ILCE-QX1 Lens-Style Camera with 20.1MP Sensor

Pro-quality imaging comes to your smartphone

Lens-Style Camera with 20.1MP APS-C type Exmor CMOS Sensor, E-mount lens compatibility, BIONZ X
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Pro-quality imaging comes to your smartphone

Lens-Style Camera with 20.1MP APS-C type Exmor CMOS Sensor, E-mount lens compatibility, BIONZ X

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E-mount lens compatibility lets you get creative

Get professional with a wide range of compatible E-mount lenses. Choose a macro lens to go in closer to smaller objects, or create beautiful defocused backgrounds or ‘bokeh’ with a prime lens. You can even choose a telephoto lens, complete with Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilisation, bringing your subject closer with accuracy for a pro-style finish.

APS-C size Exmor™ CMOS sensor for pro-style images

Take DSLR-worthy pictures with the lens-style camera. A huge APS-C size Exmor™ CMOS image sensor works with a BIONZ X™ processor to produce high-precision 20.1MP images. Capture fine detail, clear images, bright nightscapes, and beautiful ‘bokeh’ – all from your smartphone.

BIONZ X™ for superior detail and texture

Sony's image processing engine faithfully reproduces textures and details, as seen by the naked eye, via extra high-speed processing. Together with front-end LSI (large scale integration), that accelerates processing, BIONZ X™ enables more natural details, more realistic images, richer tonal gradations, and lower noise, whether you're shooting photos or movies.

Built-in flash for low-light conditions

Take great shots – even in low light – with a built-in flash. Featuring a GN4

  1. In metres at ISO 100
rating, you’ll get reliable and accurate shooting in dark conditions where noise and blur can occur. Backlit situations and night photography are no problem either, and you’ll get perfect focus when used with Superior Auto mode.

Superior Auto knows what you’re shooting

There’s no shoot too challenging. Superior Auto mode automatically recognises various types of environments and adjusts camera settings accordingly to optimise every shot. You camera will activate functions such as continuous shooting and Auto HDR when conditions are challenging, so you can capture the shot with ease.

Manual controls for greater shooting freedom

Enjoy the freedom of DSLR-style manual controls. This lens-style camera features P/A/S modes, giving you control over aperture, shutter speed, and more. The result is beautiful photos with a pro-style finish straight from your smartphone.

Wi-Fi gives you wireless freedom

Easily transfer movies and more from your camera to your Android or iOS smartphone or tablet by simply connecting to Wi-Fi. Then quickly upload your videos to your favourite websites and social media networks so friends and family can see the action. 

Intuitive control with Imaging Edge Mobile

Turn your smartphone or tablet into a remote commander and enjoy easy camera control, thanks to Imaging Edge Mobile

  1. A successor application of PlayMemories Mobile™. Existing PlayMemories Mobile users can use this by updating PlayMemories Mobile.
. A clean user interface gives you simple one-handed operation of all your camera settings – including exposure, shutter release, and zoom – making it ideal for group photos.

Get a different view with versatile lens placement

Enjoy taking photos from different points of view. Set up your lens-style camera in previously tough-to-reach spots, then take control – including zoom, framing, and capture – using your mobile device. Keep a firm grip for versatile shooting with the help of the optional Free Angle Shooting Kit (ADP-FSK1)

  1. Must be purchased separately

Easy storage, transfers and sharing

Never worry about losing your snaps – your photos are automatically saved to both the lens-style camera

  1. Adjust the settings to save photo only data to your camera.
and your smartphone or tablet as you take them. Simply install the Imaging Edge Mobile
  1. A successor application of PlayMemories Mobile™. Existing PlayMemories Mobile users can use this by updating PlayMemories Mobile.
app to export photos from your camera to your smartphone or tablet via Wi-Fi. From there, you’re free to organise, edit, and share with friends and family, or upload to your favourite social networking site and share with the world.

Live-View Remote accessory for multi-camera control

Manage up to five cameras using the optional Live View Remote

  1. Supported by the RM-LVR1 and RM-LVR2 (supplied with the HDR-AS30V)
. Check viewing angles on the wrist-mounted colour monitor with a glance, start/stop recording on five cameras at once, and change settings simultaneously on all units. No cables needed, thanks to built-in Wi-Fi
  1. Multi Camera Control is available on the DSC-QX30, HDR-AZ1, HDR-AS100V, HDR-AS20, and HDR-AS30V. Firmware update may be required depending on version.

Mount on a tripod for flexible shooting

Shoot long exposures and stunning landscapes with total confidence. Simply mount the lens-style camera on a tripod and get greater stability than you would with handheld shots. Tricky terrain, low-light photography, and group shots all become easier when you connect the lens-style camera to a tripod. 

Multi-ratio aspects for flexible shooting

Make photos that stand out from the crowd with a choice of different aspect ratios. Choose from conventional digital photo shapes like 3:2 and 4:3, as well as 16:9 widescreen or square for still images just the way you want them.

View your photos in TRILUMINOS™ colour

See your photos and videos in rich, natural colour when you share them on the big screen. This lens-style camera supports Sony’s TRILUMINOS colour technology – see your favourite snaps in realistic colour when viewing them on a TV with a TRILUMINOS display. An expanded colour gamut means reds, aqua blues, and emerald greens are displayed beautifully for vivid landscapes. Faces look better, too, thanks to the natural replication of skin tones.

Auto HDR and DRO for natural gradation

From dark shadows to bright highlights – Auto HDR (High Dynamic Range) captures every tonal gradation in the scene. It works by expanding the dynamic range of your images to produce clear, striking contrast. When you’re photographing fast-moving objects, switch to DRO (D-Range Optimiser) for a more natural-looking contrast.

Lock-on autofocus tracks moving subjects

Get crystal clear photos that are always in focus. Lock-on autofocus (AF) automatically adjusts the target frame size based on subject characteristics. This lets you concentrate on what your subject is doing, while the camera ensures you get an in-focus shot no matter what is happening.

Supported in Capture One Express (for Sony)

Capture One Express (for Sony) is one of the world’s best RAW converters, rendering precise colors and incredible detail. It contains flexible digital asset management, all the essential adjustment tools and fast, responsive performance in one customizable and integrated solution. * Please direct all inquiries on purchase, usage and support on Capture One solutions to Phase One.

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