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LeEco Le Pro3 Elite

Specifications

LeEco Le Pro3 Elite
LeEco Le Pro3 Elite (Le Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
6144 MB 
Display
5.5 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 401 PPI, glossy: yes
Storage
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
Connections
Card Reader: undefined, Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2, Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.5 x 151.4 x 73.9 ( = 0.3 x 5.96 x 2.91 in)
Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Camera
Primary Camera: 16 MPix
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix
Weight
175 g ( = 6.17 oz / 0.39 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 86.67% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 90%, features: - %, display: 100% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the LeEco Le Pro3 Elite

90% LeEco Le Pro 3 Elite
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 90% display: 100% mobility: 70% workmanship: 100%
90% Análise: LeEco Le Pro3 Elite, um Snapdragon 820 ao menor preço
Source: Pplware Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/23/2017
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 90% display: 100% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
Test du (LeTV) LeEco Le Pro3 Elite : une bonne affaire chinoise
Source: Top for Phone French FR→EN
Positive: Nice design; high performance; good display; low price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/06/2018
80% LeEco Le Pro 3 Elite (X722) - Недооценённый флагман прошлого по цене бюджетника?
Source: Helpix RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

Model: Before starting with this review, I ask you to think about what elite means to you. Because to me, elite means something special, something that is above normal and superior. You would expect a model that has “Elite” in its name to be not something ordinary or weak, right? But the case with the Le Pro3 Elite is quite the opposite.

If you are familiar with the LeEco LePro3 from last year, you would already know that it came with Snapdragon 821 SoC. But with the LePro3 Elite, you get a Snapdragon 820 SoC instead. While the LeEco LePro3 was also know as LeEco X720, this model is known as LeEco X722. To summarize, this model is not a real elite version, instead a bit downgraded version of the model from last year.

But, do not let this affect your purchase decision. Because, even if it is downgraded, it has also a very affordable price tag. This model starts from 200$. It is quite cheap for the incorporated hardware. Depending on the model you pick, you get either 4 GB or 6 GB of RAM. Then you have the option of 32 GB / 64 GB / 128 GB of eMMC flash drive. The unfortunate thing? You can not expand the storage, since there is no SD slot on the phone. A 16 MP camera is on rear and an 8 MP camera is on front. I can not complain, they are fine, considering the price tag. Do not try to compare it with a Samsung Galaxy S8 camera, let me remind you this device is only 200$. The camera software is not that great. Auto focus has no idea what it is doing, so it is better to use the manual focus. Maybe it is better to use some 3rd party camera applications, but they will be slow. The fingerprint reader is responsive, you will not have any issues here. Since the minimum RAM capacity is 4 GB, the system is quite responsive. Day to day usage is quite good. Heavy users can get around 5 to 6 hours of usage from 4070 mAh battery. This is acceptable and not that bad. If you are a regular user, leaving your phone mostly idle, you can get close to a day of usage.

For a 200$ device, it is quite surprising that it follow the trend of leaving the 3.5 mm stereo jack behind. You will need a converter for a 3.5 mm jack. Good news? The sound quality is great. Even the bottom speakers are just fine. I mean, each time I say fine, please consider the price tag. For this price everything you get from this device is excellent and I mean it. Would I use it? I have to admit, I might. I am not a big fan of the Android OS, but 200$ is very cheap for a phone. Hence, I would go for it. One other caveat you have to keep in mind is the OS. The device comes with Android 6.0 which is pretty old and there are no updates coming. Maybe you can find your own solutions, but they will not be offical. Overall, for its price tag, the LeEco LePro3 Elite is a good device that you can consider purchasing.

Hands-on article by Ümit Yılmaz Güneş

Qualcomm Adreno 530: Integrated graphics card in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 that is clocked at up to 624 MHz. Early 2016 it is a high end graphics card for Android based smartphones and tablets that should be able to coop with very demanding games. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
820 MSM8996: High-end ARM SoC with 4 CPU cores (two fast 2.15 GHz cores in a cluster and two power saving 1.6 GHz cores) and an Adreno 530 GPU. Manufactured in a 14 nm HPM process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.5":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.175 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


LeEco:
LeEco is a Chinese multinational conglomerate corporation. The group maintains ventures in consumer electronics, automobiles, media content, streaming, film and other business.
The corporation has expanded to countries outside of China, such as the United States and India.
In July 2016, it was announced that LeEco would acquire American television manufacturer Vizio. Vizio will continue to be operated as an independent subsidiary in southern California.
LeEco officially expanded into the US market in November 2016, beginning sales of mobile phones, televisions, headphones.

86.67%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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