As per IDC report, Chinese brand LeEco’s Le 1s smartphone now ranks as the top 1 phone for online sales, in the price range of Rs. 10,000 to 15,000, and top 10 phones for a combined online and offline sales in India in February.
The report released on April 15th showed that among a total of 243 phone models for online sales, Le 1s, which started its first sale in February this year, beat most and ranked the top 1 for online sales and ranked top 3 for all price ranges online sales, in February. And among a total of 387 phone models for all channel sales including online and offline, Le 1s ranked the top 10 in February, strongly beating out iPhone 6 and 6plus, Samsung’s Galaxy J5 and Xiaomi’s Redmi 2.
This is only one of the many records made by LeEco in India since entering the country in January this year. The Le 1s, which was launched on Flipkart, received an incredible 2,028,222 pre-sale registrations and 220,000 orders in 31 seconds in three flash sales since its release, setting records for the highest number of registrations and the highest single number of orders in a flash sale.
The LeEco Le 1s feature a 5.5-inch full HD display (1080×1920 pixels) and runs on Android Lollipop 5.1 OS with the company’s EUI skin on it. It is powered by MediaTek Helio X10 processor combined with 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage.This phone is equipped with a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and PDAF. It also houses a 5-megapixel front facing camera. This phone is packed with 3000mAh battery. The battery of this phone also allows a quick charge which means 5 minutes of charging gives 3.5 hours of talk time.
This phone also comes with fingerprint scanner at the back behind the rear camera. Le 1S claims to be the world’s fastest fingerprint recognition technology, which can unlock the phone from any angle within 0.15s with 99.3% accuracy, and the phone can maximally add 5 fingerprints. This phone comes with a reversible USB Type-C with fast-charging SpeedVolt technology. For connectivity, this phone offers options of 4G LTE support and also supports 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, Micro-USB etc
LeEco is holding a grand event on May 3rd in Mumbai, where the company is expected to launch its content services and probably new three smartphones – LeEco Le 2, Le 2 Pro & Le Max 2, which were unveiled in China last month.
We shall be coverring this event. Stay tuned for more details tomorrow!