BONKERS telephoto lens for Samsung Galaxy S III, yours for £34.99

Accessory specialist VTEC has launched a few camera additions for Samsung’s hot Galaxy S III Android model, including a ludicrous 12x zoom telephoto lens that sticks out of the back like a sore, robotic thumb. The lens also comes with its own “mini tripod” for enhanced stability when zooming in on whatever you’re zooming in on.

VTEC has also released a Fisheye Lens and a Wide Angle/Macro Lens for bulking up your Galaxy S III’s optical backside. Here’s the bonkers telephoto option:

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Madness. Also quite awkward to carry around in your pocket without causing significant embarrassment. See the lens insanity for yourself over on VTEC’s UK site. Here’s a thing all about them:

Compact camera lenses transform Samsung Galaxy S3

A range of compact camera lenses from VTEC enhance the photographic capabilities of the Samsung Galaxy 3, which can be simply screwed into place, eliminating the need for a separate camera

VTEC a leading provider of exclusive gadgets and electronic accessories, has a new range of lenses for the Samsung Galaxy S3. Compact, easy to use and simple to change, each VTEC lens come with a back cover that clips into place, and which the lens attaches to. VTEC lenses eliminate the need for a separate camera, and enhance the quality of photos taken. The VTEC cover is particularly hard-wearing and durable, making it an ideal cover to protect the phone even when there’s no lens attached. The VTEC range boasts a number of different types of lens for the Galaxy S3:


CAM-1209 Aluminium Telephoto Lens: believed to be the first 12x zoom available for a Samsung S3, this lens offers impressive zoom quality without distorting the image, and is an ideal gift for photography enthusiasts. The Telephoto Lens has a manual focus ring and also comes with its own tripod, which attaches to the lens to steady the phone when capturing shots. SRP £34.99 inc VAT

Wide-Angle and Macro Lens: these come as one kit, with the Wide-Angle screwing onto the front of the macro lens. The Wide-Angle Lens allows more of a scene to be captured in the photograph, making the lens ideal for taking photos at close range. The Macro Lens is perfect for close up photography, offering great focus close up to the subject. SRP £23.99 inc VAT

Fish-Eye Lens: offers circular 180° fish eye magnification, giving effect to any image taken. This lens is great for fun, quirky shots and also gives each image a circular black border. SRP £24.99 inc VAT

CPL Filter: a new addition specifically designed for the Galaxy S3. CPL is used to reduce glare/reflections and is useful if you are looking to boost colour saturation, especially for blue skies. SRP £34.99 inc VAT

Microscope: a 20x lens specifically designed for the Galaxy S3. SRP £24.99 inc VAT

Each lens set comes with a phone cover that all lenses can attach to. The VTEC lenses are available from the VTEC website – www.vtec.co.uk

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  1. tafkawac

     /  February 13, 2013

    Want for Nexus 4!

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  2. Chris

     /  February 13, 2013

    the website says it is for a Galaxy s2.

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  3. Gary_C

     /  February 13, 2013

    Ah, looks like they haven’t yet listed the S III versions for sale, despite sending out the announcement.

    Reply

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