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This $400 phone offers a whole lotta powerNewcomer LeEco is selling its LePro 3 phone for $400, and packs it with high-end hardware.
[MUSIC]. Chinese company LeEco had depends in a lot of things. Video streaming, car, tv's and phone. Currently its Marque handset is the LePro 3. It's 5.5 inch phone that features the latest nash dragon A21 processor and the 6. 15 megapixel camera. The Le Pro3 also has a big 4.07 Battery inside. That's pretty hefty, and during our lab tests for continuous video playback, it lasted an average of 16.5 hours. That's longer than most flagships available right now, except for the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge which lasted 19 hours and [UNKNOWN] enough the mid range Motorola Z Play which lasted 23. The [UNKNOWN] have its drawback [UNKNOWN] for instance its interface [UNKNOWN] getting used to. The home button sometimes [UNKNOWN] to the [UNKNOWN] page, you can't access settings or your notification [UNKNOWN] and the recent app menu is It's kind of a mess. Le Eco's video streaming service, which is accessible here permanently on your home screen, is also a bit of mess. While it's cool to casually browse clips from time to time, it doesn't have anything I'd actually want to watch. The phone isn't compatible with CDMA networks and, There's no headphone jack so say hello to the dongle if you want to listen to music with your wired headphones. Given all this why would you want to buy a phone from an unknown company? Well that's because this one cost only $400. Yeah. Fantastic high end phones are known to exist like the $400 one 3 for example. But usually phones like this cost $700 or more. For those looking to save a lot of dough but want a powerful phone, the LeEco Le Pro 3 may be worth considering. [MUSIC]