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Best Leagoo Smartphones to Buy in 2018 and Early 2019

Leagoo is a Chinese OEM committed to introducing cheap smartphones with somehow premium features or at least feel like premium devices; The company do sometimes clone top flagships but then, their devices are just amazing. If you are looking for the best Leagoo Phones to buy, try checking this list.

NOTE: Prices in Dollar are from the official Leagoo Store while the price in Naira is from Jumia.

Leagoo S9

Leagoo S9 is a beautiful notched Android device made to give users elegance at a low price. The device has slim bezels with the top cutout being the home of the speaker, sensor and camera. At the back, there is a vertical cutout too for the camera modules.

The Leagoo S9 has a 5.85 inch U shaped display with round edges offering over 85% screen to body ratio. The device offers FHD+ IPS display with 1512 x 720 pixels resolution and 19:9 aspect ratio.

Under the hood, the Leagoo S9 dons the 64 bit ARM Cortex A7 MediaTek MT6750 octa-core processor chip with speed as high as 1.5GHz to keep things going smoothly. There is a 4 GB RAM for efficient multitasking and 32GB onboard storage space, and it is expandable to 128GB using a memory card. Mali-T860 Graphics Processor handles the graphical aspect of the device.

The Leagoo S9, however, seems like a device built for the camera lovers as the device acks a Sony 13MP + 2MP dual rear sensors optimised with Leagoo patented image processing algorithm and Ultra HD shooting technology making the photos look like there were shot using a 65MP camera.

The front camera sensor is an 8MP lens, and while there is no LED flash, Leagoo Claims it uses “screen flash.” The front camera is also used for facial unlock

The Leagoo S9 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo under the Leagoo OS4.0 and has support for 360 fingerprint recognition. It is powered by a 3300 mAh battery with the quick charge technology.

Specifications

Launched2018
Network2G, 3G, 4G
SIMDual NANO SIM
OSAndroid 8.1 (Leagoo OS4.0)
Display5.85-inch IPS, ARM Cortex A7 Mali- T860MHz MP Graphic Processor Unit
Rear Camera13 MP + 2MP dual rear cameras optimised to deliver 65 MP shoots, auto-focus, dual-LED flash
Front Camera8 MP front Camera with Screen flash
RAM4 GB RAM
Storage32 GB expandable
Processor Name / TechnologyMediaTek MT6750 / 64-bit technology
Processor Cores And SpeedOcta-core, Up to 1.5GHz
Battery3300 mAh
SecurityFingerprint ID and Face ID
PriceAround ₦60,000 to ₦90,000 | $134
BuyON JUMIA

 

Leagoo S8 Pro

Leagoo S8 Pro offers some nice specifications for its low price. The device has a beautiful rounded edges design as it tries to mimic the Samsung edge to edge display. The S8 Pro has a 5.99 inch IPS FHD+ screen with 2160 x 1080 pixels resolution and offers 18:9 aspect ratio.

Under the hood, there is a 64 bit Helio P25 octa-core Processor built using the 16nm process mode and reaches a top speed of 2.6GHz. This handles the smooth operation of the phone, and it is supported by an LPDDR4X 6GB RAM space for multitasking. The Graphics Processor is Mali-t880 MP2 that offers 900MHz speed, enough for most of the graphics demanding apps. There is 64 GB onboard storage space expandable to 256 GB using a memory card.

The rear camera sensors are dual 13 MP (OV) + 5 MP (Samsung) lens and have dual LED flash. The selfie sensor is Samsung 13 MP camera with LED flash. The phone is powered by 3050mAh battery with Quick Charge technology, and it runs on Android Nougat (Leagoo OS 4)

Specifications

Launched2018
Network2G, 3G, 4G
SIMDual NANO SIM
OSAndroid 7 (Leagoo OS4)
Display5.99-inch IPS FHD+, Mali-T880 MP2 900MHz Graphic Processor Unit, Glass Protection Unknown
Rear Camera13MP + 5MP dual rear cameras, auto-focus, dual-LED flash
Front Camera13MP Samsung Lens front Camera with LED flash
RAM6 GB RAM LPDDRX4
Storage64 GB expandable to 256 GB
Processor Name / TechnologyMediaTek Helio P25 / 16nm process technology
Processor Cores And SpeedOctacore-core, Up to 2.6GHz
Battery3050 mAh
SecurityFingerprint ID
PriceAround $130 – $200 | ₦ 125,735 – ₦ 253,970
BuyON JUMIA

 

Leagoo S8

The Leagoo S8 smartphone offers a curved edge to edge screen device that sports quad cameras on a sleek smartphone. The S8 has a 5.7 inch HD+ IPS display with not too large bezels bordering it. It also has 18:9 aspect ratio and the body to screen ratio according to the company is 85%.

The Leagoo S8 uses MediaTek MT6750T Octacore Processor with a maximum clock speed of 1.5GHz, the Graphics Processing Unit uses Mali-T860 MP2 chipset with top speed at about 650 MHz. There is 3GB of RAM space for multitasking paired with 32 GB storage space that is expandable up to 128GB using a memory card.

The Leagoo S8 offers quad-cameras with dual 13 MP + 2 MP sensors adorns the phone’s back while 8MP + 2MP dual sensors take care of selfie functions. Other features include 2940 mAh battery with Pump Express charge and run Android 7.0 under Leagoo OS 4

Specifications

Launched2018
Network2G, 3G, 4G
SIMDual Micro + NANO SIM
OSAndroid 7.0 (Leagoo OS 4)
Display5.7-inch IPS HD+, ARM Cortex A53 Mali-T860 MP2 650MHz Graphic Processor Unit, Glass Protection Unknown
Rear Camera13 MP + 2 MP dual rear cameras, auto-focus, dual-LED flash
Front Camera8 MP + 2 MP front Camera with LED flash
RAM3 GB RAM
Storage32 GB expandable
Processor Name / TechnologyMediaTek MT6750T / 28nm process technology
Processor Cores And SpeedOcta-core, Up to 1.5GHz
Battery2940 mAh
SecurityFingerprint ID
PriceAround ₦ 81,305 – ₦ 121,958 | $ 116.99 – $140
BuyON JUMIA

 

Leagoo XRover

The Leagoo XRover is a rugged device designed to withstand the ultimate test of time and offer the best features of a smartphone at the same time. The device which is IP68certified is Leagoo’s first attempt at making a military grade rugged smartphone. They did bring out a beautiful device that is dustproof, drop proof (up to 10,000 times) and also waterproof (1.5 meters submerged at 30 minutes).

The device has its full body sealed as expected of a rugged device and has its speaker, earpiece, USB port, camera, buttons and fingerprint sensor all waterproof. The device is thick as it has been fortified to withstand shock from drops.

Despite being that thick with large bezels, the XRover still has a 5.72 inch HD+ IPS display featuring an 18:9 aspect ratio. The device uses runs on Leagoo OS5.0 based on android 8.0 Oreo.

It uses the MediaTek MT67663 octa-core chipset built by the 16nm process mode and reaches a top speed of 2.0FHz, supported by an LPDDR 4 6GB RAM. The GPU is powered MAli G71 MP2 with 700MHz speed. The XRover offers a 128GB storage with support for 128GB expansion.

The XRover doesn’t fail when card. It comes to the camera too as it packs a rear dual 13MP + 5 MP Camera with dual LED flash support. The front camera sensor is 8 MP with LED flashlight for nice selfies.

There is a 5000mAh non-removable battery, and fingerprint sensor with wet and dusty fingerprint unlocks as well as support for NFC

Specifications

Launched2018
Network2G, 3G, 4G
SIMDual NANO  SIM
OSAndroid 8.1 (Android Go)
Display5.72-inch HD+ IPS, ARM Cortex Mali- G71 MP2 700MHz Graphic Processor Unit, G and pressure resistant lass Fiber Reinforced polycarbonate Protection
Rear Camera13MP + 5mp dual rear cameras, auto-focus, dual-LED flash
Front Camera8MP front Camera with LED flash
RAM6 GB RAM
Storage128 GB Supports 128GB Expansion Card
Processor Name / TechnologyMediaTek MT6763 / 16nm process technology
Processor Cores And SpeedOcta-core, Up to 2.0GHz
Battery5000 mAh
SecurityFingerprint ID
PriceAround US $ 229.49 – US $ 269.99
BuyON Leagoo Store

 

Leagoo M11

The Leagoo M11 device is a device for made for the low-end market in an attempt to give consumers in that range a notched device. Despite the price, the device is beautiful with U screen shape design.

The Leagoo M11 has 6.18 inch IPS U shape display with 480 x 996 pixels resolution and a screen to body ratio above 85% (Leagoo claims it is 90.5%).

Under the hood, the Leagoo M11 has a 64-bit quad core, ARM Cortex-A53 MT6739 CPU that operates at speed up to 1.28GHz, and it is supported by a 2GB RAM chip for multi-tasking. The onboard storage is 16 GB and is expandable up to 64 GB using a memory card. Graphics is handled by an IMG 8XE 1PPC chip @ 450MHz.

Low end device aside, the Leagoo M11 comes with dual rear 8 MP+ 2 MP camera sensors and a single 5 MP selfie shooter. The selfie camera is also used for face ID unlock.

There is the fingerprint scanner, the 4G network support, a 4000 mAh battery and the Leagoo M11 runs Android 8.1 under the Leagoo OS 3.0 Lite. While the specifications may be low, the Leagoo M11 will compete with most of the Itel devices we listed last week and still come out on top.

Specifications

Launched2018
Network2G, 3G, 4G
SIMDual Micro SIM
OSAndroid 8.1 (Leagoo OS 3.0 Lite)
Display6.12-inch IPS, ARM Cortex A7 IMG 8XE 1PPC chip @ 450MHz. Graphic Processor Unit, 2.75D Curved Glass Protection
Rear Camera8MP  + 2MP dual rear cameras, auto-focus, LED flash
Front Camera5MP front Camera with LED flash
RAM2 GB RAM
Storage16 GB expandable
Processor Name / TechnologyMediaTek MT6739 / 28nm process technology
Processor Cores And SpeedQuad-core, Up to 1.2GHz
Battery4000 mAh
SecurityFingerprint ID and Face ID
PriceAround ₦ 35,800 – ₦ 46,999 | $68 – $90
BuyON JUMIA

 

Leagoo M9 pro

The M9 Pro is also one of the entry level android phones made by Leagoo, and it supports dual 4G network technology. The device has a 5.72 inches IPS display offering a 1440 x 720 pixels resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio

There is 64-bit quad core, ARM Cortex-A53 MT6739V/WW CPU that operates up to 1.5GHz, and IMG 8XE 1PCC Graphics Processing Unit running at 450MHZ. For multitasking, there is 2GB of  RAM Space and the 16 GB onboard storage is expandable to 128 GB using an SD card.

The M9 Pro comes with dual 13 MP + 2 MP rear camera sensors with dual LED flash support while the selfie camera is a single 5 MP also with LED support.

The Leagoo M9 is powered by a 3000 mAh battery, and there is Facial ID support and fingerprint access too. It runs Android 8.1 under the LEAGOO OS3.0 skin.

Specifications

Launched2018
Network2G, 3G, 4G
SIMDual Micro + NANO SIM
OSAndroid 8.1 (LEAGOO OS3.0)
Display5.72-inch IPS, IMG 8XE 1PCC Graphics Processing Unit running at 450MHZ, Glass Protection Unknown
Rear Camera13 MP + 2 MP  dual rear cameras, auto-focus, dual-LED flash
Front Camera8MP  front Camera with LED flash
RAM2 GB RAM
Storage16 GB expandable to 128 GB
Processor Name / TechnologyMediaTek ARM Cortex-A53 MT6739V/WW / 28nm process technology
Processor Cores And SpeedQuad-core, Up to 1.5GHz
Battery3000 mAh
SecurityFingerprint ID and Face ID
PriceAround ₦ 35,099 – ₦ 50,141 | US $ 71.99 – US $ 89.99
BuyON JUMIA

 

Leagoo T5 | Leagoo T5 THFC

The Leagoo T Series seems much like one of its beloved series since the devices here always gets some of the best features, especially in the camera aspect.

The Leagoo T5 has an old design (front fingerprint sensor) no doubt especially now that fingerprint sensors are already moving from the rear side of the phone to indisplay, aside from that, the device still manages to pack some nice features with premium metal body

The Leagoo T5 has 5.5inch FHD IPS display with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. Also, SHARP made the 4G enabled device LCD panel.

The smartphone also uses MT6750T Octa-core chipset clocked at 1.5GHz to make things run smoothly while a SAMSUNG 4GB RAM handles multitasking efficiently. This is backed by a Mali-T860 MP2 Graphics Processing Unit running at 650MHz and also a SAMSUNG 64 GB ROM space for onboard storage, expandable to 256GB.

The Leagoo T5 brags about its cameras as the rear dual cameras are SONY 13,o MP and OV 5.0 MP sensors. It further adds an OV 13 MP sensor as the selfie camera, all triple cameras supported by LED flash.

There is an LG 3000 mAh battery, and the device runs on LEAGOO OS2.1, based on Android 7.0. That is one Frankenstein of a smartphone. The Leagoo T5 THFC is Tottenham Hotspurs FC customised version with football themes and wallpapers.

Specifications

Launched2017
Network2G, 3G, 4G
SIMDual Micro SIM
OSAndroid 7 (Leagoo OS 2.1)
Display5.5 -inch IPS, Mali-T860 MP2 650 MHz Graphic Processing Unit, 2.5D Glass Protection
Rear Camera13 MP + 5 MP  dual rear cameras, auto-focus, dual-LED flash
Front Camera13MP  front Camera with LED flash
RAM4 GB RAM
Storage64 GB expandable to 256 GB
Processor Name / TechnologyMediaTek MT6750 / 28nm process technology
Processor Cores And SpeedOcta-core, Up to 1.5GHz
Battery3000 mAh
SecurityFingerprint ID
PriceAround ₦ 57,999 – ₦ 67,999, (₦ 84,299 – ₦ 126,499 for T5 THFC) | $ 101.99 – US $ 119.99 (US $ 134.99 – $ 179.99 for T5 THFC)
BuyON JUMIA

Leagoo Power 2 Pro

Leagoo Power 2 Pro smartphone tends to blend almost everything a smartphone needs into a budget device. The device has a nice body build and also 5.2 HD IPS display with 1280p x 720p resolution.

Under the hood, a MediaTek MT6739 Quadcore processor is running at 1.5 GHz and PowerVR GES8100 Graphics Processor running at 570 MHz. This is supported by a 2 GB RAM for multi-tasking and 16 GB storage space

For the photographers, there is 8 MP + 2 MP dual rear camera and an 8 MP selfie camera to spice things up. The front camera also acts as a Facial ID scanner for faster unlock

There is also a 4000 mAh battery with Pump Express quick charge technology. The device runs on Android 8.1

Specifications

Launched2018
Network2G, 3G, 4G
SIMDual Micro SIM
OSAndroid 8.1 (Leagoo OS 3)
Display5.2-inch IPS HD, PowerVR GES8100 @ 570MHz MP Graphic Processor Unit, 2.75D Curved Glass Protection
Rear Camera8MP + 2MP dual rear cameras, auto-focus, LED flash
Front Camera8MP  front Camera with LED flash
RAM2 GB RAM
Storage16 GB expandable
Processor Name / TechnologyMediaTek MT6739 / 28nm process technology
Processor Cores And SpeedQuad-core, Up to 1.5GHz
Battery4000 mAh
SecurityFingerprint ID and Facial Access
PriceAround ₦ 33,900 to ₦ 37,900 | US $ 67.99 – US $ 87.99
BuyON JUMIA

 

Leagoo Power 5

The Leagoo Power 5 design is a little bit modern with minimized bezels as well as edge to edge display. Vertical camera cutout and the flash LED module that seats in between the dual camera is cool and there is also the fingerprint sensor sitting below the cameras.

There is a 5.99 inch SHARP FHD+ IPS display offering 2160 x 1080 pixels resolution. The Power 5 has a MediaTek MT6763V/V Octa-core processor with top speed at 2.0GHz. Multitasking is handled by 6 GB RAM and graphics is taken care of by ARM Mali G71 MP2 running at 700MHZ. Storage space is 64 GB, enough to store files and can be expanded to 128GB.

Having dual rear camera is now a Leagoo custom, so there is a 13 MP + 5 MP dual rear camera sensors that offer 65MP shots while the selfie camera is 13 MP. All three cameras have LED support.

The battery is the Power Series focus and the Leagoo Power 5 has 7000 mAh battery as well as support for wireless charging. Going by the OEM’s word, there is protection for over charging, over voltage, under voltage, over current, short circuit, over heat, surge, lighting, electrostatic discharge and electric shock.

The devices run on Android 8.1 under the Leagoo OS 5 skin. There is a fingerprint sensor and Face ID access

Specifications

Launched2018
Network2G, 3G, 4G
SIMDual NANO SIM
OSAndroid 8.1 (Leagoo OS 5)
Display5.99-inch FHD+ IPS, ARM Mali G71 MP2 running at 700MHZ Graphic Processor Unit, Glass Protection Unknown
Rear Camera13MP + 5MP  dual rear cameras, auto-focus, LED flash
Front Camera13MP  front Camera with LED flash
RAM6 GB RAM
Storage64 GB expandable
Processor Name / TechnologyMediaTek MT6763V/V / 16nm process technology
Processor Cores And SpeedOcta-core, Up to 2.0GHz
Battery7000 mAh
SecurityFingerprint ID and Face ID
PriceAround ₦ 100,199 to ₦ 150,299 | US $ 195.49 to US $ 229.99
BuyON JUMIA

 

Leagoo KIICAA Power

The Leagoo KIICAA power is the baby of the Power series. 5.0 Inch HD IPS display with 1280 x 720 pixels. Smooth sailing is handled by MT6580A Quad-core processor running at 1.3 GHz, assisted by a 2GB RAM for multitasking. Graphics is handled by Mali 400 MP2 GPU with a top speed of 500MHz. For storage, there is 16GB space expandable to 32 GB.

YThe Leagoo KIICAA Power comes with dual 8 MP + 5 MP rear camera sensors so the device does not lack in the camera department. A 5 MP front sensor is also available for selfie lovers. There is a fingerprint sensor, a 4000 mAh battery with about 8 battery protection and it runs Android 7.0 under Leagoo OS 3 Lite

Specifications

Launched2017
Network2G, 3G, 4G
SIMDual Micro SIM
OSAndroid 7 (Leagoo OS 3 Lite)
Display5.0-inch IPS, ARM Cortex A7 Mali-400 MP @ 500 MHz Graphic Processor Unit, 2.75D Curved Glass Protection
Rear Camera8MP + 5 MP  dual rear cameras, auto-focus, LED flash
Front Camera5MP  front Camera with LED flash
RAM1 GB RAM
Storage16 GB expandable
Processor Name / TechnologyMediaTek MT6580A / 28nm process technology
Processor Cores And SpeedQuad-core, Up to 1.3GHz
Battery4000 mAh
SecurityFingerprint ID
PriceAround ₦ 22,980 to ₦ 28,978 | US $ 55.99 to US $ 69.99
BuyON JUMIA

 

PS: While we attempt to list these devices, please read products review before purchasing. You can also check our list for Tecno Phones, Infinix Phones and iTel devices.

If there is any device you like or feels should be on the list, let us know using the comment box.

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