Chinese handset maker LeTV has forayed into the Indian smartphone market with the launch of LeEco Max smartphone.
NEW DELHI: Chinese handset maker LeTV, which recently got renamed as LeEco, has forayed into the Indian smartphone market with the launch of LeEco Max smartphone.
The company's flagship model, Le Max Sapphire features a sapphire glass display that is extremely hard to crack and has been priced at Rs 69,999. This makes the smartphone more expensive than the iPhone 6S, which is available for Rs 62,000 for the base variant. Available via invites, only 1,000 units of the new LeEco smartphone will be sold in India, the company said in a statement.
LeEco also released the standard 64GB and 128GB variants of Le Max in the country, priced at Rs 32,999 and Rs 36,999, respectively. The smartphone goes on sale on Flipkart on February 16.
The Android 5.1 Lollipop-based Le Max smartphone features a 6.33-inch Quad HD (2,560x1,440p) display and is powered by 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 810 chipset. LeEco Max smartphone comes with 4GB RAM and packs a 3,400mAh battery.
On the back, it sports a 21MP rear camera with Sony IMX230 sensor, while a 4MP camera with OmniVision (OV4688) sensor and 81.6-degree wide-angle lens in front. The connectivity options of the phone include 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS, USB Type C.
LeEco also launched Le 1S smarphone that features a 5.5-inch display, 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, a 13 MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera. With an aluminium body, it weighs 169 grams, which is lighter than an iPhone 6S.