The quad-core Mediatek MT6582 processor has been responsible for lowering the price of qualityChinese phones, phones like the Zopo ZP780.

Zopo ZP780, quad-core power and Hongmi looks for $148-86DIGI

Zopo don’t tend to do the whole leaks, teaser and months of waiting for launch and tend to just get their phones ready and then on to the market. The Zopo ZP780 was launched like that, seemingly to appear overnight!

Based around the popular quad-core MT6582 chipset with 1GB RAM, the ZP780 is able to pull Antutu scores of around 17,000 points which is very respectable especially considering the sub $150 price tag!

Zopo ZP780, quad-core power and Hongmi looks for $148-86DIGI

One the the major reasons for people to choose a Chinese phone is dual SIM support and the Zopo ZP780 doesn’t disappoint with GSM 850/900/1800/1900mHz and Wcdma 900/1900/2100mHz covered. A 5-inch display, Android 4.2, SD memory card expansion and 8 mega-pixel main camera make up the rest.

Phone reseller Minideal are offering the Zopo ZP780 at the low cost of just $148.00, complete with acase and screen protector.