LeEco, earlier known as LeTv, launched a budget smartphone - the Le 1s - that combines a metal bodied design, impressive hardware specifications, and good content, offered at an affordable price of Rs. 10,999.
Taking of the Le 1s smartphone, it features a nearly bezel-less display held by a unibody design, Mediatek's Helios X10 chipset with 3GB of RAM, USB Type-C port, fingerprint scanner, and runs on EUI 5.5, which is the latest version of its native UI platform.
The major highlight of the phone is that it has a dedicated screen for LeTV's internet TV which opens window to a word of movies and entertainment content. To give a better perspective on the smartphone we have jotted down the best and worst features of the smartphone. Have a look at the slider below to know more.
A metal-bodied smartphone is rare to the budget segment. The Le 1S, flaunts a unibody design predominantly comprising of metal. Its brushed metal form factor with chamfered edges looks as well as feels premium for the phone's price.
The Le 1S phone is powered by MediaTek's Helios X10 chipset with octa-core clicking at 2.2GHz. The processor is paired with 3GB of RAM, which is good enough to handle all heavy apps and games.
The 5.5-inch FHD display with 1080x1920 pixels resolution has 500nit per pixel which offers better visuals, is bright and vivid, reproduces colors well, and offers good viewing angles.
The smartphone sports 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, ISOCELL sensor, PDAF, 4K video recording at 30 fps, 720p at 120 fps and 5 megapixel front-facing camera featuring a Samsung S5K5E2 sensor with 85-degree wide-angle lens.
The smartphone features a fingerprint scanner on the back for enhanced security. This is one of the most affordable smartphone featuring a fingerprint reader.
Battery with fast charging
The handset is packed with 3,000mAh battery with fast charging capability, which gives 3.5 hours of talk time in just 5minutes of charging, as per company claims.
No microSD card support
The smartphone comes with 32GB of internal storage which again should be good for storing most of your files, photos, videos and more on the phone. But there is no slot for microSD card.
We have seen many Android smartphones in the market that features a non-removable battery. But with the non-removable battery on the smartphone, users will not have freedom to fix their own battery problem.
No NFC Support
Almost all smartphone in the Indian market comes with NFC support. But, the Xiaomi Mi 4c does not support the NFC connectivity.
A bit bulky
The smartphone measures 7.5mm and seem to be a bit bulky.