The price of accessories: the cheap and the overpriced

The price of accessories: the cheap and the overpriced

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In an incredibly lucrative market, some manufacturers often abuse the pricing of their products. Brands prefer to talk about ‘personalization’ to promote their accessories that make up a very profitable business. But there’s always one that takes it too far! Here’s a detailed review about those who push the boundaries a little too far.

External camera
The Moto Mod Hasselblad True Zoom by Motorola
Despite the progress that smartphones have made in terms of photography, manufacturers continue to offer accessories aimed at improving the abilities of their smartphones. This is particularly the case for brands that offer modular smartphones, like Motorola.
And the Hasselblad True Zoom is the perfect example of an accessory that costs far too much (around $300) for what it offers. It’s almost the price of a reflex or an entry level hybrid camera. What’s even worse is that the Moto Mod Hasselblad True Zoom doesn’t offer any real value. It’s X10 zoom is a little disappointing and the Moto Mod doesn’t bring any added value to photos compared to the Moto Z.
The Hasselblad photo module is quite disappointing and its price tag is way too high. © AndroidPIT
The counterexample
The Pixter Pro is an additional lens for smartphones. Shaped like a peg, it can clip onto many smartphone models. You can also continue to use it if you change smartphone. Pixter Pro also offers wider angles. And while some of you might miss the optical zoom, remember that its price (around $50) will quickly make you forget about its downfalls.
Pixter Wide Angle Pro Lens

Wireless charger
Vertu wireless charger
Despite an eventful history, the wireless charger has managed to win over many users, particularly because of its simplicity. While not

Article originally published at: Droid Life