How it works

As with the other QX series cameras, you (optionally) clamp the camera to your phone; with the QX1, you then attach an E-Mount lens.

Read more about the Sony ILCE-QX1 camera and read all CNET's IFA 2014 coverage here.

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Power and storage

Like a regular camera, the QX1 has its own battery and storage, and like newer Wi-Fi-connected cameras will save simultaneously to the camera and the phone.

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Tripod mount

You can mount the camera on a tripod or attach the new selfie-orientation grip.

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Shutter button

If you're not operating the camera via your mobile device, you can shoot blindly with the on-camera shutter button.

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NFC, no LCD

The camera uses NFC to initiate  a Wi-Fi connection with your phone, and the small status LCD is the only display on the camera.

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Compartment cover

The back of the camera has a flip-up cover over the battery and microSD card.

Read more about the Sony ILCE-QX1 camera and read all CNET's IFA 2014 coverage here.

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