Chinese internet and technology conglomerate LeEco on Tuesday announced that it is planning to hire over 1,100 engineers for its India Research and Development (R&D) centre by 2017. The majority of the hiring will be from engineering colleges like the IITs and NITs across the country, the company said in a statement. Last week, LeEco organized a freshers’ campus drive in Bengaluru and garnered more than 2,000 registrations from students from top engineering colleges. The skill sets we are looking for are in areas including modem technologies, BSP, multimedia, TV broadcast and internet technologies,” said Shrinivas Bairi, Head, LeEco India R&D, in a statement. Also Read - Struggling LeEco plans smartphone with 18:9 aspect ratioAlso Read - LeEco plans smartphone with 18:9 aspect ratio: Report
The India R&D team will be involved in both commercialization and localization support for all the devices launched in the country. LeEco will also start a camera-image engineering lab for image quality, RF/antenna design and tuning lab for smart devices. LeEco’s R&D centre will support all India launches and will test futuristic smart devices across all the geographical conditions as well as different network signal strength.
LeEco has offers lined up for customers in India as they can now avail No Cost EMI offer on all credit cards to buy LeEco smartphones Le 2, Le Max2 and Le 1s Eco on e-tailer Flipkart on their Independence Day sale. The customers will also get exchange and cashback offers valid from August 10-12, the company said in a statement. Le 2 and Le Max2 can be purchased using any credit card on an EMI for a period of six, nine or 12 months without any interest or processing fee.