The lenses can be attached to smartphones and tablets for an enhanced imaging experience or used independently. Both lenses were launched at IFA.

The lens cameras can be used with any Android or iOS smartphones. The lens cameras can be attached with the phones via a supplied smartphone attachment that claimed to fit several popular handsets. You can connect the phone with the lens cameras via WiFi or NFC.

The DSC-QX100 sports a dedicated control ring for camera-like adjustment of manual focus and zoom. Several different shooting modes can be selected while using the camera including Program Auto, Aperture Priority, Intelligent Auto and Superior Auto, which automatically recognize 33 different shooting conditions and adjust camera settings to suit.

The Cyber-shot DSC-QX10 camera boasts an 18.2 effective megapixel Exmor RCMOS sensor and 10x optical zoom Sony G Lens, allowing mobile photographers to bring distant subjects closer without sacrificing image quality or resolution, as per Sony.