Phone-maker Zopo has launched two budget Android handsets with very thin bezels. Called the Zopo Flash X1 and the Flash X2, these phones are priced at Rs 6,999 and Rs 8,999 respectively. Both these phones will go on sale from October onward in the offline and online markets. The offline retail network will be handled by Zopo’s official Indian distributor Adcom.
The highlight the Flash X1 and X2 are thin bezels, which an astounding 83 percent screen-to-body ratio. Photography needs are taken care of by an 8 MP main camera backed by Sony IMX219 sensor accompanied by the LED flash. The selfie duties are handled by a 5 MP shooter. These phones feature a fingerprint sensor which is housed at the back, promising to unlock within tenths of a second.
The Flash X1 it features a smaller display of the two, which is a 5.5-inch HD IPS 2.5D curved screen. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737 chipset. The phone packs in a 2500 mAh battery.
The Flash X2, on the other hand, comes with a bigger 6-inch HD+ IPS screen. The Flash X2 boasts of a more powerful MediaTek MT6737T SoC (System on Chip). The battery specs are also bumped up for this device to 3380 mAh.
Both these phones are loaded with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB of internal storage. It comes with a microSD card slot that can take up additional 128 GB storage. Other notable features include 4G VoLTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS, FM radio, and 3.5 mm audio jack.
Chinese brand Zopo has been in India since 2015. Its first handset in the country was Speed 7. The next one, Speed 8 made quite some headlines being the first phone with a deca-core processor in India. It was also known for releasing a Linux Sailfish OS (Operating System) based phone in the country. For a broader appeal, the company roped in three-time MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo as its brand ambassador.