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BY NIKKI EKSTEIN

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The next big thing in photography is at the tip of your iPhone, but it's not an Apple product. Meet the DxO One, an innovative connected camera and the first device by DxO, a longtime industry favorite for its top notch photo editing software and image processors. Simply plug it into your phones lightning port, and your touchscreen becomes the viewfinder of a DSLR-quality camera that's smaller than a deck of cards. The four-ounce, swiveling plastic and aluminum body stands out as much for its diminutive dimensions as for what it holds inside: a high resolution 20.2 Mp sensor for impressive low-light shots, an ultra-fast f/1.8 prime lens for detailed portraits, and ISO settings powerful enough to capture a perfect starry sky. "It's the camera we always wanted," says Frédéric Guichard, chief image scientist at DxO. "Incredibly compact, extremely sensitive to light, and most important: connected." In other words, images can be saved directly to your camera roll an shared immediately on Instagram - no filter necessary. $599, dxo.com