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The LTE Magic Mirror can diagnose your skin conditions The LTE Magic Mirror can diagnose your skin conditions

"Mirror-mirror on the wall, who's the prettiest of them all?"

LG U+'s LTE Magic Mirror may not know to answer to that question, but can instead help you quickly diagnose any skin conditions you may have. In order to do this, the device uses high-definition cameras that analyze your pores and wrinkles. The mirror is also capable of giving you advice about how to fix your beauty-related trouble, but it isn't actually a medical device, so the tips it offers may not work.

In case you were wondering how long you would have to wait to purchase such a device, you'll probably be surprised to find out that the product is already on the market. Unfortunately, at the moment, it's only available in Korea, but if it turns out to be a success, it will surely expand to other regions as well. The Magic Mirror costs around $811, but the price also includes a two-year subscription to LG U+’s Home IoT service (which the smart mirror requires, as the tips that it gives take into account the weather conditions in your area). 

To be honest, when I first read about the device I was actually impressed, but now I must admit that I'm a little skeptical. Despite the device's clearly good purpose, once you buy it, you are going to have a mirror with embedded cameras and an Internet connection in your home. As far as I'm concerned, this is a huge privacy concern, and unfortunately, I don't have any information about the security precautions that the manufacturer has taken (if any).

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