SAN FRANCISCO — Chinese electronics company LeEco has debuted a line of new products in the U.S. which include smartphones, TVs, smart bikes, virtual reality and electric self-driving vehicles.
At the “Ignite the Eco World” event in San Francisco, LeEco hosted more than 1,700 media, analysts, industry partners, consumers and employees to unveil its open, integrated Internet ecosystem consisting of platform, content, apps and the stunning array of connected smart devices that bring it to life.
LeEco has U.S. headquarters in San Jose with 500 employees. It said it plans to have eventually 12,000 employees in Silicon Valley and bought 49 acres of land from Yahoo in Santa Clara to construct its new campus headquarters.
LeEco has introduced two smartphones, which it calls ecophones in the U.S. that will begin selling at www.lemall.com on Nov. 2.
Le Pro3 is LeEco’s flagship ecophone that combines design, powerful performance and a unique way to consume content. With a 5.5-inch screen and sleek design, the Le Pro3 features fine, brushed metal backing and a tough Corning Gorilla Glass screen with 2.5D curved edges for a smooth finish. The Le Pro3 sports premium audio features, including dual speakers, surround sound powered by Dolby Atmos and Continual Digital Lossless Audio (CDLA) technology. The Le Pro3 offers long-lasting performance thanks to a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor and a category leading 4070mAh battery. The Le Pro3 also features a 16 MP rear-facing camera for vivid photos, panoramas and videos in 4K; and an 8 MP front-facing camera perfect for capturing selfies. The Le Pro3 comes in gold and gray, and will sell for $399. It also includes a 3-month free EcoPass membership.
Le S3 raises the stakes with best-in-category audio, processor, and front and back cameras. Beautifully designed with an elegant, all-metal unibody and a 5.5-inch screen, the Le S3 doesn’t cut any corners on what matters most. Featuring a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor, the Le S3 delivers unrivaled performance for its category. It also over-delivers on the camera with a 16 MP main and an 8 MP selfie camera, which can be activated with the highly responsive and intelligent fingerprint scanner. The Le S3 combines the power of CDLA and Dolby Atmos with in-box Type-C CDLA earphones for the ultimate audio experience. The Le S3 is available in gold, gray and rose gold for $249, and includes a 3-month EcoPass membership.
LeEco’s TV’s are one of China’s leading smart TV brands, selling more than 7 million units over the past three years.
The ultimate experience in home cinema, the uMax85 boasts a huge 85-inch display housed in a slim industrial design packed with superior technology features including industry-leading Full Array, 448 Active Local Dimming Zones, HDR, Dolby Vision, Fluid Motion 1920 Display Technology and Harmon Kardon® Audio. The uMax85 will be available on Nov. 2 at www.lemall.com for $4,999 and comes with a 12-month free EcoPass membership.
The artfully designed Super4 X Series houses premium technology in an ultra-slim frame built from the finest-grade aluminum alloy materials and features an ultra-narrow bezel. Available in a range of screen sizes including 43, 55 and 65 inches. These ecotvs feature HDR, Harman Kardon speakers and 3GB RAM and 32GB of storage. The Super4 X Series ecotvs will be available on Nov. 2 at www.lemall.com
- 43-inch – $649 with 3-month free EcoPass membership
- 55-inch – $899 with 12-month free EcoPass membership
- 65-inch – $1,399 with 12-month free EcoPass membership