With three 1/4-inch screw holes, you can attach the Hohem 3-Axis to a tripod and other accessories or even mount it on your bike for action shots. It connects to your phone via Bluetooth for remote control functions, but it may not sync properly with some Android devices.
The Evo Shift boasts an unlimited pan range, allowing you to capture 180° and 330° panoramas, as well as high-resolution 3×3 photo spheres. It has a 4-way joystick on the handle, so you can adjust your camera angle manually, and it comes with a protective case for travel.
Zhiyun Weebill Lab
The Zhiyun Weebill Lab works with most mirrorless cameras, and its wireless image transmission system lets you adjust the settings from your smartphone. You can use it in an upright or underslung position, and the removable tripod folds up to become an extended handle.
The Snoppa Atom is quite compact, yet it can handle devices weighing up to 310 grams, which is more than most competitors. It supports both wired and wireless phone charging, and quickly switches between vertical and horizontal orientations at the touch of a button.
DJI Osmo Pocket
It doesn’t get much more portable than the DJI Osmo Pocket , which is less than five inches tall and weighs just over four ounces. It has a built-in camera, so you can use it without your phone, but it does require you to download an app to activate it.
Unlike most others, the Zomei Stabilizer features a built-in fill light that will improve your selfies and help you take better photos and videos in dim environments. The handy rocker button makes it a breeze to quickly change modes and settings.
Using a “magic ring” knob, the FeiyuTech SPG2 can control your phone’s zoom and following focus, as well as camera functions, like ISO, white balance, and exposure value. A built-in OLED screen displays the battery level, operating mode, and Bluetooth connection status.
Using advanced motor and servo control algorithms, the Freevision Vilta-M helps you capture super smooth footage, and has an impressive 17-hour battery life. It works with a wide variety of Apple and Android devices, but you may need a counterweight for heavier phones.
Zhiyun Smooth 4
It may take a little time to learn how to use the Zhiyun Smooth 4 , but the end result will be well worth it. The handle has a large array of buttons that make it a cinch to zoom, switch between modes, and adjust the settings without having to touch your phone’s screen.
DJI Osmo Mobile 2
Thanks to its user-friendly interface and several automated filming modes, the DJI Osmo Mobile 2 is one of the simplest models to operate, even for complete beginners. Use it to create moving time lapses, panoramas, and dolly zooms with ease.