There are a number of videos online reviewing this product so let us try to look at them through a different lens (pun intended).

The product is advertised as a telephoto lens it really should be an smartphone lens and accessory kit.

 

Lens Clips

The telephoto lens kit comes with two clips for attaching the lenses to your phone; I would advise you to always use the smaller lens because the bigger lens needs to be adjusted and creates extra hassle.

 

Lenses

 

180° Fisheye Lens

To use the 180° fisheye lens change your camera option to square.

 

Wide Angle Lens & Macro Lens

I used the wide angle and macro lens together. The wide angle lens does what it says on the tin and provides a fuller frame as you can see in the video above.

 

Telephoto Lens

The telephoto lens does give you about 12 times the zoom of the normal phone lens. the lens is hard to place of the phone camera and you make have to adjust the clip accordingly.

Unfortunately the lenses cause the image to lose some of its colour and clarity so the lenses are not perfect but they work well for the price.

 

Remote Shutter and Tripod

I was pleasantly surprised by the remote shutter and the tripod.

I believe the tripod is particularly useful – it is not the most sturdy tripod in the world so you get what you pay for nevertheless it is extremely useful for taking live pictures.  It also works well for Facetime, just set up the phone and tripod and you can freely move around.

The remote shutter could be sold as its own product. It is like the next level to taking selfies. The combination of the tripod and remote shutter is perfect for group photos.

The UMTELE phone camera lens kit is a great holiday accessory; no longer does someone have to stand poolside while taking a picture of everyone else.

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