A fresh rumor had recently surfaced, which hinted that Huawei and Leica‘s partnership had expired. However, the Chinese technical giant has denied the rumor, despite the source being a prominent Weibo leakster.
For individuals unaware, Huawei had first partnered up with Leica back in 2016, for its the flagship Huawei P9. The known camera company even contributed towards the image processing, UI design, and camera module design and has because been a staple partner of the telephone maker for its flagship lineups. But presently, it was rumored that this partnership had arrive to an close, after famous leakster, DigitalChatStation uncovered the information on Weibo, a Chinese microblogging website.
The leakster claimed that Leica has been contacted by a alternative Chinese telephone manufacturer and had decided to close the partnership. Although, Huawei has due to the fact responded to AndroidAuthority regarding this matter and named the rumor “absolutely fake reports,” even though a Leica representative stated that they “have no information about the termination of the partnership.” So for the moment, it appears that the partnership is still holding strong. Even the most recent Huawei Mate 40 series featured Leica branding on the rear for its digital camera lenses.