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LeTV Le 1 with USB Type C port announced, starts at CNY 1499

LeTV is one of the most popular video network operators in China. They have introduced three smartphones to make an entry in the mobile world. Lets talk about the first one – LeTV Le 1.


The smartphones from LeTV becomes the first mobile devices to feature USB Type C port. Earlier, it was seen on the Nokia N1 tablet. Then, we saw it on the new MacBook launched by Apple and also on Chromebook Pixel by Google. The most recent device featuring USB Type C is the Microsoft Surface 3. Lets have a look at the specifications of LeTV Le 1.

LeTV Le 1 Specifications

The LeTV Le 1 sports a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) display and is powered by a 2.2 GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio MT6795 64-bit processor with PowerVR G6200 GPU. It comes with 3 GB of LPDDR3 RAM and 16/32/64 GB of internal memory which is not expandable via microSD card slot. It runs on Android based EUI OS.

On the camera front, the LeTV Le 1 has a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, Sony sensor, OIS and f/2.0 aperture. It has 5 megapixel front-facing camera with 90-degree wide-angle lens for selfies and video calling. It has dual SIM support, 3.5 mm audio jack, Dolby and DTS support.

The LeTV Le 1 comes with MHL 2.0, USB Type C, 4G LTE, 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth and GPS as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 3,000 mAh battery under the hood.

The LeTV Le 1 is available in white colour and has been priced at CNY 1499 (US $241 / INR Rs 15,000 approximately) for the 16GB variant and CNY 1599 (US $257 / INR Rs 16,000 approximately) for the 32GB model and CNY 1799 (US $289 / INR Rs 18,000 approximately) for the 64GB variant. The device will be available from their official website via flash sale which will start later this month. LeTV plans to bring the device to India by end of 2015.

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