Leica Leitz Phone 3: Premium camera powerhouse unveiled

Celebrated camera manufacturer Leica has reported the launch of its premium quality phone in the upper range of smartphone category – the Leica Leitz Phone 3. Those features are enriched by the strict finishing that makes the production of Leitz 1Phone look upscale and neat, but do not interfere with its functionality as a camera, which was recognized due to Leitz Phone 2. For now, only the Harman Kardon Leitz Phone 3 will be available, and it will go on sale in Japan on April 19, 2024.

Leica enters smartphone market

Leica is a brand with a culture of high-end cameras and also been involved with a lot of leading mobile phone manufactures like Huawei and Xiaomi. As the company they also have a smart phone segment in which the Leca Leitz series plays a vital role. Such products aim to provide advanced cameras at the top of the hierarchy.

Leica Leitz Phone 3

Display6.6-inch Pro IGZO OLED
Resolution1260 x 2730 pixels
Refresh Rate240Hz
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
Storage512GB UFS 3.1
Expandable StorageYes, via microSDXC card (up to 1TB)
Rear CameraDual Camera System
Main Sensor47.2-megapixel, 1-inch sensor, f/1.9 aperture (Software-simulated variable aperture: f/1.2, f/1.4, f/8)
Depth Sensor1.9-megapixel
Front Camera12.6-megapixel, f/2.3 aperture
ChargingWired and Wireless Charging
Operating SystemAndroid 14
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Bluetooth v5.30, NFC, USB Type-C
SensorsIn-display fingerprint sensor
Weight209 grams
Dimensions161.00 x 77.00 x 9.30 mm (height x width x thickness)
Dust & Water ResistanceIP68
Other FeaturesLeica Perspective Control, Golden Hour widget, LFI widget

In comparison to the Phone 2, the Leitz Phone 3 sees a new design to its shell. The product a sleek, durable build provided with an option of an analogue design which is reminiscent of traditional Leica cameras. Grams weighing phone has got itself into hand feel very comfortable and gives great premium user experience to its user.


Indeed, having a Leitz phone 3 means getting the best in the camera department. It is a sample phone with a 47MP camera. 2-2 megapixel camera with a large 1 inch screensize and an aperture of f/1. 9. This is wonderful function of the camera when you need to make good shots in the shadow. A 1. A 3D depth-sensing camera offering 9 megapixels is attached to the primary camera. It has 12. 6-Megapixel front camera for the selfie maniacs.

It supports a software-emulated aperture feature with variable length. The company features this innovative technology which reproduces the performance of proficient Leica’s Noctilux-M, Summilux-M and Summilux-M lenses.The choice of f/1. 2, f/1. A f/4 or f/8 shutter release value for light controlling purposes. This feature allows Leitz Phone 3 to be different from other similar smartphones and create unique control options to use in one’s own imagination.

Display and Performance

powered Leitz Phone 3’s core is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen2 processor The capacity, 5,000mAh , of the battery copes with the needs of users who tend to have longer sessions at a stretch. Furthermore, the phone adapts wireless charging technology inside.

On the contrary, the image emerges to be remarkable with the 6. 6-inch Pro IGZO OLED screen. Along with the high-resolution screen, the monitor has 240 Hz refresh rate is also available. It is best for gamers, demanding users and all the people who want their visual experience to be smooth.

Software Features

Leitz Phone3 is accompanied by a series of software functions intended to enhance the mobile photography. The “Leica Perspective Control” implementation is quite an improvement in this area. The technology of a device is borrowed from one of Leica’s cameras’ lineup, which is introduced in smartphones for the first time. It is one of the helpful feature which compensates the distortion of landscape images.

Additionally, Leica has the golden hour widget that shows the time when panoramic photos in outdoor areas are preferred to be taken. LFI widget displays exquisite photos from the Leica Photography International Gallery.

A Japan-exclusive offer

Contrary to the Leitz Phone 2 which is yet to be available in the Japanese market, the Leitz Phone 3 is available as a buy now product in Japan. Certainly the gadget will tempt the international photography lovers to have a feel of it.

The Leica Leitz Phone 3 has a very targeted audience in mind which is mobile photographers. The smartphone utilizes the latest technology of a one-inch sensor, variable aperture as well as the Leica brand’s technical heritage to be chosen by the camera enthusiasts as production goes on.

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