In April, LeEco had launched the Le Max 2 flagship smartphone with Snapdragon 820 chipset and 6 GB of RAM with a price tag of 29,999 rupees ($445). Speculations are rife that the company is working on Le Max 2 Pro flagship that will come with better specs than current flagships.

LeEco Le Max 2, Vivo Xplay5 Elite, ZTE Axon 7, Lenovo ZUK Z2 Pro, Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe, and OnePlus 3 are the recently announced flagship smartphones that feature 6 GB of RAM. The upcoming Galaxy Note 7 is also expected to feature 6 GB of RAM. However, LeEco is rumored to raise the competition bar higher by launching alleged Le Max 2 Pro flagship smartphone with 8 GB of RAM, Giz China reported.

LeEco, formerly known as LeTV, was the first company to announce a Snapdragon 820 driven smartphone – Le Max Pro. In February, it had launched another Snapdragon 820 smartphone – Le Max 2.

The rumored Le Max 2 Pro is expected to be powered by Snapdragon 823 chipset. It is the same SoC that is speculated to power the Galaxy Note 7. Speculations are rife that the Le Max 2 Pro will also feature 25-megapixel shooter and a fingerprint sensor. It is expected to get announced by August this year.  

The Le Max 2 features a 5.7-inch Quad HD display that offers a pixel count of 515 ppi. It is available in two versions, a 32 GB storage model with 4 GB of RAM and a 64 GB storage variant with 6 GB of RAM. It has a 21-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel selfie shooter. It is equipped with a 3,100 mAh battery.

LeEco is a highly popular tech firm from China that manufactures various kinds of consumer electronic products. Now that it has released several smartphones with flagship and midrange specs with affordable pricing in a short span of time, it is fast becoming an increasingly popular brand among smartphone OEMs.