There was a lot of speculation that Xiaomi or Samsung would be the first companies to feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset on their smartphones, however, at CES 2016, the LeTV Le Max Pro claimed that distinction. Here is how the LeTV Le Max Pro compares to the Huawei Mate 8, the company's newest addition to its lineup.
When it comes to design, the LeTV Le Max Pro has a lot going for it as it is made out of metal and its back panel has distinctive antenna lines at the top and bottom. Its fingerprint scanner, which is positioned at the back, has Qualcomm's Sense ID and Android Authority states that it is the first smartphone to utilize it.
As for the Huawei Mate 8, it has a similar metal body with rounded edges and its back panel has a fingerprint scanner. However, when it comes to size, the Huawei Mate 8 turns out to be slightly smaller.
Comparing displays, the Mate 8 has a LCD screen measuring 6.0 inches with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and a density of 368 pixels per inch, while the Le Max Pro has a 6.33 inch screen with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels.
In terms of specs, the Le Max Pro has the latest Snapdragon 820 quad-core chipset from Qualcomm clocked at 2.2GHz. The Mate 8, on the other hand, has a HiSilicon Kirin 950 chipset that is coupled with an octa-core CPU and a Mali-T880 MP4 GPU.
The Le Max Pro does not support expandable storage, while the Mate 8 supports the addition of up to 128 GB. As for RAM, the Mate 8 has either 3 GB or 4 GB while the Le Max Pro has 4 GB.
Comparing the price of these two smartphones, the Le Max Pro has a price tag of $535 and the Huawei Mate 8 could cost around $643 unlocked.