LeEco Le 2 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

There is always a better handset in the market that you look for buying. Today,we are going to Talk about the Chinese brands which are taking over the Indian Smartphone Market. In this article, we are comparing the latest handset, which are LeEco Le 2 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 3.

General

Both these smartphones come with an exclusive and great features in the market, while the first was launched on April of 2016. The later has been in the market from November 2015. Both the devices comes with great color options such as Gold, Black, White, Pink etc.

Design

Nowadays people just don’t want a flat box with smart features. So, both the smartphones have an elegant and attractive design. LeEco Le 2 has 74.2 x 151.1 x 7.7 mm dimensions with a weight of 153 grams. On the other hand, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 has 150 x 76 x 8.69 mm dimensions with 154 grams. The edges and curves will make you fall in love with the LeEco Le 2. In comparison to the Redmi Note 3, it is quite sturdy with better build quality. Moreover, the LeEco Le 2 smartphone is quite slimmer at 7.5mm when compared with 8.65mm thickness of Redmi Note 3.

Display

Both the devices have a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels display with 401 ppi. LeEco Le 2 and Redmi Note 3 have exactly same 5.5-inch display. But these devices have a quite differences in the technologies used on the screen, LeEco Le 2 comes with blue eye filtering technology. In comparison to Redmi Note 3, it also has some unique technology like sunlight display. Now judging the best display between these two is quite tough, so it is up to users which device they want to buy.

Hardware and Software

Both phones have little differences in their hardware section. LeEco Le 2 comes with Android, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) operating system, which boasts a 1.8 GHz Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 Processor. On the other hand Redmi Note 3 comes with Android v5.1 (Lollipop) which boasts a 1.8 GHz, Hexa Core, Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650 Processor. But one thing, GPU – Adreno 510 is the same in both the devices.

Memory

LeEco Le 2 stands with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage which can not be expanded. On the other hand Redmi Note 3 stands with 2GB/3GB of RAM and 16GB/32GB internal storage which can be expanded upto 32GB (Hybrid Slot). Now it is up to users that they want expandable memory or not. Redmi Note 3 Wins.

Camera

LeEco Le 2 packs a good camera with a 16-megapixel camera module on the rear with autofocus, Image stabilizer, Face detection, LED Flash, Touch to focus. It can record video with 2160p @ 30fps resolution. Compared with Xiaomi’s Redmi note 3 handset, it also comes with a 16MP module on the rear with PDAF Technology. But there is a difference between the selfie modules in these devices. LeEco Le 2 comes with an 8MP camera as compared to Redmi Note 3 which has 5MP camera. LeEco Le 2 Wins in Camera.

Battery

There is a huge difference between the battery capacities on these handsets. LeEco Le 2 offers 3000mAh capacity battery with fast charging. On second one, 4050 mAh capacity battery with fast charging is present on the Redmi Note 3. So, there is a difference in the capacities of battery of the phones. Redmi Note 3 Wins

Connectivity

LeEco Le 2 and Redmi Note 3 has some same connectivity features such as GPRS, EDGA, 3G, 4G, Wifi with hotspot, Bluetooth v4.1. There’s a difference in Wired connectivity, Leeco Le 2 comes with USB Type C port while Redmi Note 3 uses standard USB port. So, Redmi Note 3 is quite good.

Price

Redmi Note 3: Rs.9,999 for the 2GB RAM with 16GB of internal storage variant and Rs.11,999 for the 3GB RAM with 32GB variant.

LeEco Le 2: Rs.11,999 32GB with 3GB RAM

Design

  • Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
    Bar Bar
  • Dimensions
    151.1 mm x 74.2 mm x 7.5 mm 150 x 76 x 8.7 mm (5.91 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
  • Weight
    153 g 164 g (5.78 oz)
  • Colors
    Rose gold, gold, silver, grey Silver, Gray, Gold
  • Waterproof
    No Water Resistant

Display

  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Size
    5.5 inches 5.5 inches
  • Resolution
    1920 x 1080 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    16 M 16M colors
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    401 PPI 403 ppi
  • Touch Screen
    Yes Yes, Multitouch
  • Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    Oleophobic coating
  • Features
    - Fast battery charging: 50% in 30 min (Quick Charge 2.0)
    - Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
    - MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
    - Document viewer
    - Photo/video editor
    LCD capacitive touchscreen

Hardware

  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Octa core 1.8 GHz Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & Dual-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Adreno 510 Adreno 510
  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    3 GB RAM 2/ 3 GB
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    32 GB 16/ 32 GB
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    No microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, Quick Charge 3.0

Software

  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • User Interface UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface.
    MIUI 7

Camera

  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash 16 MP
  • Image
    16 MP, f/2.0 -
  • Video
    2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
  • Camera Features
    Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama
  • Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    dual-LED (dual tone) flash dual-LED (dual tone) flash
  • Secondary
    8 MP, f/2.2 5 MP, f/2.0, 1080p

Battery

  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion) Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    3000 mAh 4000 mAh
  • Placement
    Non Removable at the Back Non-Removable
  • Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower.
    -
  • Music Play
    32hrs

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    v4.1, A2DP, LE v4.1, A2DP, LE
  • Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • USB
    Type-C 1.0 reversible connector microUSB v2.0, USB On-The-Go
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device.
    No -
  • Microphone Jack
  • Headphone Jack