interchangeable lens

  • Apple Explores Bayonet Mounts For Swappable iPhone Camera Lenses

    Apple Explores Bayonet Mounts For Swappable iPhone Camera Lenses

    Apple has been granted a patent by the USPTO (spotted by AppleInsider) for interchangeable lenses for a mobile device, meaning it’s possible future iPhones will have the built-in ability to swap out one lens, say a macro for close-ups, for another, like a wide-angle for sweeping landscapes. The patent first turned up as an application a few weeks ago, but Apple has already been… Read More

  • Hands-On With Polaroid’s Three New Android-Based Interchangeable Lens Cameras

    Hands-On With Polaroid’s Three New Android-Based Interchangeable Lens Cameras

    Polaroid saw the curtain raise early on its Android-based interchangeable lens cameras thanks to early leaks, but today was the first day we got to go hands on with the new cameras at CES 2013. The cameras, based on Android 4.1 (but fully upgradeable to 4.2, Polaroid tells me), feature a 10-30mm F2.8 lens (which maintains that aperture through the zoom range) and a pop-up flash, and they come… Read More