Letv Le 1s with 5.5-inch 1080p display, Helio X10 SoC, 3GB RAM, fingerprint sensor announced for $173

LeTV Le 1

Letv, one of the popular video network operators in China today introduced Le 1s, successor of the Le 1 smartphone that was introduced earlier this year. It has a 5.5-inch 1080p display with slim bezel. It is just 74.2mm wide, slimmer than last year’s Le 1Pro. It is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek Helio X10 SoC and runs on Android Lollipop based on EUI 5.5. It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF) that can focus an object in just 0.09 seconds.

LeTV Le 1

It has a fingerprint sensor on the back, USB Type-C connector and packs a 3000mAh with support for fast charging. The company says that charging the phone using 24W charger for 5 minutes will let you make a voice call for 3.5 hours.

Letv Le 1s specifications

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) in-cell display with 500nits brightness
  • 2.2GHz Octa-Core Mediatek Helio X10 (MT6795T) processor with PowerVR G6200 GPU
  • 3GB LPDDR3 RAM, 32GB eMMC5.0 internal memory
  • Android Lollipop based EUI 5.5
  • Dual SIM (nano + micro)
  • Dimensions: 151.1x 74.2 x 7.5mm; Weight: 169g
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, ISOCELL sensor, PDAF, 4K video at 30 fps, 720p at 120 fps
  • 5MP front-facing camera, Samsung S5K5E2 sensor, 85-degree wide-angle lens
  • Dolby audio,  Dirac HD audio technology
  • Infrared sensor
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.0 with APT-X, GPS, USB 2.0 Type C, MHL 2.0
  • 3000mAh battery

The Letv Le 1s comes in Gold color and is priced at 1099 Chinese Yuan ( US$ 172 / Rs. 11240 approx.). The company said the bill of materials (BOM) adds up to 1310 Yuan, so it is selling the smartphone at a loss. It said that 300,000 units of the Letv Le 1s will go on sale through the official lemall mall & JD.com in China on November 3rd.

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