Leica is entering the crowded smartphone segment with the launch of its first phone, the Leitz Phone 1. The big selling point of the phone is the cameras, given the company’s experience, and the Leitz Phone 1 includes a 20 Megapixels and 1 inch with 19 mm. equivalent focal length. The phone has a magnetic lens cap for a circular camera setup on the back for added protection. The Leica Leitz Phone 1 has a hole-punch display on the front, and Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC powers the phone.
Leica Leitz Phone 1 price, sale
The first Leica phone, called Leitz Phone 1, has been released in Japan. It is priced at JPY 187,920 (roughly Rs. 1,25,800) and is listed on the SoftBank site. In addition, the phone is available in a single Leica Silver color option. Leitz Phone 1 will be on sale in Japan sometime in July.
Leica Leitz Phone 1 Hands On
Leica Leitz Phone 1 Features
In detailing the features, the Leica Leitz Phone 1 runs on Android 11 and features a 6.6-inch UXGA + OLED display (2,730×1,260 pixels). The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC paired with 12GB of RAM. Internal storage on the phone is 256GB, with the option to expand further using a microSD card slot (up to 1TB).
The highlight is on the back, where the 1-inch camera sensor is located. The Leica Leitz Phone 1 has a 1-inch, 20-megapixel sensor with an f / 1.9 aperture and a 19mm equivalent focal length. In addition, there is a monochrome mode on the back for taking black and white photos. On the front, the phone has a 12.6-megapixel selfie sensor.
Leica Leitz Phone 1 has a 5,000 mAh battery on board, and it comes with an ultrasonic fingerprint sensor. Connectivity options include USB Type-C port, Wi-Fi 802.11 ax, Bluetooth v5.2, VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, and Face Unlock. The phone measures approximately 74x162x9.5 mm and weighs 212 grams.
Leica Leitz Phone 1 Full Specifications
|Model||Leitz Phone 1|
|Release date||17th June 2021|
|Launched in India||No|
|Dimensions (mm)||74.00 x 162.00 x 9.50|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||5000|
|Screen size (inches)||6.60|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 888|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||1000|
|Rear camera||20-megapixel (f/1.9)|
|No. of Rear Cameras||1|
|No. of Front Cameras||1|
|Operating system||Android 11|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/Yes|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 5.20|
|In-Display Fingerprint Sensor||Yes|