Bookings for second batch of Zopo ZP998 open 8th Feb


China’s Zopo will be accepting orders again for the Zopo ZP998 starting the 8th of next month.

This will be the second lot of the ZP998, which happens to be Zopo’s first ever 8 core phone. Folks in China will be able to book themselves one starting 12:00 on February 8 until 11:00 on St. Valentine’s Day. Zopo will be distributing purchased units after this, with deliveries set to commence 17th February.

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For the unaware, the ZP998 is Zopo’s premier smartphone with a 5.5-inch 1080p screen, 1.7GHz octa-core processor from MediaTek (MT6592), 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM and a camera combo of a 5 mega-pixel front and a 14 mega-pixel rear. The Zopo ZP998 goes for CNY 1499, an equivalent of about USD 247.

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13 Comments

  1. Anuj Maheshwari
    January 26, 2014

    If i am in china, from where can i get it at 1499 yuan? From zopo Store?

  2. Stefan
    January 26, 2014

    I would rather shoot myself in the face than give my money to those clowns again. Zopo is the biggest joke in the world.

    • The Chosen One
      January 26, 2014

      What unit did you get from them, that, you found was a waste of time and money for what you got?

      Do share with us so we all can make an informed choice!

      • Adrian
        January 26, 2014

        LOL….i think he is referring the the pre-order mix up that went down December regarding the zp998. Other than pre-ording(which i dont recommend) zopo devices are quiet good for the price. Just be sure to get one with 2gb RAM for a more awesome experience.

        • The Chosen One
          January 26, 2014

          I had hoped he would’ve replied.

          I own a Zopo ZP900 Leader. I got it back in October 2012 and I’m in the U.S.

          That phone has worked more than perfect and has taken everything i’ve thrown at it. I decided to not go the quad core route as i was awaiting the octo-core release.

          But even then with the ZP900 I awaited the 3rd to 4th production run to give them an opportunity to work out the kinks.

          Now with the potential of 4G LTE octo-cores to see the light of day soon I will await the 3rd to 4th production run of those, then, I’d shop Zopo again as the wife and i have had zero issues with our units.

          It simply out performs the price i paid for our units

        • Stefan
          January 27, 2014

          Correct, I am referring to the pre-orders. I agree that the devices seem to be quite good for the money. I would not trust the company though, I don’t trust them do deliver the phones or give me a valid warranty if something happens.

  3. Danial
    January 27, 2014

    I’ve ordered mine in the first 5000 batch preorder, and still haven’t received mine YET!

  4. Anuj Maheshwari
    January 27, 2014

    @yashgarg can you please tell me from where i can get it at 1499 yuan in China??? I am going to be there on 21 Feb….!!!

    • January 27, 2014

      Just checked, it will be available at the Zopo shop in Shenzhen. Not sure if it’ll remain in stock till the 21st though!

      • Anuj Maheshwari
        January 27, 2014

        Thanks Bro…I hope it’ll be available till then…So the stock is limited for this price or normal retail price in china is 1499 yuan??

        • January 27, 2014

          Price will most probably stay at 1499 Yuan, but there can be long gaps between two batch releases like we see here

          • Anuj Maheshwari
            February 1, 2014

            Thanks bro for your reply…I want to puzzle you again with one more question…If i buy it from China, will I be able to use it in India…I mean will it support all GSM/WCDMA frequencies…And i’ll be in hong kong on 14th and then in Beijing…Zopo has any store there? Please let me know…!

  5. Marius
    February 5, 2014

    When 32GB Rom version would be available ???