Earlier Zopo Mobile launched the first ever Helios X20 powered a smartphone, the Speed 8, at the MWC Barcelona stage. Now the company has announced its second handset for the day and it’s called Speed 7C. The third handset in the Speed 7 series, other than Speed 7 and Speed 7 Plus, the new handset is a low-end model in the series. But there’s an interesting point about it, it is a mid-range handset offering swappable back covers in the form of Bamboo, Ebony, Black Apricot and Phoenix Leather. There are no details about the pricing revealed, unlike the Speed 8, but we expect it to be reasonably priced, looking at the company has launched a flagship device at $300 price.
The Speed 7C sports 5-inch 720p IPS display and is powered by a Quad-core MediaTek chipset, it is a 64-bit MT6735 processor clocking at 1.3GHz. The device is supported by a 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, which can be expanded via microSD card slot. It is running on the Android Lollipop 5.1 with likely a stock user experience with some change in appearances.
The camera package on this handset is of 13.2MP resolution on the rear side; it has a support of LED Flash. The sensor used on the rear is an OmniVision OV13580 sensor with the support of 5P lenses and aperture number of f/2.2. It can record up to 1080p videos only and has no OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) feature. The front module is of 5-megapixel resolution, it’s also an OmniVision module, OV5670, has f/2.8 aperture number, the company hasn’t specified whether it sports a wide-angle lens or not.
Regarding the connectivity options, it has a 4G LTE network support, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Dual SIM, OTG, GPS and microUSB port. It measures at 8.65mm thickness and weighs at 136 grams. All this is powered by a 2500 mAh capacity battery, which should be enough, considering the low-end specs. The availability of the device is unknown for know. Stay tuned in as we cover the last day of the world’s largest mobile event, the MWC, for you.