Is Sony making a sensor/lens combo for smartphones?
SonyAlpha Rumors has posted new photos of two supposedly soon-to-be-released Sony interchangeable sensor/lenses for smartphones, which, if true, would provide a serious boost for mobile photographers.
According to the site, there will be two versions of these unusual smartphone photo accessories (for lack of a better term): the DSC-QX10 and the DSC-QX100. Both are said to have a built-in sensor, Bionz processor, WiFi, NFC and an SD card slot and can be magnetically attached to both iOS and Android devices. Communication between the "lens-camera" (a SonyAlpha Rumors term) and the smartphone is via WiFi. Any functions would be controlled via the smartphone.
SonyAlpha Rumors speculates, rather emphatically, that one model will feature the same sensor and lens as the RX100MII, a camera that is built around a 1-inch Exmor CMOS sensor and is equipped with a 3.6x Zeiss lens.
The second model, according to SonyAlpha Rumors, is based on the Sony WX150's 1/2.3 inch CMOS sensor and 10x zoom. This seems kind of odd, though, given that the WX150 is about 1 1/2 years old.
With increasing chatter about the upcoming Honami announcement (is this really a photo shot with the Honami?) and these lenses, we may have some interesting products to write about in the near future.
via SonyAlpha Rumors
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