Jump to content

Sony "Lens Cameras" are bizarre looking...


Recommended Posts

Sony have announced a new series of cameras where all the tech is in the lens, and your phone is the viewfinder...






Also, here's a video (possibly fake) of a guy taking a lens and sensor off the screen, and controlling a lens remotely




This above video looks like a working prototype of the concept camera WVIL, but could well be another fake of theirs, especially give 250p . The concept is sound though.




It's an interesting concept, Ricoh tried it a few years back but without the remote viewing.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

EOSHD Pro Color 5 for Sony cameras EOSHD Z LOG for Nikon CamerasEOSHD C-LOG and Film Profiles for All Canon DSLRs

The Sony's haven't been announced yet, they will be in the beginning of september.


The QX100 is basically a Sony RX100 II. It has the same lens, sensor, battery, sd-card, but no screen. I'm curious if it will shoot raw (afraid it won't). The big question: what's it gonna cost? If it's substantially less than a RX100 II, and if it works on non-Sony phones/tablets, I might be interested.


And I think they should make a pancake version with the same 1-inchsensor (to keep things small) and a fixed focal lenght. Put that into a grip housing, like Nokia has for the 1020.




The WVIL video is fake, confirmed by the makers.


In our quest to excite, inspire and to provoke, we came up with the idea to stage a show floor product introduction at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where we played the parts of product manager and visitors to convey the idea of the product in a realistic setting.

We understand that both the YouTube video and the website have led some to believe that this was a mere hoax. And while Camera Futura is far from being released, we created these assets to spark a discussion around the question of “what if” the product was really available. We believe such a product will soon be demoed on the CES show floor in some not too far off time.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • EOSHD Pro Color 5 for All Sony cameras
    EOSHD C-LOG and Film Profiles for All Canon DSLRs
    EOSHD Dynamic Range Enhancer for H.264/H.265
  • Create New...