Thanks! You're all signed up.

X

Product Review: SelfiePod Selfie Stick

SmarterTravel

What Is it: BoxWave’s SelfiePod, a photo assistant device that lets you take photos from far away.

Pros:

  • Easy to use—just clip your phone on it, set the timer, and take your photo
  • Telescoping arm extends from 7 inches to 41 inches
  • Works with most smartphones, including iPhones and Samsungs
  • Rotates 360 degrees horizontally and 180 degrees vertically for awesome photo angles
  • No battery required

Cons:

  • Even when folded down to carrying size, the SelfiePod will take up a lot of room in your bag
  • Using a selfie stick will attract a lot of attention from bystanders when taking photos

How it Rates:

  • Usefulness: 8/10. Never have to bother a stranger to take your photo again, or have the photographer be left out of a group shot
  • Value: 6/10. The SelfiePod was on sale for $16.95 (originally $29.95) on SelfiePod at the time of publication
  • Durability: 8/10. The SelfiePod is well-made and seems much more durable than some of the cheaper selfie sticks
  • Cool Factor: 5/10. The pictures that come from using a SelfiePod will be cool, but it’s tough to look suave while actually using one
  • Final Verdict: If you love selfies and aren’t self conscious, the SelfiePod is a great picture taking tool

    (Photo: SelfiePod)

    Editor’s Note: Reviews are based on usefulness, portability, durability, value, and “cool factor.” Some review products are sent to us free of charge and with no incentive to offer a favorable review. We offer our unbiased opinions, positive and negative, and will never accept compensation to review a product. If you have any questions or comments concerning our reviews, or would like to suggest a product for review, please email us at editor@smartertravel.com.

    We hand-pick everything we recommend and select items through testing and reviews. Some products are sent to us free of charge with no incentive to offer a favorable review. We offer our unbiased opinions and do not accept compensation to review products. All items are in stock and prices are accurate at the time of publication. If you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission.

    Top Fares From

    Comments