LeTV is one out of those OEMs who have just entered the smartphone making industry with tons of research and up to date marketing strategy.  Today, it has launched another smartphone with great capabilities, named as the LeTV Le Max. It has been priced at INR 32,999 for 32 GB variant and INR 69,999 for 128 GB variant and the registrations begin today, it will be available on Flipkart flash sale from 16th Feb onwards. We unboxed the device soon after its release and tested the gaming and performance. Here is the sum of of the unboxing experience and our take on gaming performance of LeTV Le Max.

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LeTV Le Max Specifications

Key SpecsLeTV Le Max
Display6.3 inches IPS
Screen ResolutionWQHD (2560 x 1440)
Operating SystemAndroid Lollipop 5.0
Processor 2 GHz Octa-Core
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 810
Memory4 GB RAM
Inbuilt Storage 64/128 GB
Storage UpgradeNo
Primary Camera21 MP with dual-tone LED flash
Video recording4K
Secondary Camera4 ulta-pixel
Battery 3400 mAh
Fingerprint SensorYes
NFCYes
4G readyYes
SIM card typeDual SIM
WaterproofNo
Weight204 gms
Price INR 32,999/INR 69,999

LeTV Le Max Unboxing

LeTV has been doing well in terms of marketing their products and have successfully done it again with the box that comes with the Le Max inside. The design of the box looks very common, but it looks pretty premium because of the black and gold colours.

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You will find the LeTV branding on the top which is printed in golden colour. At the back, there is a sticker that contains all the details and specs written in Chinese. The quality of the accessories was good, only the back cover looked a little cheap but it can act well to protect the phablet.

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LeTV Le Max Box Contents

Once we opened the box, there was the handset resting on the top, a plastic back cover, and the warrantee & user guide with a SIM ejecting pin. Under this compartment, we found a USB Type-C cable, charger, and a USB 2.0 to USB Type-C connector.

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LeTV LeMax Unboxing, Quick Review, First Impressions [Video]

LeTV Le Max Physical Overview

Le Max is a massive smartphone with an abnormally large 6.3 inch display. Despite of its huge screen size, the device still manages to look good and rest easily in one hand. The front looks a lot like what we have seen in the QiKU Q Terra but with a larger area covered. The front looks absolutely beautiful as the engineers have done a great job with the display, it has ultra-thin side bezels and it covers almost 85% of the front face of the device. It has a solid metal construction which feels very premium from each angle. One handed usage is not easy, so the makers have added one hand UI functionality for the ease.

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The front top holds the selfie camera, speaker mesh and couple of sensors. The bottom has the capacitive navigation buttons which are backlid which can be seen when you turn the screen on.

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The volume rocker is made up of good quality alloy and is placed on the left side. A Ringer switch is also present right above the volume key.

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Power/lock key, SIM tray is on the right hand side of the phone. It also has a Wi-Fi HD sign which shows the HD Wi-Fi display connectivity support.

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3.5 m audio jack and an IR blaster are located on the top. A USB Type-C port and dual speaker grills are at the bottom.

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At the back side, 21 MP rear camera is located on the center top with the dual-tone LED flash on the right and a dedicated mic above it. A square shaped fingerprint sensor is placed right below the camera lens.

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Moving downwards, you’ll find the LeTV branding.

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LeTV LeMax Photo Gallery

LeTV Le Max Gaming Performance

The gaming performance on this device is very impressive. It fulfills almost every requirement for a great gaming experience. The spec sheet is very impressive on paper and we did realize that it really is quite powerful. It has a great 2K display that is a treat to play games on. To power up the gaming performance, it has a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor paired with 4GB of RAM.

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We played Asphalt 8 and Dead Trigger 2 on this handset; we did not face any issue from the very beginning to the end of the game-play. It was easily picking up the game from where we left it, we minimized the game in middle of the game-play and re-opened it after almost an hour and the game was still at the same position where we left it.

The Adreno 430 GPU does a fair job in handling graphic greedy games. We did not face any issue playing games at high graphic quality. It is a good choice for aggressive gamers.

Note:- The gaming was tested at an atmospheric temperature of 12 degree Celcius.

GamePlaying DurationBattery Drop (%)Initial Temperature (In Celsius)Final Temperature (In Celsius)
Asphalt 8: Airborne12 Minutes3%29 degree34.4 degree
Dead Trigger 218 minutes7%30.2 degree37 degree

LeTV Le Max Performance and Benchmark Scores

Performance is also very impressive; we did not face any lags or glitches during our initial tests. Apps were opening and closing smoothly, and it easily managed around 13-14 apps running in the background.

The benchmark scores of the LeTV LeMax are:

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Benchmark AppBenchmark Scores
AnTuTu (64-bit)79062
Quadrant Standard 17346
Geekbench3Single-Core- 1136
Multi-Core- 2485
Nenamark59.9 fps

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Verdict

For now, the LeTV Le Max proved to be a good smartphone that packs in commendable hardware and software in a premium looking shell. As far as gaming is concerned, this device is made for gamers and users that love making the most out of their phones. It handles all the tasks with an ease and does not disappoint in critical situations. The benchmark scores are great, it stands high on the benchmark rankings and does compete with the biggies Nexus 6P and Moto X Style.