LeEco is making its presence felt in India in every way possible. First it launched premium affordable smartphones then moved into content with its LeEco Membership. LeEco is now moving forward with its latest smartphones, Le 2 and Le Max 2, which were launched in China in April.
LeEco Le 2 is priced at Rs. 11,999 and the Le Max 2 costs Rs. 22,999. Le Max 2 will be available on LeMall.com and Flipkart starting June 28. Registrations for both the smartphones begin on June 20, but the Le 2 availability is yet to be revealed.
LeEco announced the Le 2 and Le Max 2 smartphones at the 2Future event in New Delhi on Wednesday. The company shared the specifications of the device and how they disrupt the current smartphone industry. The new smartphones are the first to feature USB Type-C audio port, letting go of the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack. The new technology guarantees uncompressed audio with its Continual Digital Lossless Audio (CDLA) integration.
LeEco Le 2 and Le Max 2 both deliver superior performance as the company shared the AnTuTu scores. The Le 2 smartphone scored 79636 on AnTuTu, while the Le Max 2 scored a whopping 143408. These scores were achievable with the high-performing specs packed under the hood.
LeEco's affordable Le 2 smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 octa-core processor clocking speeds at 1.8GHz, 3GB RAM and offers 32GB eMMC5.1 storage. It packs a 3,000mAh battery with LeEco fast charging technology and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow based eUI 5.8.
LeEco Le 2 features a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display, a 16-megapixel primary camera with dual LED flash PDAF, f/2.0 aperture and an 8MP front snapper with wide-angle lens. The handset boasts a metal unibody with bezel-less screen and a fingerprint scanner at the back, giving a premium look and feel. Le 2 smartphone is equipped with dual SIM card slots, 4G LTE and VoLTE support, Bluetooth 4.1 and Wi-Fi. Both smartphones come with Rs. 4,900-worth LeEco Membership free for a year.
LeEco also presented its Le Max 2. The premium flagship device not only offers high-end specs, but also makes a good bargain at Rs. 22,999 for 4GB RAM + 32GB storage variant and Rs. 29,000 for 6GB RAM + 64GB storage model. In terms of specifications, Le Max 2 features a 5.7-inch 2K SuperRetina display, 21MP primary camera with OIS, PDAF, dual HDR, dual tone LED flash and an 8MP front snapper.
Le Max 2 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset, which is combined with either 4GB or 6GB RAM for a much-refined user experience. The bezel less display gives it an edge-to-edge look and more area for content. The handset offers 64GB onboard storage, a Sense ID ultrasonic fingerprint scanner at the back, dual 4G SIM card support, full metal unibody and VoLTE support.
LeEco Le Max 2 features a 3,100mAh battery with Qualcomm's Quick Charge 3.0 and 24W flash charging technology. For the price, Le Max 2 compares with the industry's best selling flagships such as Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and iPhone 6s Plus, but at half their price.