5″ Zopo ZP980 in line to get 8 core update!


One of Zopo’s most popular phones of 2013 is set to receive an 8 core MT6592 update!

Those disappointed by the large screen size on the ZP998, which happens to be Zopo’s first 8 core phone can now rejoice as the company’s first full HD phone aka the ZP980 is all set to have an 8 core processor under its hood. The ZP980 initially released a few months back when it was pitted against the likes of UMi X2 and iOcean X7, which comprised of the first crop of Mediatek-powered full HD phones from China.

Not much is known about this upcoming 8 core ZP980, not even the model number. However, we can expect the phone to feature the same 1080p screen, 2GB RAM, 32GB ROM and possible even the same 13 mega-pixel shooter it initially came with. What price tag would make you say ‘shut up and take my money’ for this one? I feel anything around $250 and I’d be left wanting!

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9 Comments

  1. Petr Bělousov
    December 15, 2013

    since I bought the zp980+ for $350 3 months ago I really wish this won’t affect future system updates, I really hope I will get at least 4.4…

    • Simon
      December 15, 2013

      Where did you buy it from Petr ?

      • Petr Bělousov
        December 15, 2013

        Etotalk.com with stock Rom

      • February 24, 2014

        coolicool has zp980+ at $264.99 with freeshipping,sir.

  2. Pimz
    December 15, 2013

    Would be nice to have a 8core ZP980 ! Could be named ZP988. I hope it will feature the 900mhz WCDMA for Europe (France, Belgium, Spain at least) like it’s supposed to be with the ZP998

  3. Adrian
    December 15, 2013

    I cant rejoice for that news because i currently own the zp980 aka C2 platinum and i cant buy a new phone for processor only. I hoped it would have been a larger battery(because i’m left wanting with the current 2000 mah…let alone a processor that will drain it even faster) and i love the off screen gesture features of the zp998. Zopo should really just improve on the 5″ flagship camera+ flash!(it currently has terrible flash when compared to other phones), battery, screen and cpu….even if the phone measure 10mm thick and cost 300+…..oh and keep the 850mhz bands!!!

  4. ratavaeurt
    December 15, 2013

    It would be sweet if they, someway somehow were the first to launch the MTK 4G Octa Core with this unit

  5. Xesco1983
    December 16, 2013

    hope not blendeble….. anyone knows if latest zp980 with gorilla glass were blendable????

  6. boss
    December 16, 2013

    I like this phone disain very much.. but need LTE conection and better baterry like Lenovo P780 4000mah 🙂