Zopo ZP990, 6-inch 1080 phablet now listed from $340


Zopo’s mysterious 1080 phablet has now been officially listed as the Zopo ZP990 with full specifications and pricing now available.

The Zopo ZP990 aka the Zopo Captain S, is a 6-inch phablet with a FHD 1920 x 1080 display, 1.5Ghz quad-core MT6589T processor, 13 mega-pixel rear camera, and 3100mAh battery.

Like most Chinese phones and phablets the ZP990 will be available in a more affordable 1GB RAM 16GB memory version and a top of the range 2GB RAM and 32GB memory model, both of which will come in either black or white and also boasting Gorilla Glass displays.

zopo zp990 specifications

From the Zopo ZP990 specifications listed here, the large screen phone measures in a 164.3 x 83.4 x 9.2mm with screen bezels of just 2.8mm. For us though the most interesting feature of the Captain S is the Aluminium Titanium alloy frame which promises to be stronger and lighter than stainless steel or alloy frames.

Zopomobileshop have listed the ZP990 at $339.00 for the 1GB 16GB memory version and $369,99 for the 2GB 32GB model, however it only appears the 2GB RAM 32GB ROM model is currently available for buy.

It’ s great to see that Zopo have worked on improving the rigidity of their phones and are showing their commitment to phablets, however we would still like to see are more unique body design rather than the traditional Samsung style.

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17 Comments

  1. hamsteyr
    August 6, 2013

    Shame, Zopo went to making a Kirf looking device 🙁 such a step backwards from the ZP980

    • safaxy
      August 6, 2013

      Hey Hamsteyr
      Why you think its step backward from zopo?
      aren’t you regret that you just bought zp980 😉
      Please tell us in details what you think about this phablet,
      If not better than why.
      thanks

    • Roberto Tomás
      August 6, 2013

      I’m thinking its a shame only that this isn’t one of the new 8-core phones Zopo is coming soon with.

      • Airyl
        August 6, 2013

        It’s a shame because they went back to making Samsung based designs unlike the design of the ZP980 and C2. They should have made the design a bit more unique.

  2. August 6, 2013

    It will be a great device having retina screen and gorilla glass. Wonderful. Any rival?

    • Bart
      August 6, 2013

      Why a rival? At least you can buy more than in white color only.
      Or do you miss FLV video format, FM radio or HDMI as TV-out?
      Maybe a phonebook for only 500 numbers is too small?
      Then you look for one of the bigger 6.45 inch phablets.

      • August 6, 2013

        I don’t miss anything. I just wanted to know any other phablet like this. Just now I am having 950 plus. Looks to be having fantastic features.

    • TimP
      August 6, 2013

      If you would look for an alternative, then there is the SKY pantech vega n6 that came out earlier this year… but it isn’t a chinaphone, it is korean.

      sadly, the price internationally is a few 100$ more 🙁

  3. Narayan
    August 6, 2013

    Hi Andy,

    This is exciting! I was almost going to order G4 (gave up waiting for G6), and BAM! This appears. This looks positioned against G6, but with 3000 battery.

    When are you going to do an in-depth review (with a couple of videos, preferably)?

  4. Ravi
    August 7, 2013

    Hi Andi, Will it ever come to India?

    • Narayan
      August 7, 2013

      Ravi,

      It is already offered in India @Rs 22100 (incl shipping).
      See http://www.zopomobiles.in/Zopo-Android-Mobiles-depid-23377-page-1.html

      The problem is, its battery life may not be good: Compared to G4, this phone has the same 3000 mAH battery but a far larger screen (4.7″ vs 6″) and a higher resolution (720p vs 1020p).

      I don’t want a phone that we have to charge twice a day. But only standby times are available, and they too vary between 150-200 Hrs at one Zopo website to 540 Hrs at another Zopo website (both are official)!

  5. LinuxMint
    August 7, 2013

    ” the [Aluminium Titanium] alloy frame which promises to be stronger and lighter than [stainless steel or] alloy frames.”
    Well, I can’t help it, but somehow this sentence doesn’t really make sense to me.
    With AlTi being an alloy, is that really the top of the alloy line in terms of tensile of warp/twist strength? No other alloy blends having better characteristics?

  6. célio aristides
    August 9, 2013

    guys, I’m using google translator … well bought Zopo c2 and he arrived here in Brazil 26/06/2013 day in my house, only the day 31/07/2013 Zopo c2 touch screen cracked …. the phone was in my pocket …. bought the site pandawilll. there was conversation with them … want to charge me $ 120 to fix kkk almost half the price I paid … help me guys I’m desperate … guess where this screen cheaper? is normal these sites do not give warranty? type charge blatantly client such sum of money …

  7. célio aristides
    August 9, 2013

    … well bought Zopo c2 and he arrived here in Brazil 26/06/2013 day in my house, only the day 31/07/2013 Zopo c2 touch screen cracked …. the phone was in my pocket …. bought the site pandawilll. there was conversation with them … want to charge me $ 120 to fix kkk almost half the price I paid … help me guys I’m desperate … guess where this screen cheaper? is normal these sites do not give warranty? type charge blatantly client such sum of money …

  8. Graciela Belle
    August 10, 2013

    Despite other’s negative reviews (not in here of course) I think this phone is great. When I saw this at merimobiles.com I was kinda hesitant because it’s my first time to be using a “phablet?” and when I received mine I’m pleased with its performance and network frequencies are working smoothly. Yep I think this is for keeps! 🙂

  9. TimP
    August 12, 2013

    Well, seems like they are creating the same situation as with ZP980 and C2.

    There’s this new ZP990 and C7 is allready being announced on aliexpress.
    First impression is that the hardware is basically the same, and with the announcement that they’ll include GorillaGlass in all their models, I can’t figure out why they should have 2 different models.

    • oceanseamaster
      August 12, 2013

      Maybe because of Allyium OS subsidies???

      😉