iOcean X7 Elite Edition spotted with quad-core MT6589T and 2GB RAM


The iOcean X7 has only been on the market for a few months, but already a refresh is in the pipeline, one that features a 1.5Ghz Mediatek MT6589T Turbo processor!

UMi, JiaYu, Zopo and now iOcean have all confirmed that their flagship phones will be released with the more powerful Turbo MT658T SoC from Mediatek. It’s not clear why such an early update is happening, but some suggest shortages of the standard quad-core chip have forced manufacturers to fast forward through their roadmaps.

iOcean’s updated Turbo X7 will be named the iOcean X7 Elite and features not only the faster quad-core chip but additional RAM bringing the total up to 2GB. Internal memory has been boosted to 32GB ROM and the rear camera is now a 13 mega-pixel sensor rather than the 8MP found on the Youth model.

Early Antutu Benchmarks show that the X7 Elite is going to be quite the performer with a score of 14,230, in spite of the 5-inch FHD 1080 display! iOcean have been pretty good for launching their phones shortly after leaks and announcements, let’s hope they stay true to form with their latest handset!

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25 Comments

  1. daniel
    June 3, 2013

    Finally!! I’ve waited for this model because full hd is too much for not mtk turbo model.

    It would be perfect with 720p… but I expected works fine in this version.

    • June 4, 2013

      Yes finally, this was my first choice in february because of the similar specs, but better style (Umi X2 and Neo N003 look like a ugly Galaxy S3). My next phone and first smartphone.

  2. cvtren
    June 3, 2013

    finally.. the champion is here.

  3. flamer
    June 3, 2013

    Zopo ZP980 turbo and this are now identical spec’d (as is UMI x2 turbo) however both Zopo and IOcean have huge foreheads at the top of the phone, why do they do this, otherwise it would be perfect. Would be interested to see the comparison of physical dimensions between X2 and these two. UMI looks to be considerably shorter in length yet having the same screen size.

    • flamer
      June 3, 2013

      Ok, answered my own question with a minutes research. The umi X2 is 8mm shorter than Zp980, and 6mm shorter than X7.

      8mm in this day is quite a bit for the same specs and same screen size!!

      • Babiabbi
        June 4, 2013

        Thats not true -.- (length,width, thickness)
        iOcean X7= 141,69, 8.95 mm (150g)
        Umi X2= 141, 70, 8.9 mm (155g)
        Zopo C2= 143.3, 70, 8.5mm (150g)
        Neo N003=142.5x71x10.5mm (173,3g)
        Based on official site information. So the all are pretty much the same dimensions.

        • flamer
          June 4, 2013

          weird, this is what I got:

          umi x2: 135 x 68 8.9
          zopo: 143.3 x 70 x 8.5mm
          iocean: 141 x 69 x 9mm

  4. jep
    June 4, 2013

    3 champs on the market now, Zopo,Umi and iOcean

    • June 4, 2013

      I thoroughly agree with you!

  5. yogi
    June 4, 2013

    More important is the price and if T stands up to the
    Performace required by full hd screen.
    Also I hope sheng has worked on screen bleeding
    And produt qualitu I have youth that was DOA
    And no one replied from company.

  6. Victor
    June 4, 2013

    Fyi, the iOcean X7 Youth i bought has 12MP sensor instead of 8MP . And in a glance i can see it is real 12MP quality pics not just silly interpolation

  7. Baylex
    June 4, 2013

    I’m hoping they will do an upgrade to the battery too…

  8. Simon
    June 4, 2013

    Excellent……The true King cometh. When is it available ?

  9. June 4, 2013

    This is the bomb! I just love this phone,specs and all!! Only dunno how much it’s going to cost when it comes into reality?

  10. Simon
    June 4, 2013

    Hope the reality won’t be too long either !

  11. Simon
    June 4, 2013

    What battery are they using ?

  12. Equinoxx
    June 4, 2013

    Glad to see the new edition coming up in the market. Any pricing info Andi?

    • June 4, 2013

      No not yet, will let you all know once it launches. Great looking phone!

  13. Remi
    June 5, 2013

    Even if you don’t like the style at least the iOcean looks different from the multitude of Samsung and iPhone lookalikes that are being churned out by China manufacturers, props to iOcean for being different.

  14. Simon
    June 5, 2013
  15. Simon
    June 5, 2013

    Also on that link its says it has the Aliyun OS ?

    Is that something to be put off by ?

  16. manne50
    June 5, 2013

    13mp,I though HTC means 4 is enough, ultra pixels…..?

  17. Ivo
    June 9, 2013

    Does anybody know the factory name who is making this model here in China?

  18. Aleks
    June 21, 2013

    i just ordered one from alibaba..
    is this actually a good phone and worth the 300dollar bill?