Apple Killing 'Old School' DSLROne side effect of smartphone technology besides the ability to communicate easily, manage contacts and meetings, access emails and do business simpler than ever before but rather digital photography advances no one saw coming.

In fact, many professional photographers now carry more digital image capture technology in their iPhone than was even available to them a few short years ago.

It seems that might have been Steve Jobs plan all along:

In fact, when Apple co-founder Steve Jobs introduced the handsome iPhone 4 in 2010, he compared its solidity to that of a famous German camera maker: “Glass on the front and back, and steel around the sides. It’s like a beautiful old Leica camera.”

Today, there is in fact a very specific Leica camera that offers photographers the very same 28 mm focal length view of the world as the iPhone. It’s called the Leica Q, which at $4,250 sounds like pure folly in today’s camera-in-your-pocket age.

Read more about iPhone camera technology and learn how one professional photography tried using only their iPhone for a week right here.