LeTV Le 2 : Top 5 competitors need to know before buy

Chinese manufacturer LeTV (now LeEco) earlier this month launched latest phablet guns – the Le 2 and Le Max 2. These are the brand’s first smartphone to ditch the 3.5mm audio jack in favor of the company’s new CDLA (Continual Digital Lossless Audio) standard, which utilize the reversible USB Type-C port of the device to deliver audio. The Le 2 comes as a successor to the Le 1s, which was launched in India as the vendor’s debut device. The Le 2 will take place of the Le 1s when it lands in India in the coming weeks. It offers a few upgrades over its predecessor, but keeps the same sub-Rs 11,000 price range.
If you are looking to buy the LeTV Le 2 when it comes to India, let’s take a look on the top 5 competitors of the phone, which you may prefer to buy instead of the new LeTV phone. Before we mention the top five competitors of the Le 2, let’s first take a quick look on its features.

LeTV Le 2


LeTV Le 2 features

The Le 2 boasts a phablet-grade 5.5-inch full HD InCell display, and sports a metal unibody design and a fingerprint sensor on the back panel. The phone runs Android Marshmallow out of the box, and comes with 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.1, and A-GPS connectivity options. It is backed by a powerful 2.3GHz deca-core MediaTekHelio X20 processor, coupled with 3GB of RAM and Mali T880 MP4 GPU. Its other specs include 32GB of non-expandable memory, a 16MP rear snapper with PDAF, an 8MP front shooter and a 3,000mAh battery. The phone is priced at Rs 11,200 in China, but is expected to carry a sub-Rs 11,000 price tag when it lands in India. Now let’s move on to the competitors of the Le 2.

LeTV Le 2 – top 5 competitors

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is a decent competitor from China for the Le 2. The phone is priced at Rs 9,999 for the 16GB variant and Rs 11,999 for the 32GB variant. The phone offers a much bigger 4,050mAh battery than the Le 2. The device comes with a 5.5-inch full HD display, a hexa-core Snapdragon 650 processor, 2GB and 3GB RAM variants, 16GB and 32GB storage variants, Android Lollipop-based MIUI, and offers a 16MP rear camera and a 5MP front shooter. The phone will be getting the Android Marshmallow update in the near future.

Lenovo K4 Note

The Lenovo K4 Note is already available in India for around Rs 11,999, and comes with a fingerprint and a metal unibody design like the Le 2. The phone offers a bigger 3,300mAh battery than the Le 2. As for the other specs, the phone offers a 5.5-inch full HD display, a 1.3GHz octa-core MediaTekSoC, 3GB of RAM, 16GB of expandable memory, a 13MP rear snapper, a 5MP front shooter, and 4G LTE support. Software-wise, it runs Android 5.1 Lollipop based Vibe UI on top. If you can’t wait for the Le 2 to land here, then the Lenovo K4 Note is a good option in the same price range with a fingerprint sensor.

Micromax Canvas 6

The Micromax Canvas 6 appears to be the only domestic smartphone to compete against the Le 2 in the sub-Rs 14,000 price range. The phone was recently launched in the country for Rs 13,999. It offers a fingerprint sensor, a full metal unibody design, and decent configuration. The phone offers a 5.5-inch 1080p display, an octa-core MediaTek processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of expandable memory, 4G LTE, 13MP/8MP cameras, and a 3,000mAh battery. The Le 2 doesn’t offer a microSD card slot, while the Micromax Canvas 6 gives you an option to expand the storage further up to 64GB by inserting a microSD card.

MEIZU m2 note

The MEIZU m2 note doesn’t offer a fingerprint sensor, but is still a decent competitor to the Le 2. Instead of the fingerprint sensor, the phone gets an mBack home button, which offers both capacitive and mechanical touch feedback. The mBack 2.0 button of the device can be configured to trigger different functions, which is not available on the Le 2. As for the other specs, the phone boasts a metal unibody design, a 5.5-inch FHD display, a 1.3GHz octa-core MediaTek processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of expandable storage, Android Lollipop, 4G LTE, 13MP/5MP cameras, and a 3,100mAh battery. The phone is available for Rs 9,999 in the country.

ASUS ZenFone Selfie

Lastly, the ASUS ZenFone Selfie is another decent competitor to the LeEco Le 2. The phone doesn’t sport a fingerprint sensor, but offers similar specs as the Le 2, along with a better selfie camera. The device offers a 13-megapixel front-facing selfie shooter with a dual-tone LED flash, compared to the 5-megapixel front snapper found on the Le 2. It also offers a laser-assisted 13MP rear snapper. As for the other specs, the ZenFone Selfie offers a 5.5-inch full HD display, an octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of expandable storage, 4G LTE, and a 3,000mAh battery. The ZenFone Selfie is available for around Rs 13,500 from the online stores.

Conclusion

As you can see that there are several competing devices available to the LeTV Le 2 in India before its launch in the country. If you are looking for long-lasting battery life, then the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Lenovo K4 Note are decent offerings, which also offer metal designs and fingerprint sensors. The m2 note is a budget feature-loaded offering with an excellent design. The ZenFone selfie is for those looking for ultimate selfie experience. The Canvas 6 is also a decent option with a fingerprint sensor and metal design in the sub-Rs 14,000 price range. You can check out their prices and compare them on several stores on 91mobiles.com. So, are you going to buy any of the competing devices to the Le 2? Or still waiting for the Le 2 to land in the country? Share your views in the comments belo
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