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Letv Le Max Pro Review

Le Max Pro review

Letv Le Max Pro- Introduction

Letv will be a familiar name to anyone in China, but to most outside of the country — even those who know the smartphone manufacturers — it’ll be an absolute unknown. Following its formal introduction to the US market last year, LeTV’s appearance in the States is still limited to an online store selling accessories and a TV set, but at CES 2016, the company introduced its newest smartphone, the LeTV Le Max Pro, saying that it’s headed to the US sometime in the first half of this year.

Letv Le Max Pro- Design & Display

Le Max Pro design and display

Le Max Pro comes with a 6.33-inches display in size, with a 2,560 x 1,440-pixel resolution, corporation in an aluminum body that’s clearly reminiscent of the iPhone. It’s a bit of a shame Letv did not go in a slightly changed direction with the design, which is derivative, but thankfully not ugly. It’s finger-stretching massive and impossible to juggle with one hand.  The build quality is nice, with the simple metal body appearing elegant but objectively derivative. viewing angles seem fine, and we think this display will likely be superior for multimedia. We can’t get a feel for color reproduction at the show floor, but we didn’t notice any glaring flaws either.

Letv Le Max Pro- Camera & Battery

Le Max Pro camera & battery

The rear camera comes in 21-megapixel and the front camera comes with a  4MP with large 2-micron pixels. The battery life is quite great with technology Fast Charge 2.0, 3,400 mAh battery.

Letv Le Max Pro- Software

Le Max Pro software

Front of the software, the smartphone is running on latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow, with a fairly heavy custom skin from LeTV. Once again its reminds me of current Huawei devices, which tend to mimic the feel of iOS by doing away with the standard Android app drawer.

Letv Le Max Pro- Hardware

Le Max Pro hardware

It’s powered by that 2.2GHz Snapdragon 820 processor, along with a new Adreno 530 GPU and 4GB of RAM. What he first uses of the Snapdragon 820 is grabbing the headlines, the fingerprint sensor is equally distinctive at the time. It’s Qualcomm’s 3D ultrasonic sensor and promises to be more secure and reliable than capacitive sensors, like the one found on the iPhone. t also uses the new 802.11ad Wi-Fi standard, which boosts bandwidth and reduce latency for extra strong 4K content streaming and online gaming.

Letv Le Max Pro- Performance

Le Max Pro performance

With its spec sheet footed in the cutting-edge Snapdragon 820 chipset and 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM, it comes as no surprise that the LeTV Max Pro is very chic indeed. The device runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow, topped off with LeTV’s custom skin, which comes across as very clean and simple, but more than a little inspired by iOS 9. A valuable addition to the LeTV Max Pro’s feature set is Qualcomm’s SenseID ultrasonic fingerprint scanner. The technology is supported natively in the Snapdragon 820 chipset and possibly improves on capacitive fingerprint sensors in terms of speed, accuracy, and overall reliability.

Letv Le Max Pro- Verdict

If you love music, video and gaming then the Le Max is still a really amazing prospect, the audio alone is so remarkably that I would buy the phone for myself if it wasn’t for one simple fact, the Le Pro. LeTV already has the Le Pro with the same hardware, the same killer audio specs, but in a more compact design that I could actually use every day.

8.5 Total Score
Letv Le Max Pro

If you love music, video and gaming then the Le Max is still a really amazing prospect, the audio alone is so remarkably that I would buy the phone for myself.

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