Sony is expected to unveil its much talked about attachable smartphone
lens cameras, the DSC-QX10 and DSC-QX100 alongside the long-rumoured
flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z1 on September 4 ahead of the IFA.
fresh rumour claims that the attachable smartphone lens cameras
manufactured by Sony will be dubbed as 'Smart Shot'. SonyAlphaRumors
cites its sources to claim that the lens camera will be officially known
as Smart Shot which is a mix of Smart-phone and Cyber-Shot.
site also reveals that the Smart Shot lenses will come with lens
stabilization, record full-HD videos with MP4 format and even record
videos in low light conditions with low noise. The Smart Shot lens
cameras are said to be compatible with all Android and iOS devices, as
reported earlier. The captured images will automatically be saved in
both the lens camera memory card and the smartphone.
The site also
notes that the QX10 will have the same 1/2,3-inch with 18-megapixel
CMOS sensor and f/3,3-5.9 lens which is found in the Sony WX150 camera
and will probably be priced at $250 while the QX100 is said to be priced
Earlier, it was reported that Sony's attachable lens cameras would be called EspressOn.
Previously, the specifications of Sony's lens cameras had leaked revealing that Sony's attachable lens camera duo will feature
built-in sensors, Bionz processor, Wi-Fi or NFC wireless connection and
SD card slot support. It was reported that the lens cameras would not
feature any screen and camera controls, but would be controlled through
Wi-Fi or NFC with the smartphone or tablet.
Reportedly, the lens
cameras can be magnetically attached to a smartphone or tablet and can
work with both Android and iOS devices.