The Sony DSC-QX10 and DSC-QX100 lens-cameras photos and specs have been leaked on the web, confirming that the previous rumors have been completely true.
Sony will revolutionize the digital camera market this fall when the company will introduce a couple of innovative lens-camera modules.
The upcoming devices consist of lenses which have built-in image sensors, literally. It may sound unbelievable, but these products have been rumored before and a pair of pioneers have already demonstrated that such technology is real.
Crystal-clear Sony DSC-QX10 and DSC-QX100 photos show up on the web
Either way, most people want to see actual proof before jumping into conclusions. That evidence is now available on the internet and anybody can see it, as the PlayStation maker’s new imaging devices have been leaked, along with their specifications.
The Sony DSC-QX10 and DSC-QX100 lens-cameras are as real as they can be. Fortunately, the leaked photos have a high-quality, which is contrary to what we have been accustomed to, as the rumor mill usually gets its hands on low-quality shots.
Sony’s DSC-QX10 and DSC-QX100 lens-cameras can be attached to iPhone and Android smartphones
The photos confirm that upcoming DSC-QX10 and DSC-QX100 modules can be attached to smartphones. In the shots we can see an Android smartphone, possibly the Xperia Z or the i1 Honami, which has not been announced officially by Sony, though the former option is much more likely than the latter.
Sources say that the accessories can be attached to Android smartphones. However, the magnets will also work on the iPhone, meaning that iOS users will be able to download a special app and control the revolutionary gadgets.
They will not pack a display therefore they need to be connected to a mobile phone, in order to use their screens in Live View mode. This will allow photographers to compose their images.
Previously-rumored specs for Sony’s lens-camera modules reconfirmed
Sony DSC-QX10 and DSC-QX100 specs list includes an image sensor, WiFi, NFC, microSD card slot, and a Bionz processing engine.
The DSC-QX10 is packing an 18-megapixel 1/2.3-inch-type CMOS sensor with 10x optical zoom Sony Lens G. Its focal length stands between 4.45mm and 44.5, meaning that it will provide a 35mm equivalent of 21.5-215mm. Meanwhile, the maximum aperture will range between f/3.3 and f/5.9
On the other hand, the DSC-QX100 will be based on the RX100 II camera. This means that it will feature a 20.2-megapixel sensor without an optical low-pass filter and a Zeiss 28-100mm f/1.8-4.9 lens.
Sony to announce DSC-QX10 and DSC-QX100 devices on September 4 during IFA Berlin 2013
Sony DSC-QX10 and DSC-QX100 are expected to be announced within the next three to four weeks. The most likely date is September 4, when the company will hold a special press conference at the IFA Berlin show.
The release date is unknown, but it should not be very far away from early September.