Sony boldly goes where no one has been crazy enough to go before.
Sony’s QX Smart Lens attaches an entire camera to your smartphone.
It operates like a camera inside the lens, not only placing the sensor within the lens casing, but allowing you to mount it to a smartphone – yes, a smartphone – and work it as you would a point and shoot. You can still use, edit, and share the images as you would normally.
The QX series comes in two models. A beefier QX100, which will retail for $499 and boasts 20-megapixels, a 1-inch sensor, Carl Zeiss optics, ISO 6400 limit, and BIONZ image processing. The lower priced QX10 $250 will zoom to 10x, but replaces features with a smaller 1/2.3-inch sensor and Sony G Lens. Wi-Fi and NFC tech will transfer images from the camera lens directly to your smartphone via a Sony app.
Hands-on Review – Sony QX100 and QX10
For the Gear Heads
For full tech specs on the two different lenses currently offered, click here.
What do you think of the new lens series by Sony? Hype or innovation?
Until Next Time . . .
Stay Inspired ~ Jules