Sony QX100 Teardown Video – Don’t Try This at Home

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.

Sony QX100 Teardown Video - Don't Try This at Home

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.

Battery Cover

Here you can see the ID/Password combo for connecting to the lens

Sony QX100 Teardown Video - Don't Try This at Home

Bottom Plate Removal

Sony QX100 Teardown Video - Don't Try This at Home

Removing the Battery Component

This reveals a heat shield and access to more screws

Sony QX100 Teardown Video - Don't Try This at Home

Main Mother Board

Sony QX100 Teardown Video - Don't Try This at Home

Main Processor

Sony QX100 Teardown Video - Don't Try This at Home

Image Sensor

This is a Sony proprietary 1″ Exmor R CMOS sensor

Sony QX100 Teardown Video - Don't Try This at Home

Lens & Stabilization

Carl Zeiss Vario sonar T Lens and a magnetic plate that takes care of image stabilization.

Sony QX100 Teardown Video - Don't Try This at Home

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.

[QX100 Lens Style Camera Gets A Teardown Just In Time For Shipping via pdnpulse]