The cameras found inside our smartphones are ever-advancing, producing vivid life-like images like never before. But despite all these improvements, getting the right angle isn’t always easy, especially when it comes to selfies. The perfect selfie needs just the right lighting, the right angle, and the right scenery. That’s why many people still selfie sticks for that extra help. Not only does it make getting the right shot that much easier, but it also allows you to fit your entire posse into the same photo. However, you also need a good selfie stick that will get the job done.
So to save you the trouble of having to do your own research, we’ve comprised a list of the best selfie sticks for your Android smartphone.
JETech Wired Selfie Stick
If you don’t want to spend a lot of money on your selfie stick purchase, and your phone still has the old fashioned 3.5mm headphone jack. you might want to consider getting this model from JETech. The stick itself extends from 4.5 inches to a maximum length of 36 inches, allowing users to get a great group selfie image. After you place the smartphone in the mount, just connected the included 3.4mm cable to the headphone jack, and then press the button at the bottom of the stick to take pictures. The mount rotates up to 270 degrees so you can get the best angle. Best of all, it’s cheap. You can get the JEtech selfie stick on Amazon for $9.99. Be aware that some Android phones will need to download a companion app so it can work with this selfie stick.
Mpow Selfie Stick
For the same price as the JETech model, the Mpow Selfie Stick offers up a wireless experience with Bluetooth support. Just pair the stick with the attached smartphone on Bluetooth and the built-in remote control does the rest. The stick retracts down to just 7.1 inches for easy transport, but the Mpow model has a maximum extension of 31.9 inches which does not extend out as much as the JETech model. You can get the Mpow Selfie Stick now for $9.99.
Fugetek FT-568 Selfie Stick
If you want a more rugged selfie stick, and you also want one for your larger DSLR camera, then check out the Fugetek FT-568 selfie stick. Not only is the Bluetooth-based selfie stick made of a tougher material than other sticks, it also extends out to 49 inches. It also has two different kinds of mounts. One is a mirror mount so you can use your smartphone’s rear camera instead of your front selfie camera. The other is a screw tight mount for extra protection against slips. You can get the Fugetek FT-568 selfie stick for $18.99.
Mighty Selfie Stick
The Mighty Selfie Stick gets its name because it can extend out for a long, long distance. This Bluetooth-enabled selfie stick can take your smartphone, small camera or GoPro out to as far as 120 inches. Yes, that means you can take a selfie while the phone is 10 feet away from you. The stick also comes with a tripod mount so you can have more steady selfie shots. It’s available for Amazon at a premium price. You can snap it up for $59.99.
Kungfuren Selfie Stick
The Kungfuren selfie stick extends out to only 31.8 inches, but its price is only $7.99 on Amazon. It also happens to be a Bluetooth based stick, which means no wires are needed. The battery life is also pretty good, for up to 50 hours, or for up to a month on standby. This may be the perfect selfie stick for people who own a budget smartphone. It has all of the features they need in such a stick, at a much lower costs.
iOttie Selfie Stick
While many selfie sticks are handy to have for your smartphone, they can also be hard to travel with, even when they are in their compacted form. The iOttie Selfie Stick is perfect for anyone who wants a stick that they can keep in their pocket. It compacts down to just 9 inches, but extends out to 28 inches. It’s also compatible with tripods for even wider shots, and the Bluetooth enabled stick charge up with a standard microUSB port. It’s available on Amazon for $29.99.
Those are our recommendations. Have a favorite selfie stick or bluetooth selfie stick we didn’t mention? Tell us about it in the comments below.