- Huawei has been working with Leica on the development of its mobile phone camera since the P9.
- So far this has been an exclusive partnership.
- Leica is now also cooperating with other manufacturers in 2021.
The top smartphones from Huawei are considered the ultimate when it comes to taking photos with the mobile phone. With the Mate 40 Pro, a Huawei cell phone is currently also in the top list of the DxOMark camera test laboratory at. But in 2021 Huawei threatens to lose the top position.
Because obviously Leica will no longer make its camera know-how exclusively available to Huawei. The Huawei-specialized leaker Teme reports on Twitter. Accordingly, Leica will also be there in the future OnePlus
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Leica and Huawei have been working together since the Huawei P9, which was released in 2016. The cooperation with Leica is considered to be a key to Huawei’s supremacy in photography. Recently, rumors emerged that Huawei and Leica would end their cooperation. Both companies deny this.
Cooperation with several cell phone manufacturers is not unusual for suppliers. ZEISS is also making its camera expertise available to several manufacturers.
Huawei’s next top smartphone is this Huawei P50, it is expected in spring 2021. The OnePlus 9 will also appear at the same time.