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Sony QX100 Lens Style Camera for Smartphones and Tablets - Black (20.2MP, Carl Zeiss F1.8 Lens, 3.6x Optical Zoom)

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  • A wireless lens for your smartphone with a 20.2MP Exmor R CMOS sensor and Carl Zeiss optics
  • 20.2MP 1.0-type Exmor R CMOS sensor
  • Sharp, bright F1.8 ZEISS Sonnar T* lens
  • Easy smartphone sharing via NFC One-touch

Visit the Sony QX100 Microsite--Photography for the Smartphone Age
The Sony QX100 turns your smartphone into a high-performance camera. With a simple connection, the wireless lens gives your phone a powerful 3.6x optical zoom and smooth image stabilisation. Visit the Sony QX100 Microsite for more information.
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Item Dimensions 5.55 x 6.25 x 6.25 cm 6.25 x 5.56 x 6.25 cm 8.6 x 10.2 x 9 cm 7 x 4.5 x 4.5 cm 6.2 x 6.2 x 20.4 cm 9.5 x 9.5 x 7.3 cm
Item Weight 165 grams 179 grams 116 grams 170 grams 426 grams
Max Aperture 1.8 f/1.8 3x 1.8 f/2.8 f/4
Max Focal Length 100 mm 100 mm 50 mm 50 mm 20 mm 70 mm
Min Aperture 1.8 3.5 22 f/16 f/32
Min Focal Length 28 mm 28 mm 16 mm 50 mm 20 mm 24 mm
Model Year 2013 2013 2012 2009 2013 2013
Mounting Type Sony QX100 Sony E Sony/Minoltabayonet Sony E Sony E
Optical Zoom 3.6x 3.6x 3x 0.2x 0.1x 0.2x

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  • Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 5.6 x 6.2 cm ; 163 g
  • Boxed-product Weight: 499 g
  • Batteries 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Item model number: DSCQX100B.CE7
  • ASIN: B00EU89FNG
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 3 Sept. 2013
  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)
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Sony QX100 Lens Style Camera

Visit the Sony QX100 Microsite

At a Glance
  • Turn your iPhone or Android smartphone into a high-performance camera -- simply mount the smart lens on to your phone and start shooting
  • Get creative with your photography on your smartphone using the wireless freedom of NFC and built-in Wi-Fi
  • Capture precision detail, even in low-light, with a large 1.0-type 20.2MP Exmor CMOS sensor
  • Take complete control of creative effects using powerful F1.8 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* optics with a wide aperture
Turn your iPhone or Android smartphone into a high-performance camera
Turn your iPhone or Android smartphone into a high-performance camera
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Have some fun, be imaginative
Have some fun, be imaginative
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Get Connected. Go Further. Go Smarter

Looking for a camera with true, professional performance? Try your phone. All you have to do is place the smart lens against any NFC smartphone to make a connection. you have the power and control for some serious photography. [Learn more about this on the microsite]

Connects with Your Smartphone

Transform any iPhone or Android smartphone into a high-performance camera. All you have to do is mount the smart lens to your phone, then you're ready to start shooting like you do with an interchangeable lens camera. It's really that simple. Your smartphone becomes the camera body: use the touchscreen to comfortably shoot and retouch images. You can even share photos with friends and family on Facebook and Twitter. Instantly back-up photos and videos online to keep your captured moments safe. [Discover more on the microsite]

Never Separated by Distance

Have some fun and see what you can do with a smart lens. Place the lens against your NFC smartphone. Once the connection is made, be imaginative and see what's possible. Put the lens down, get in a group shot, then take the picture yourself from your mobile. You don't have an NFC smartphone? No problem. Built-in Wi-Fi gives you wireless freedom too -- your phone and smart lens stay connected even when they're apart. [Learn more about this on the microsite]

When a lens-style camera, meets a smart phone they make a connection and together, they can take amazing photos.
QX100 connected to smart phone
QX100 connected to smart phone
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Power and Detail

It's all about the sensor, and bigger is definitely better. Around four times larger than the sensor in many digital cameras, the 1.0-type Exmor CMOS sensor with 20.2 effective megapixels captures detail-packed images with minimum noise even in low light. You have the power of a professional camera on your smartphone. [Experience the optical zoom on the microsite]

Beautiful Defocusing

Express yourself. The F1.8 Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* lens has a wide aperture that allows even more light to enter the camera. It's key to creative effects: sharpen the focus of a subject against a smoothly-blurred background using a round, seven-blade aperture. Meanwhile, powerful 3.6x optical zoom pulls you even closer to the scene. [Learn more about this on the microsite]

Effortless Control with Your Fingertips

Envisage a shot. You have the control to make it happen. Just download the PlayMemories Mobile app to your smartphone to adjust the aperture, exposure, shutter and zoom -- all from your touchscreen. Or use the control ring around the barrel of the smart lens to manually fine-tune the focus and zoom just like the pros. [Learn more about this on the microsite]

Sony Lens Style Camera Comparison Chart
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QX10 Black
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QX10 White
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QX100 Black
Image sensor 1/2.3 type Exmor R CMOS 18.2 megapixels (effective, approx) 1/2.3 type Exmor R CMOS 18.2 megapixels (effective, approx) 1.0 type Exmor CMOS 20.2 megapixels (effective, approx)
BIONZ Yes Yes Yes
Lens Sony G Lens Sony G Lens Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* Maximum aperture F1 8-4.9
Optical magnification 10.0x (25.0-250mm) 10.0x (25.0-250mm) 3.6x (28.0-100mm)
Movie MP4, 12Mbps, 1440 x1080 (30p) MP4, 12Mbps, 1440 x1080 (30p) MP4, 12Mbps, 1440 x1080 (30p)
Image stabilisation (still image) Optical SteadyShot Optical SteadyShot Optical SteadyShot
Image stabilisation (active mode, movies) Optical SteadyShot Active Mode Optical SteadyShot Active Mode Optical SteadyShot Active Mode
ISO sensitivity (still image) Auto (ISO 100-12800) Auto (ISO 100-12800) Auto (ISO 160-25600)
High-speed AF Yes (When operating shutter button on camera body) Yes (When operating shutter button on camera body) Yes (When operating shutter button on camera body)
TRILUMINOS colour Yes Yes Yes
Multi terminal Yes Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Yes Yes Yes
NFC Yes Yes Yes

Box Contains

Rechargeable battery Pack NP-BN , Micro USB cable, Wrist strap, Smartphone attachment, Instruction manual


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