Chinese-based smartphone maker LeEco may currently be having some financial issues, but that isn’t stopping it from launching yet another phone into the wild. Today, it released its latest collaboration with another China-based company, Coolpad, with the Cool S1 smartphone.See also: Going into 2017, these are the Chinese smartphone makers to look out for 3 weeks ago
The 5.5-inch phone, with a 1080p display, is also the latest to ditch the conventional 3.5mm headphone jack, a trend which began earlier this year as smartphone makers begin to embrace USB Type-C connections. The phone does come with a headset that supports its USB Type-C port. It also comes with [...]
Update, Nov 29:
The ongoing collaboration between Coolpad and LeEco has borne more fruit today, as the companies have just announced their new Cool Changer 1C smartphone in China. Weird name I know. While the handset bears a number of resemblances to LeEco’s handset range, there’s not much in the way of company branding on the handset,. You’ll only find a small ‘LeEco inside’ tag written on the back.
In terms of hardware, the smartphone is pretty much identical to the Cool1 handset previously released under the partnership. The phone is powered by a 5.5-inch 1080p display, an octa-core Snapdragon 652 processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, and a microSD [...]