ZOPO Speed 8 has been officially launched in India, as expected. It was unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year and was the first smartphone to pack in a Deca-core MediaTek Helio X20 chipset. Lets check out the rest of the specifications, features and Indian pricing of the device below.
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 further 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 with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, 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 ZOPO Speed 8 is available in Black and Silver color variants. It has been priced at Rs 29,999 in India. It will be sold via online retailers including Flipkart along with offline retailers across the country.
Commenting on this launch, Kevin Xu, Founder Zopo brand, said:
“The smartphone market in India is going through a cut-throat competition of sorts and relevance and technology innovation dictates what is here to stay. There is no place for ‘me toos’ in the market. Keeping today’s smart, discerning and technology savvy millennial in mind, we design our smartphones and make sure they are at par with contemporary trends and at the same time, they are futuristic as well. India is a strategic market for us and we are in India, for India. With this overriding commitment at our core, we launched the sophisticated Zopo Speed 8 here.“