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Samsung really wants you to use the Note 7 as a camera

Galaxy Note7

Fixed lenses on smartphones can hinder some shots - the fairly wide-angle lens isn't suited to all types of photograph, particularly flattering portrait shots, as the angle of view can distort facial features.

With the new Galaxy Note 7 , Samsung has also announced two lens attachments that promise to overcome some of these issues.

Details are a little sketchy at the moment, but a dedicated anti-slip case will allow you to attach a dedicated telephoto lens, changing the angle of view.


This means you can get more tightly framed images without sacrificing image quality when you normally have to resort to a digital zoom (or crop the image later).

As well as the telephoto lens attachment there's also a wide-angle lens attachment, offering an ultra-wide 108 degree field of view, allowing you to cram plenty into the frame - whether that's a striking landscape, a tall building, or a large group selfie.

Price and availability are still to be confirmed.

Phil Hall

Phil Hall is an experienced writer and editor having worked on some of the largest photography magazines in the UK, and now edit the photography channel of TechRadar, the UK's biggest tech website and one of the largest in the world. He has also worked on numerous commercial projects, including working with manufacturers like Nikon and Fujifilm on bespoke printed and online camera guides, as well as writing technique blogs and copy for the John Lewis Technology guide.