Leica’s 2nd generation smartphone is officially in Japan. The device is dubbed as Leitz Phone 2. The handset is highly based on Sharp Aquos R7 with noticeable difference in color and Android 12 OS custom Leica UI (with LFI widget).
The Leica Leitz Phone 2 feature a 6.6-inch OLED IGZO display that offers FHD+ resolution (2730 x 1260 pixels). It has up to 240Hz dynamic refresh rate and offers up to 2000nits of brightness.
For processing, it has Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 5G mobile platform. It is paired with 12GB RAM and 512GB storage. The smartphone has microSD card support up to 1TB as well.
The Leitz Phone 2 has 47.2MP main and 1.9MP depth cameras at back along with LED Flash. The rear camera module comes with Leitz branding and offers several Leica filters via Leica camera UI. At the front side is a 12.6MP selfie shooter placed inside punch hole.
It has an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor. This cell phone also offers water and dust resistance thanks to its IPX5/IPX8/IP6X ratings. It has a 5000mAh battery with USB PD fast charging.
Leica Leitz Phone 2 specifications
- Color: Leica White
- Operating System: Android 12
- Dimensions: 161 x77 x 9.3 mm
- Weight: 211 grams
- SIM: Nano/eSIM
- Water proof: IPX5 / IPX8 / IP6X
- Biometrics: Fingerprint sensor, Face recognition
- Display: 6.6-inch IGZO OLED screen with 2730 x 1260 pixels resolution, 1Hz to 240Hz refresh rate, 10-bit colors, 2000nits brightness (peak), multi-touch
- Chipset: Octa-core Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 mobile platform with Adreno next-gen GPU
- RAM: 12GB LPDDR5
- Storage: 512GB UFS 3.1, expandable up to 1TB using MicroSDXC card
- Front camera: 12.6MP with F/2.3 Aperture, 27 mm (35 mm format equivalent) focal length, PDAF
- Rear cameras: Dual cameras with LED Flash
- 47.2MP main with F/1.9 Aperture, 19 mm (35 mm format equivalent) focal length
- 1.9MP depth sensor
- Battery: 5000mAh built-in (Charges in 100minutes)
- Connectivity: 5G SA/NSA, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth V5.2, USB Type-C, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, NFC
The Leica Leitz Phone 2 price in Japan is set at ¥225,360 ($1,540) and will go on sale from November 18th.