The company also announced that the smartphone will be available at a special introductory price of Rs. 9,999 in its first flash sale at 2pm on May 12 via Flipkart. 100,000 units will be offered in the first sale.
Featuring a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixel) In-cell IPS LCD display with 500-nit brightness and a pixel density of 403ppi, the Android 5.0 Lollipop-based LeEco Le 1s (Eco) runs the company’s EUI interface, and is powered by an 64-bit octa-core MediaTek Helio X10 SoC clocked at 1.85GHz, coupled with 3GB of RAM. The smartphone sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with flash, and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.
The LeEco Le 1s (Eco) comes with 32GB of inbuilt storage, and also sports a mirror-surfaced fingerprint sensor with a 99.3 percent precision rate. It bears a 3000mAh battery. The company is also touting a SuperCharge feature that in 5 minutes of charging can provide up to 3.5 hours of talk time. It uses the USB Type-C port on the Le 1s (Eco) to charge the battery.
As for Indian language support, LeEco will provide support for 10 languages in an upcoming OTA update. The languages include – Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, and Telugu.
Apart from 4G LTE (with support for Indian LTE bands), the LeEco Le 1s (Eco) offers Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + Direct functionality, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/ A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, USB Type-C, and Infrared connectivity support.
The LeEco Le 1s (Eco) weighs 169 grams, and measures 151.1×74.2×7.6mm. The company also announced it has 550 service centres in India, and 24/7 live chat in 8 different languages. It aims to increase its customer service bases as it expands in the country.