The Chinese internet and technology company LeEco has officially began its US operations, announcing a slew of new products that include the Le Pro 3 and Le S3 smartphones, Super4 X series TVs, Super bike, Virtual Reality headsets and Electric self-driving vehicle.
The Le Pro 3 smartphone was launched in China last month, it sports a 5.5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS display with 2.5D curved glass on top. It is powered by a 2.35 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 821 processor paired with 4 GB RAM. It features unibody metal design and comes with fingerprint sensor located at its rear panel. It packs a 16 MP rear camera and an 8 MP front camera. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EUI 5.8 on top and is backed by a 4070 mAh battery.
The Le S3 sports a 5.5-inch Full HD display, powered by 1.8 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 SoC paired with 3 GB RAM. It comes with 32 GB internal storage and packs 16 MP rear and 8 MP front camera. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and is powered by a 3000 mAh battery. It will be available in grey, gold, and rose gold colors.
LeEco’s Super4 X series televisions include 4 variants, the Super4 X43 pro, Super4 X55, Super4 X65 and the premium uMax85 EcoTV. The full range of LeEco’s TVs in the US runs on EUI with the LIVE and Le apps along with support for Harman Kardon speakers, Android TV and Google Cast technology. LeEco’s mammoth 85-incher supports 4K with HDR 10 and Dolby Vision support, 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage. The Super4 X43 Pro TV costs $649 (approx. Rs. 43,500), the Super4 X55 costs $899 (approx. Rs. 60,300), the Super4 X65 costs $1,399 (approx. Rs. 93,700) and lastly the uMax85 EcoTV costs $4999 (approx. Rs. 3,33,508).
LeEco also unveiled its suite of streaming services and value-added features which it calls EcoPass. The LeEco smartphones buyers will get a three-month free subscription while the TV comes with a year’s subscription to EcoPass, along with a three-year warranty. The service offers unlimited photo and video storage, 5 TB of cloud storage, unlimited movies on Fandor, discounted prices for add-on content partners in LeApp and on LeMall store.
Along with, smartphones and Super TVs, LeEco also introduced the Super Bike, which runs on Android and offers connectivity and security features like laser lane markers, fingerprint locking system, and more. The bike will only be available as part of the UP2U program in the US and won’t be going on sale in the country anytime soon. The same goes LeEco’s VR headset called ExploreVR, which is currently only available as a developer kit. Lastly, the company also showcased the ‘LeSEE Pro’, which is the successor to the LeSEE concept electric car.
The LeEco TVs, Le Pro 3 and Le S3 smartphones will be available in the US from 2nd November via flash sale which starts at 10 AM.