Leica Leitz Phone 3 with 47.2MP 1″ sensor, 240Hz IGZO OLED panel goes official in Japan

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Photograph company Leica has unveiled its third-generation smartphone exclusively in Japan, the Leica Leitz Phone 3. The device is manufactured by Sharp, which explains its Japan-only exclusivity.

The Leitz Phone 3 boasts a Leica camera-like design with its circular camera module. Its main camera has a 1-inch 47.2MP sensor with a 19mm equivalent f/1.9 lens.

Additionally, it is equipped with Summilux 28mm (wide), Summilux 35mm, and Noctilux 50mm lenses. There’s also a variable aperture from f/1.4 to f/8.0.

At the front, it features a 6.6-inch IGZO OLED panel with 1260 x 2730 resolution, a 240Hz refresh rate, and 2000nits peak brightness.

Under the hood, it is powered by Qualcomm’s 3.2GHz 4nm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 octa-core processor with Adreno 740 GPU, 12GB of RAM, and 512GB of internal storage.

For battery, it packs a 5,000mAh capacity.

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Leica Leitz Phone 3 specs:

  • Network: 4G LTE, 5G
  • Display: 6.6-inch IGZO OLED (1260 x 2730), 240Hz refresh rate, 2000nits peak brightness
  • Build: Fluted frame, Textured back
  • OS: Android 14
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4nm)
  • GPU: Adreno 740
  • Memory: 12GB RAM, 512GB storage (expandable up to 1TB via microSD)
  • Security: Ultrasonic In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Rear Camera:
    – 47.2MP f/1.9 (main)
    – 1.9MP (distance sensor)
  • Front/Selfie Camera: 12.6MP f/2.3
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi IEEE802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Bluetooth 5.3, GPS, NFC
  • Port(s): 3.5mm audio jack, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 5,000mAh
  • Dimensions & Weight: ~77 × 161 × 9.3mm, ~209g
  • Colors: Leica Black
  • IP68 water and dust resistance

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Pricing and Availability

Leica has yet to reveal the phone’s price. It will go on sale on April 19 only in Japan.

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Source: Leica