We have been past the era where smartphones from brands like Samsung and Apple were considered to be the epitome. These days if the major league brands come up with a top notch device, there are Chinese handset makers offering similar handsets at half the price. One such brand is LeTV (Leeco), which has broken all barrier and has offered a solid smartphone Le 1S with high end features in budget segment. The follow up device, Le Max was also a huge success as it offered almost everything that devices like iPHone 6S or Galaxy S7 is offering and at just a fraction of the cost. Therefore, it is no surprise that the brand has taken off quite well in Indian handset market. Now, it is gearing up to launch the successor to Le Max, which is slated to topple the competition. Here is a brief overview of Le Max 2 for our readers who might be interested in the handset.
Why Should You buy?
Continual Digital Lossless Audio: This smartphone is the first to come with CDLA technology that is specific only to Type-C USB port. LeEco Le Max 2 gets rid of the 3.5 MM audio jack in favor of the Type-C earphones. What this means is that the audio quality in this handset is super clear and loud, much to the delight of music lovers.
Mirror finish fingerprint scanner: The first ever handset from the brand, Le 1S came with one of a kind mirror finish fingerprint scanner on its rear panel. LeEco has retained the same fingerprint scanner on the rear panel of Le Max 2. However, the handset maker claims that the new device boasts of an ultrasonic fingerprint scanner, which can regonise fingerprints in an instant.
Quick Charge: This handset has been equipped with USB Type-C connector, which comes with additional features of its own. One of these features happen to be Quick Charging, which coupled with USB Type-C, can charge up your device from zero to hundred in less than an hour.
Why Should You Not buy?
Heating issue: LeTV Le 1S was a brilliant device, however, it was plagued with overheating, which turned away many potential buyers. While, the handset is powered by a Snapdragon 820, we can still expect it to heat up owing to the all metal build of the handset.
OnePlus 3: LeEco has launched the new handset in direct competition with OnePlus 3, which also happens to be one of its alternatives. OnePlus 3 happens to be a very appealing handset aesthetically with the massive 6 GB of RAM. OnePlus 3 matches the Le Max 2 spec sheet on every detail and makes for a good alternative.
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Xiaomi Mi5: The flagship device from its rival brand is another handset that can make for a good alternative to Le Max 2. This handset makes for a better choise owing to its aesthetic design and powerful specifications.
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FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
Question – How much Internal storage space is free? Can Apps be moved to SD card?
Answer – This handset comes with non expandable storage of 32 GB, which leaves the user with around 24 GB of free space. Since, there is no expandable storage in this device, there is no provision for moving apps to SD card.
Question – Is USB OTG supported?
Answer – Yes, this handset comes with support for USB OTG but compatible Type-C cable is required.
Question – What are benchmark scores?
Answer – This smartphone from LeEco is one of the most powerful smartphone as of now as it scores in the range 1,40,000 easily on Antutu.
Question - Does it come with Dual Tone LED Flash?
Answer – LeEco Le Max 2 comes only with dual LED flash and not dual tone.
Question – How is the call quality?
Answer – Since this handset boasts of HD call feature, the call quality is pretty impressive.
Question – Do both SIM cards support 4G?
Answer – yes, both SIM cards in this smartphone supports 4G LTE.
Question – Is the battery removable?
Answer – No, the battery of this smartphone is not removable.
Question – Does it record Slow motion Videos? What is the highest Video Resolution?
Answer – Yes, it can record slow motion videos on the go and highest video resolution is 4K.
Question – How is the software?
Answer – The handset boasts of the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system pre-installed on it. The whole user experience on offer by Android Marshmallow is further enhanced the EUI interface from the brand.
Question – Does it support VoLTE?
Answer – Yes, the smartphone does support VoLTE feature.
Question – What comes inside the box?
Answer – Handset, Adapter, USB Cable, User Manual, Sim Tray Pin, Protective Cover Case, Type-C to 3.5 mm Adapter