It’s only a matter of hours before LeEco introduces its first content integrated ‘Blockbuster’ smartphone, Le 1s (Eco) in India. The specs and even the design isn’t strikingly different from the Le 1s that debuted a few months ago, but free 1 year Le Membership makes a very loud statement.
On the occasion, the Chinese internet conglomerate has lined up introductory offers to entice customers. The first sale of Le 1s (Eco) is scheduled for May 12 at 2 PM on Flipkart. However, to participate in the sale one has to register in advance. LeEco and Flipkart claim that they received more than 100,000 registrations on Flipkart in the first 24 hours.
LeEco Le 1s (Eco) or as dubbed by many ‘Made for India’ smartphone, for the first sale will be available at an introductory price of Rs. 9,999 coupled with free Le Membership worth Rs. 4,900. That’s not all, HDFC credit card or debit card can also avail 10 percent cashback on this younger sibling of Le 1s . The Le Membership comprises of full access to various entertainment content and cloud storage offered by LeEco. Le Eco recently introduced its content ecosystem in India which includes LeVidi, LeLive, LeMusic and LeDrive.
The LeVidi is fueled by Eros Now which delivers a wide variety of video entertainment on the phone including more than 2K flicks from Bollywood, Hollywood, and other cinemas. Le Live is a platform where LeEco directly streams more than 100 Live TV channels, courtesy its alliance with YupTV. For Music buffs, LeEco has partnered with Hungama to let a user stream music at 320kbps from its collection of more than 3.5 million songs on LeMusic app (coming in Q3). All members with Le Membership also receives 5TB cloud storage space on Le Drive (Coming in Q3).
In terms of specification, The Le 1s (Eco) boasts off a 5.5-inch full HD IPS display with in-cell technology and 403ppi pixel density. At the heart of it, enthralls a MediaTek Helio X10 chipset ticking at 1.8GHz alongside 3Gigs of RAM and PowerVR G6200. The dual SIM smartphone comes with 32GB of on-board storage. The phone features a 13-megapxiel primary camera with LED flash, autofocus and 4K video recording capability. LeEco has kept rights of selfie lovers in mind and flanked a 5-megapixel front facing secondary camera on the front.
As far as connectivity goes, the Le 1s (Eco) supports dual-SIM 4G LTE, Bluetooth, GPS and Wi-Fi 802.11ac. It is backed by a 3000mAh battery which supports rapid charging via USB Type-C port. It runs on EUI OS which is based on Android Lollipop. The Le 1s (Eco) supports 10 Indic languages which include` Kannada, Tamil, Marathi, Assamese, Bengali, Malayalam, Telugu, Punjabi, Gujarati and Oriya.
Key Specifications of LeEco Le1s Eco:
|Model name||Le1s Eco|
|Display size, type & resolution||5.5-inch FHD in-cell display, 403ppi, Gorilla Glass Protection|
|Operating system||Android Lollipop with eUI skin|
|Processor||1.8GHz MediaTek Helio X10 chipset|
|Memory||3GB RAM, 32GB ROM|
|Camera||13MP rear camera, PDAF, and 5MP front camera|
|Battery||3,000mAh battery, Fast Charging and wireless charging|
|Connectivity||Dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE support, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and USB Type – C port|