The Japanese market has an endless supply of flagship phones and the new and exclusive Leitz Phone 1 is no different. For starters, the phone’s design includes a camera bump which is circular in shape, and comes with a Leica-branded lens cap.
In this updated world, nearly every person keeps their phone updated. Different phones have different specifications upon which they are accounted. Japan is one of the top reputed countries in the production of new and flagship phones. Recently Japanese market has launched the exclusive Leitz Phone 1 by Leica.
If we talk about the design of the phone we can simply say that the beauty of this product lies in its camera. It has a camera bump that appears to be circular and the good thing is it comes with a Leica-branded lens cap. There is a one-inch camera setup on the back which houses a 20MP sensor with an f/1.9 aperture and a 1.9cm focal length. It has the biggest smartphone camera sensor. It has a 6.6-inch IGZO OLED panel with 2,730 x 1,260 resolution.
Leitz Phone 1 has 12GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. There also exists a microSD card slot for expansion of storage. Now specifically talking about the camera, there is a big one-inch camera setup on the rare part of the phone which is capable of capturing moments at a 20MP sensor. The main camera flaunts AI (Artificial Intelligence) features.
Leitz Phone 1 has a 5000mAh battery using which the phone remains on working mode for more than two days (depends on usage). However, Fast Charging Feature has yet not been confirmed in this phone by the Japanese market.
Design and Display
The display is a 6.6-inch IGZO OLED panel with 2,730 x 1,260 resolution and an adaptive 240Hz refresh rate. The design is extraordinary, to say the least, but the phone’s highlight would be the orbital rear panel which houses the big camera module.
There’s also an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance.
Internals and Storage
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC is at the helm of the device alongside 12GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. There is also a microSD card slot for storage expansion.
The software-side of the phone is covered by Android 11 with Leica’s own interface on top.
There is a massive one-inch camera setup on the back which houses a 20MP sensor with an f/1.9 aperture and a 1.9cm focal length. The main camera flaunts AI features so we can expect to see beauty filters and the bokeh effect among other things.
On the front, there’s a selfie shooter with 12.6MP.
Battery and Pricing
Another highlight of the device is the big 5,000mAh battery which should keep the phone going for a day or two, depending on your usage. There is, however, no news regarding support for fast charging.
The Leitz Phone 1 is available for $1,700 (JPY 187,920) with pre-orders beginning from tomorrow onwards
Leitz Phone 1 Specifications
- Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
- GPU: IMG PowerVR GE8320
- Supported Networks: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE (unsure about 5G)
- 6.6″ IGZO OLED with 2,730 x 1,260 pixels resolution;
- RAM: 12GB
- Internal: 256GB
- Card slot: yes, microSD
- Rear (Dual): 20MP (f/1.9)
- Front: 12.6MP
- Colors: Leica Silver
- In-Display Fingerprint sensor: yes
- Face Unlock: yes
- Battery: 5,000mAh
- Price: $1,700