Sony QX10

Higher-end QX100 model also snags a shutter speed priority shooting mode

Sony's Cyber-shot QX10 and QX100 lens cameras may not be the most svelte accessories out there, but with the latest firmware bump to version 2.0, at least they're getting a bit more functional. The first two improvements will be immediately noticeable, and are applicable to both models — higher ISO support and full 1080p 30fps video. The QX10 makes the jump to supporting ISO 3200 from just 1600, and the QX100 moves to ISO 12800 support from just 3200.

The higher-end QX100 picks up a new feature as well that the QX10 doesn't, and that's a new shutter speed priority (or "S") mode. While it won't be the most useful for the average shooter, when combined with higher ISO support you'll be able to use the shutter speed priority mode to stop motion with less blur in a variety of situations.

If you have either a QX10 or QX100 lens camera, you can download and install the latest firmware update from the source links below.

Source: Sony (QX10); (QX100); Via: XperiaBlog

There are 9 comments

arjen82 says:

Time to revisit the original review? Sounds like, between the app and the firmware update, the most important weak points have been addressed

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domineus says:

not so much
the transfer between images is still somewhat a big problem for the qx100 and it can't necessarily handle that well. It's still somewhat slow on this firmware.

I'm still testing though

NoNexus says:

on a separate, unrelated point, I wonder how much AC paid to run a Super Bowl ad?

Jay Holm says:

AC had a Super Bowl ad?

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NoNexus says:

the banner ad they are running at the top of the page

Your not allowed to say Super Bowl in advertising...without paying for it

y2whisper says:

This actually got delivered to me yesterday. Couldn't have been better timed.

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jyemenai says:

So... I can't update my firmware on a Mac (without doing anything extra)? Thaaaaanks. -__-

ycb04 says:

Not available for my UK qx10 apparently

deathsyn says:

Has anyone heard word on whether or not update via Android or a more generic method is going to be available? I don't have a Windows machine to do this with. It'd be nice if I could do it with my phone via OTG.