipping. However, you could also expedite the shipping by paying nominal charges and get it within 3-7 business days. Lets have a look at the specifications and features of the device.


ZOPO Speed 8 Specifications

The ZOPO Speed 8 features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display that is powered by a deca-core MediaTek Helio X20 64-bit processor along with 700 MHz Mali-T880 MP4 GPU. It has 4 GB of RAM and comes with 32 GB of internal memory which cannot be expanded via microSD card. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box. It has a brushed metal look.

The Speed 8 is equipped with a 21 megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, Sony IMX230 sensor, Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF) and 6P lenses. On the front, there is a 8 megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, OmniVision OV8856 sensor and 4P lenses for selfies and video calling. It supports dual SIM, comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio. It is 9.8 mm thick and weighs 136 grams. It has a fingerprint sensor at the back and also comes with front-facing speakers.

On the connectivity front, the Speed 8 has 4G LTE (FDD-LTE: 800/1800/2100/2600 MHz), 3G HSPA+ (WCDMA: 900/1900/2100 MHz), 2G (GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz), WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.1, USB Type-C, NFC, USB OTG and GPS. It packs in a 3,600 mAh battery under the hood that supports fast charging.

The box package contains Cell Phone (1), Power Adapter (1), USB Cable (1) and SIM Needle (1).

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