Here's a Lens for the Samsung Galaxy S 4 Zoom Smartphone

If you want to turn your phone into a camera, this is all you need

By on July 19th, 2013 14:29 GMT

Samsung made the Galaxy Camera based on the idea that it would help to combine the benefits of a smartphone and those of a photo camera.

Now, the same concept is being applied in reverse to the Galaxy S 4 Zoom smartphone.

Then again, it's not Samsung that's doing it, but Sony. The company has introduced, or will introduce soon enough, a camera clip-on lens that will be installed on the device.

In theory, it should work with any competent smartphone, not just that one.

Simply because it's not just a lens, but a module involving a 20.2-megapixel Exmor RS sensor and a Carl Zeiss lens. The phone is just used as a viewfinder really.

Sony might make the device compatible with only its own gadgets, but I imagine that it would be charmed by the odds of selling more because owners of all other smartphones could be interested in its invention.

The price will be of $750 / €571 – €750, according to Sony Alpha Rumors.
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