Earlier this month, LeEco announced their flagship phone, Le Max 2 with the best specifications we had seen so far at just INR 29,999 and then recently OnePlus came up with their flagship killer the OnePlus 3 at INR 27,999. There are a lot of similarities between both the smartphones, so we decided to compare both the smartphone in our OnePlus 3 Vs LeEco Le Max 2 Comparision.
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OnePlus 3 vs LeEco Le Max 2 Specifications
|Key Specs||OnePlus 3||LeEco Le Max 2|
|Display||5.5 inch Optic AMOLED||5.7 inches LTPS IPS|
|Screen Resolution||Full HD, 1920 x 1080 pixels||Quad HD, 2,560 x 1,440 pixels|
|Operating System||Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow||Android 6.0 Marshmallow|
|Processor||Quad Core, Kryo: 2x 2.2 GHz, 2x 1.6 GHz||quad-core|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 at 2.2 GHz||Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 at 2.15 GHz|
|Inbuilt Storage||64 GB||32/64 GB|
|Primary Camera||16 Megapixel 1/2.8″ Sony IMX 298 Sensor||21 Megapixel 1/2.4″ Sony IMX 230 Sensor|
|Secondary Camera||8 MP with f/2.0 aperture||8 Megapixel|
|Battery||3000 mAh||3100 mAh|
|Weight||158 g||185 g|
|SIM card type||Dual SIM||Dual SIM|
|Price||INR 27,999||4GB- INR 22,999
6GB- INR 29,999
Design & BuildT
OnePlus has changed a lot in their flagship this year in terms of Design. OnePlus 3 now come packed in a metal body which makes it look premium and different from its predecessors. OnePlus 3 is just 7.3 mm thick and weighs 159 grams which make it slim and lightweight looking at the specifications of this phone.
On the other hand, Le Max 2 also comes with a metal unibody with a complete design overhaul compared to last year. It is bigger with 5.7 inches of display size in comparison with the 5.5 inch on OnePlus 3. Le Max 2 weighs 185 grams which make it a lot heavier than the new entrant.
In terms of single-handed usage and in hand feel, the OnePlus 3 feels better but in the end, it depends on you to choose between the designs. Major changes include the placement of fingerprint sensor and the missing 3.5 mm jack on Le Max 2. Both the devices feel premium and sturdy but OnePlus leads the way with more polished an elegant finish.
Also See : LeEco Le 2 First Impressions
OnePlus has used a 5.5 inch Optic AMOLED display with full HD (1920x1080p) resolution. In terms of display quality, it looks rich, has good brightness levels and feels subtle to eyes.
The Le Max 2 has a bigger 5.7 inch IPS display with Quad HD (2560x1440p) resolution. This display is a treat for multimedia lovers, it is a great display to watch movies and play games on the go.
Clearly, the LeEco Le Max 2 has the better display in terms of sharpness and picture quality but OnePlus 3 also has the advantage of the AMOLED panel.
Hardware and Storage
Both the smartphones come packed with the latest Snapdragon 820 processor with a 6 GB of LPDDR4 RAM (4GB RAM variant also available for Le Max 2) modules and UFS2.0 storage.
For storage options, both the phones come with 64 GB of inbuilt storage with no provision of expandable memory. The good thing is that Le Max 2 comes in 2 variants, out of which you can opt for smaller 32 GB of storage and 4GB of RAM.
OnePlus 3, the camera game has gone up a notch and It comes with a 16 MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 1/2.8″ Sony IMX 298 Sensor. It captures great details, as well as natural colours. This time, OnePlus has also improved the low light camera performance.
On the other hand, the Le Max 2 boasts of a 21 MP camera with 1/2.4″ Sony IMX 230 Sensor and it seems great too when compared to the primary unit on OnePlus 3.
The OnePlus 3 comes with a Non-removable 3000 mAh battery with Dash Charge 2.0 support. The LeEco Le Max 2 is powered by a Non-removable 3100mAh battery with fast charge support known as LeCharge.
In terms of backup, both the phones offer a single day of battery backup, but with a huge Quad HD display to power, Le Max 2 loses its 100mAh lead over the OnePlus. You can expect a single day of usage on a single charge on both the smartphones.
Pricing & Availability
The 64 GB variant of LeEco Le Max 2 is priced at Rs. 29,999 and the 32 GB variant is priced at Rs. 22,999. The OnePlus 3 has been priced at Rs. 27,999.
OnePlus has ditched the invites-only strategy, which means you don’t have to wait to buy the OnePlus 3. On the other hand, LeEco will have its first flash sale on Flipkart for the Le Max2 on 28 June
Overall if you prefer stock Android like software and are one who love tinkering around with your device installing ROMS and Mods then Get a OnePlus 3 . Its a close call between this two device and any conclusion would be based on how you intend to use one.