Sony Mobile Communications has at IFA 2013, the Xperia Z1 is currently the most high-quality camera in a Smartphone is presented. In addition, the attachable Zoom cameras QX 10 and QX 100 are available. Reports about the successor to the Xperia Z, with the 20.7 MP camera were previously circulating under the name of Honami.
The 20.7 MP camera has a Exmor RS Sensor of 1/2.3“, a Sony G lens and a fast BIONZ image processor. The high-quality G-lens with a aperture of F2.0, the the high quality standards in a digital camera corresponds, to Capture landscapes, Portraits and close-UPS.
Snapdragon 800 processor, long battery life
The 12.7 cm (5“) Full HD Display with 1920×1080 pixels and has a pixel density of 441 ppi and a brightness of 500 cd. With LTE, NFC, Wi-Fi Miracast, the Snapdragon 800 2.2 GHz Quad-Core processor and 2 GB of RAM, the phone is up-to-date equipped. The 3000 mAh large battery ensures a long Standby time. Apps that require more power, to be stopped when the screen is off to automatically and immediately re-start once the screen is activated.
Scratch-resistant glass, protected against dust and water
The internal memory of the smartphone is 16 GB and can be expanded via microSD by an additional 64 GB. The Xperia Z1 is equipped with a sturdy and scratch – resistant mineral glass on front and back, and thanks to its IP55/IP58 certification (dust-protected, protection against immersion and water jet) protected against dust and water (protection against submersion in 1.5 meters for 30 minutes).
Two attachable “cameras to go”
Suitable for high-quality camera in the new Xperia Z1, Sony also offers two “cameras to go”. The QX10 and QX100 are not just for the Z1, but will make almost any phone a full-fledged digital camera. The variant of the QX10 offers an 18.2 Megapixel Sensor and 10x optical Zoom. The stainless version QX100 features a large 1.0“ Exmor R CMOS Sensor (four times larger than ordinary compact cameras with 3.6 x optical Zoom) and a Carl Zeiss lens with an Initial aperture of f1. 8 and corresponds technically to the award-winning RX100 II.
The lens-style camera that cameras connect via Wi-Fi with any current Android and iOS phone. In the case of the NFC-enabled Xperia smart phones will suffice, thanks to the “One-touch” to a simple touch. The Smartphone screen serves as a viewfinder. Here also all the camera settings. The photos and Videos are also on the microSD memory card the new lens-style camera that models stored, the battery for several hundred shots designed.
Both cameras are mounted with a fold-out, adjustable bracket on the Smartphone and can be quickly removed again. The connection remains open. The 10-fold-Zoomer DSC-QX10 will likely be the end of September for 199,- EUR (RRP) in black and white on the market. The DSC-QX100 will also be at the end of September for 449,- EUR (MSRP) is exclusively available in black.
The 8.5 mm thin Xperia Z1 from Sony is available in Black, White and violet in the third quarter of 2013, for 649,- EUR (MSRP).
Video: Samsung Xperia Z1
Video: “camera to go” DSC-QX10