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URPOWER is a mini LED speedlite for spectacular selfies

URPOWER Speedlight

If you often find yourself at friendly gatherings in the evening and want to take pictures, you have one of two options before you. There’s the option to leave the flash off and deal with grainy, awful photos, or you can turn on the flash and usually be stuck with another version of a terrible photo. Smartphones are not known for having a great flash, though they are pretty decent at picking up a good shot if there’s enough light.

While the built-in flash in your phone isn’t going to cut it, you can always get an accessory to take up the task. The URPOWER Mini LED Speedlite is a pocket-sized flash that you can plug into the audio jack of your phone to get well-lit photos. It is said that this will provide natural-looking skin tones, correct depth, and soft shadows.

This uses a built-in lithium-ion battery to function, and can give you 45 minutes of continuous LED light. There is, of course, a free app you can download, though it’s not necessary. While it is very compact, the nub does not fold into the body, so do be careful with how rough you are with it. This is only going to cost you $10.99, which certainly won’t break the bank if you’re looking to up your selfie game. I know we said it was for your friends, but let’s be real about what it will be used for.

This is available for purchase on Amazon