The 8 most overrated smartphone features

6. Front-facing flash

The front-facing camera is vital for taking quality selfies, however, the front-facing flash is not. Not only does the flash momentarily blind the user, but the pictures usually come out overexposed or out of focus. The concept is great, but the execution is poor.

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By Macy Bayern

Macy Bayern is a former Associate Staff Writer for TechRepublic. She is a graduate from the University of Texas at Austin's Liberal Arts Honors Program.