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Your smartphone. Our camera. The perfect match for stunning image quality.

Smartphone attachable lens-style camera
Cyber-shot DSC-QX100/DSC-QX10

DSC-QX100

Take stunning photos with your smartphone
1.0 type large image sensor

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DSC-QX10

The freedom to zoom and shoot in the dark
10× optical zoom

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Lens-style camera system software update

Power up your camera with extra features to further enhance shooting comfort.
New system software is now available as a free download from the link below.

The update includes the improved “NFC One-touch connection” and “Half-Press” of the shutter.

Note: Operating environment is PlayMemories Mobile app Version 4.2 or later.

Connect with your mobile devices

  • Share images directly from your camera
  • Control your Sony camera with your smartphone

Version 4.2 is now available.

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The launch of a revolution

Simply mount the DSC-QX100 / DSC-QX10 on your Android or iOS smartphone to capture breath-taking photos and videos. It’s the ideal solution for shooting and sharing.

A fresh new way to shoot

Control the DSC-QX100 / DSC-QX10 from your smartphone, even when it’s not mounted. You can shoot in limited spaces and from extreme angles that were previously impossible.

Shoot, edit and share with the greatest of ease

The DSC-QX100 / DSC-QX10 works seamlessly with your smartphone, allowing you to shoot beautiful images with your preferred camera settings, save and organise them as you like, touch them up with your favourite editing app and share them the same way you always share images with your smartphone.

  • One-touch connection

  • Intuitive operation

  • Easy storage and export

  • Convenient sharing

DSC-QX100

Take impressive photos with your smartphone

The DSC-QX100 empowers your smartphone to take photos and videos of exceptional quality with beautiful defocusing and extremely low noise, even in dark environments. Compact and lightweight, it delivers sophisticated performance usually reserved for high-end cameras.

Lens-style camera system software update

Power up your camera with extra features to further enhance shooting comfort. New system software is now available as a free download here.

Actual photo shot with DSC-QX100.

DSC-QX10

The freedom to zoom and shoot in the dark

The DSC-QX10 overcomes the image shooting limitations of smartphones. You can zoom to your heart’s content with up to 10x optical zoom, as well as clearly capture subjects in dark conditions with extremely low noise.

Lens-style camera system software update

Power up your camera with extra features to further enhance shooting comfort. New system software is now available as a free download here.

Actual photo shot with DSC-QX10.

Image Sensor

1.0-type Exmor R™ back-illuminated CMOS sensor

Extremely high sensitivity and remarkably low noise are achieved by Sony’s massive new 20.2-megapixel Exmor R sensor. It features back illumination technology that collects light more efficiently and combines with image processing advances to bring noise to unbelievably low levels. So you can shoot amazingly clean, low-noise photos and videos in dimly lit environments at high-sensitivity settings.

Exmor R™ back-illuminated CMOS sensor

Collecting light from the lens is Sony’s 18.2-megapixel Exmor R sensor. Featuring back illumination technology, the sensor increases light sensitivity and combines with Sony’s Column A/D Conversion to reduce noise by half — a great help when photographing in dimly lit environments.

Sony is the world’s No. 1 manufacturer of image sensors for digital cameras and video recorders (based on Sony research from April 2012 to March 2013 that shows Sony has a 50% market share)

Lens

Large-aperture F1.8 Carl Zeiss® Vario-Sonnar T* lens

Legendary Carl Zeiss optics and unrivalled Sony imaging technology merge in a compact, high-performance lens that offers supremely accurate performance, powerful 3.6x (28-100 mm at 35 mm equivalent) optical zoom capabilities and an enormous F1.8 aperture with almost perfectly round seven-blade diaphragm for beautiful background defocusing and bokeh.

Sony G Lens with 10x optical zoom

G Lens brings together a wealth of advanced technology to provide you with an exceptionally refined level of optical performance and, along with powerful 10x optical zooming capabilities, vastly expand the potential of your smartphone.

Sophisticated high-speed BIONZ™ image processor

Sony’s blazing-fast BIONZ imaging engine employs powerful algorithms to transform data captured by the CMOS sensor into stunningly beautiful images with accurate colour, rich tonal gradations and minimal noise. It brings out the beauty of images captured at high ISO automatically* and handles the most demanding tasks with the utmost speed and precision.

* DSC-QX100, up to ISO 25600. DSC-QX10, up to ISO 12800.

Shoot, edit and share with the greatest of ease

The DSC-QX100/DSC-QX10 works seamlessly with your smartphone, allowing you to shoot beautiful images with your preferred camera settings, save and organise them as you like, touch them up with your favourite editing app and share them the same way you always share images with your smartphone.

One-touch connection

The camera uses Wi-Fi to connect with your smartphone and links especially fast with NFC-compatible models. Compact and lightweight, it mounts with ease and doesn’t weigh your mobility down. Setup is as simple as downloading the new PlayMemories Mobile app.

Intuitive operation

All camera features can be operated through your smartphone screen. This includes the shutter release and zooming, as well as settings for aperture, exposure, white balance and more. A shutter release button and zoom lever are also provided on the camera body.

Easy storage and export

The images you shoot are automatically saved in both the camera and your smartphone. PlayMemories Mobile lets you easily export images to your favourite smartphone apps for organisation, editing and sharing. Cloud service is also available for convenient storage.

Convenient sharing

Share your images with friends and family members however you like, using the same features you always use in your smartphone to email images, post them on favourite SNS sites, publish them on your personal blog etc.

SLR-esque manual control

You can manually adjust focusing and zooming via the SLR-style control ring—a feature that is unavailable on smartphones and compact digital cameras—as well as use your smartphone screen to manually control the aperture, exposure and more.

Optical SteadyShot

Optical SteadyShot image stabilisation compensates for camera shake blur during handheld still image shooting. When shooting videos, Optical SteadyShot (Active Mode)* enhances stabilisation and compensates for rolling camera shake.

* Combined with electronic stabilisation.

High-speed Autofocus

The advanced autofocusing system can swiftly and sharply focus on subjects in bright environments as well as dimly lit environments, which are usually a challenge for autofocusing.

Auto HDR / D-Range Optimiser (DRO)

Auto HDR expands the dynamic range of images from darkest shadows to brightest highlights. DRO similarly adds details to the highlights and shadows, and can be used when photographing moving subjects.

Focus automatically, manually or with DMF.

Use highly responsive Single-shot AF or Continuous AF to focus on your subject. Enjoy total focusing freedom with the Manual Focus mode. Or enter the Direct Manual Focus (DMF) mode to begin with autofocusing and switch to manual.

Multi-aspect still-image recording

Shooting flexibility even extends to aspect ratios. Depending on your scene and intended purpose, you can capture still images in your choice of the 3:2, 4:3, 16:9 or 1:1 aspect ratio.

Enjoy point-and-shoot simplicity.

Superior Auto mode detects and analyses shooting conditions and adjusts camera settings to automatically achieve beautiful results even in challenging night-time and backlit scenes. It also activates advanced functions like Auto HDR when helpful.

PlayMemories applications

A suite of applications for PCs, smartphones, tablets and PlayStation®3 to expand photographic enjoyment after the shot

PlayMemories Home™

Free, easy-to-use image management software that installs onto Windows PCs.

PlayMemories Mobile™

Do more with your smartphone or tablet. Share photos and videos directly from the camera or control your Wi-Fi compatible Cyber-shot by remote.

PlayMemories Studio™

Transforms PlayStation®3 into a creative playground for editing, viewing and sharing photos and videos.

PlayMemories Online™

A fun, cloud-based image sharing experience that provides unprecedented access to photos and videos.

PlayMemories

TRILUMINOS™ Colour

The DSC-QX100/DSC-QX10 supports Sony’s “TRILUMINOS Colour”, allowing you to view photos and videos in rich, natural colours on any TV equipped with a “TRILUMINOS Display”. The expanded colour gamut lets you immerse yourself once again in those unforgettably colourful moments, from the complex shades in a shimmering blue sky to the natural tones of a rosy complexion.

DSC-QX100

DSC-QX10

Basic Specifications

Size & Weight

Dimensions (W x H x D)*

Approx. 62.5 x 62.5 x 55.5 mm (2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches)

Weight*

Approx. 179 g (6.3 oz.) (battery and Memory Stick Micro included)

* without Smartphone Attachment, CIPA compliant

Convenience Features (details)

Image Sensor

Sensor Type

1.0 type (13.2 x 8.8 mm) "Exmor R" CMOS image sensor, aspect ratio 3:2

Number of Pixels

[Effective] Approx. 20.2 megapixels [Gross] Approx. 20.9 megapixels

Lens

Lens Type

Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T*

F-number (maximum aperture)

F1.8 (W) - 4.9 (T)

Focal Length (f =)

f = 10.4-37.1 mm

35 mm Film Equivalent

Still Image: [3:2] f = 28-100 mm [4:3] f = 30-108 mm [16:9] f = 29-105 mm [1:1] f = 36-127 mm

Video: [16:9] f = 33-120 mm (SteadyShot Active Mode)

Focus Range (from front of lens)

AF approx. 5 cm (0.16') to infinity (W), approx. 55 cm (1.80') to infinity (T)

Camera

Shooting Mode

Intelligent Auto, Superior Auto, Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Video

SteadyShot

[Still Image] Optical [Video] Active Mode

Focus Mode

[Still Image] AF-S / Manual Focus [Video] AF-C / Manual Focus

Exposure Compensation

+/- 3.0 EV, 1/3 EV step

ISO Sensitivity

[Still Image] Auto (ISO 160 - 25600)

[Movie] Auto (ISO 160 - 3200 equivalent)

White Balance Mode

Auto / Daylight / Shade / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluor (Warm White) / Fluor (Cool White) / Fluor (Day White) / Fluor (Daylight) / C.Temp.

Shutter Speed

Auto (4 - 1/2000) / Program Auto (1 - 1/2000) / Aperture Priority (8 - 1/2000)

Recording

Format

[Still Image] JPEG [Video] MP4

Image / Video Size

Still Image: [3:2] 20M (5472 x 3648) / 5M (2736 x 1824) [16:9] 17M (5472 x 3080) / 4.2M (2720 x 1528) [4:3] 18M (4864 x 3648) / 5M (2592 x 1944) [1:1] 13M (3648 x 3648) / 3.7M (1920 x 1920)

Video: MP4:12M (1440 x 1080, 30 fps)

Compatible Recording Media

Memory Stick Micro, Memory Stick Micro (Mark2), microSD Memory Card, microSDHC Memory Card, microSDXC Memory Card

Interface

Input and Output Terminal

Multi/Micro USB Terminal (USB2.0)

Wi-Fi®

Yes

NFC™

Yes (One-touch remote)

Power

Battery System

NP-BN (supplied)

USB Charge/USB Power Supply

Yes (shooting, playback)*1

Other

Compatible Smartphone OS*2*3

iOS version: 5.0 - 7.0 / Android version: 2.3 - 4.4

Smartphone Dimensions Compatible with Smartphone Attachment*4

Width: 54 - 75 mm / Thickness: under 13 mm

Supplied Accessories

Smartphone Attachment, Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BN, Micro USB cable, Wrist Strap, Instruction Manual

*1 AC Adaptor AC-UD10 not supplied. *2 Smartphone must also support "PlayMemories Mobile" app. *3 Operation is not guaranteed with all smartphones. *4 Mountability is not guaranteed for all smartphones. Smartphone case or protective cover may prevent attachment.

Basic Specifications

Size & Weight

Dimensions (W x H x D)*

Approx. 62.4 x 61.8 x 33.3 mm (2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1 5/16 inches)

Weight*

Approx. 105 g (3.7 oz.) (battery and Memory Stick Micro included)

* without Smartphone Attachment, CIPA compliant

Convenience Features (details)

Image Sensor

Sensor Type

1/2.3 type "Exmor R" CMOS image sensor, aspect ratio 4:3

Number of Pixels

[Effective] Approx. 18.2 megapixels [Gross] Approx. 18.9 megapixels

Lens

Lens Type

Sony G Lens

F-number (maximum aperture)

F3.3 (W) - 5.9 (T)

Focal Length (f =)

f = 4.45-44.5 mm

35 mm Film Equivalent

Still Image: [4:3] f = 25-250 mm [16:9] f = 27.5-275 mm

Video: [16:9] f = 27.5-385 mm (SteadyShot Active Mode)

Focus Range (from front of lens)

AF approx. 5 cm (0.16') to infinity (W), approx. 150 cm (4.92') to infinity (T)

Camera

Shooting Mode

Intelligent Auto, Superior Auto, Program Auto, Video

SteadyShot

[Still Image] Optical [Video] Active Mode

Focus Mode

[Still Image] AF-S [Video] AF-C

Exposure Compensation

+/- 2.0 EV, 1/3 EV step

ISO Sensitivity

[Still Image] Auto (ISO 100 - 12800)

[Movie] Auto (ISO 100 - 1000 equivalent)

White Balance Mode

Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluor (Cool White) / Fluor (Day White) / Fluor (Daylight)

Shutter Speed

Auto (4 - 1/1600) / Program Auto (1 - 1/1600)

Recording

Format

[Still Image] JPEG [Video] MP4

Image / Video Size

Still Image: [4:3] 18M (4896 x 3672) / 5M (2592 x 1944) [16:9] 13M (4896 x 2752) / 2M (1920 x 1080)

Video: MP4:12M (1440 x 1080, 30 fps)

Compatible Recording Media

Memory Stick Micro, Memory Stick Micro (Mark2), microSD Memory Card, microSDHC Memory Card, microSDXC Memory Card

Interface

Input and Output Terminal

Multi/Micro USB Terminal (USB2.0)

Wi-Fi®

Yes

NFC™

Yes (One-touch remote)

Power

Battery System

NP-BN (supplied)

USB Charge/USB Power Supply

Yes (shooting, playback)*1

Other

Compatible Smartphone OS*2*3

iOS version: 5.0 - 7.0 / Android version: 2.3 - 4.4

Smartphone Dimensions Compatible with Smartphone Attachment*4

Width: 54 - 75 mm / Thickness: under 13 mm

Supplied Accessories

Smartphone Attachment, Rechargeable Battery Pack NP-BN, Micro USB cable, Wrist Strap, Instruction Manual

*1 AC Adaptor AC-UD10 not supplied. *2 Smartphone must also support "PlayMemories Mobile" app. *3 Operation is not guaranteed with all smartphones. *4 Mountability is not guaranteed for all smartphones. Smartphone case or protective cover may prevent attachment.

Case

Soft Carrying Case for DSC-QX100

Soft Carrying Case for DSC-QX10

Camera Attachment Case for Xperia Z1

Camera Attachment Case for Xperia Z


Power

Rechargeable Battery Pack

Battery Charger

AC Adaptor

Model: AC-UD10

AC Adaptor

Model: AC-UD11


Tripod

Multipod

Tripod

Model: VCT-R100

Tripod

Model: VCT-R640


Others

Memory Stick Micro

microSD Memory Card Media

DSC-QX100

DSC-QX10

Sample Images

A mode, 1/125 sec., F4.9, ISO 200

A mode, 1/250 sec., F3.5, ISO 160

A mode, 1/30 sec., F2.8, ISO 500

A mode, 1/15 sec., F4.0, ISO 3200

A mode, 1/160 sec., F2.8, ISO 160

A mode, 1/8 sec., F4.9, ISO 3200

A mode, 1/640 sec., F1.8, ISO 160

A mode, 1/500 sec., F1.8, ISO 160

Sample Image Download

Mode: A mode
Shutter speed: 1/125 sec.
Aperture: F4.9
ISO: 200

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Mode: A mode
Shutter speed: 1/250 sec.
Aperture: F3.5
ISO: 160

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Mode: A mode
Shutter speed: 1/30 sec.
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 500

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Sample Videos

Sample Images

Intelligent Auto, 1/320 sec., F4.5, ISO 100

Intelligent Auto, 1/40 sec., F3.3, ISO 100

Intelligent Auto, 1/200 sec., F3.3, ISO 100

Intelligent Auto, 1/30 sec., F3.3, ISO 320

Intelligent Auto, 1/200 sec., F3.3, ISO 100

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