OnePlus 3 vs LeEco Le Max 2

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With the official launch of the OnePlus 3 out of the way it has really come to a point where we can discuss the two elephants in the room. The LeEco’s Le Max 2 and the OnePlus 3 share quite a lot of similarities. However, this time around OnePlus has stayed away from the Hype and launched the phone outright, no invite system and no dramas for flash sales.

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Both the OnePlus 3 and LeEco Le Max 2 have similar unibody metal designs, along with a camera module that sits slightly jutted out. The Le Max 2 has a fingerprint sensor on the back, whereas the OnePlus 3 keeps the sensor below the front display.

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Major differences lie in the way the two companies have perceived their markets. While the OnePlus 3 will only be available for a price of Rs. 27999 for a 6GB RAM + 64 GB storage model, the LeEco Le Max 2 has two options Rs. 22999 for the 4GB or RAM and 32 GB Storage and Rs. 29999 for the 6GB RAM and 64 GB storage model.

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The higher price on the LeEco Le Max 2 also gives you a higher resolution QHD display 2560 x 1440 pixels, the OnePlus 3 features a lower resolution 1920 x 1080p display however now has a AMOLED display, a tech they are calling Optic AMOLED.

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The LeEco LeMax foregoes the 3.5mm headphone jack but does include a adapter inside the box. The OnePlus 3 still houses a 3.5mm headphone jack which means no finicky adapters. 7.99mm thickness for the LeEco Le Max 3, the OnePlus 3 keeps it slim with just 7.35 mm.

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The cameras are another area that the LeEco LeMax has powers, with the 21MP rear snapper OIS, 6P Lens, f/2.0 Aperture, PDAF and Quick Focus. The OnePlus 3 keeps the rear camera at 16MP with a Sony sensor, you will still get OIS and EIS along with PDAF and an f/2.0 aperture. Both cameras will shoot 4k Video at 30fps. Both phones have similar 8MP front cameras however, the OnePlus 3 has a lower f/stop with an f/2.0 aperture vs the f/2.2 on the Le Max 2.


Both phones, have dual nano-SIM slots and run on Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipsets have LPDD4 RAM modules and UFS 2.0 storage. Both phones have their own prop quick charge technology LeCharge on Le Max 2 and DashCharge on the OnePlus 3, both offering similar speeds.


LeMax 2

OnePlus 3

Display 5.7 inch Quad HD 515ppi 5.5 inch Full HD 401 ppi
Resolution 2560 x 1440 pixels  1920 x 1080 pixels
Dimensions 5.68 × 7.76 × 0.8 cm / 185 g 152.7 x 74.7 x 7.35 mm / 158 g
Chip Snapdragon 820 processor  Snapdragon 820 processor
CPU 2.15 GHz Quad Core Quad Core, Kryo: 2x 2.2 GHz, 2x 1.6 GHz
GPU Adreno 530 Adreno 530
Storage 32 GB UFS 2.0 / 64 GB UFS 2.0  64 GB UFS 2.0
Rear Camera 21 MP, OIS, 6P Lens, F/2.0 Aperture, PDAF, closed-loop Motor, Quick focus 16 MP Sony IMX 298 Sensor, 1.12 µm Pixel size. 4K at 30fps, PDAF, OIS, EIS,  f/2.0
Front Camera 8 MP F/2.2 1080p Video 8 MP f/2.0 1080p Video 1.4 µm pixel size
Expandability  None : Dual nano-SIM slot None : Dual nano-SIM slot
Battery 3100 mAh Le SuperCharge  3000 mAh Dash Charge
Connectivity 4G+, Wi-Fi 802.11ad, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.1, A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, 4G LTE (Cat. 6), Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, A-GPS, GLONASS, BelDou, NFC
OS Android 6 with EUI 5.6  Android 6 OxygenOS based on Android Marshmallow
Misc Full support of the CDLA* standard * Continual Digital Lossless Audio
Type-C port
Android 6 OxygenOS based on Android™ Marshmallow
Price Rs.22999 for 4 GB + 32 GB
Rs. 29999 for 6 GB + 64 GB
 Rs. 27999


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