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Leica Camera and Huawei establish new R&D centre in Wetzlar

‘Max Berek Innovation Lab’ will conduct R&D in the fields of new optical systems, computational imaging, virtual reality and augmented reality  Wetzlar, Germany – 23 September 2016: HUAWEI and Leica Camera AG today announced that they have expanded their strategic collaboration with the establishment of a jointly operated research and innovation centre, the Max Berek […]

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Huawei Mate 9 rumored to have dual Leica-branded camera with OIS

Huawei is rumored to announce a new Mate 9 smartphone with a dual Leica-branded camera equipped with OIS:

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Huawei P9 with dual Leica lens wins European Consumer Smartphone 2016-17 at EISA

The Huawei P9 smartphone with dual Leica lens won the 2016-17 EISA European Consumer Smartphone award (see also the recent review by Kristian Dowling): August 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) is honoured to announce that the Huawei P9 has been named ‘European Consumer Smartphone 2016-17’ by the European Image and Sound Association […]

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Leica will work with other electronics companies

After the Huawei P9 smartphone, Leica will continue to work together with other electronics companies. The cooperation with Huawei was only the beginning – this is according to the German magazine “Capital” (issue 08/2016, EVT July 21). The exact quote from Leica CEO Oliver Kaltner was: “There are lenses in every television, every console, action cameras, drones. We […]

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Leica stores will be selling the Huawei P9 smartphone

The new Huawei P9 and P9 Plus smartphones with Leica dual camera are already available for sale at the Leica Store Wetzlar and Frankfurt. Additional Leica Stores will be added in the coming weeks. The price of the Huawei P9 is about 550 Euros, the Huawei P9 Plus is around 700 Euros. For US pricing and availability, check Amazon’s Huawei P9 listings.

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Leica and Huawei issued a joint statement on the P9 camera module

After the reports that the Leica camera setup in the Huawei P9 smartphone is made by the Chinese company Sunny Optical Technology, both companies issued a joint statement to clarify Leica’s contribution to this project:

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Leica’s CEO Oliver Kaltner talks about the new Huawei P9 smartphone

Leica Camera AG CEO Oliver Kaltner talks about the partnership with Huawei and the new P9 device:

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