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Chinese smartphone manufacturer LeTV has just announced three new “Superphones” that will eventually make their way to the United States. Dubbed the Le Max, Le 1 Pro and Le 1, these budget-friendly handsets are the first smartphones to features USB Type-C charging ports.

For starters, the Le Max (pictured above) is the company’s flagship device, toting an aluminum chassis, a 6.33-inch quad HD display, a 2GHz octa-core 64-bit Snapdragon 810 processor, 4GB of RAM, 64 or 128GB of internal storage, a 21MP f/2.0 rear-facing camera with OIS and an UltraPixel front-facing camera. It also has a touch-based fingerprint scanner on the back, an IR blaster, a 3500mAh battery, WirelessHD display link and dual LTE SIM support.

LeTV Le 1 Pro

Next up is the Le 1 Pro, which is basically just a smaller version of the Le Max. It has a 5.5-inch quad HD display, a 13MP rear-facing camera with OIS, 32 or 64GB of on-board storage and a 3000mAh battery. The only other changes between these two devices are the removal of the fingerprint scanner and WirelessHD display link.

LeTV Le 1

Last but not least, we have the Le 1. The most affordable of the bunch, this device offers up a 5.5-inch 1080p display, a 2.2GHz octa-core 64-bit MediaTek Helio X10 processor, 3GB of RAM, 16/32/64GB of on-board storage, 3000mAh battery, a 13MP rear-facing camera and a 5MP front-facing camera. The Le 1 is made of plastic, while the other two are made of aluminum.

If you thought the specifications were great, wait until you hear the price. The Le 1 starts at 1,499 yuan (~$240), the Le 1 Pro starts at just 2,499 yuan (~$400) and unfortunately there’s no pricing information available for the Le Max. LeTV hasn’t announced a release date for the phones quite yet, but we’ll be sure to update you once we hear anything.

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