Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi and German camera manufacturer Leica jointly announced that the Xiaomi 13 Ultra smartphone, which they developed together, will be released this month. The release date for may be in the next week or so, between April 17-21.
Chinese drone and camera gimbal maker DJI on February 2 launched an L-Mount product for its integrated cinema camera system Ronin 4D, for a price of 2,499 yuan ($370).
According to a suspected leak of the packaging for a new product, Xiaomi will probably skip its 13 series and release 14 series directly. However, Wang Hua, general manager of Xiaomi's public relations department, denied the rumor.
On November 2, the Xiaomi 12S Ultra Concept Edition was officially unveiled, which features a unique rear camera setup that includes a removable Leica lens for enhanced photography. Xiaomi and German camera maker Leica jointly released the Xiaomi 12S Ultra in July this year.
Chinese home appliance giant Hisense Group and German camera maker Leica Camera announced on August 3 that they had reached a technical cooperation agreement to jointly develop new laser TV technology.