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More inventions to take better selfies: following the 'selfie stick' is the 'selfie lens'

By Pakman   Monday, February 9, 2015   32,249   151   44



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Not content with how fantastic you look or embarrassed carrying around a big selca/selfie stick? Well now there's the selca/selfie lens! You can use this attachable lens to place over your phone camera lens, the selfie lens apparently help you take the best selfies possible, even comparable to digital single-lens reflex camera (DSLR) quality. 

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At the 0:30 mark in the SBS News clip above, a DSLR shot is compared to a phone picture taken with the selfie lens. According to people interviewed by the news station, there's practically no difference. 

At the 0:40 mark, a DSLR camera owner states, "There's no big difference. If an ordinary person saw it, I don't think they'd see a big difference." A selfie lens user adds, "I don't know pictures very well, but when you compare, the [selfie lens picture] doesn't seem bad and looks good.

Expert opinions. 

At the 1:10 mark, another selfie lens user remarks, 
"With the selfie stick, you have to take it out and adjust the angle and, because it's heavy, it can fall." She suggests that selfie sticks are not as comfortable to use, which makes the invention of the selfie lens all the more imperative. First world problems? Selfie lens to the rescue.

According to the news clip, selfie lens are experiencing a 66% sales volume jump in the past six months, while selfie sticks are selling 4% less. Netizens remain unconvinced, however, as top comments read: "This looks uncomfortable [to use] and it has a spherical effect on the pictures.... The selfie stick looks a lot better and the selfie lens is more expensive than the selfie stick," and, "Saying that there is not much difference between the selfie stick and DSLR is like saying that the Chevrolet Spark is not much different than the Benz Sedan.

What do you guys think? Are you team selfie stick or selfie lens? Or are you like me and are on team "JUST USE YOUR PHONE CAMERA AND DON'T SPEND MONEY FOR BETTER SELFIES"?

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kpopb2utybbc Tuesday, February 10, 2015

I never take selfies soo...

Dak_shi Monday, February 9, 2015

I use my phone camera....i have good phone so it has amazing camera too ^^

wazzzaaaaaaap Monday, February 9, 2015

I'm just waiting for project ara to be released, customizable phone

Bebebaba Monday, February 9, 2015

how about invent something that can be beneficial to everyone?

wazzzaaaaaaap Monday, February 9, 2015


Bebebaba Tuesday, February 10, 2015

@wazzzaaaaaaap *heehee im not sure myself* but not that for sure(even though it already was) >.<

mickeyg6 Monday, February 9, 2015

I'm probably in like the .01% of people who hate taking selfies.

jennkyube Monday, February 9, 2015

Count me in that. 01% lol

Bebebaba Monday, February 9, 2015


raphi_ella_ Monday, February 9, 2015

Tbh, I actually want one, lol..

ledapple_3 Monday, February 9, 2015

i have no opinion.. ._.

zoeyhzbi Monday, February 9, 2015

lol people acting like lenses for phones were only invented today. these have been around for a while already....there are some that have really cool effects with it too! ;

_exoluvers_ Monday, February 9, 2015

isnt the whole point of selfie stick to take a whole group pic or take pic from high angle? and the point of selfie lens is to take a better selfie? uhhh -_-

jxxxxx Tuesday, February 10, 2015

i think the selfie lens also helps take pics of larger groups

galaxyalienhyung Monday, February 9, 2015

Lol taking a selfie really isn't that serious though

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