It is a known fact that Sony is indeed coming with Honami i1 device. The specifications and alleged images are making buzz on the web. Now it is learnt that Sony will also announce two external attachable camera lenses - QX10 and QX100.
Interestingly, these two camera lenses should work with select Android handsets or iPhone for that matter. Few days back, one particular camera lens model was photographed (via SonyAlphaRumors). Any device - a high-end tablet or latest Sony Xperia Z will be compatible with these above mentioned camera lenses.
Each of these lens units comes with a power button and microphone for filter external noise. Consumers will be able to change batteries as well. Not only that, both camera lenses come with USB connectivity to transfer content. The leak manual also shows a physical shutter button and zoom leveler. There is a Ring Control function as well, but it works with DSC-QX100. Other features include: Shutter button, Multifunctional jack, and Reset button.
Have a look at the dimensions of these two respective camera lenses. The DSC- QX10, a cheaper version with 1/2,3 inch 18 megapixel CMOS sensor and f/3,3-5.9 lens would cost you around Rs. 24,683 ( $400).Dimensions of DSC- QX10, as mentioned in the leaked manual are at 62.4 × 61.8 × 33.3 mm, while the high-end DSC -QX100 stands at 62,5 mm × 62,5 mm × 55,5 mm.
The former camera lens weighs 105 grams, while the latter lens weighs 179 grams. The DSC-QX100 is a high-end lens in the league of RX100MII sensor. It would cost Rs. 37,025, when announced on September 4. Each of these lens unit will be compatible with a rechargeable battery and Sony's proprietary Memory Stick Micro is said to be used to store multimedia content.
Both DSC-QX 10 and QX100 will be attached with select Android or an iPhone via Wi-Fi/ NFC connectivity. The phone will act as a viewfinder ( for that you need to download a special app). These camera lenses will be announced alongside Sony Honami i1 on September 4. Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates.