Complete Details on Sony QX100 and QX10 iPhone-Compatible Lens Attachments Leaked [Video]

Complete Details on Sony QX100 and QX10 iPhone-Compatible Lens Attachments Leaked [Video]

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Complete press details on Sony's QX100 and QX10 iPhone-compatible lens attachments were accidentally leaked online by the company, including a promo video.

Complete Details on Sony QX100 and QX10 iPhone-Compatible Lens Attachments Leaked [Video]

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The innovative Cyber-shot QX100 and QX10 models utilize Wi-Fi connectivity to instantly transform a connected smartphone into a versatile, powerful photographic tool, allowing it to shoot high-quality images and full HD videos to rival a premium compact camera. It’s an entirely new and different way for consumers to capture and share memories with friends and family.

With a distinct lens-style shape, the new cameras utilize the latest version of Sony’s PlayMemories Mobile application (available for iOS and Android devices, version 3.1 or higher required) to connect wirelessly to a smartphone, converting the bright, large LCD screen of the phone into a real-time viewfinder with the ability to release the shutter, start/stop movie recordings, and adjust common photographic settings like shooting mode, zoom, Auto Focus area and more.

For added convenience, the app can be activated using NFC one-touch with compatible devices. Once pictures are taken, they are saved directly on both the phone and the camera*, and can be shared instantly via social media or other common mobile applications.
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Complete Details on Sony QX100 and QX10 iPhone-Compatible Lens Attachments Leaked [Video]

The new compact, ultra-portable cameras can be attached to a connected phone with a supplied mechanically adjustable adapter, or can be held separately in hand or even mounted to a tripod while still maintaining all functionality and connectivity with the smartphone. They can also be operated as completely independent cameras if desired, as both the QX100 and QX10 cameras have a shutter release, memory card slot and come with a rechargeable battery.

Premium, Large-Sensor QX100 Camera
The Cyber-shot QX100 camera features a premium, high-quality 1.0 inch, 20.2 MP Exmor R CMOS sensor. Identical to the sensor found in the acclaimed Cyber-shot RX100 II camera, it allows for exceptionally detailed, ultra-low noise images in all types of lighting conditions, including dimly lit indoor and night scenes.

The sensor is paired with a fast, wide-aperture Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens with 3.6x optical zoom and a powerful BIONZ image processor, ensuring beautifully natural, detail-packed still images and Full HD videos. As an extra refinement, the QX100 sports a dedicated control ring for camera-like adjustment of manual focus and zoom.

Several different shooting modes can be selected while using the QX100 including Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Intelligent Auto and Superior Auto, which automatically recognizes 44 different shooting conditions and adjusts camera settings to suit.

Complete Details on Sony QX100 and QX10 iPhone-Compatible Lens Attachments Leaked [Video]

High-Zoom Cyber-shot QX10 model
Boasting a powerful 18.2 effective megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor and versatile 10x optical zoom Sony G Lens, the Cyber-shot QX10 camera allows mobile photographers to bring distant subjects closer without sacrificing image quality or resolution, a common problem in smartphones. It’s also extremely portable and lightweight – weighing less than 4 oz and measuring about 2.5”X2.5”x1.3”, it’s a great tool for travel photography.

Additionally, the camera has built-in Optical SteadyShot to combat camera shake, keeping handheld pictures and videos steady and blur-free. It has Program Auto, Intelligent Auto and Superior Auto modes to choose from, and will be available in two different colors – black and white.

Pricing and Availability
The new Cyber-shot QX100 and QX10 lens-style cameras will available later this month for about $500 and $250, respectively. The cameras and a range of compatible accessories including a soft carry case and dedicated camera attachment for Sony Mobile phones like the Xperia Z can be purchased at Sony retail stores (www.store.sony.com) and other authorized dealers nationwide.

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Complete Details on Sony QX100 and QX10 iPhone-Compatible Lens Attachments Leaked [Video]

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Chris Kent - September 5, 2013 at 2:17pm
Anyone know if this will be taking pictures in .RAW format? If not, then I can't buy it.
Sharon Nathaniel - September 4, 2013 at 5:05am
Yes, its a great accessory for iPhone, but how will it connect to iPhone 5 and older? NO NFC present in iPhone5 or older, or is it in 5S ?
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Telmo E. Julião - September 4, 2013 at 9:52am
It's via Wi-Fi. Did you at least READ the article? -_-
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Hope 2 - September 4, 2013 at 4:11am
No matter how many mega pixel in today's smart phone camera, the quality and the detail of those pictures cannot compare to any digital camera. I think this is a good idea and I am interested to see the product review.
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Simon - September 4, 2013 at 1:22pm
True but the fact that they didn't add real flash to it still means it won't perform like a real digital camera. Also, if you are going to carry this thing around, why not carry a real digital camera instead?
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