ZOPO Enters the Malaysian Smartphone Battleground


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Yesterday, ZOPO, a China based telecommunications industry officially set their first milestone by officially launching their brand here in Malaysia. ZOPO launched a variety of products during their launch yesterday with the emphasis being on their flagship model the ZP 998 which is a ZOPO original selfie-smartphone that has trendy vibes and the magic-selfie feature coupled with high specifications and “Micro-SLR” camera functionality as well as being the company's first smartphone that houses an Octa-Core processors

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The ZP 998 looks stunning at first glance, and it has a powerful rear camera to boot, with 4K playback capabilities

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The ZP998 is suprisingly thicker in a market where phones are aiming to go thinner, but it does provide the weight of safety

These are some of the specifications of the ZOPO ZP998

  • MTK MT6592 1.7GHz, Cortex-A7 Octa-core processor
  • Android 4.4 KitKat
  • 5.5-inch display Capacitive Multi-Touch FHD screen
  • 2GB RAM, with 16GB ROM (Internal Storage)
  • External microSD up to 64GB
  • Dual-SIM 3G Standby
  • 14MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • 5MP front camera with wide angle lens
  • Dual Yamaha audio
  • Dual Microphone noise reduction
  • Wi-Fi, NFC enabled and Bluetooth 4.0
  • 2400mAh Batteries

Besides the flagship ZP 998, ZOPO also launched a slate of their variety of smartphones for different types of users, and all of these phones come in various designs yet extremely affordable. these are some of the first looks at the devices with their specs.

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The ZP 780 is designed for the active sportsmen and women who needs a device that can handle their active lifestyle

ZP 780:

  • Display: 5.0-inch qHD Display
  • Quad-Core 1.3GHz CPU
  • 1GB RAM + 4GB ROM (Internal Storage)
  • 8MP rear camera
  • 5MP front camera
  • 8.25mm thin body
  • WCDMA/GSM dual sim dual standby

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ZP 700:

  • 4.7-inch qHD Display
  • Quad-Core 1.3GHz CPU
  • 1GB RAM, 4GB ROM (Internal storage)
  • 8MP rear camera
  • 5MP front camera
  • 1750 mAh Lithiumk ion battery
  • WCDMA/GSM Dual-SIM sual standby

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ZP 1000:

  • 5.0-inch HD IPS screen
  • Octa-Core 1.7GHz CPU
  • 1GB RAM, 16GB ROM
  • 14 MP rear camera
  • 5MP front camera
  • 2100 mAh Li-Po battery

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ZOPO was first established in 2011 in China and has since grown exponentially from there. ZOPO products deal a large variety of products that range from Dual-Core to Quad -Core and is also the first telecommunications company to release the first glass free 3D screen to Full HD Screen. They had monumental success in China after launching their first smartphone on TianMao.com with a record breaking 20000 units sold within three days. Following this success, ZOPO has then expanded their market to countries such as Spain, Italy, France, Ukraine, Russia and etc. As of today, ZOPO has reached 32 countries with over 100 Offline Experience stores.

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Present at the launch yesterday was Malaysia's well known event & artiste management, actor and director Brian Lee was the launch's master of ceremony and the brand ambassador. The founder & president of Glitterama Ladies Charity Group & Mrs Asian International Beauty 2012/2013 – Datin Maylene Yong , Founder & Chief Creative Director of A CUT ABOVE & Most successful Women 2013 by Jessica Magazine – Datin Winnie Loo, Singer/Model/Actress & Miss Beauty Queen of The World 2001 – Chelsea Chil, Miss Teen International 2014 & Miss International Tourism Malaysia 2014 & Miss World Malaysia 2nd Runner Up 2013 bringing a huge exposure in the market as ZOPO Brand Ambassador.

The ZOPO ZP series are already available in selected retail outlets and they have released a variety of smartphones aside from the ZP 998. The prices of these devicces are listed below

  • ZP 700: RM498
  • ZP 780: RM598
  • ZP 1000: RM998
  • ZP 998: RM1,098


The ZP 780 is designed for the active sportsmen and women who needs a device that can handle their active lifestyle.

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