Leica Leitz Phone 3 Announced Exclusively in Japan

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Leica has just introduced its own device – the Leica Leitz Phone 3 exclusively in Japan. As the name suggests, this is the third device in its series with the Phone 1 launched in 2021 and the Phone 2 following it in 2022.

Leica Leitz Phone 3

The Leitz Phone 3 is built around a 6.6-inch WUXGA+ IGZO OLED panel with a 240Hz refresh rate. It houses a 12.6MP front snapper with a f/2.3 aperture housed in a punch hole at the top center.

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Around the back in a circular camera module at the top center third is a 47.2MP 1-inch type main sensor. The sensor is a 1-inch sensor with Octa Phase Detection Autofocus that is said to offer quick and precise focusing. It is an 19mm f/1.9 equivalent lens.

Leica Leitz Phone 3 Japan launch rear

The device comes with Leitz Looks and Leica Tones. The former simulates the various aperture stops of the most popular Leica lenses – Noctilux-M 50mm f/1.2, Summilux-M 28mm f/1.4, and Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4.

Meanwhile, Leica Tones comes with new Vivid and Enhanced Leica Tones for lively, dynamic colors on the former and increased contrast and brighter shadows in the latter.

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Other features of the device include a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset with 12GB RAM and 512GB storage expandable to up to 1TB, IP65 and IP68 rating, and it comes with a lens cap and a matching case.


Q: What are the colors available for the Leica Leitz Phone 3?

A: It comes in a lone color – Leica Black which comes with a textured finish and the Leitz logo in the middle of the rear panel.

Q: What are the full specifications of the Leitz Phone 3?

A: Here’s a rundown:

Display6.6-inch WUXGA+ IGZO OLED
240Hz refresh rate
ProcessorSnapdragon 8 Gen 2
Storage512GB (expandable up to 1TB)
Rear Camera47.2MP main (1-inch, f/1.9)
1.9MP depth
Front Camera12.6MP (f/2.3)
OSAndroid 14

Q: How much is the Leica Leitz Phone 3 in Japan?

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A: While the device was announced, its exact pricing has yet to be announced and it will likely be revealed on April 19, 2024.

Q: Will the Leitz Phone 3 be available in the Philippines?

A: Unfortunately, it will not. The Leitz Phone 3 is exclusive to Japan like its predecessors.

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