Zopo confirm date for 10 core phone, could be the first Helio X20 device

zopo speed 8

Zopo have confirmed today the announcement date, name and processor of their upcoming flagship Speed 8 smartphone.

Zopo are going to start 2016 with the announcement of their first flagship of the year and possibly the first decacore Mediatek phone ever.

A few smartphone companies have been suggested as who could be first with a Mediatek Helio X20 phone for next year. One of the favourites is Meizu, but Zopo have now come from know where with an actual release date for their 10 core phone.

This isn’t a rumour either, Zopo have confirmed that they will be launching their Zopo Speed 8 with Helio X20 at MWC on February 24th at 10:30am. This wouldn’t be the first time for Zopo to launch the latest Mediatek chip ahead of the pack, they were able to pull off a similar stunt with the release of the Zopo ZP998 a few years back (at the start of the octacore wars).

As for other hardware details, well we don’t know at this time. All we know is the Speed 8 aims to be a game change for Zopo, with all new metal chassis, new features and that powerful processor. We wonder if it will be enough to turn the phone makers fortunes around.

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