Chinese smartphone maker LeEco has been adjudged “Best of Mobile World Congress – Most Innovative Company” by leading British technology website Alphr.com for its quality products and innovation in the smartphone and automobile industries.


“We are honoured to receive the ‘Best of Mobile World Congress – Most Innovative Company’ award from Alphr,” Eric Mika, senior vice president of open ecosystems, strategic alliances and partnerships at LeEco, said in a statement on Thursday.

“This award reinforces our vision to bring consumers everywhere a truly connected lifestyle that is powered by an Internet ecosystem of content and accessible, innovative products,” Mika added.

LeEco announced the sale of its first smartphone powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset — Le Max Pro this week at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016 in Barcelona, Spain.

“The spec of its flagship handset, the Le Max Pro, is tantalising; we cannot wait to test it. Combined with some of the innovations they are working on in Car-Tech, as well as their Smart ‘Super Bike’ make LeEco the winner of Alphr.com’s ‘Most Innovative Company’ award for MWC 2016,” David Court, editor at Alphr.com, was quoted as saying.

LeEco is also working on an electric concept vehicle of luxury sports car brand Aston Martin RapidE that incorporates the LeEco Internet of the Vehicle (IOV) system and is slated to hit the market by 2018.