Sony - Innovative "lens camera" that works with a smartphone
Before IFA2013, beginning on September 9, Sony unveiled their new innovate Cyber Shot model "DSC-QX100" and "DSC-QX10" that both look like an interchangeable lens at first glance, but they have a shutter button, memory card slot, battery, etc. built-in along the side.
The lens camera can be attached on the back side of a smartphone with the accompanying attachment and you can take photos, using the smartphone's screen.
Since the lens camera itself works as a camera, you can use it by itself, closer to the subject, without attaching the camera and smartphone.
The lens camera is a new generation camera suited to work in conjunction with the ubiquitous smartphone.
It has a lens and sensor equivalent to Sony's camera "DSC-RX100 II" released on July 2013. Control ring is built-in on the side and it is good at taking photos in a dark place.
- Optical 3.6X Zoom (20.2 mega pixels)
- Size: 62.5×62.5×55.5mm
- Weight: 179g (including battery and memory stick micro)
- Color: Black
It has a lens and sensor equivalent to Sony's camera "DSC-WX200" released on January 2013. Compared with a smartphone with digital zoom, it is able to take a high-quality photos of distant objects.
- Optical 10X Zoom (18.2 mega pixels)
- Size: 62.4×61.8×33.3mm
- Weight: 105g (including battery and memory stick micro)
- Color: Black or White