While announcing its reform from LeTV to LeEco, the Chinese company announced two new smartphones, the LeEco Le Max and the LeEco Le 1s. The Le Max might target a certain set of users because of its large screen size of 6.4-inch, but the Le 1s is far more interesting because it is in the mid-range category where there are many phones already, and the 1s has good inclusions.

The LeEco Le 1s is one smartphone that many would want to purchase because of that interesting spec-list and the price, but there are several questions in the mind of users. Check out the FAQ below to know more before making your decision for the purchase.

The phone is available on Flipkart.

LeEco Le 1s Front

What would be the best competitors to the Le 1s?

Check out the Honor 5X, Lenovo K4 Note, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and the OnePlus X as the best competitors to the Le 1s. Here’s the Le 1s vs Honor 5X comparison to give you a better idea.

What are the main specifications the device boasts?

The LeTV Le 1s comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD display, Mediatek MT6795 2.2 GHz octa-core processor that is also called as the Helio X10 Turbo chipset, 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage, and a camera combination of 13MP rear, 5MP front-facing camera. There is a 3000 mAh battery and a USB Type-C connectivity.

What are the SIM slots given in the Le 1s?

There are two SIM slots given in the device, and these include a MicroSIM slot and a NanoSIM slot, and these both support 4G LTE connectivity.

Does the phone come with a MicroSD card slot for expanding the storage?

No, the storage is limited to 32GB, out of which about 25GB is available to the user.

There is 3GB RAM included, but how much is actually available after a fresh boot?

The UI seems quite heavy because there is just around 1.78GB RAM available in actual, even though the total RAM included in the phone is 3GB.

What are the sensors that you see in the LeTV Le 1s?

Compass, Magnetometer, Gravity Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Light Sensor, Infrared Sensor, and a Fingerprint Sensor are the different sensors present in the device.

What is the SAR value of the Le 1s?

At the head, it is 0.404 W/Kg, and at the Body, it is 1.38 W/Kg. The SAR limit set in India is 1.6 W/kg, so this is under that level.

There is 4G support on both the SIM cards of the device, but which are the bands supported?

The FDD-LTE bands supported by Le 1s are 1800 (Band 3), 2100 (Band 1), 2600 (Band 7), while the TDD-LTE bands are B38/B39/B40/B41.

Can you confirm if there is quick charging available on the Le 1s?

According to LeEco, there is a Type-C 24-watt charger included in the pack, and the 3000 mAh battery in the phone supports fast charging as well, but there are no specifics given.

How is the fingerprint scanner on the Le 1s?

LeEco Le 1s Fingerprint

The mirror surfaced fingerprint scanner does an excellent job with quick recognition, and it doesn’t help just in unlocking the screen but also in capturing pictures. It has a 360-degree fingerprint recognition and is quite good with that.

What about the warranty and after-sales service of the Le 1s?

LeTV or LeEco had recently mentioned about their 555 service centers in India, with the list shared with everyone, and there is 1-year manufacturer warranty for Phone and 6 months warranty for in the box accessories. This, of course, won’t be carrying the physical damage warranty just like for any other company.

How is the gaming performance of the LeEco Le 1s?

The device performs very well with gaming, with the high-end games being played without any issue. We tried playing games like Modern Combat 5, Dead Trigger 2 and even some games that were heavy on graphics, including Mortal Combat X. There was very rare but some noticeable lags but that could be because we pushed it on for a long time, but for general gamers it is a perfect device.

LeEco Le 1s Back

While at it, talk about the processor and GPU powering the device

The Le 1s is powered by MediaTek MT6795 octa-core processor that is also called as MediaTek Helio X10 Turbo, and it has as clock speed of 2.2 GHz. The 64-bit chipset is supported by PowerVR G6200 GPU for the graphics output.

Does the Le 1s come with notification LED light?

Yes, there is a notification LED light present on the device, and you can activate it for particular functions. In the Settings > Display, you will see the LED Notification Light setting that you can activate for Phone Calls, SMS, Email, and for other notifications.

We’ll be coming up with a few important tips for users in the coming time, but till then, we hope these questions and answers helped you with some doubts you had in mind about the LeTV Le 1s.


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