Chinese smartphone manufacturer ZOPO has launched their latest 4G enabled smartphone in India, the Hero 1. The device comes with a 5-inch HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The device is powered by a 1.3GHz Octa-Core 64-bit MediaTek MT6735 processor with Mali-T720 GPU. The device is launched in the highly competitive segment with many good devices fighting it out like the Le 1s, K4 Note, Honor 5X, Moto G3 etc.
The ZOPO Hero 1 is priced a bit on the higher side with the specs and the fact that it is a Chinese brand in India the prices are expected to be cheaper. Going back to the other specifications, the Hero 1 comes with Android 5.1 Lollipop OS, it sports a 13.2MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, 5P lens and LED flash along with a 5MP front-facing camera.
The smartphone measures 146.1×70.6×8.65mm and weighs 150 grams, the front of the device has an almost bezel-less appearance when the display is turned off , with a narrow bezel when the display is turned on. The device comes with a plastic back panel with the speaker grill placed on the lower left.
It comes with Dual SIM 4G LTE support along with other connectivity features like 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS. The device is powered by a 2500mAh battery. Commenting on the launch, Kevin Xu, Founder ZOPO brand, said, “The mobile device market is the most competitive market today and at Zopo we make sure that we are at par with the contemporary trends. We have a constant eye on the customer demand and behavior, based on which we design and structure out smart devices. We do not believe in loading redundant features on a device that a user would never use. Bearing this in mind, the new Hero 1 simplifies life for people with its minimalist yet futuristic features for people with smart and uncomplicated needs”.
The ZOPO Hero 1 smartphone is available in Black and White colors and is priced at Rs. 12,000. the device is said to be available in both online and offline markets starting immediately.