Have you ever wondered what’s inside Sony’s new lens shaped camera – the XQ100? Trust Sony to deliver. In a short 3 minutes video We can see a Sony engineer taking a apart a XQ100 form full camera or its basic components.
While some steps are rushed through, maybe to discourage others from attempting a similar procedure, the tear-down shows the main parts and functions of the camera.
Here you can see the ID/Password combo for connecting to the lens
Bottom Plate Removal
Removing the Battery Component
This reveals a heat shield and access to more screws
Main Mother Board
This is a Sony proprietary 1″ Exmor R CMOS sensor
Lens & Stabilization
Carl Zeiss Vario sonar T Lens and a magnetic plate that takes care of image stabilization.
So if your XQ100 just was just shipped today and you accidentally followed the video and took it apart, Sony promises another video where they put it back together.