Sony reveals Xperia Z1 smartphone, Cyber-shot QX10 and QX100 camera accessories

By Scorpus
Sep 4, 2013
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  1. Two of Sony's hotly anticipated devices have been announced at IFA 2013 in Berlin: the Xperia Z1 flagship Android smartphone, and the Cyber-shot CX10 and CX100 camera accessories. Both products up the ante in the mobile photography arena, and will...

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  2. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,473   +963

    That smartphone lens is interesting but I cannot see anyone using it.
  3. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 5,913   +1,705

    I wish I understood the article. "Exmor RS" sensor and "Bionz" image processing engine. "G Lens"... What the hell kind English is that? I'll have to assume that if I buy this phone (if that's what it's supposed to be), I'll be guaranteed a cameraman's job for the next Hollywood blockbuster.
  4. m4a4

    m4a4 TS Guru Posts: 675   +217

    ...Are they almost copying Blackberry's naming convention? Like seriously, Z1 (almost Z10) and QX10 (almost Q10)?
  5. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 2,920   +627

    Lens - the glass bit where light travels though. Sensor - the thing that gets hit by light, making it into digital data. Engine - convert the output of sensor to something user friendly.

    Also, Xperia Z was the latest name for their last phone.

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