LeEco has been rumored for quite some to be working on a new smartphone, dubbed the Le 3 Pro. There have been rumors in the past that hinted the smartphone will come with 6GB of RAM. If rumors are to be believed, the LeEco Le 3 Pro will be among the first smartphones to run Qualcomm’s top-end Snapdragon 821 processor. The company is holding an event in China on September 21 where it is likely to take wraps off the Le 3 Pro. Ahead of the launch, new information about the smartphone has emerged, suggesting that the Le 3 Pro will be a powerhouse. Also Read - Struggling LeEco plans smartphone with 18:9 aspect ratio
According to new leaks, the Le 3 Pro will come with whopping 8GB of RAM along with Snapdragon 821 processor. It will have 256GB onboard storage. Previous rumors hinted that the smartphone will come with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. It is likely that LeEco may launch two variants of the smartphone. Currently, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 821 only runs on Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe. However the processor is rumored to come in many upcoming smartphones like Xiaomi Mi Note 2 Pro, Xiaomi Mi 5s, LeEco Le 2s and Xiaomi Mi Note 2. Qualcomm says Snapdragon 821 processor delivers better performance along with improved speed over Snapdragon 820 chipset. Also Read - Gionee India operations may be affected amidst financial woes
LeEco Le 3 Pro specifications
From what we have come across so far, the smartphone is said to launch in two variants. It will flaunt a 5.5-inch full-HD display with 2.5D Glass on top. The device will be powered by a Snapdragon 821 processor with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. There will be a high-end variant with a 5.7-inch 2K display. It runs Snapdragon 821 chipset coupled with 8GB of RAM, and comes with 256GB of internal storage.
On the camera front, the base variant comes with a 16-megapixel rear camera and 8-megapixel front-facing camera while the other variant will sports a 13-megapixel dual-rear camera setup and a 16-megapixel front-facing camera. The difference can also be spotted in their batteries too. While the base variant of the LeEco Le 3 Pro comes with a 4,070mAh battery the top model has a big 5,000mAh battery. The device is expected to include connectivity options such as Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth, 4G LTE and VoLTE among others.
The LeEco Le 3 Pro is the successor of the LeEco Le 2 Pro, which was launched back in April. The Le 2 Pro comes with a 5.5-inch full HD (1080p) display. It is powered by MediaTek’s Helio X25 deca-core chipset paired with 4GB of RAM and 32GB and 64GB internal storage variants. On the camera front, the Le 2 Pro has a 21-megapixel rear camera and a front-facing 8-megapixel unit. It is armed with 3,000mAh battery and fast charging support. It also includes connectivity options such as Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 4G LTE and VoLTE. LeEco is cutting down on the camera of the Le 3 Pro from 21-megapixel in the Le 2 Pro to 16/13-megapixel rear camera.
LeEco seems to have too much on its plate as of now as the company is also said to be working on another phone- the Le 2s. The smartphone was rumored to launch on September 9 which clearly did not happen. According to rumors, the smartphone will launch with full metal design and antenna design, which is similar to the iPhone 7. It will feature a 5.5-inch QHD display. It will be powered by a MediaTek Helio X25 deca-core processor clocked at 2.5GHz and paired with 3GB of RAM. Also on offer will be 32GB of internal storage. The smartphone will pack 3,900mAh battery and is said to ditch the 3.5mm audio port just like the Le 2-series and instead opt for the USB Type-C based CDLA technology for audio. The Le 2s will run Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on top of LeEco’s UI.