Eyes on: Zopo ZP998 8-core hands on Video


At the launch of the latest Zopo flagship phone, the 8-core MT6592 Zopo ZP998, I managed to get a few minutes alone with the phone and record a quick eye’s on.

The launch of the Zopo ZP998 wasn’t quite as grand as the Oppo N1, or as exciting as the Xiaomi Mi3, but the phone itself has actually turned out to be quite interesting. Featuring a 1.7Ghz 8-core MT6592 processor, 2GB RAM, 32GB memory, 14 megapixel F/2.0 rear camera, 5 mega-pixel front, 5.5-inch 1080 display, NFC, and 5Ghz WIFI the new Zopo is very much a feature packed piece of kit !

zopo zp998 hands on video

We shot this brief hands on with the phone while everyone was busy in the conference which will give you a better idea of the phone and some of it’s key functions.

Zopo ZP998 hands on video

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23 Comments

  1. Mark
    November 21, 2013

    Looks like a solid phone for the money, Andi how did the build quality feel like? All plastic it seemed like

    • Chindi Atseh
      November 21, 2013

      Did you test the flexing on the phone? Sucks that I won’t get mine for at least another 30 days, they didn’t mention that when I order it yesterday

  2. Danial
    November 21, 2013

    what the hell?! I cant order right now it says no shipping option available! wtf!!
    it was available in morning!!
    I want my zopo z998!!!!!!!!!
    is it the site thats having some problems?!

    • Matheus
      November 21, 2013

      I bought one now… and I had not a problem

      • Danial
        November 21, 2013

        I’ve just ordered mine too, seems like you can only order 1 phone at the time
        so i had to order 2 phones with 2 different Accounts and pay double shipping price! 25$ for each!

        • Simon
          November 21, 2013

          Is it only available direct from their new online store ?

          • Danial
            November 21, 2013

            yes. and right now there are only 800 devices left!

            if you want one you’d better hurry

            here is the link :

            http://207.210.192.178/index.php?route=product/product&path=79&product_id=83

            • Simon
              November 21, 2013

              Thanks very much for that. What happens when all 800 are sold ?

            • Danial
              November 22, 2013

              then you probably have to wait for about one and half month, for resellers to bring this phone into their shops. and then you have to pay much higher price

            • Simon
              November 21, 2013

              Also where is it being shipped from – China or Italy ?

            • Danial
              November 22, 2013

              it ships from china , and there is no logic saying it should be shipped from italy!
              but from china the ship the phone to every where!

            • Simon
              November 22, 2013

              The reason I said Italy is because up until now, the official Zopo shop, or at least its european division was based in Italy http://www.zopomobileshop.com/

  3. Airyl
    November 21, 2013

    I envy you Andi. How was the phone?

  4. Marksken
    November 21, 2013

    Is GPS working on this Mediatek core? On quad cores it doesn’t

  5. True_Neutral
    November 21, 2013

    Just as well I’m flying to HK on the 23rd! Andi, do you know where I can find the Zopo 998 in HK? Or do I have to go to Shenzhen?

    • simmer
      November 21, 2013

      dude i went to HK 2 months ago and guess what i almost went to every good mobile shop there.. in almost every market i see no sign of oppo zopo jiayu and the likes.. people don’t know such brands exists :S

      • kethan
        November 23, 2013

        really true this happened to me also nobody knows it..lol

  6. thorun
    November 21, 2013

    Cool, but don’t have LTE.

    • Marksken
      November 21, 2013

      as far as I understood concerning this core is that it has onl 4 communication channels and they are all used with this configuration

  7. andres
    November 21, 2013

    5,5 inch is to big! 5″ max in my opinion. i had 2 zopo phones and they are really good.

  8. toioioio
    November 21, 2013

    How about gps/3g performance?

  9. Albert
    November 21, 2013

    No softkey backlights?

  10. johnny
    January 23, 2014

    i have one o f this but when i draw a ”c” for exaple on screen it doesn t work it needs one app or something else have any idea