SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today LeEco™ begins selling its ecophones and ecotvs, which are the next-generation of smartphones and smart TVs that put content front-and-center to deliver the ultimate entertainment experience. LeEco Le Pro3 and Le S3 ecophones and Super4 X Series and uMax ecotvs offer industry-leading technology and functionality at half the cost of a leading smartphones and TVs. Individuals can purchase LeEco ecophones, ecotvs and accessories today on LeEco's direct-to-consumer ecommerce site LeMall.com™ beginning at 10:00 a.m. PT/1:00 p.m. ET.
LeEco offers additional instant rebates, or LeRewards, for additional savings off already disruptive prices. Customers who sign up for LeEco's User Planning to User (UP2U™) program on LeMall.com in advance of the company's initial Flash Sale on Nov. 2, will be rewarded with a $100 instant rebate on an ecophone, or up to $1,000 instant rebate on an ecotv. With LeEco's UP2U program, individuals share feedback with LeEco via user trials and on-device apps to co-create the experience and the next-generation of LeEco products. Because LeEco's software ties everything together and the content continues to grow, LeEco's devices and the experience continually get better with user feedback.
To pre-register for LeRewards, simply visit LeMall.com and click on the LeRewards banner. From there, the web site will take you through the process of signing up for an account and selecting the LeRewards instant rebate you'd like to claim. The instant rebate will be automatically uploaded into your account for you to use when the Flash Sale starts on Nov. 2, 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET.
"We're delighted to bring our disruptive approach of delivering great content seamlessly to premium devices that are affordable for all to the U.S.," said Richard Ren, President of LeEco North America. "We have many notable content partners today – such as Lionsgate Entertainment, MGM, SHOWTIME, VICE Media, Awesomeness TV, A+E Network – and are quickly adding new partners based on user feedback in order to realize our content-first vision."
Recently named one of Fast Company's 2016 "Most Innovative Companies," LeEco is a leading global company that provides breakthrough experiences through an open, integrated ecosystem of streaming content, enabled by its Internet and cloud platform, and a wide array of next-generation of connected smart devices – including smartphones, TVs, bikes, VR and electric cars.
Products on Sale Today
Le Pro3 is LeEco's flagship ecophone that combines beautiful design, powerful performance and a unique way to consume content. Priced at $399 (or $299 with LeRewards), the Le Pro3 comes in gold and gray and features:
5.5-inch screen and sleek design
Brushed metal backing and a tough Corning® Gorilla® Glass screen with 2.5D curved edges for a smooth finish.
Premium audio features including dual speakers, surround sound powered by Dolby Atmos® and Continual Digital Lossless Audio (CDLA) technology.
The powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 821 processor
Category leading 4070mAh battery
16 MP rear-facing camera for vivid photos, panoramas and videos in 4K; and an 8 MP front-facing camera perfect for capturing selfies.
A 3-month free EcoPass membership
Le S3 ecophone raises the stakes with best-in-category specs offered at $249 (or $149 with LeRewards) in gold, gray and rose gold and features:
Beautifully designed with an elegant, all-metal unibody
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 652 processor
A 16 MP main and an 8 MP selfie camera, which can be activated with the highly responsive and intelligent fingerprint scanner.
Combination of CDLA and Dolby Atmos® with in-box Type-C CDLA earphones for the ultimate audio experience.
A 3-month EcoPass membership
Super4 X Seriesecotvs are artfully designed with premium technology in an ultra-slim frame built from the finest-grade aluminum alloy materials and features an ultra-narrow bezel. Available in a range of screen sizes including 43, 55 and 65 inches. The 55-inch and 65-inch ecotvs feature HDR10, sound by Harman Kardon® and 3GB RAM and 32GB of storage.
43-inch - $649 (or $449 with LeRewards) with 3-month free EcoPass membership
55-inch - $899 (or $699 with LeRewards) with 12-month free EcoPass membership
65-inch - $1,399 (or $1,199 with LeRewards) with 12-month free EcoPass membership
The uMax85 ecotv is the ultimate experience in home cinema, boasting a huge 85-inch display housed in a slim industrial design packed with superior technology features including industry-leading Full Array, 448 Active Local Dimming Zones, Dolby Vision™, HDR10, Fluid Motion 1920 Display Technology and sound by Harmon Kardon. The uMax85 is offered at $4,999 (or $3,999 with LeRewards) and comes with a 12-month free EcoPass membership.
Both ranges of ecotvs feature LeEco's eui™ experience and signature LIVE™ and Le™ apps, which offer customized viewing and seamless integration with LeEco ecophones. All ecotvs offer advanced voice search and sound by Harman Kardon*, as well as Android™ TV and Google Cast™ technology.
Included in purchase of a LeEco ecophone or ecotv is a EcoPass which provides users access to content seamlessly across their LeEco devices and includes:
2-year warranty for LeEco ecophones and 3 years for ecotvs
5TB of cloud storage on LeCloud, and unlimited storage for photos and videos
Unlimited monthly movie viewing on Fandor
Exclusive sale days on LeMall.com™ and priority customer service
Discounted prices for many add-on content partners featured in LeApp
* The Super4 X43 Pro has 16GB storage and does not have sound by Harmon Kardon
Detailed ecophone and ecotv product information, photos and access to all LeEco videos are available at www.leeco.com/us/newsroom.
LeEco is a leading global technology company that provides breakthrough experiences through its open, integrated ecosystem of streaming content, platforms, and smart devices that fit perfectly into a broad spectrum of lifestyles. LeEco opens new opportunities for consumers by offering a wide array of next-generation connected products – including smartphones, TVs, bikes and cars – and content spanning sports, film and live entertainment. LeEco was recently named one of Fast Company's 2016 "Most Innovative Companies," and Alphr's "Best of Mobile World Congress – Most Innovative Company." To learn more, visit www.leeco.com and follow on Facebook and Twitter.
LeMall.com is LeEco's direct-to-consumer e-commerce platform. As the primary entry point for consumers to experience the company's ecosystem of disruptive products including ecophones, ecotvs, smart bikes, cars and other smart devices, LeMall encourages customers to interact and fully participate in shaping the future products and services through customer programs and transparent communication. LeMall is currently operating in China, Hong Kong, India, Russia, and the U.S.
About LeEco's Ecosystem and Platform
LeEco's revolutionary Ecosystem User Interface (eui) is an intuitive interface that unifies our ecosystem with two core principles: breaking device boundaries and putting content at the heart of the experience. The eui experience eliminates the fragmented user experience by seamlessly connecting software, hardware, platform, content and apps across LeEco devices
Cast content from a LeEco ecophone to an ecotv with a simple swipe. This is the power and potential of eui. Content is always available at a touch of a button, regardless of which device individuals are using, or even where they are using them. LeEco's unique 3x3 mosaic of streaming channels puts content from some of the world's top producers front and center. With one swipe of a finger, users can access a window to all their content on the LeView screen. LeView offers a preview of all their apps with recommended programming based on viewing habits from the LeEco content library.
And when they want to lean back, kick their feet up and watch their favorite movies, the LE app will be the favorite gateway to irresistible entertainment. LE delivers unlimited hours of dazzling entertainment and recommends programming based on viewing habits.
The definitive TV experience, the LeLIVE™ app delivers their favorite TV channels with a simple touch on the home screen. LeLIVE offers an unmatched TV viewing experience for provocative and outrageous entertainment on nine simultaneous screens literally in the palm of their hands.
Central to the experience is having content always at the ready. LeEco has an open video cloud platform that covers 60+ countries and major cities across five continents with 20 Tbpd output bandwidth. With over 680 nodes, LeEco is the largest CDN node player in the world, and one of the largest cloud service providers for the B2B marketplace in China.
Content has always been at the heart of LeEco's vision. Since its inception in 2004, LeEco has amassed more than 5,000 movies and 100,000 TV episodes, and attracted 50+ million daily active users and 730+ million monthly active users in China. To learn more about LeEco's U.S. content partners, visit www.leeco.com/us/blog.