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Leica Smartphones

New Xiaomi 13 smartphone with a Leica camera is expected to be announced on December 1st (update: delayed)

A new Xiaomi 13 smartphone with a 1-inch Leica camera is expected to be announced on December 1st: Update: the official announcement on December 1st was delayed because of the death of Jiang Zemin (former general secretary of the Chinese Communist Party).

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Leitz Phone 2 announced with 1″ 47MP sensor and 19mm f/1.9 lens

The previously rumored Leitz Phone 2 is now officially announced in Japan. Here are the main specifications:

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This Xiaomi 12S Ultra concept smartphone comes with a 1″ sensor and… Leica M-mount

You know this was coming: Xiaomi has a new 12S Ultra concept smartphone that comes with a 1″ 50 MP sensor and… Leica M-mount:

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Leica announced a new long-term global strategic partnership in mobile imaging with Xiaomi

The rumors I reported last year are now confirmed: Leica and Huawei are no longer working together (the last Leica/Huawei phone was released last year). Today Leica announced a new long-term global strategic partnership in mobile imaging with Xiaomi (previously rumored here) and their first smartphone is expected in July. Here are some Xiaomi Mi […]

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New Leitz Phone 2/Leitz LUX smartphone coming soon?

Last year I reported some rumors about a new Leitz LUX smartphone and it seems that we are getting closer to the official announcement since Sharp is already promoting their new Aquos R7 phone (the Leitz Phone 1 was based on the previous Sharp Aquos R6 model). Here is what to expect:

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Juts announced: flagship Huawei P50 smartphone with a newly designed dual-matrix Leica camera system

The previously rumored flagship Huawei P50 smartphone is now officially announced and it has a newly designed dual-matrix Leica camera system:

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Hands-on photos and videos of the new Leica Leitz Phone 1

Some hands-on pictures of the new Leica Leitz Phone 1 with a 22MP 1-inch sensor and f/1.9 Summicron lens courtesy of Capa Camera:

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Leica announced new “Leitz Phone 1” smartphone with a 22MP 1-inch sensor and f/1.9 Summicron lens

Leica is continuing to expand its smartphone business and today they announced a new “Leitz Phone 1” with a 22MP 1-inch sensor and f/1.9 Summicron lens. There have been rumors about a Leica phone since 2017 (see also this post). The new phone is a rebadge of the Sharp Aquos R6 smartphone. Here are the Leitz […]

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