X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

IPhone Zoom Lens: Get Ready for Your Close-Up

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

If you happen to own an iPhone, you know that the built-in digital camera is pretty limited due to its fixed lens. Now you can add a zoom lens which will let you get up close and personal with your photographic subject.

iphone zoom lens

This add-on 6x optical zoom lens by Conice might look a little weird protruding from the back of your iPhone, but it will give you much greater flexibility for your photos. I’ve seen similar add-on lenses for cell phones before, and while they’re not as good as a built-in zoom lens, they’re better than nothing if you’ve got a steady hand. Since the iPhone doesn’t have any sort of image stabilization or a tripod mount, you might have some trouble keeping zoom photos in focus.

iphone zoom lens

The lens attaches to a protective plastic case that snaps snugly around your iPhone, so it can easily be removed when you’re not using it. Keep in mind that the lens and case weigh in at 4.69 ounces, which nearly doubles the 4.8 ounce weight of a stock iPhone. If you don’t mind adding a little extra bulk to your phone, you can pick one up from DealExtreme for just under $15.

Deals in The Technabob Shop



The Wizard Standoff Riddle

The Wizard Standoff Riddle

A Nightmare on Love Street

A Nightmare on Love Street

New York City Carpet

New York City Carpet

Advertisement
Icon 1965 Kaiser-Jeep Wagoneer is Wood-grained Perfection

Icon 1965 Kaiser-Jeep Wagoneer is Wood-grained Perfection

Honda Civic Type R Pickup Concept Hauls All the Nopes

Honda Civic Type R Pickup Concept Hauls All the Nopes

The Nissan GT-R Makes Smuggling Easy

The Nissan GT-R Makes Smuggling Easy