Leica set to blur the lines between professional cameras and smartphones

Xiaomi 12s Ultra Concept phone
(Image credit: Xiaomi)

Leica and Xiaomi are taking the industry of smartphone photography to new heights by attempting to create a pocket-sized mobile device that can capture images as high-quality as that of a DSLR.

This innovation would be an absolute game changer for those who prefer shooting images on a smartphone, but desire the same results as when using a "proper" camera with a much larger sensor.

Xiaomi 12s Ultra review (Image credit: Basil Kronfli / Digital Camera World)

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.