ZOPO today launched what they claim to be the first true octo-core smart phone, the ZP998, which is powered by the MediaTek MT6592. We featured the 8 core MT6592 yesterday, which benchmarks show that it’s almost as powerful as the current Qualcomm Snapdragon 800. The phone is 3G/2G dual SIM with the very cool LG G2 like double tap to wake the screen.
The specifications of the ZOPO ZP998 are:
- MediaTek MT6592 octo-core cortex A7 SoC @ 1.7GHz
- Mali 450 MP4 @ 700MHz GPU
- 5.5 inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS TFT display with 401PPI with Low Temperature Poly-Silicon technology
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n – DLNA Wi-Fi Hotspot, tethering and portable hotspot
- 14MP rear camera with F/20 aperture, supports 1080P video recording with LED flash
- 5MP front camera with F/20 aperture
- GPS with A-GPS
- Dual band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy, NFC, Wi-Fi Direct, USB On-The-Go
- 2GB RAM and 32GB storage expandable via microUSB up to 64GB
- 2400mAh Li-ion battery
- 3G 900/1900/2100 – 2G 850/900/1800/1900
- Android 4.2
The ZOPO ZP998 is available for pre-order from the ZOPO Shop now for US$ 299.99 plus delivery, but you had better be fast as ZOPO’s are known to run out of stock quickly.
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