Leica is looking for a new smartphone partner, eyeing Xiaomi and Honor

In keeping with inside sources, the Huawei-Leica partnership is coming to an finish, with the P50 sequence being the final handsets from the corporate carrying the Leica branding. The data comes from a sequence of tweets posted by a reasonably famend tipster specializing in Huawei intel.

He additionally means that Leica is on the lookout for a brand new smartphone OEM accomplice and Xiaomi, Honor and Sharp are doubtless candidates. And why not all of them? A non-exclusive deal is sort of potential, the Nokia-Zeiss and Sony-Zeiss partnerships are only one instance.

It is unhappy to see this partnership go as Huawei and Leica have produced some nice digital camera telephones over time, however maybe the commerce sanctions imposed on Huawei haven taken a toll on the connection.