Posts Tagged ‘lenscamera’

Sony Upgrades QX10 & QX100 Lens Cams with Higher ISO, Shutter Priority and 1080p

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Right before Christmas, news broke that Sony had an update in the pipeline for the QX10 and QX100 lens cameras that would help them take better photos in low light and improve video quality. Well, that update has finally arrived. Read more…

New Sony Add-On Lets Tablet Users Strap the QX Lens Cameras to Their Devices Too

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Tablet photography is something of an oxymoron for most photographers, but there are those who occasionally (or more than occasionally) snap a photo on their iOS or Android tablet, and Sony would like to help those people take better pictures.

To that effect, the company has released a new add-on that will allow tablet users to securely fasten their QX10 or QX100 lens cameras to their tablets as well as their phones. Read more…

Sony’s Artsy New Breakdown Video Shows What All is Inside the QX100 Lens Camera

We’re not entirely sure what Sony was trying to do with this video, but we find ourselves sort of entranced by it. In two minutes, it captures the design and assembly process behind the company’s interesting QX100 lens camera, giving us a glimpse at the inner workings of the smartphone photography add-on.

[The video] serve[s] as a countdown clock in anticipation of what [is] to come. An idea can start from a single line and from there, it grows, changes and expands until it’s made real. In this case, it’s Sony’s QX100 lens-style camera coming to life.

(via 1001 Noisy Cameras)

Vivitar Working on Interchangeable Lens Smartphone Add-On

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Whatever you want to call the emerging category of camera/lens assemblies that snap onto a smartphone, there no doubt it’s growing. Case in point: Sony’s QX line and JK Imaging/Kodak’s SL series will soon by joined by a Vivitar model that made a very quiet debut last week at CES. Read more…

JK Imaging Debuts New Kodak Products at CES, Including QX-style Lens Cameras

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There’s one final gear announcement from CES that we just didn’t manage to get to this week, and that is the new line of Kodak-branded products that JK Imaging showed off at the trade show. From lens cameras that look an awful lot like cheap knock-offs of Sony’s QX10 and QX100, to an updated line of superzooms, a Micro Four Thirds model and a couple of ‘rugged’ action cameras, here’s what JK/Kodak brought to the CES table. Read more…

Sony to Update Both QX Lens Cameras in January, Will Play Nicer in the Dark

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Fans of Sony’s QX10 and QX100 lens cameras — you know, the ones that use your smartphone as a controller/LCD but pack all of the important bits in an external unit — have reason to rejoice today, because it looks like there’s a major update coming to both versions. Read more…

Oppo Working on Attachable Smartphone Lens Cameras of Its Own

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It looks like Sony isn’t the only company interested in attaching some external camera hardware to your smartphone. According to a recent announcement, Chinese electronics company OPPO is making its own attachable lens cameras. Read more…

Whole Set of Sony Lens Camera Photos Leak 24 Hours Ahead of Schedule

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Less than 24 hours before we’re supposed to officially hear from Sony about the company’s upcoming SmartShot lens cameras, a whole set of press images showing both models from every angle have leaked online. Read more…

More Sony Lens Cam Photos and Details Leaked, Announcement on Tuesday

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It looks like we don’t have much longer to wait until the QX10 and QX100 Sony ‘lens cameras’ actually make their official debut. And just in time for the rumored announcement on Tuesday, we’ve got ourselves some more specs and photos of the groundbreaking system to share with you. Read more…

Leaked Manual Offers a Closer Glimpse at How Sony’s ‘Lens Cameras’ Will Work

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Earlier this week, we got a close look at how Sony’s upcoming “lens cameras” will look, thanks to a set of leaked press photos, and now we have a better idea of how they’ll work, thanks to some leaked owner’s manual pages.
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