I Want this iPhone Camera Attachment to Succeed, But it Won’t

By Allen Murabayashi

Sony QX100 attached to a phone

When Sony announced the QX-100, I jumped on Amazon and pre-ordered it immediately. It seemed to solve the most obvious problems I had with smartphone photography quality: a larger sensor, better low light performance, and better optics. But upon receiving it, the deficiencies quickly became apparent. The display-less design required you to use WiFi to pair it with your camera – a frustratingly slow experience. I tried shooting blind, but the lens barrel design gave you no indication of whether the image was straight. And finally, the thing wasn’t pocketable.

Sony QX100 attached to a phone

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