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LeEco Le 2 Pro: Is the Smartphone for Professionals?

The Indian budget and mid-ranged smartphone segments are currently overcrowded, but this is not stopping the various global and homegrown mobile phone manufacturers from launching even more models in this vast mobile market. Some mobile makers are saying that the market is saturated, but then they are into this rat race with their rivals and thus, constantly rolling out newer and more capable models to grab maximum attention.

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Indian budget smartphone market is currently all for premium quality mobiles, which means that we are now getting latest smartphone models that look and feel premium with lots of great features and able specs while carrying surprisingly affordable price tags.

Well, this is no less than a revolution in the market. And this revolution has been brought by the intense market competition and the Chinese mobile companies. Chinese mobile makers such as Xiaomi, Lenovo, Meizu, LeEco and others are offering amazing new budget-mid-ranged handsets that people would have expected to carry really expensive tags even a couple of years back.

Among a multitude of Chinese mobile makers, LeEco made its mark in India with its amazing debut models Le 1s and Le Max in January this year. After receiving humongous response and success of its super affordable smartphone models in India through flash sales, LeEco went ahead launching the updated Le 1s Eco in May.

Now, the Chinese mobile maker is ready to launch many newer handsets in order to increase its portfolio and footprint in India. LeEco has launched three new smartphone models in its home market China – the LeEco Le 2, LeEco Le 2 Pro, and LeEco Le Max 2, which the company claims to be the world’s first smartphone models which have given a miss to the 3.5 mm audio jack to make way for the USB Type-C port.

In the Chinese market, the LeEco Le 2 has launched with a price tag of RMB 1099 (approximately Rs. 10,990), the Le 2 Pro which has launched with two storage versions has been tagged at starting RMB 1499 (approximately Rs. 14,900) and the Le Max 2 gets two variants and has been priced starting at RMS 2099 (approximately Rs. 20,099). These smartphone models from the house of LeEco might cost even cheaper when they actually launch in India.

Now, LeEco has been recently sending media invites for an event in Delhi that will take place on 8th of June 2016, and it is at this event that the company is most likely to introduce the new Le 2, Le 2 Pro, and the Le Max 2 models in the Indian market.

All the three new LeEco smartphone models namely, the Le 2, Le 2 Pro and the Le Max 2 come with the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS version right out-of-the-box topped with Emotion UI 5.6.01. The new LeEco Le 2 flaunts a 5.5-inch bezel less HD display, gets powered by a Deca core 2.3 GHz MediaTek Helio X20 SoC processor with 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of onboard storage, 16 MP rear camera and 8 MP front camera. The LeEco Le Max 2 comes with a larger 5.7 inch QHD bezel less screen, quad core 64 bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset with 6 GB of RAM, 21 MP rear snapper and 8 MP selfie camera.

Now, in this article we are going to look more closely at the LeEco Le 2 Pro to consider what all it is going to be packed with and what benefits the smartphone model will offer to the users. It is very apparent that the Le 2 Pro is basically a variant of the LeEco Le 2 which will come with some added capabilities as its ‘Pro’ suffix try suggests. So, is the Le 2 Pro really meant for the professionals as its name sounds? We are just going to take a look at it and try to find out the answer.

So, here’s a quick look at the LeEco Le 2 Pro which is expected to launch soon in India:

Display & Design

The Le 2 Pro comes packed with the same 5.5-inch large display, but it comes with a visible bezel unlike the Le 2. The smartphone’s display comes with a HD resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels which results in the pixel density of 401 ppi. The phone looks very sleek stylish and premium with its all metal built which should also make it sturdy and nice to hold.

Cameras

The Le 2 Pro comes with a more powerful primary camera than its regular counterpart. The handset boasts of a good 21 MP rear shooter that comes with aperture f/2.0, LED flash, phase detection autofocus, and other camera features.

For good selfie shooting capabilities, the smartphone also packs in an 8 MP secondary front facing snapper.

Hardware & Software

The Le 2 Pro gets powered by a Deca core MediaTek Helio X20 SoC processor or by a Deca core MediaTek Helio X25 chipset. The processor gets the support of an impressive 4 GB of RAM. The smartphone offers an onboard memory of 32 GB or 64 GB options.

The Le 2 Pro runs on the latest Android OS v6.0 Marshmallow with the Emotion UI 5.6.01 skin on top.

Battery, Connectivity & Add-ons

Le 2 Pro draws its juice from a Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery pack that is non-removable, and it should offer good amount of all day backup on moderate usage. The smartphone also come integrated with fast charging technology which is a really useful feature.

The smartphone will offer all the latest standard connectivity options including dual SIM support, 4G, 3G, Bluetooth, WLAN, GPS and USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector.

The Le 2 Pro will also come with the security advantage of a fingerprint sensor along with other sensors.

Conclusion

It can be safely said that the Le 2 Pro is going to be yet another big hit from the house of LeEco in the Indian market. The new LeEco Le 2 Pro has got everything that a premium quality mid-ranged smartphone should have to gain great success. It has debonair looks, great specs and good cameras to make it suitable for anyone, including the professionals on the go.

Vishal Gaikar

Vishal Gaikar

Vishal Gaikar is a professional blogger from Pune, India. He is Software Engineer, Web Addicted. At Shake the Tech, he writes on Technology, Gadgets & so on. Follow me @vishal
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