Samsung not only brought their A-game with the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, but also brought in few Innovative accessories, specially changeable lens. This time Samsung got the case that allows you to swap out camera lenses. Is not it amazing, and a game changer for Mobile Photography.
The Samsung Lens Cover is a silicon case with a threaded socket, that works with interchangeable camera lenses, specially designed for Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. You can screw in one of two different lenses to dramatically change the view from the camera. The lenses which you can use are
- Telephoto lens for zooming in
- Wide-angle lens for getting much more in frame
The lenses stick out pretty far, but the beauty of the threads is you can simply unscrew the lens when you’re done with it.
As we took some pictures, the lenses work very well. The lenses stick out pretty far, but the beauty of the threads is you can simply unscrew the lens when you’re done with it.Since they are designed specifically for the Galaxy S7, the experience is seamless. There’s no fiddling with lining up the lens just right. The case makes sure the lens is always in the perfect spot. You can keep the lenses in your pocket or bag and quickly use it whenever you wish to take a picture.
The fact is LG got a built-in wide-angle lens for G5, but Samsung opted for an external accessory. We have not tested which one is better, but surely if time permits, will test both to make an comparison. Samsung did not share pricing or availability information for the lenses and case. Most of the accessories Samsung has announced this week are already on their site, but the lenses are not.
The key question, which is always in mind is ” Worth buying an external Lens for a smartphone ? ”