LeEco’s 2Future event is slated to begin at 11:00am today in New Delhi. The company has already announced it will launch the second generation of LeEco devices, and the recently unveiled Le 2, Le 2 Pro, and Le Max 2 smartphones are expected to be launch.
In April, LeEco launched the three smartphones in China, and is expected to soon make them available in the Indian market. The company touts the smartphones to be the first in the world to ditch the 3.5mm audio jack, in favour of a USB Type-C port.
The Le 2, Le 2 Pro, and Le Max 2 run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box with Emotion UI 5.6.01 skin on top. As for the price, the Indian availability and price will be known at the event. In China, the Le 2 was launched at CNY 1,099 (roughly Rs. 11,200); while the Le 2 Pro was launched at CNY 1,399 (roughly Rs. 14,300) for the Helio X20 variant, and CNY 1,499 (roughly Rs. 15,300) for the Helio X25 variant.
The Le Max 2 comes in three memory and storage variants – 4GB RAM/ 32GB storage, 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage, and 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage options. It is respectively priced at CNY 2,099 (roughly Rs. 21,500), CNY 2,299 (roughly Rs. 23,500), and CNY 2,499 (roughly Rs. 25,600).
Beginning with the Le 2, the smartphone houses a 5.5-inch bezel-less HD display, a 2.3GHz deca-core MediaTek Helio X20 SoC paired with 3GB of RAM and Mali GPU. It sports 16-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel front camera, and 32GB of internal storage. It packs a 3000mAh battery, and supports LTE connectivity.
The Le 2 Pro bears visible bezel, a 21-megapixel rear camera, and offers options of a deca-core MediaTek Helio X20 SoC or a deca-core MediaTek Helio X25 processor. It also comes with 4GB RAM, and is integrated with the fast charging feature. All the other specifications are identical to the Le 2.
Lastly, the Le Max 2 offers a 5.7-inch QHD bezel-less display, 64-bit quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, paired with 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM and Adreno 530 GPU. It comes with a 21-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel front camera, 64GB internal storage, 3100mAh battery and supports LTE connectivity.
LeEco entered India in January with the launch of Le 1s and Le Max smartphones. In May, the companylaunched the Le 1s Eco for Rs. 10,899, and is now set to launch more smartphones in the already congested Indian market.