Even at the lower price of $199.99, the LTE Zopo ZP320 is still overpriced!

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Over the weekend we reported on the news that Zopo will enter the 4G LTE race with a low-cost smartphone named the Zopo ZP320. Originally we reported that the price was $269.99, but now have seen it will be less. But is it worth it?

Let’s start with the hardware of the Zopo ZP320. From the ground up this is an entry-level 4G LTE smartphone and as such has quite basic specs. The screen, for example, is a 5-inch 960 x 540 OGS panel, there is just 1GB RAM on board and 8GB internal memory, plus the processor is a quad-core MT6582. The SoC is mated with Mediatek’s MT6290 modem to allow the Zopo ZP320 to connect to GSM, WDMA and LTE networks, but only one SIM.

Camera hardware is average with an 8 mega-pixel unit on the rear and 2 mega-pixel front. But at least the phone has Android 4.4 Kitkat.

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In fact the only highlight features here are the support for LTE and Android 4.4 Kitkat! Somehow I’m not sure even at $199.99 this is great value for money.

Over the past few months octacore phones with 13 mega-pixel cameras have had prices slashed, and without much effort you could easily buy something which would out perform the LTE equipped Zopo ZP320 if you can settle for having just 3G. In fact the Bluebo X2 offers an octacore MT6592 processor, 8 mega-pixel rear camera, 5-inch 720p HD display and dual SIM support for only $150!

So Zopo if you are reading this, we congratulate you for bring LTE to the Mediatek Chinese market, but a company of your size can surely do better at this price.

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  1. Aditya
    July 7, 2014

    Surely it’s not bad. An HD display would have made things better I suppose.

  2. July 7, 2014

    Zopo is overpriced defective junk at its best.

    They are liars, scammers, and they never live after promises.

    I’d never ever buy their “gorilla” glass trash again.

    • July 7, 2014

      For instance I’m a Dev in HTCMania and found a backdoor in the Mediatek (spy) chips that drains the battery (and your personnal data) out of your phones…

      So if you need a solution, I implemented it in my newest ROM for Zopo C2 ZP980.

      Find my work there for further information.

      • Konstantin Paramonov
        July 7, 2014

        I was unable to find anything on it through the site search and through google search.

        • July 7, 2014

          Search forums.

          Zopo C2 ROM dev

          I’m “Oceanseamaster”

          I suppose you can patch all Mediatek devices with my method…something I’ll confirm when the postman delivers my brand new DG550 with MT6592 crap on it!!!

          Then… I will start the anti-spy party. Including fundraising money for lawsuits against Mediatek for breaching EU privacy laws.

          • Konstantin Paramonov
            July 7, 2014

            So you can’t give tips on how to find your thread, can you? You sound like a spammer yourself.

            • July 7, 2014

              Htcmania>Forums>ZopoC2>Rom Dev

              Search tip: “Oceanseamaster”

              Are you fcking retarded?

            • July 7, 2014

              I’ve bad luck, It seems that every Spaniard that I met has no much education…
              I searched also but there are a lot of posts and no one specific about the backdoor you said. But I found that you are biased against them for a malfunction in your zopo screen or something like that, so it would be better if you could give reports of other members. You know that of be judge and jury…

            • nobitakun
              July 8, 2014

              Omg, you’re so right…we spaniards don’t learn how to behave and the lack of education is present almost everywhere. It’s a pity but a true reality. I have to live with it daily, from where i go to work till I get home at evening.

              I suggest you don’t pay attention that much about spain and your life will go better ^^.

              Sorry for the inconvenience.

            • July 8, 2014

              Sorry for the rant nobitakun, I’m from South America so I guess I mostly have known tourists that are in a hurry or something like that. Actually I read and admire several Spanish professionals that, reading them, are quite exemplary and certainly they would find my rant unnecessarily intolerant. Regards.

            • Konstantin Paramonov
              July 8, 2014

              okay, let’s stop it here and wait until you grow up a little

            • balcobomber25
              July 13, 2014

              Name calling cause he can’t find your spam. Makes you seem real legit….

  3. Frankedinven
    July 7, 2014

    189$ at Zopomobileshop….probably it will land at 149$….

  4. balcobomber25
    July 13, 2014

    I’d rather spend $200 on a phone with top end specs like THL T11 and use 3g. LTE is great but it’s not the be all end all. Many parts of the world still don’t come anywhere close to true LTE speed. And for most people a 3g+ connection is more than fast enough.