Sony QX Lens-Style Series Transform Smartphones into REAL Cameras

By | September 5, 2013

It’s tough to put a point-and-shoot out on the market right now. They’re becoming a hard sell now that smartphones are coming with increasingly respectable cameras of their own. Even if the camera on a smartphone is a step down in quality from a high-end point-and-shoot, the convenience of being able to share photos instantly and save them on a device you use frequently throughout the day is a strong enough draw to make most cameras outside of DSLRs unnecessary. That’s why we’ve seen a lot of cameras, like the Galaxy Camera, that can share photos on their own. None, however, might represent as clever of a solution as the upcoming Sony QX cameras.

Sony QX camera

The two cameras – the QX100 and QX10 – look like camera lenses, without the bodies. But, they’re fully functional cameras, with a shutter release right on them. So, they’re easily portable, but the best part is how the camera can become one with a smartphone, to really give you the best of both worlds – increased picture quality, and the ability to have your photos shared on the device you always have with you.   (…more)

Sony QX100

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