Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Lens Cover Hands On and Samples with swappable lenses


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Samsung announced several accessories along with the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge flagship smartphone, the Lens Cover is one among those. These swappable lenses come in two types – one is the telephoto lens and the other one is a wide-angle lens. These are similar to olloclip that is available for iPhone, but these have better optics and also requires a separate case. Check out our hands-on with these lenses and also some samples.

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The case has matte finish with rubbery feel and is very thin. The case has  built-in thread to screw in the lenses and it holds the lens firmly offering a better alignment with the rear camera. This makes it easy to swap them.

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Check out some samples (Click the image for the full resolution sample)

Samsung Galaxy S7 regular camera samples

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Front camera

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Samsung Galaxy S7 sample with Telephoto Lens Cover

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Samsung Galaxy S7 sample with Wide-angle Lens Cover

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Samsung did not say how much these lenses will cost, but these are expected to go on sale along with the smartphones starting from March 11th.

Srivatsan contributed to this post


Author: Sandeep Sarma

Sandeep Sarma is a blogger and a freelance photographer. Apart from gadgets and phones, he also has a passion for movies and cars. He currently uses the S7 Edge as his main phone. Catch him on twitter at @sandeep9sarma