Gregory Kemp: I think this is a really cool idea, but I do have to agree with the reviewers conclusions. Lack of RAW support, ISO control, full hd video, among other features missing will prevent me from considering this model any further. Plus, I don't think I would want to be stuck with a camera that I can only control with my phone.
What I would love to see is an RX100 style compact, that also has the capability of pairing with your phone and can use the QX100 phone app. So basically your phone would be a remote display / controller, as well as giving you sharing abilities. That way, when you just want a normal compact you got it, but when you need those extra tricks this thing can do, you can have that too. Doesn't seem like it would be a big leap to integrate those features to an RX100 type model. Hope Sony will consider it, because I would be all over it!
Want you want is allready available in the RX100M2.You can pair it to your iPhone or tablet exactly the same way as this lenscamera worksI have used it with my iPhone and iPad, works perfectly!
absentaneous: well, I think unless you are trying to use the camera with one hand such grips are quite unnecessary if you know how to hold the camera properly. all you have to do is to use your left hand and basically place it under the camera and in this way the camera gets all the support it needs. you then use the right hand just to press the shutter without the need to extra firm holding. an exception is of course a camera in which you need to interact with the lens, such as zooming as it's the case with a typical DSLR camera. then the ability to have a firm grip with your right hand is necessary as well.
Yes and that "exception" is crucial with this camera. You will very often need your left hand to use the ring.For zooming for example and then it's very important that you can keep the camera firm and steady with your right hand only.
Just ordered one....http://www.kleptography.com/rf/
Oh my God,terrible ghosting in this one!