Is that a Sony a7S? Err, no. It’s a USB charger from Fotodiox

This has to be one of the strangest things I have ever seen, Fotodiox Pro have announced a USB charging station that is all contained within a replica of a camera. Called the Mirage Trio, it sounds more like a casino in Las Vegas than a charger. It can simultaneously charge up to three devices and the rear dock can charge Apple or Android phones (with or without a case). An integrated compartment within the replica lens can also charge an Apple Watch, and a full-sized USB jack can charge another USB device of your choosing.

The replica camera has been designed to look like a Sony a7 and if you like you can actually attach a real E mount lens to the front of it (although I am not sure why you would want to). The Mirage Trio is $74US which is very pricey for a 3 port USB charging device. It may make for a good novelty gift for a camera enthusiast but I’m not sure I’d want one for Christmas.

Compatible With:
• Apple iPhone 5, 5C, 5S, 6/6 Plus, 6S/6S Plus, SE, 7/7 Plus
• Apple iPod Nano (7th gen), iPod Touch (5th gen), iPod Touch (6th gen)
• Apple iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPad Pro (9.7″ and 12.9″), iPad Mini (1st gen), iPad Mini 2, iPad Mini 3, iPad Mini 4
• Apple Watch (cable Not included) Series 1 and Series 2
• Samsung Galaxy S3, S4, S5, S6, S6 Edge, S7, S7 Edge, Note/Note Edge Smartphones, Galaxy Tab Tablets
• Google Nexus, Nokia Lumia, LG, Sony, Blackberry, Motorola, HTC, Amazon Kindle and NOOK Tablets & eReaders, most Android Tablets and Windows Smartphones
• MP3 players, cameras and camcorders, external USB batteries, e-readers, handheld game consoles, power banks, Nintendo DS, GPS devices, bluetooth speakers, wireless keyboards and mice, and other USB port devices

Kit Includes:
• Charging Base Station w/ Sony E-Mount Body Cap
• Removable Imitation E-Mount Lens w/ Lens Cap
• iPhone Lightning Charging Cable
• Micro USB Charging Cable
• AC Power Plug
• Two Cable Position Holders
• Two Cable Risers to Adjust Plug Height
• Two Sticky Pads for Apple Watch Charger
• Replacement Rubber Mat
• Replacement Rubber Feet
• Mini Screwdriver

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