Zzapo Mobile

Zzapo Mobile Quick Specs: Android 9 Pie smartphone. Announced October 2019. Features a 5.5-inch display, Snapdragon chipset, 13 MP selfie camera, 16MP rear camera, up to 6 GB RAM, up to 128 GB internal memory, and a 3200 mAh battery. 

Phone Status: Pre-release. Zzapo Mobile features what the manufacturer calls a 720-degree panoramic camera. There are no details of what the camera is capable of yet, but we will bring you more information as soon as it is available. Below are the available specifications. The blank spaces will get filled as soon as the phone is officially announced and the official specs sheet published.

Zzapo Mobile Specs and Features

Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G mobile network bands: LTE
  • 5G mobile network bands: No.
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
  • Software / OS: Android 9 Pie

Design, Form Factor, Appearance

  • Dimensions:  mm
  • Weight: g
  • Display: 5.5 inches, 16:9 aspect ratio, screen
  • Colours: Black.
  • Physical Build: Plastic.
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Internal Hardware Specs

  • Processor Type: 64-bit, 1.8 GHz Octa-core, Cortex-A53
  • Processor Name: Qualcom Snapdragon
  • Graphics Processor:  ‎
  • RAM: 4 GB / 6GB
  • Internal Storage: 64 GB / 128GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

Photography, Video Recording

  • Rear Camera: 16 MP camera, f2.2 Aperture, LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording
  • Front-facing Camera: 13 MP, f2.0 Aperture, AI Face Recognition, 1080p@30fps video capture.
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Zzapo Mobile phone has a humonguous selfie camera.

Audio, Video Playback

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Loudspeaker: Mono speakers
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio: Yes.

Sensors

  • Digital Compass:
  • Accelerometer: Yes.
  • Proximity Sensor:
  • Ambient Light Sensor:
  • Barometer: No.
  • Pedometer: No.
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No.
  • Gyroscope (G-Sensor):
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes; rear-mounted.
  • Face Unlock: Yes.
  • Iris Scanner: No.
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No.
  • Voice Control: No.
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: .
  • Infra-red Sensor: No.

Connectivity Options

  • Bluetooth: v4.2, A2DP
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • USB: microUSB v2.0; USB-OTG
  • NFC: No.

Miscellaneous Specs and Features

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Ion 3200 mAh
  • Battery Charging: Fast Charging
  • Wireless Charging: No.
  • Reverse Charging: No.
  • Model Number: N/A

Zzapo Mobile Price and Launch Date

  • Announced: October 2019
  • Release Date: November 26th, 2019. The launch date has been moved to November 30th, 2019. The phones will go on sale on the 2nd of December, 2019.
  • Country Availability: Nigeria.
  • Introductory Price: Pay ₦7,999 during the first 5 days of sale for the 4GB RAM variant. Note that the phone itself is not available for pickup until 21 days after. The 6GB RAM variant has an introductory price of ₦9,999.
  • Introductory Price: ₦45,000 from Monday, 9th of December 2019.

MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict

Zzapo Mobile smartphone has a number of decent specs, not to mention a unique design (that huge selfie camera lens!).  We are also looking forward to knowing the capabilities of the 720-degree panoramic camera. Other features of the phone include an in-built screen recorder and in-built antivirus (which we are still not convicned that anyone needs on a modern smartphone.

It will be interesting to find out what the catch is for such a smartphone to be offered for the price of ₦8,000 (or ₦10,000 for the 6GB variant) in the first five days of availability. The manufacturer calls Zzapo phone the most affordable smartphone. But what will the regular price be after the promo period? We will have to wait and see.

But if you can, grab one during the promo period. We do not know what specific Snapdragon processor is on the inside, but let’s assume that it is the lowest possible. A Snapdragon smartphone with 4GB of RAM, 64GB storage, 3200mAh battery, and fast battery charging at that price is a steal.

People have called and written to ask if this is a legitimate deal. Mister Mobility answers that question in his article, Is Zzapo Mobile a scam?

Our Buyer’s Guide Verdict is recommendation that we make based on our evaluation the specs of the device. It is a general guide designed to help you understand how much value a smartphone offers for its price. It is not a stamp of quality assessment or an endorsement of the device or of the manufacturers. Be sure to ask questions and use your judgement when buying any device, as MobilityArena may not be held responsible for your buying decisions.

Zzapo Mobile Review Rating

We are yet to review the Zzapo Mobile phone and so do not have a review rating for it yet. This section will be updated with our review rating and a link to the review page, as soon as we have a review ready.

Zzapo Phone News and Updates

November 26, 2019: We were notified by Zzapo Mobile that the launch date had been moved from 26th November to 30th November 2019, and that sales will start on Monday, 2nd of December.

December 2nd, 2019: Zzapo Mobile goes on pre-sale for ₦7,999. The manufacturer says that the phone won’t be available for pickup until 21 days after you make your payment.

Disclaimer: While we take the pains to ensure accuracy, we can not guarantee that the specs and  information on this page about Zzapo Mobile are 100% correct. If you think that any information for the current phone is wrong or missing, please contact us.

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