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The Sony ILCE-QX1[1][2] is a mobile device mountable, Wi-Fi-controlled camera module announced by Sony on 3 September 2014. Part of the Sony α family, it has a 20.1 MP sensor, requires an exchangeable E-mount lens, supports power zoom, and has a pop-up flash, but no in-body image stabilisation.[3]

Sony α ILCE-QX1 with the Sony FE 55mm F1.8 ZA lens
Sony SmartShot ILCE-QX1
Maker Sony
Lens mount Sony E-mount
Image sensor type CMOS
Image sensor size 23.2 × 15.4 mm (APS-C type)
Maximum resolution 5456 × 3632 (20 megapixels)
ASA/ISO range 100-16000
Recording medium One microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC, or MemoryStick Micro card
Focus areas 25 focus points
Shutter speeds 1/4000 s to 30 s
Continuous shooting 3.5 frames per second in speed priority mode, 2.5 fps in standard continuous mode
Image Processing
Image processor Bionz X
Custom WB No
Dimensions 74 × 70 × 53 mm (2.91 × 2.76 × 2.09 inches)
Weight 216 g including battery



Sony ILCE-QX1 with flash extended.

On the ILCE-QX1 itself there are buttons for on/off, flash pop-up, lens release and shutter.[4] The camera module can be remote-controlled through an iOS or Android device, to which it connects through Wi-Fi.[5] The ILCE-QX1 allows capture in RAW format, but RAW files can only be directly wirelessly transferred to Android devices, not, as of September 2014, to iOS.[5]

Video capture is possible in FullHD at 30p,[3] and battery life for still capture is rated at 440 shots.[6]In this line some other models are Sony DSC-QX30, DSC-QX10, DSC-QX100.

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