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These Smartphone Shutter Releases Are Shaped Like Film Rolls and TLR Cameras

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Have you ever wished you could remotely control your smartphone’s camera with a trigger remote disguised as a 35mm film canister or a mini twin-lens reflex camera? If so, then your wish has been granted by the Japanese company Gizmon. For a small price, you can pick up one of these cute and colorful gadgets and pair it with your iOS or Android smartphone.

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The film canister comes in two different model variations: one that connects via a cable and one that uses wireless Bluetooth. The Gizmon iCA Remote Shutter is the wired variety and comes in either red, yellow, or green. The package includes a retractable cord for easy carrying on the move.

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The second variation of the film canister, the Film Roll Bluetooth, with wireless functionality allows you to snap photographs from up to 30 feet away; it includes a battery that is rated up to 30,000 pictures on a full charge via USB. According to the manufacturer, users can interact with the shutter in “all the major camera apps.” Available colors also include red, yellow, and green.

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If rolls of film aren’t your thing, then you may be more interested in the TLR Camera Bluetooth Shutter, a miniature model of old-style cameras of the past. Operation specifications are the same as the above Film Roll variation, but the TLR model comes in pink, black, brown, and blue color offerings.

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Gizmon has yet to officially announce a release date for the products, but reports seem to be pointing towards a price tag under $20. When available, you can pick up Gizmon’s latest gadgets from their Amazon page.

(via Gizmon via Imaging Resource)

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