TV24 Desk : German camera maker Leica and Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi formally announced their strategic partnership in mobile imaging on May 23. The first imaging flagship smartphone, produced in collaboration between the two businesses, will be unveiled in July.
“This cooperation will boost Xiaomi’s imaging strategy,” said Lei Jun, Xiaomi’s Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive. Xiaomi will be looking for a similar degree of success with the Leica logo. Previously, Huawei’s flagship P and Mate series included the Leica branding.
In terms of imaging, Xiaomi and Leica are on the same page. Both firms are keen to continue exploring the optical performance and photographic experience in the mobile imaging era through progressive scientific achievements and artistic ambitions.
Leica camera has been fulfilling the passions of its community by manufacturing lightweight cameras favoured by street photographer pioneers and world-class optical lenses. The ‘red dot’ logo and German craftsmanship make their cameras instantly recognizable.
Xiaomi is the third-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world. Its smartphones and other goods are available in over 100 countries and regions worldwide. Xiaomi has established itself as a pioneer in technological innovation in consumer electronics and smart manufacturing because of its excellent R&D capabilities and long-term investment in technology. Xiaomi offers photo opportunities, including portraits, night settings, and snapshots.
All eyes will be on the camera of this upcoming Xiaomi gadget. One feature that distinguishes premium brands is their camera. While brands like Vivo and Oppo have made significant progress in this area, Xiaomi’s breakthrough moment has yet to arrive.
Will Xiaomi’s collaboration with the Leica camera be able to accomplish this? We’ll have to wait and see what happens.