Leica Camera AG and Sharp Corporation announced the establishment of a long-term technology partnership and presented the first AQUOS R6 Smartphone ‘co-engineered with Leica’ for the Japanese market. Both companies are working in close collaboration in the field of optical engineering and the development of innovative solutions for the achievement of best possible imaging quality in the smartphone photography segment.
The AQUOS R6 ‘co-engineered with Leica’ has been developed exclusively for the Japanese market. This smartphone impresses with an exceptionally large 1-inch sensor. In combination with integrated Leica lens technology, this not only ensures excellent picture quality on the end-device, but also enables the production of outstanding quality prints.
Since its founding in 1912, Sharp has been responsible for continuous innovation in numerous product categories. With cutting-edge technologies and absolute commitment to highest standards of quality and design, the products manufactured by Sharp stand for best entertainment, maximum convenience and new perspectives.
For more than 100 years, the Leica brand has been synonymous with photographic excellence, best image quality and the finest German design and engineering. The company manufactures premium quality cameras and lenses and its precision tools continue to impress both professional photographers and new comers in all areas of photography. An integral part of the Leica brand culture is the diversity of activities the company undertakes for the achievement of photography – since the beginning, this long-established company has promoted both established photographers and up-and-coming young talent from around the world.