Many folks use their smartphones to capture photos and video outside. Not all smartphones have a high quality camera. The Sony QX1 happens to be an elegant solution that turns your smartphone into a mirrorless APS-C sensor camera. You get manual control, flash, and interchangeable lenses to get more out of your experience. The Sony QX1 clips right to your smartphone and lets you take 20.1 megapixel images in RAW and JPEG.
The ILCE-QX1 is quite versatile. It lets you put it into Program, Aperture Priority or Shutter Priority mode via the smartphone interface. It uses WiFi and NFC to connect to iOS and Android devices. You can remove it from your phone and mount it anywhere you like to capture more challenging shots. The QX1 also lets you record 1920×1080/30p HD video. Like what you see? The ILCE-QX1 sets you back just under $400.