The camera quality of iPhone 6 is very good in smartphone world. Has no doubt about it, but of course their a different needs for a photographer. Some of us need RAW image for further photo processing. RAW photo format is needed a lot by professional photographers wherein its quality is not reduced by certain extension compression. The size of RAW photo file is much bigger than .jpeg extension which is widely adopted for file photo format. iPhone 6’s camera does not take a picture in RAW photo format, but in .jpeg. If you are looking for another possibility to get a RAW image from your iPhone 6, take a look at an accessories from DxO for your iPhone which compatible with iPhone 6: DxO one camera. So, with this cool accessories you can Shot RAW photo like a pro from iPhone 6 through DxO One Camera accessories.
Its body is made of high-grade aluminum with dimension: 67.5 x 48.85 x 26.25 mm and weight (108g) makes DxO ONE as a DSLR camera which can be inserted into your pocket easily. It’s provided by lens cover in the outside DxO ONE camera.
Due to it just made for iOS device, DxO ONE is only equipped with lightning connector which is turning the iPhone’s display into the camera’s viewfinder with DxO App inside. It can also swivel ±60° for greater flexibility. You can just slide lens cover to eject from its place mechanically and ready be paired with iOS device that has lightning port. DxO ONE is only available in one color which will match with iPhone in space gray color abut a bit contrast if it’s match with iPhone gold.
there is a 2 steps shutter button that can be used to photograph precisely. OLED display to show Settings and touch control. The photo result will be saved in storage media which is located in DxO ONE Camera’s microSD UHS-I U3 and will also be saved automatically in Photos app in Camera Roll so that you can share to social media directly. Moreover, you can connect it to Mac/PC through microUSB port to USB 2.0 as storage media to import photos. MicroUSB also serves as a charger port. Its battery life is enough to take photos up to 200 times.
How about its features? I think it’s quite good with its very small dimension. DxO ONE features an ultra-high quality f/1.8, 32mm equivalent aspherical lens with a variable 6- blade iris and a 1-inch 20.2MP CMOS BSI sensor capable of capturing high-resolution images even in very low light.
The DxO ONE achieves a DxOMark Sensor Score of 70, and up to 85 when using the SuperRAW technology. You see the comparison below between DxO ONE Camera and DSLR cameras. Of course it cannot be compared with other smartphone’s cameras at the moment.
Provided with application for iOS which can be downloaded in App Store by free, makes it completely as a combination between hardware and software. DxO ONE application for iOS enables control of the individual settings on the DxO ONE camera, including aperture (from f/1.8 to f/11), shutter speed (from 15s to 1/8000s), and ISO (from 100 to 51200). In addition to an Auto mode, the DxO ONE app offers various capture modes, including multiple Scene modes, Speed, Aperture Priority, or full Manual mode – and the camera interface automatically adapts to the selected mode for a unique user experience. The DxO ONE also records video at 1080p/30fps or 720p/120fps and its capability is equal with iPhone 6, but not sure which video quality is the best.
Pricing & Availability
The DxO ONE can be pre-ordered now from www.dxo.com, but at this moment is still limited for US country only with shipments planned to begin in September. you can register your email in that website to get notification of its availability in your country.
With $599, you can get a compact DSLR camera accessories and a remarkable professional software support from DxO ONE. The DxO ONE Camera comes with free licenses of two award-winning RAW image processing software with limited time, DxO OpticsPro and DxO FilmPack ($300 combined).