Finnish tech giant Nokia and German optical systems manufacturer Zeiss have once again joined hands. This time Zeiss Optics will be responsible to power Android devices which are made by HMD Global, which own the brand (Nokia).
HMD has said that it is an exclusive collaboration between the two companies for the future of Nokia handsets. At present the company has not mentioned which of the devices will be getting Zeiss optics but it is currently working on two flagship devices which will be pitted against iPhone 8 and other Android devices this year.
This year the Finnish company has launched just three Android devices and all are either entry-level or mid-level handsets. The company has also confirmed that it is a long term agreement and the two companies will be working together on several technologies so as to improve imaging performance of Nokia’s devices. The field where the companies will be jointly working at include services, software, screen quality and optic design. Arto Numella from HMD Global said, “Collaborating with ZEISS is an important part of our commitment to always deliver the very best experience for our customers”.
Numella added that their fans wanted a better smartphone cameras and that they want to complete the imaging experience to set a different standard. It has not been made clear by the company if the Nokia 9 and Nokia 8 will be the first devices to be shipped with Zeiss Cameras. More reports have said that the devices might have dual cameras on the back.
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