LeEco’s latest Smartphone Le 2 and Le Max 2 have created a buzz in India in under two months time. Le 2 is one of the budget phones of the company whereas Le Max 2 is the premium variant.
If I talk about design, there is not much to say with Le 2, and Le Max 2. Both phones look pretty similar to the earlier models of LeEco, at least from the front. However, for Le 2, the camera is now there in the center, just like the Le Max 2. In fact, if you’re holding both phones (Le 2 and Le Max 2) in your hand, you can’t really figure out which is which, unless you know the specs.
Le 2 and Le Max 2 both have a metal unibody design, and look stylish for the pricing. Le 2 has a 5.5-inch full HD display, while Max 2 gets a 5.7-inch 2K display. Both the phones come with new Continual Digital Lossless Audio (CDLA) audio standard for loss-less audio through USB Type-C port.
Le 2 is available at a price tag of Rs. 11,999. It comes in Gold, Silver & Grey colour and available through Lemall.com & Flipkart. Le 2 comes with 1 year LeEco membership worth of Rs. 4900
Le 2 has a 5.50-inch touch screen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels at a PPI of 403 pixels per inch and is powered by 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage which cannot be expanded.
For a photographer it has a 16-megapixel primary camera on the rear with dual-tone flash, f/2.9 aperture and a 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.
The Le 2 runs on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) with EUI 5.8 and is powered by a 3000 mAh non removable battery with fast charging.
It measures 151.10 x 74.20 x 7.50 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 153.00 grams.
It is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts two Nano-SIM.
Connectivity is through 4G LTE with VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n (2.4/5 GHz),Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB Type C. Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, and Gyroscope.
Le Max 2
Le Max 2 is available in two versions: 4GB RAM+32GB storage and 6GB RAM+64GB storage. The 4GB RAM version is priced at Rs 22,999, while the 6GB one costs Rs 29,999. Le Max 2 runs the top-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, clocked at 2.15 Ghz.
Le Max 2 has a 3100 mAh battery with quick charge 3.0.
On the specifications front, it features 5.7-inch Quad HD display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels, 450nits brightness, 95% NTSC color gamut.
The memory specs are 4GB LPDDR3 RAM, 32GB (eMMC5.1) internal storage / 6GB DDR4 RAM with 64GB in-built memory and it has the Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with EUI 5.8 OS. .
It has dual-SIM support and connectivity features like 4G LTE with VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n (2.4/5 GHz),Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB Type C. It has Qualcomm Sense ID Ultrasonic fingerprint sensing technology on the back.
It is a photographer’s delight having a 21MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, Sony IMX230 sensor, PDAF, OIS, 6P lenses, f/2.0 aperture, and a 8 mp front camera with a great low-light performance.
It measures 156.8 × 77.6 × 7.99mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 185.00 grams.