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    Fun & Unique Travel Gadgets I showed on World News Now.

    If you missed my travel gadgets spot on ABC, it's here:


     The new   LG G6 phone has all the features you expect in a smart phone, plus the company built their phone to be amazingly rugged. They say the G6 has passed 14 military standards tests, including shock, humidity, sand and high temperature tests. Then there's another unique feature among Android phones that makes this great for travel. It has 3 HD cameras! The front facing camera is a 5MP wide angle (100 degree) camera, great for selfies. The two rear cameras are both 13MP, but one is standard view (71 degrees) and the other is wide angle (125 degrees). To change cameras just slide your finger between two icons at the top of the photo view screen. (Seperate cameras off much better resolution than using a digital zoom as you do with most regular smart phones.) I love found the wide angle great for shooting pictures at trade shows. You can get so much information without to try to back up in crowded spaces. Here's a couple of pictures I took the day I got the LG G6. 

    LG G6 photo with regular camera:


    Same time/location with wide angle camera:


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