Letv has been on the news for a while and finally, their event has started and the company is ready to announce their new devices and thus enter the hectic smartphone game. In case you are not aware of the company, it is well known in its homeland. It offers variety of services and to list one of the most recognizable is video/music streaming services, which are similar to what Youtube in the west offers (Google services are forbidden in mainland China).
Today the company just announced three new devices: Letv One, Letv One Pro and Letv One Max. Here is the all the information you need to know about the announced Letv One smartphone!
Pictures from the launch event in China (another event was held in Silicon Valley, CA, USA simultaneously):
The design of it is just amazing as it is all-metal and has nearly zero borders!
The Letv One Pro seems to be a real “super phone” as it spots some bleeding edge specs! It is equipped with the fastest chip available so far – Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, which is complemented by a powerful Adreno 430 graphics processor. What is more, the Pro model uses the world’s largest 4G RAM LPDDR4 eMMc 5.0 flash memory. Moreover, the device supports dual SIM dual standby modes and LTE-Cat9 4G high-speed networks. Letv reminds us that this is the world’s most powerful mobile phone!
The Pro device will have a Sharp 2k 5.5 inches screen, which has a 564 PPI. What is more, it has 85% ultra-NTSC color gamut, which makes the screen reflect extra-ordinary rich colors and looks amazingly sharp. Also, the device uses a Letv’s unique color management technology, which is said to provide the best viewing experience available on any mobile device.
It uses OV4688 4mp front camera with a large F/2.0 aperture and 2.0um pixels, 81 degrees super wide angle 5P lens. On the back there is Sony’s 13MP sensor with optical image stabilisation and dual tone dual LEDs.
Also, there is a dedicated LeHi-Fi audio chip to provide a great music experience!
|Display||Sharp 5.5 inch 2K display, 564 PPI, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, 85% NTSC color gamut, Letv’s unique color management technology|
|Processor and GPU||64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810|
|Camera||4MP Ultrapixel Front (OV4688 sensor)/13MP Back (Sony IMX214 sensor), OIS, dual tone dual LEDs|
|Connectivity||Bluetooth, 3G, 4G, GPS, WIFI, GSM, EDGE, GPRS, UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+,|
|Battery||most likely 3.000 mAh Li-polimer (will be updated)|
|Dimensions||no official info|
|OS||eUI 5.0 (based on Android 5.0)|
|Storage||32, 64 storage options (no Micro SD card expansion)|
PRICING AND AVAILABILITY
The One Pro model will cost 2499 Yuan ($400) for 32 GB model, which is pretty low for such a powerful package. The price will increase to 2699 Yuan ($435) if you want the 64GB model.
It will be available in China starting at May 5th (there will be a booking system as at first the device will come in limited quantities).
The international availability is not yet disclosed, but we presume that the devices will be available at least in the U.S. as the Letv did a lot of marketing directed at Apple (e.g. comparing Cupertino based company to the Nazi, which sets dictatorship prices of their devices.