LEECO Posts on XDA

The Show Must Go On – Custom ROM Available for the LeTV X3 Series (LeEco)

Android TV is a mixed bag, for lack of a better term. Some people like it, while others just flat out hate it. What is more, there is not that much custom ROM development for this particular version of Android, which makes the developer community shy away from it. LeEco, which has been on the...

Vizio is Suing LeEco for $100 Million After Failed Acquisition

LeEco's storied financial issues are pretty well known these days. The company has been one of the few Chinese smartphone OEMs to expand into the United States market, and boy did they have some ambitious plans. They opened up a new HQ in California, purchased some land from a dying Yahoo, and were able to...

LeEco Chairman: Cash Crunch “Far Worse Than Expected”

Chinese OEM LeEco is facing a serious financial crisis. Its chairman, Jia Yueting, said on Wednesday that the company's cash crunch is "far worse than expected." LeEco is struggling to be fully operational despite financial aid from other companies as the company is still trying to recover after allegedly "expanding at an unprecedented rate". It...

Experimental Build of EFIDroid gets Ported to the LeEco Le 2

EFIDroid is a 2nd stage bootloader based on the EDKII(UEFI) that allows you to add/remove/edit multiboot ROMs. There's currently an unofficial port of it that is available for the LeEco Le 2 thanks to XDA Senior Member Rishabh Rao. He says it supports the X520, X526, and X527 variants of the LeEco Le 2 as well as the X522 LeEco Le S3....

Founder of LeEco Steps Down as the CEO of Leshi Holding

LeEco continues to try and recover from their ongoing financial issues. The company had big plans as they launched their expansion into the United States, but that was slowed to almost a dead stop once the financial issues became too much to bear. Not only were they running out of cash, but the debts they...

LeEco Backs Outs of $2 Billion Vizio Acquisition; Settles for a Collaborative Partnership Instead

Chinese electronic maker LeEco has reportedly called off its ambitious $2 Billion acquisition of TV manufacturer Vizio. Both companies officially announced on Monday that the deal has been canceled. Citing "regulatory headwind", the companies amicably canceled the deal. The acquisition was met with obstacles from China's regulatory body on accounts of outflow of Chinese capital out...

LeEco’s Financial Issues Delay Payments to US Employees, Hold Up Vizio Acquision

LeEco's financial issues haven't been a secret to the community, but it seems as if this trouble has extended to a much deeper level as of late. LeEco was seemingly on top of the world as they expanded beyond streaming content in China, started offering more products than just TVs and rebranded themselves from LeTV to...

Acer Will No Longer Be Selling Smartphones in India

India is one of the fastest growing mobile markets in the world. Companies like Google, Xiaomi and OnePlus have looked at this growth and have started to invest in getting their brand known within the country. Bringing their phones, apps and services to as many people within the country as possible. This move has been lucrative...

LeEco’s Parent Company Halts Trade on the Stock Market

LeEco has been making headlines for a few years now. It was the first video streaming company to go public in China, and since then they've been tapping into multiple markets that help deliver their video streaming service to its customers. They expanded into TVs, smartphones, and have recently started investing in autonomous cars too. It's clear...

LeEco Releases Kernel Source Code for their Devices

The company launched the LeEco Le S3 and the LeEco Le Pro 3, and despite mixed reviews decrying the software experience, few have denied that these smartphones pack quite a punch in spite of their pricing. But software is something that can be fixed with enough tinkering, as we here at XDA are especially wont...

Chairman of LeEco Confirms They are Running Out of Cash

LeEco has been working hard to expand their company beyond China over the last few years. We've watched as they announced a major expansion throughout India, which was then followed by the launch of their entertainment services in India. The company hired some former Samsung executives for its North American division, opened up their headquarters in the United States,...

LeEco Le S3 and Le Pro3 First Look

We attended the LeEco launch event for the Le Pro3 and the Le S3. Check out these hands-on previews from XDA TV. At launch you'll be able to pick up an Le Pro3 for $299. At launch you'll be able to get the Le S3 for $149
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