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Strap this gadget to your phone and it's a better camera than most point-and-shoots

Strap this gadget to your phone and it's a better camera than most point-and-shoots
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Smartphone cameras are improving with every new model introduced by phone manufacturers. But, occasionally your gadget still needs a performance boost if you want to capture quality photos. That's why you should check out the DxO One, because the tiny attachment could actually make your iPhone camera better than most point and shoots.

The DxO One isn't big or bulky at all, but don't let that size fool you. It packs a lot of power into a small package. It includes a 20.2 megapixel sensor and a screen to switch between modes. And, that's not all.

The fixed lens gives you the equivalent of a 32mm wide focal length, opens all the way up f1.8 (with a pretty great minimum focusing distance of just 20cm) and can stop down to f11. The camera can snap a photo in as fast as one-eight thousandth of a second, and the shutter can stay open long enough for a 15-second exposure.

Photo buffs will love this gadget because it doesn't just produce JPG image files. You can use it to shoot RAW images, too. You can even shoot a format called Super RAW that is actually four consecutive stacked RAW photos. The DxO One can shoot video, too. It's capable of capturing video at 720p and 120 fps or 1080p and 30 fps.

The gadget works by plugging in to the Lightning port at the bottom of your iPhone. You can then access your photos and video through the great DxO One app that gives you access to all sorts of manual controls.

DxO One
If you want to get your hands on this cool gadget, start saving your money now. It will begin shipping in September and costs $599.

 

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Source: The Verge
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