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sensor and lens for smartphones archives (7 posts)



Tablet Photography Strikes Back: Sony makes Tablet attachments for QX sensor-lens smartphone modules, January 29, 2014
For a variety of reasons, tablet photography spawned a series of jokes, jests, japes, and jeers across the internets (present company included). But a camera is a camera and a picture is a picture, and Sony is now giving tablet... Continue

What's Inside? Sony artistically shows what's inside the QX100 sensor-lens smartphone module, January 16, 2014
Sony is trying to turn teardowns in some kind of gadget art form, they have a 2-minute video showing the different pieces of the Sony QX100 sensor-lens smartphone module "grow" in parallel and then come together. Right now, you can... Continue

Vivitar shows IU860 Modular Smartphone Lens System at CES 2014, January 13, 2014
Vivitar (aka whoever owns the branding rights to the name) is taking the sensor-lens camera module approach to the next level by showing a modular/interchangeable approach to the add-on lenses. With the Sony QX and Kodak/JKI approach, you attach a... Continue

Kodak (JK Imaging) announces two new Sensor-Lens modules for smartphones, January 9, 2014
The Sony QX-series was the first attempt by a major camera manufacturer to provide sensor-lens modules that can be attached to smartphones and co-operate with the smartphones via apps. Fast forward to now at CES 2014, and we have a... Continue

In-stock Curiosity: Sony QX10 sensor-lens-module for $250, October 2, 2013
The curiosity that is the Sony QX10 sensor-lens module for smartphones (the one with the "digicam sensor" (1/2.x") is now in-stock and ready to ship for $250 with free shipping in the white color at B&H Photo and in the... Continue

Sony QX100 and QX10 Hands-on Previews and Reports [available for pre-order again!], September 4, 2013
The new Sony QX100 and QX10 Lens-Sensor-Smartphone-Modules have now materialized and the hands-on reports have began rolling out! Is Sony on a roll and on the path of being cool again? Just a few days ago they generated curiosity-interest with... Continue

Sony IFA 2013 presentation live-blogging on the internet and live-streamed on YouTube, September 4, 2013
UPDATE (11:13am ET): the Sony QX100 and QX10 are now officially announced and available for pre-order... The blog-post below will no longer be updated as the official IFA 2013 announcement is over... Live-Blogging of the Sony IFA 2013 announcement The... Continue

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