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Tac Zoom

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Tac Zoom is a tool that will attach to any smartphone or tablet of any size and will turn the lens of that phone's camera into a high-definition telescopic lens. Attaching this tool to your phone will increase the phone's zoom-in abilities up to twelve times the usual zoom. Therefore, you'll be able to take high-quality photos that show a great deal of detail without getting a fancy camera. This tool also comes with three additional lenses that will enhance your photo-taking abilities.

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The cost of Tac Zoom is $19.99 and the shipping is FREE! Price is from As Seen on TV Commercial page:

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How to Use (Step by Step)

  1. Clip Onto Phone

    To start using Tac Zoom with the standard lens, clip it onto your smartphone or tablet with the lens facing away from the phone. You can attach it anywhere on your digital device, but good results often come from attaching it to the top right corner.

  2. Take Photo or Video

    Once your Tac Zoom is securely attached to your digital device, take a photo or a video with the device as you normally would. When looking at the photo or video afterward, you should notice that the capture is of a higher quality than normal—for instance, it may be clearer or have better color.


  • Compact

    This tool is much smaller than a smartphone and about the same size as a mini-flashlight. That means you'll be able to store it almost anywhere, such as your vehicle's glove compartment or a large pocket, when you're not using it. You might even want to use the attached clip to clip it to your clothing.

  • Transferable

    You'll also be able to move this tool between phones and / or tablets in seconds, so if more than one person in a group wants to take high-quality photos, you can all share if you'd like.

  • Three Extra Lenses

    Each Tac Zoom comes with a standard high-definition zoom-in lens already attached, but you'll also have the option of getting three extra lenses along with it. These include a micro lens, which will zoom in on an object like an microscope; a wide-angle lens; and a fish-eye lens, which'll give you a unique spherical view of what's in front of you. All of these lenses can be quickly interchanged.

Positive Points

  • Inspired by Military Tech

    The design for this tool has been inspired by the surveillance technology used within military drones, which is an indicator that it'll likely work effectively for anyone.

  • Will Take Great Group Photos

    If you attach the wide-angle lens to this tool, it'll take excellent group photos, even of a very large group like a sports team. It won't skimp on detail, either, so you'll be able to see everyone's face clearly enough. With a group that's not massive in size, even the standard Tac Zoom lens will take an excellent picture.

  • Ideal in Nature

    Either the standard lens or the micro lens will allow you to take great close-up photos of birds, bugs, flowers and other beautiful or interesting things you see in nature. These lenses have a binocular and microscopic effect, respectively, so it'll appear as if you took each photo while standing right beside the featured subject, even if you were farther away.

  • Fun for Kids

    Kids will have fun experimenting with the effects that they can create with all four Tac Zoom lenses, but they may enjoy distorting their faces in a spherical manner with the fish-eye lens the most.

  • Works at Night

    If your smartphone or tablet has a camera that will take good photos or videos at night, your Tac Zoom will take even better ones, as it'll be directly connected to your device's camera.

Negative Points

  • Could Break Easily

    Nowhere is it mentioned that this tool is either shatter-resistant or weather-resistant, so if you drop it on the ground or floor or expose it to bad weather, it may get damaged ( perhaps beyond repair ).

  • Doesn't Work on Own

    If your smartphone or tablet isn't working, or you don't have it with you for some reason, you won't be able to use this tool, either. It'll only work when attached to a digital device such as this, and it won't work with a laptop or a PC.


  • Smartphone/tablet on Its Own

    Most smartphones and tablets will take decent photos, but they won't offer you the special zoom options that the Tac Zoom and its lenses will. You won't be able to take a very detailed photo from far away, and you may not be able to get an entire large group of people to fit in one shot.

  • Binoculars

    Binoculars are excellent if you just want to see the detail on something from a far distance, but most binoculars don't have built-in cameras. Plus, virtually any pair of binoculars will be larger and heavier than a Tac Zoom tool, and none are designed to clip onto a phone or tablet.

  • Telescopic Camera

    Another option if you want to take detailed, high-definition photos is to seek out and obtain a telescopic camera. However, this might be a waste of your time and financial resources when you can just obtain a small tool like Tac Zoom that'll attach to a device you probably already have—your smartphone.

Save Time

If you take ordinary photos or videos with your smartphone or tablet, you may decide to spend time editing them later by using photo or video editing software. Depending on the effects you want, it may take you hours in front of your computer to come up with a finished product you're satisfied with. On the other hand, if you attach your Tac Zoom to your digital device before taking photos or videos, you won't have to do nearly as much editing. Instead, it'll just take minutes or even seconds to set up and capture the type of shot you want, such as a zoom or a wide angle.

Save Money

Without a device like the Tac Zoom, you might choose to hire a professional photographer for a special event like a playoff game or birthday party. However, if you have one of these devices to attach to your tablet or smartphone, you may not feel you need to. With the help of the device's high-quality, high-definition lens (plus the three extra lenses, if you have them), you may be able to capture professional-looking photos on your own.

Tips & Tricks

  1. Use at Sporting Events

    If you've tried to record footage of your child's athletic activities while sitting far away from the action, you may have noticed it's a bit blurry, even with a high-quality smartphone. Fortunately, once you've attached your Tac Zoom to your smartphone, these videos will become much clearer. Your child will be able to see every move they made, along with every detail of their uniform, and they'll always remember who won the race or scored the winning goal.

  2. Avoid Dangerous Situations

    When you're outdoors exploring nature, it may be tempting to enter dangerous situations to capture interesting photos. You may want to enter water that's dangerously cold or wavy in order to capture scenery or approach a possibly predatory animal so you can snap a picture of them. Your Tac Zoom device will enable you to capture details of a scene from far back, though, so you'll be able to take good photos while keeping yourself at a safe distance from potential danger. You'll also be able to avoid the risk of dropping your smartphone in water.

  3. Take Pictures of Damage

    Your Tac Zoom device may also come in handy if your vehicle or home (or some other expensive thing you own) has been damaged and you need to take pictures to show your insurance company. When necessary, you'll be able to zoom right in on a certain scratch, dent or hole, and you'll be able to take a wide-angle photo of all the damage done, too. The more detail your insurance company sees, the more likely they'll be to approve your entire claim.

Critical Advice

It's best that you remove your Tac Zoom from your smartphone or tablet when you're not using it, as it'll make your digital device take up more room in a purse or bag. Moreover, it'll likely have a longer life if you store it safely in a drawer when it's not in use than if it were to bump along in your bag with you wherever you go.

Wise Advice

Do not buy Tac Zoom online before searching Amazon.
- Alternatives or the same items are always available and sometimes at lower prices.

Wise Advice

Do not buy Tac Zoom online before searching Amazon.
- Alternatives or the same items are always available and sometimes at lower prices.

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