The Zopo ZP998 might be a smartphone piece of hardware, but it is really suffering from a buggy OS which is causing no end of problems for users! Thankfully an update has been rolled out which promises to fix things.
Being technology enthusiasts, we’re sure you have either come across a phone running on the popular aftermarket firmware, CyanogenMod, or have flashed it on one of your own devices. The very firmware has become so popular that they even have a hardware partner now.
The question put up by Andi, whether Mediatek should embrace GPL (or at least offer more tools to custom ROM devs) can, in my opinon, be easily answered with “Yes”. If you buy a device, its always great to have the opportunity to fiddle around with it and change things. Theres already a lot possible, once you acquire root rights on your Android system, but if the hardware base is open too, the possibilities are even bigger.
Zopo international forum has published a very interesting guide on how to update new Zopo ZP990 C7 Captain S phablet to the latest firmware. Whit this new firmware will be activates and allows FLIP Cover use with phone in standby mode (style Samsung Galaxy S4) . To understand what we are talking about, look at these sample pictures below: