LeEco, one of the largest Chinese smartphone maker launched its refreshed version of the famous Le 1s smartphone in India as the LeEcO Le 1s (Eco) on 3rd May at an event in Mumbai. Everyone in the media were expecting the company to launch some new device this time, however, they went for a refreshed variant of the Le 1s, So let’s check out of the First Impression on this device.
The device, in terms of design and build quality, is very much the same, in comparison to the Le 1s but it now weighs 1 gram heavier at 170 grams. It comes with a “Made for India” tag and will also be manufactured in the country. So, let’s directly jump to the main section, or we can say the change section, where you will come to know about its unique features.
The LeEco Le 1s (Eco) offers some super entertainment features since it comes packed with some awesome inbuilt apps, like the Levidi, LeMusic, LeLive and LeDrive.
This app provides various videos related to entertainment. LeEco has tied up with Eros Now, which will provide more than 2,000 movies on demand, including some blockbusters, and will also offer films in 10 languages, which sounds very appealing for a movie lover. The app will also offer various other videos, where you can enjoy news, from Aajtak, Ndtv, and also can watch videos from Sony, Colors, Being Indian, Sony Music, Star Sports and more. You just have to choose the videos you would like to watch and they will be streamed directly via YouTube with no ads.
The best thing we found about this app is that it provides video in various sections that includes comedy, educations, pets and animals, Internment, Movies trailers and many more. It has a very user-friendly in terms of design and the UI is very smooth.
The LeLive app will provide you with live experience, like you can watch live TV in various language such as Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Marathi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Bhojpuri, Bengali Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil. This app is completely powered by YuppTV, which allows live streaming of most of the famous channels in India. The UI of LeLive app looks very premium and is very smooth as well.
The app is fully powered by Hungama Music, where it offers an ad-free music. If you do not like listening to music from other sources that have a lot of advertisement, then this app will be apt for you. The app also offers over 3.5 million songs and you can enjoy full-HD music videos as well, along with over 50 live concerts. It supports offline downloading of content, hence making it easy to play your favorite songs without Internet connectivity.
It will allow the user to backup or store up to 5TB of their data on to the LeDrive (cloud storage), which is the maximum amount of free storage by any company.
With this device, you are getting one-year of free subscriptions to all the above-mentioned services, that is worth Rs. 4,900. The device is available for Rs. 9,999 for the first 100,000 buyers only because of the introductory offer, and after that it will cost Rs. 10,985. So in conclusion, it’s the best deal any company can provide at this time and this is the best smartphone in this price range.
You can buy it directly here from – Flipkart.