LeEco’s new variant of the Le 1s smartphone called the LeEco Le 1s Eco is going up for its first sale today. The LeEco Le 1s Eco flash sale will kick off at 2pm IST on Thursday and will be available via Flipkart for users who registered for the first sale.
As announced at the India launch of the handset, the smartphone will be available at a special introductory price of Rs. 9,999 in its first flash sale and there will be 100,000 units offered in the first sale.
The LeEco Le 1s Eco smartphone is priced at Rs. 10,899 and comes with a free 1-year subscription to LeEco Membership, which is priced at Rs. 4,900. The company touted that the ‘Made for India’ and ‘Made in India’ smartphone will feature support for 10 Indian languages.
Featuring a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixel) In-cell IPS LCD display with 500-nit brightness and a pixel density of 403ppi, the Android 5.0 Lollipop-based LeEco Le 1s Eco runs the company’s EUI interface, and is powered by an 64-bit octa-core MediaTek Helio X10 SoC clocked at 1.85GHz, coupled with 3GB of RAM. The smartphone sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with flash, and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The LeEco Le 1s Eco comes with 32GB of inbuilt storage, and also sports a mirror-surfaced fingerprint sensor with a 99.3 percent precision rate. It bears a 3000mAh battery. The company claims a SuperCharge feature that in 5 minutes of charging can provide up to 3.5 hours of talk time. It uses the USB Type-C port on the Le 1s Eco to charge the battery.
As for Indian language support, LeEco provides support for 10 languages in an upcoming OTA update. The languages include – Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, and Telugu.
Apart from 4G LTE (with support for Indian LTE bands), the LeEco Le 1s Eco offers Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + Direct functionality, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/ A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, USB Type-C, and Infrared connectivity support.
The LeEco Le 1s Eco weighs 169 grams, and measures 151.1×74.2×7.6mm. At the India launch, the Chinese company had also announced it had 550 service centres in India, and 24/7 live chat in 8 different languages. It aimed to increase its customer service bases as it expands in the country.