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Yesterday Chinese company LeEco assembled the global media to announce a barrage of new products destined for the US market, and signaled its intention to take on Apple, Samsung, Google, Amazon, Tesla, Netflix, and Disney all at once. The company is largely unknown here in the US, so it wanted everyone to know what it’s all about, what kind of products it makes, its philosophy, and so forth.At the event the company’s spokespeople announced a slew or products including Android smartphones designed to compete with the Google Pixel as well as a range of smart TVs, a high-tech bicycle, a VR headset, and even a self-driving car. The LeSee self-driving car was on display. The company’s core business... Read more...
Earlier this month, Google unveiled its Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, which represent the search giant’s ground-up vision of what a modern Android flagship should be. Packing Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 821 processors under the hood, the new Pixels gave sticker shock to enthusiasts that have been accustomed to the relatively budget pricing of the preceding Nexus family of smartphones. But for those of you that still would like a smartphone with a flagship-worthy SoC minus the flagship price, LeEco has you covered with the new Le Pro 3. Although the Le Pro 3 is still running Android 6.0 Marshmallow instead of Android 7.0 Nougat, it does include the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC with 4GB RAM.... Read more...
LeEco's U.S. launch event scheduled for October 19th may not hold many surprises, not anymore, anyway. Whether by accident (likely) or a controlled leak as Apple is prone to do (probably not), several unannounced devices showed up on LeEco's website for a brief time, including a couple of Android smartphones and four televisions. It appears that LeEco was prepping is web store for post launch, though someone must have accidentally flipped the switch way ahead of schedule. The listings have all been taken down, but not before the Internet took notice—as we've said a million times now, there are no mulligans on the web. One of the products LeEco plans to launch his the Le Max2. Announced earlier... Read more...
When it comes to the high-end electric vehicle market, no one comes close to touching the success (or the critical praise) of the Tesla Motors Model S. The company has spread its wings into the popular crossover segment with the Model X, and it is now looking to go mainstream with the Model 3. Tesla may be “winning” now, but competitors are quickly catching up with viable EVs of their own. Take for example LeEco, the parent company of Faraday Future, and often referred to as “China’s Netflix”. LeEco today presented its vision of a high-end EV with the unveiling of the LeSee ahead of its official debut at the Beijing Auto Show. The LeSee is being billed as a direct rival to the Model S and is... Read more...