Zopo Speed 8: World’s First Deca-core smartphone

The smartphone market is getting flooded with new technology, and as a result new handsets are coming out with incredible capabilities and super fast performance which were little imagined earlier. Mobile manufacturing companies, whether big or small are all participating in this vast and fast paced rat race to impress with their products’ tech specs and grab maximum attention from the buyers. Gadget geeks around the world are also not very picky about big brand names nowadays and primarily look for great configurations which promise to offer great capabilities. This works well too, as modern smartphone aficionados are never loyal to one phone for long and keep on going for newer models, and if the product comes from a rather low-profile maker then one can get good specs and features at much affordable pricing as compared to the mobile biggies. In keeping with this sentiment and in order to grab the world’s attention a very less known company has launched the first Deca-core smartphone model in the world.

Zopo Speed 8

The obscure Chinese mobile manufacturer, called Zopo has introduced its Speed 8 at the 2016 Mobile World Congress in Spain. The new Zopo Speed 8 was unveiled along with its lesser sibling Zopo Speed 7C. While the Speed 7C does not deserve any great discussions with its mediocre mid-ranged status and rather unimpressive features, its bigger sibling Speed 8 is intriguing everyone with its awesome tech specs and is currently wagging tongues for its promising capabilities while also managing to remain affordably priced.

Zopo Mobile was certainly successful in raising eyebrows and making quite a few mouths gape in astonishment, as it announced the launch of the world’s first Deca-core smartphone that will be boasting of the MediaTek’s Deca-core Helio X20 chipset – the Zopo Speed 8.

Take a look at the new Zopo Speed 8 to get impressed with what all a new device from an almost unheard company can offer:

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The Zopo Speed 8 smartphone model does not only sound impressive with its on-paper specs and the first Deca-core processor under its hood, but also impresses with its premium good looks. The Speed 8 flaunts a rather sophisticated and cheek design and its sleek and slim to suit the style sense of most of the modern fashionable buyers. The new model a brushed metal-like design with nicely curved edges and a brushed metallic finish to heighten its premium appeal. The smartphone with its well curved design also seems to be offering comfortable grip as well for convenient usage.

Tech Specs

The Zopo Speed 8 primary USP obviously lies under its good looking exterior, as it boasts of getting powered by the MediaTek Helio X20 Deca-core processor, which means it gets ten processing cores along with a Tri-Cluster CPU architecture, while all other quality mobile phones currently pack in a maximum Octa-core (8 cores) processor. This makes the Speed 8 stand out in the crowd as the first Deca-core mobile phone in the globe. As per MediaTek’s official website, this Deca-core chipset has the capability of delivering world class display, gaming, camera, gaming and audio for the most demanding latest applications in the market.

However, the most talked about Deca-core processor is not the only highlight in the soon to be released Zopo Speed 8. The smartphone model also boasts of offering the latest Android OS version, Marshmallow right out of the box, so the prospective buyers of the Speed 8 doesn’t need to think of upgrading to Marshmallow like most other new smartphones that are still launching with pre-installed Lollipop version. This great configuration is backed by the power of 4 GB of RAM.


The Zopo Speed 8 flaunts a large and vibrant 5.5 inch full High Definition screen along with a screen resolution of display of 1080p, which means it should offer crystal clear and sharp visuals.


The device also boasts of a great primary rear camera that has a sensor of 21 MP with Sony IMX230 that gets the features of autofocus and LED flash to click awesome quality pictures. For the selfie lovers, there’s also a great 8 MP front facing secondary shooter. And to impress further, the front camera also comes with an LED flash to allow you to happily click away your own pictures even in lowlight conditions.

Internal storage & Connectivity

The Zopo Speed 8 smartphone model comes with an internal memory of 32 GB. The device offers all the modern standard connectivity options that include 3G HSPA+, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, etc. The Speed 8 offers dual SIM support.

Battery & Other features

The Zopo Speed 8 draws is juice from a fairly large 3,600 mAh battery pack which should let you stay connected for long yours and let you enjoy all the good things in the device for a whole day.

Apart from all the above, the device also impresses with many other striking and highly favorable features which includes a fingerprint scanner that offers great security to all your precious data. There will also be the so much in vogue USB Type-C support that will allow the users of the Zopo Speed 8 fast charging capabilities as well as data connections.

Price & Availability 

If you are not impressed with all the superb tech specs as well as features list, thinking that such a premium device will surely cost a bomb and is not meant for, then get ready to get impressed with its price point. Zopo Mobile has announced that the striking Speed 8 will be priced very affordably and will carry a tag of $299.99 (INR 21000) when it hits the market.

If you just can’t wait to get your hands on the simply fantastic new Zopo Speed 8, for your information, it will be hitting the market from 12th of April, so the report says.


With a first time awesome processor, latest OS, charming looks, great cameras and cool features, the new Zopo Speed 8 promises to be an amazing drool worthy buy.

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