Last week we posted a spy photo of a ‘mystery’ Zopo phone which featured a 5-inch 1080 HD display, quad-core processor and 13 mega-pixel camera. It turns out that the phone is a new model to Zopo and will go on sale as the Zopo ZP960 (there is the possibility another name will be used for international markets).
The images here are only renders, but we can see that the shape and overall design match the photo we posted here. It also appears that the Zopo ZP960 is a very thin smartphone and looks a lot like the ultra-thin Oppo Finder 3! We can also see that Zopo are going for a narrow bezel design for their 5-inch 1080 phone, which will help the overall appearance, but more importantly the comfort of the phone.
A 2000mAh battery is further proof that Zopo are planning a super thin phone, however we worry just how good battery performance is going to be with a quad-core MT6589 processor on board, and 5-inch 1920 x 1080 display to keep going. Like all current Zopo phone the Zopo ZP960 will support dual-sim and will run Android Jelly Bean 4.1 or 4.2.
The Zopo ZP960 is going to have plenty of rivals when it arrives on sale, and with pricing estimated to be between 1799-1999 Yuan ($288-$321) it is also going to be one of the more expensive Chinese options! However, unlike many Chinese phones the Zopo ZP690 will be available worldwide through their online store, and at a similar price to the Chinese retail price.
What do you think of the Zopo ZP960? Does it’s design and pedigree warrant the higher price, or do you prefer to get your hands on the mighty UMi X2, iOcean X7 or similar? Lets us know in the comments section.