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Unlike Sony's QX1, the A01 clamps to your phone at a tilt, which makes it much easier to frame shots.

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The remote control app's interface is relatively straightforward, and offers all the shooting features of Olympus' entry-level interchangeable-lens cameras.

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The A01 is basically the imaging and power modules of an interchangeable-lens camera.

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When not in operation or not attached to a phone this covers the back.

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This determines the tension of the spring-loaded clamp based on your phone size.

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Beneath the clamp-size cover is  the microSD slot, USB connector and the QR setup code plus hard-coded connection IDs and passwords.

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Equipped with the fully extended 14-42mm power-zoom lens, the whole unit is pretty compact.

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One releases the lens from the mount, the other allows you to rotate the clamp mount.

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You can't miss this shutter button.

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You can use the camera freehand without attaching it to the camera.

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This is an example of a way to use the camera with a tablet and hands-free.

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