Tuesday 20 March 2018

Huawei announces partnership with photography experts Leica


Mark O'Beirne

Huawei has announced a partnership with photography experts Leica, which will see its technology used in upcoming smartphones.

The camera was a focal point of Huawei's P8, and there could be even more improvements made in the near future. Huawei announced a partnership with photography experts Leica who will provide technology for smartphones in the near future.

Leica Camera AG CEO Oliver Kaltner noted that this is “an excellent opportunity to introduce its proven optical expertise into a new product segment.”

"Smartphones make a very important contribution to the world of photography and open an important door for Leica to new target groups and fields of application,” he said.

Huawei's CEO, Richard Yu, highlighted that "Leica is a legend in the world of photography; we believe no other manufacturer has revolutionised the industry as much as them."

Yu didn't say when or how Leica's technology will be implemented. It is possible that we could see it debut with the launch of the Huawei P9.

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