Elephone's P8000 boasts 3GB of RAM, int'l LTE support and 4,200mAh battery; may cost just $210

Elephone's P8000 boasts 3GB of RAM, int'l LTE support and 4,200mAh battery; may cost just $210
Beneath the mobile market darlings of Samsung, LG and HTC, many Asia-based vendors are eagerly vying for a slice of the pie. Only yesterday, we heard that Xiaomi may be among the first to latch onto MediaTek's upcoming deca-core processor with the next-gen Mi Note Pro. Now, more details have emerged pertaining to Elephone's future plans, and with a bunch of top-end specs for a reported $209.99 price tag, the forthcoming P8000 is a device that may be difficult to ignore. 

About a month ago, the Elephone P7000 Android handset went up for pre-order. Featuring a 64-bit octa-core MediaTek 6752 processor, expandable memory, fingerprint scanner and Android Lollipop 5.0 out of the box, it's one of a growing number of smartphones competing with the industry's best in most aspects except for price -- retailing at just $229.99.

The P8000 will retain much of what makes the P7000 such an attractive prospect. It'll keep the rear fingerprint sensor, the 5.5-inch 1080p display and 3GB of RAM, and is also set to offer one or two features that are conspicuous by their absence with the P7000. There's no question that MediaTek's 6752 is a very capable chip as far as the running of a smartphone is concerned, but it's also limiting in that it doesn't cater to international LTE support. The newer MT6753 does, however, bring "Worldmode LTE" to the fore, and as such, will allow the P8000 to support myriad 4G networks across the globe.

The P8000 will continue to offer the same 16GB of internal storage of the P7000, along with the safety net of the microSD slot for heavier users. But the other major trump card of the newer, forthcoming variant will be its 4,200mAh battery -- among the highest ever witnessed in the smartphone industry. While it always pays to be cautious in assuming that a higher juice capacity will automatically translate into real-world longevity, it seems very likely that the P8000 will be able to see out a full day's use without too much of a strain.

The only major on-paper disadvange here is that Elephone looks set to include a 13- and 5-megapixel camera combo for the rear- and front-facing shooters respectively. The P7000, by comparison, has a 16-megapixel main snapper and an 8-megapixel effort for selfies. Since the 1.5 Ghz MT6753 SoC of the P8000 is essentially a slightly under-clocked version of the P7000's MT6752, the reduction in clock speed could also be seen as a trade-off, although for the most part, the P8000 does seem a far more appealing device. 

According to sources of Neowin, the device will come with a price tag of around $209.99, and should hit the market by the next quarter. 

We'll update with specific details on pricing and availability as they arrive. 

source: Neowin

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21 Comments

1. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Woot! Battery endurance would be nice from PA

7. waddup121 unregistered

Elephone must be nuts to sell it for that price...DAM

10. ninja_master

Posts: 306; Member since: Feb 27, 2015

they sell it close to the actual price to make the phone unlike other OEM ehem (samsung&apple)

2. peace247 unregistered

Another monster from China....... Im bored...

3. ZeeNasir

Posts: 131; Member since: Nov 25, 2012

Wt abt camera optics :) ?

4. Furbal unregistered

I'll be giving it a try if it has band 2 and 17 Lte....

5. WallStreet

Posts: 256; Member since: Sep 21, 2014

the P7000 is on sale on Wednesdays for $160- I think it's quite a good deal- the only thing is that it looks too much like the S6

6. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

backup phone detected?

8. javy108

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

Elephone??? whats this?

9. lenacui

Posts: 1; Member since: May 18, 2015

Elephant, someone jokes on it,

11. watalee

Posts: 3; Member since: Nov 26, 2013

i new famous chinese smartphone brand.

12. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

LG G2+ A little bit of ONEPLUSONE

13. elephonecc

Posts: 6; Member since: Apr 10, 2015

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18. frankandwendy

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 18, 2015

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14. SuperFabioRA

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 05, 2015

I know a group that you may have interests in: facebook.com/groups/p8000elephone/ there is coupons(elecode) released there. but i have already bought a P7000. Anyone likes the P8000 just moves on.

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Posts: 6; Member since: Apr 10, 2015

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Posts: 3; Member since: Feb 03, 2015

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19. offerworld

Posts: 10; Member since: Oct 31, 2015

elephone p800 have lot of problems, i like UMI iron Pro and also give better offers. UMi ask me to smash my old phone to get a brand new UMi Iron Pro Totally FREE... Get your Dream phone UMI Iron Pro Free with MT6753 octa-core processor, 3GB Ram, 16Gb ROM, 5.5-inch FHD screen, Sony IMX214 13MP camera with dual LED flash, 3100mAh battery, Android 5.1 OS, USB Type-C port, three security features namely Fingerprint ID, Eyeprint ID and Voice Recognition which will ensure the safety of the data inside the phone.

20. Tech-8816

Posts: 20; Member since: Apr 18, 2016

Oukitel K6000 Pro VS Ulefone power VS Leagoo Elite 1 VS Elephone P8000 VS Umi Touch VS Jiayu S3+ VS Doogee F5, which do you like better?

21. Tech-8816

Posts: 20; Member since: Apr 18, 2016

As the price concerned, P8000 with MTK6753 chip, 3GB+16GB storage and Android 5.1 is a good option. Oukitel k6000 pro with 6000mAh and Android Marshmallow is also a good budget phone with $149.99.What do you think?

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