Zopo C3 Review

zopo c3 3After months of teasers, the Zopo C3 is finally out. So how does this fair with its older brother the C2 and C2 elite. Read more to find out if this model holds out on its own or just merely a minor update of what has been a very popular phone from Zopo.

If you don’t mind, the model we reviewed is a pink version, hehe, but it still looks nice.
The new C3 Has really beefed up:

MT6589T Quad Core @ 1.5 Ghz (turbo version)
FHD or 1080p Display @ 1920 x 1080p (441 ppi)
1 GB DDR3 RAM and a 16 GB ROM for internal Storage
Runs Android 4.2.1 Jellybean with multilingual support





In terms of performance, the Zopo C3 performs on par with the Zopo C2 Platinum and the Elite (both are powered with MT6589T Processors)

The Zopo C3, Still Sports the PowerVR SGX544 MP4 GPU, capable of running the latest 3G games, coupled that with the MT6589T, then what you get is one of the most affordable smartphone capable of heavy gaming and multitasking. Performance in gaming is also on par with the Zopo C2 Platinum or Elite, you can check out the games test above


What is OTG Support? It stands for USB-On-GO, this means that you can basically connect an external device to your phone like a mouse, external controllers etc…

2 models: pink and a white model


With all the hype, unfortunately we cannot say the phone is indeed perfect. If that were the case, then it wouldn’t be called a review is it? Hehe, all things aside, here are my list of what could have been better. Don’t hold your breath, because it will be a quick one

  • It seems very little has change from the previous zopo c2 and c2 elite or platinum
  • Battery still remains average, at 2000mAh heavy users like me, you constantly need to charge
  • Real world performance of the turbo version isn’t very noticeable
  • NO 4G or LTE Support, Bummer right, it may be a deal breaker for some looking for a super fast internet connection

Verdict: Gets 7 out of 10 Stars, Why? Because it practically performs the same with Zopo C2 Platinum, you can either get this model or the C2 Platinum. Although the phone performs admirably well, because very little has change from its previous models, theirs nothing new or unique about it. The Zopo C2 X7 Youth, for its price range is still a good contender. So you can choose which phones fits your need and budget. Finally, the phone has overall good quality, excellent display, and a host of unbelievable features for its price. For new buyers, a definite must buy, but for Late Owners of the Zopo C2 Platinum or the X7 Youth (its older brother), may find little change from the C3



Processor: MediaTek MT6589 @ 1.5 Ghz Quad Core
GPU: PowerVR SGX544 MP2 @ 387mhz

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Internal Storage or ROM: 16 GB
Extended Storage: Supports max of 64 GB


Operating System: Android 4.2.1 “JELLYBEAN”
Language Support Multi-Language:English, Afrikaans, Amharic, Bahasa Indonesia, Bhasa Melayu, Catala, Cestina, Dansk, Deutsch, English, Spanish, French, Hrvatski, Italiano, Latviesu, Lietuviu, Magyar, Nederlands, Norsk Bokmal, Polski, Portuguese, Romana, Rumantsch, Slovencina, Slovenscina, Suomi, Svenska, Swahili, Tagalog, Tieng Viet, Turkish, Zulu, Greek, Bulgarian, Russian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Hebrew, Urdu, Arabic, Persian, Hindi, Bengali, Thailand, Korean,日本語


Screen Size: 5.0 inch
Resolution: FHD IPS @ 1920 x 1080p (441 ppi)
Screen Type: LCD Display
Color Support: 16 million
Screen Protection: None
Multi-touch Support: 5 point


REAR: 13 megapixel camera @ 4096 x 3072 pixels, AF, LED Flash
Video Capture Rear Camera: 1080P(1920*1080, 30FPS)
FRONT: 5.0 megapixel camera
FEATURES:  Audio and Video Recording, HDR, Digital Zoom, Touch Focus etc…


2G NETWORK: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
3G NETWORK: WCDMA 850/2100Mhz (verify with your carrier for 3G support)NETWORK SPEEDS: HSDPA 42.2Mbps,HSUPA 11.5Mbps
VPN Support
SIM Support: Dual Simcard (GSM+WCDMA)  Normal Simcard sizes
Carrier: Unlocked
WLan: Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Hotspot functionality, Tethering & portable hotspot – Synchronization via Exchange ActiveSync
Bluetooth: v4.0 + EDR
USB: v2.0
Sensors: Gravity Sensor, Compass, proximity sensor
Supports OTG

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Compass: None
Flash Support: v11.1
Playstore/Market: Preinstalled
FM Radio: Supported
Video Play Formats: AVI, MP4, 3GP, MOV, MKV, FLV
Video Playback: MPEG-4 1080P@30fps,Or @15fps,16Mbps
Audio Play Formats: FLAC, APE, MP3, OGG, AMR, ACC
Picture formats: JPEG/PNG/GIF/BMP,…


Dimensions: 143 × 70 × 8.5 mm/ 5.63 x 2.75 x 0.33 inch
Weight: 160 g (includes battery)
Available Colors: White
Shell Material: Plastic
1x mini USB 2.0
1x 3.5 mm Headphone Jack


Capacity: Li-on Polymer @ 2000mAh (removable)
Estimated Standby Time: 130 – 200 hrs
Estimated Talk Time: 4 – 6 hrs

What you get on the Package

1x Zopo C3 Android Phone (colors: White, Pink)
1x Travel Charger
2x Batteries
1x Headphone
1x USB Data Cable (mini USB)
1x User Manual

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AVAILABILITY? You can check the availability of the phone on the following Resellers

Fastcardtech offers the lowest prices, discounts and they also offer free shipping worldwide on selected items. you can check it out here: ZOPO C3 $258

Another Recommended Reseller is MERIMOBILES, Canadians based in China, they accept discounts, lowest prices, free shipping worldwide, and excellent customer service

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