Turn your smartphone into a mirrorless APS-C sensor camera
Alpha ILCE-QX1 has a large-size APS C image sensor and BIONZ X. These let you take effective 20.1 megapixel (approx.) high precision Images in RAW and JPEG, capturing single-hair detail, clear subjects highlighted against defocused backgrounds, bright nightscapes, and more - all through your smartphone. With built-in flash you'll realize all the advanced features of shooting a true mirrorless interchangeable lens camera in a compact bodyless solution. Attach any Sony E-Mount Lens natively or other lenses with optional adapter.
Manual Control, Flash and Interchangeble Lenses for photographic freedom
Enjoy true photographic freedom with the ability to attach any E-Mount Lens. Built-in flash will further add to your photographic expression built right into the camera. What's more you'll be able put your camera into Program, Aperture Priority or Shutter Priority mode all via the Smartphone interface for manual control.
NFC/Wi-Fi allows simple, one-touch linking to smartphones
The ILCE-QX1 uses Wi-Fi and one touch NFC to connect with your IOS or Android smartphone. You can instantly edit and share your images with friends and family via email and/or via your favorite social media sites such as Facebook and Instagram through your phone.
Use apps to edit and share photos instantly online
Choose from a multitude of photo editing apps to edit and share your photos on the fly.
Shoot and enjoy images thru the smartphone's large LCD screen
All of the ILCE-QX1features can be accessed via your smartphone's LCD screen and the free PlayMemories Mobile app.
Uncouple from phone and mount for flexible shooting
The ILCE-QX1 can also be used uncoupled from the smartphone. Hold the camera in one hand and your phone in the other, or use the universal tripod screw to mount your camera to any number of mounts to experience versatile, freestyle shooting.
Conveniently save images on both camera & phone memory
Images are conveniently saved to both camera and smartphone's memory automatically. With the free PlayMemories Mobile app you'll then be able to export the images to organize, edit and share anytime, anywhere.
Never miss the moment with lock on AF and 10FPS shooting
Easily keep moving subjects in sharp focus with Lock-on AF. Just activate Lock-on AF first and tap your subject on the screen to use this convenient function to ensure your subject stays in focus. The camera also allows high-speed continuous shooting of maximally 10 fps and large images at 20MP megapixels.
Exmor CMOS sensor for impeccable low light performance
The ILCE-QX1 sports a back-illuminated 20MP 1 / 2.3" Exmor CMOS sensor producing images with low noise even in low light, far surpassing the quality of images shot on smartphones.
High-quality 30p HD video with low grain even in low light
Record high quality 1920x1080/30p HD video even in low lighting situations. The MP4 format is ideal for enjoying and sharing your HD movies on your Smartphone, PC, Mac computer or the internet
- Camera Type: Interchangeable lens digital camera with built-in flash
- Lens Compatibility: Sony E-mount, operation with Minolta/Konica Minolta Maxxum A-mount lenses confirmed via optional LA-EA adapter
- Lens Mount: Sony E-mount
- Imaging Sensor: Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor (23.5 X 15.6mm)
- Processor: BIONZ X image processor
- Pixel Gross: Approx. 20.4 megapixels
- Effective Picture Resolution: pprox. 20.1 megapixels
- Color Filter System: RGB primary color filters
- Media Type: Memory Stick Micro / Memory Stick Micro (Mark2) / microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC Memory Card
- Still Image Mode: JPEG (Standard, Fine, RAW, RAW+JPEG)
- Still Image Max Effective Resolution: 20.1M pixels (approx.)
- Still Image Size 16:9: L: 5456x3064(17M), M: 3872x2176(8.4M), S:2736x1536(4.2M)
- Still Image Size 3:2: L: 5456 x 3632(20M), M: 3872?2576(10M), S: 2736x1824(5.0M)
- Video Format: AVCHD / MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC (H.264))
- Video Mode: MP4: 16M (1920 x 1080, 30p)
- Microphone/Speaker: Built-in Stereo Microphone
- Still Image File Format: JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF baseline compliant), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 format)
- Focus System: Contrast-detect AF
- Focus Points: 25 points
- Focus Area: Wide (25 points(contrast-detection AF))
- Focus Sensitivity: EV 0 to 20 EV
- Focus Features: Focus lock
- Metering: Advanced 1200-zone evaluative metering
- Metering Modes: Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
- Metering Sensitivity: EV 0 to 20 EV (at ISO100 equivalent, with F2.8 lens attached)
- Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV, 1/3 EV step
- Auto Exposure Lock: Locked when shutter button is pressed halfway. (Auto)
- White Balance Mode: Auto / Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluor (Warm White) / Fluor (Cool White) / Fluor (Day White) / C.Temp / Flash
- Shutter Type: Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane shutter
- Drive Mode: Single shooting / Continuous shooting / Speed priority continuous shooting / Self-timer (10 sec. delay / 2 sec. delay)
- Continuous Shooting Speed: Approx. 10 fps (for up to 10 shots)
- Self-timer: 2-sec. or 10-sec. delay
- Shutter Speeds: Still images:1/4000 to 30 sec, Movies: AUTO mode (up to 1/30)
- Flash Sync Speed: 1/160 sec.
- Flash Type: Built-in flash
- Flash Metering System: Pre-flash TTL
- Flash Modes: Flash off, Auto flash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync
- Flash Coverage: 16mm (Focal length printed on the lens body)
- Guide Number: 4 (in meters at ISO 100)
- Memory Card Slot: Dual compatibility slot: Memory Stick PRO Duo/Pro-HG Duo/PRO-HG HX Duo media - SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card
- NFC: Yes (NFC forum Type 3 Tag compatible)
- Wi-Fi: Yes(Wi-Fi Compatible, IEEE 802.11b/g/n(2.4GHz band) )
- HD Output: HDMI micro connector (Type-D), BRAVIA Sync (link menu), PhotoTV HD, 4K still image playback
- USB Port(s): Multi/Micro USB Terminal (USB 2.0)
- PhotoTV HD: Yes, with BRAVIA Sync enabled HDTV and HDMI cable
- A/V Remote Terminal: Multi/Micro USB Terminal , Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0)
- Tripod Mount: Yes
Weights and Measurements
- Dimensions (Approx.): 2.9 x 2.7 x 2.1" (74.0 x 69.5 x 52.5 mm) w/o smartphone atattachment
- Weight (Approx.): 7.6 oz. (216g) w/o smartphone attachment
- Weight(Approx) (Main unit only): Approx. 5.6oz. (158 g) body only
- Battery Type: InfoLITHIUM NP-FW50 (7.2V)
- Number of Still Images: Approx. 440 shots (CIPA standard)
- Limited One Year Warranty