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LeEco will sell its smartphones and smart TVs in the U.S. starting November 2, but questionable quantities of the products shadow the ambitious launch

4 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
eEco began as an online-video site and expanded into TVs, a promised driverless car and smartphones, which it sells at cost while trying to make money off the entertainment services the company pairs with the devices. Analysts said LeEco may be expanding too quickly, and that its products will struggle to win over U.S. customers.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.
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