Top 6 Mobile Gimbals 

Smartphone cameras with every new model release are getting better and better. So for ultra-smooth videography, it will be great to pair your cameras with a quality gimbal. There is a wide variety of easy-to-use, affordable, and portable gimbals for every smartphone out there. Earlier, there was a time when it was a must to own a professional camera to shoot the best in a performance but now cameras in your mobile have become more efficient than ever before. The incredibly advanced cameras on the phone are now capable of capturing slow motion, 4K video, and, much more.

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But there are some problems shooting videos with a smartphone. Have you ever tried to take a thrilling video with a phone but a shaky hand grip ruined your whole footage experience? Gimbal stabilizers for your mobile provide a steady grip and can eliminate blurry footage. The brushless motors in the gimbal stabilize the smartphone while shooting action shots.  

So, out of hundreds of gimbals available in the market, we have tested top different brands that are delivering quality products to fulfil the gimbals need of people. Let’s get started.

The top mobile gimbals 
  1. DJI Osmo Mobile 4
  2. Zhiyun Smooth X
  3. Feiyutech Vimble 2
  4. FeiyuTech VLOG Pocket
  5. Removu S1
  6. Freefly Movi

Editor’s note: We’ll be updating this list regularly when new mobile gimbals are launched.


DJI Osmo Mobile 4

DJI Osmo Mobile 4

The DJI OM4 has a spring clamp which can hold phones of any size, and it can rotate seamlessly by 90 degrees to switch from portrait mode to landscape mode or vice versa. The body is constructed with quality plastic and has an ergonomic handle for prolonging strongholds. It has a hinged arm which allows the gimbal to fold down to a smaller size for easy transportation. It can automatically detect motion and tilt the camera to stabilize intensity.  

You can select modes like sports or walk. There is an active track option that can trace the subject movement through sensors. DJI Mimo app will enable you to connect your phone to OM4 via BlueTooth and has a tripod base and can offer a magnetic mount. 

Compatibility : Smartphone width( 62mm to 88mm)
Stabilization : 3 axis
Weight : 390 g
Dimensions : 276 * 119.6 * 103.6 mm
Battery life: 15 hrs

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Zhiyun Smooth X

Zhiyun Smooth X

Zhiyun Smooth X is a compact and affordable smartphone gimbal. A very tempting kit for beginners who are learning skills to upgrade their vlogging. The ability of head to swivel for portrait orientation makes it a unique choice for a vlogger. Mobile compatible with the ZY Cami app can only operate it. It offers great stability and has a very compact size. It has a generous control unit on the body and includes a wheel for focusing or zooming. It’s available at attractive prices and it provides effects for extra creativity like the zoom effect, moving time-lapse, and many more. 

Compatibility : Smartphone width( 62mm to 85mm)
Stabilization : 3 axis
Weight : 547 g
Dimensions : 328 * 123 * 105 mm
Battery life: 12 hrs

Zhiyun Smooth X

 

Feiyutech Vimble 2

FeiyuTech Vimble 2S 3-Axis Smartphone Gimbal StabilizerThe Vimble 2 is low cost and attractive as well. You can hold the handle away from the arm to reveal four-section telescoping poles that can be used as a selfie stick. The stick can extend up to 18cm to enable you to capture the large crowd in selfie mode. It can be folded down to compact size for easy storage. The phone holder can be regulated manually with a joystick handle. With the help of Feiyu On application, you can operate this for tracking your subject. There is a physical slider enabling the camera to zoom and capture. 

Compatibility : Smartphone width( 57mm to 84mm)
Stabilization : 3 axis
Weight : 428 g
Dimensions : 323 * 118 * 110.5 mm
Battery life: 5 hrs

FeiyuTech Vimble 2S

 

FeiyuTech VLOG Pocket

FeiyuTech VLOG Pocket As the name suggests,  it’s a portable gimbal specially designed for vlogging purposes. In the lower arm, there is a hinge that enables it to fold down into compact size. It’s the lightest phone gimbal present in the market. The body is framed with quality plastic material and can be handled manually. It can easily switch to different modes like landscape or portrait. It provides effective and smooth stability. It’s the ultra-low weight gimbal but still, has an excellent battery backup. 

Compatibility : Smartphone width( 42mm to 88mm)
Stabilization : 3 axis
Weight : 272 g
Dimensions : 67 * 91 * 242 mm
Battery life: 8 hrs

FeiyuTech VLOG Pocket

 

Removu S1

Removu S1

Removu S1 has rugged weatherproofing and a strong body frame. It has a detachable handle that allows a user to easily wear this stabilizer. There is a remote control system in the grip part through which the camera can be operated. The battery is removable so you can carry a spare pack for a long shoot. 

Compatibility: GoPro Session, Hero 3, Hero 3+, Hero 4, Hero 5, and Hero 6.
Stabilization : 3 axis
Weight : 380 g
Dimensions : 32.8 * 32 * 160.4 mm
Battery life: 5 hrs

Removu S1

 

Freefly Movi

Freefly Movi

Freefly Movi is the priciest phone gimbal in the market, but it is worth it because of it’s shooting capabilities. You can operate it dynamically by one hand or two hands. Its orientation can be switched to portrait and landscape or in between it. It’s uniquely designed and built with strong material to hold heavy phones. It has a flat bottom so it can be fixed easily without any tripod.  It can shoot in different modes like moving timelapse, timelapse, orbit, and many more.

Compatibility: 60 mm to 90 mm
Stabilization : 3 axis
Weight : 670 g
Dimensions : 167 * 152 * 68 mm
Battery life: 8 hrs

Freefly Movi

 

Conclusion

There is a wide variety of gimbals available in the market these days and the above shared list includes gimbals that are portable, well-made, affordable, easy to use, and install. For professional shooting, toss your phone to get the perfect shot. Just focus your mind on the shot because the gimbal itself will provide you a perfect balance. Beginners can also use the gimbal having the preset options for panoramas, tracking, lapses, and more. 

 

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