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Top 10 Best Gimbals For iPhone X

iPhone is known as a luxury brand for a smartphone with the series of released versions each year. It is a smartphone designed, developed and marketed by Apple Inc. iPhone X is was released on November 3, 2017, which marks the iPhone series’ tenth anniversary. So it is invested by high-technology and some special effect compared to other previous series.

iPhone X is popular with modern customers, especially the young because it can meet the practical requirement as wireless charging, setting up a new type of password authentication called Face ID, soon. The outstanding effect is the quality of the camera. This is the main purpose which attracts many people. To take advantage of configuration for taking the photo, live stream or make cinema videos, you should use a gimbal. By offering stabilization in the moving process, a gimbal can dramatically improve your video quality.

Let it remember that not all gimbals are compatible with the iPhone X. Some released gimbals are only used for Android so we give some tips and tricks to review “Top 10 Best Gimbals For iPhone X”.

Discover some tips following and own the best gimbal for your iPhone X. We hope that it completely deserves your budget and your demand.

DJI Osmo Mobile 2– The best of the best

The best budget gimbals- DJI Osmo Mobile 2

What we like:

  • The famous feature from DJI Osmo Mobile 2 is sensors and brushless motors to ensure stability and not shaking for your iPhone X. It helps to make the smooth and stable footage. It can be suitable for not only minor vibrations and shakes but also bigger and more jarring movement. Sure up to all your demands.
  • Weight only 485g, it is so lightweight, easy to hold and turn round for capture even for long shooting sessions.
  • Although this design with a joystick is solid and durable, you can be easy to fold and put in in your bag.
  • About battery life, you will completely be persuaded since you can shoot for up to 15 hours. It’s a long time in the shooting process.
  • The addition that it can charge your phone when it is in use.
  • This gimbal works the best in both default camera mode and selfie mode. Other effects such as controlling dolly zoom, motion time-lapse or ActiveTrack so that it can follow a subject easily. Therefore, DJI Osmo Mobile 2 is a good ideal for live streaming video on Facebook, Instagram or YouTube.

What could be better

  • In the first time, you feel some difficulty in setting up effects. Let’s make reference to some viewers from Youtube to listen to useful sharing.
  • Of course, you have to use the app IOS.

Recommendation

The DJI Osmo Mobile 2 is a lightweight, compact, and durable- built up gimbal that is the best ideal for using with an iPhone X.

The DJI Osmo Mobile 2 can supply good value and superior stabilization, letting you capture photo or video easily by other ways.

Overall, from my point of view, it is the best gimbal for iPhone X on the market.

Zhiyun Smooth 4- The smoothest ride for Apple iPhone users

Generally speaking, Zhiyun Smooth 4 is an advancement on the often-lauded Smooth C and Smooth Q with great stabilization effects

The smoothest ride for Apple iphone users - Zhiyun Smooth 4

What we like:

  • Its motor is very powerful. Dimension is 328 x 123 x 105 mm is suitable for iPhone X or Xs max
  • A five-way joystick that controls 360 degrees of panning, 320 degrees of tilt and 320 degrees of roll and a huge wheel is functioned for focusing or zooming. It helps you take silky smooth video
  • PhoneGo and Vertigo Mode help you instantly and seamlessly move from one scene to another. Even they can respond to small movements instantly and smoothly.
  • The integrated control panel design makes it simple to adjust modes and use the different effects.
  • 12-hours battery life plus it can charge your phone when it is in use. It’s a long battery file for a long shooting

What could be better

  • To charge your iPhone while using the gimbal, it’s compulsory to attach an adapter. It can make more complicated with accessories
  • The body of Zhiyun Smooth 4 is made of plastic. Not durable and stable for a long time

 

Recommendation:

With a number of unique modes and valuable features, this gimbal can bring you the wonderful experience in shooting.

Further, Zhiyun Smooth 4 can maintain great stabilization and smooth motion. So it is popular with iPhone’s huge fan

Zhiyun Smooth Q- a simple but good gimbal

At the same called Zhiyun Smooth, this gimbal has some older versions. Therefore it has some advancements with special modes

Zhiyun Smooth Q

 What we like:

  • This gimbal can take care and let you shoot high-quality video with a smooth and stable shooting. Even when you move the gimbal all around, the picture will remain stabilized on default mode
  • The stabilization on Zhiyun Smooth Q is very good. It is one of the first gimbals for iPhone to offer the level of cinematic quality in terms of the smoothness and stability
  • Outstanding features such as Auto Tracking or Timelapse mode
  • The ZY Play App offers some additional functions. This app gets generally on well with IOS devices
  • Battery life is approximated 12 hours. Conveniently USB port is on a gimbal so you have to keep the unit assembled to charge it. It let you connect to an external power source without stopping taking video

What could be better

  • Maximum weight is only 200g so it can’t be able to cover both the X and accessories at the same time
  • Pity that it is not compatible with FiLMiC Pro and you can’t take video with 4K quality
  • There is no mode indicator on the body of the gimbal

Recommendation:

If you can ignore some weakness, Zhiyun Smooth 4 also is the perfect choice for you with special modes and features. The price is also suited to your budget. So I see it is popular with more customer

FeiyuTech Vimble 2- low cost and comfortable using

Staring difficulty when you filming with a gimbal for a long period of time, you feel uncomfortable, leading to hand cramping and pain. So FeijuTech Vimble has useful improvements

the best FeiyuTech Vimble 2

What we like:

  • The grip is molded to fit a hand and is made from durable material. On the grip, it has a telescoping bar. It is the good ideal for selfie-mode shooting
  • Some special features such as face tracking and object tracking, time-lapse or panorama modes.
  • You can control the camera by using iPhone X with a Bluetooth shutter and zoom option
  • Using a trigger button can help you to move modes easily and simply
  • This gimbal has a simple operation which you don’t worry about the new user

What could be better

  • This stabilizer can’t be waterproof so you have to limit it in the water
  • Although the software is simple, it is easy to make mistakes

Recommendation:

FeijuTech Vimble stands out in the gimbal marker because offering some values at a comparatively low price. If you start using a gimbal for iPhone X, let me give advice for Feiju Tech Vimble

Make sure it will make you surprising out of your imagination about a gimbal

EVO shift- special handle controls

the best EVO shift

What we like:

  • The grip of this gimbal lets you do more right from the handle. Such as: accessing to record and zoom controls, adjusting the shooting angle by using the 4-way joystick
  • There are 3 different stabilization modes on the grip: pan follow, full follow and lock. Besides it, the smart-track feature allows you to track a person or object in any angle
  • Motion TimeLapse feature lets you set up points and time to capture shooting in a smooth way
  • The bi-directional mount lets you take photo and video in both portrait and landscape. So it’s very easy to live on Facebook or Instagram from the Evo App
  • The battery life is about 10 hours. It also allows you the option to charge your phone

What could be better

  • So the software is simple, it is easy to make mistakes
  • You can be in trouble because there is no visual indicator of the current mode
  • The face tracking mode is not as good as its configuration

Recommendation:

The EVO Shift is not considered as the best gimbal for the iPhone X but it does work well with the paid expense. It still stands out with special features, therefore, it completely deserves to be on top 10 best gimbals for iPhone X.

What do you need to know to have the best shot with gimbal?

Snoppa M1- an innovative and high technology gimbal

Although Snoppa is a relative product on the gimbal market, it takes advantage of advancement and complete with the older

the best gimbals for iphone Snoppa M1

What we like:

  • First of all, the price is very reasonable.
  • It uses powerful hardware, built-in motors and proprietary algorithm which are different from other gimbals
  • There are three stabilization modes: pan, lock, and omni. It has also advanced three-axis with shooting and tilt angle
  • It’s easy to take smooth video with standard, vertical and upside or downside position. Even 360-degree video
  • Special mode is a sleek function. It looks high-technology. That means the compact just looks nicer and smoother than other gimbals. Very attractive
  • You can use accessories with it

What could be better

  • There is no good grip so you feel not comfortable in a long shooting
  • Battery life is not better than others
  • You can make some mistake when using the app

Recommendation:

The Snoppa M1 stands out minimalist design in high tech foundation. Expect a small mistake and mode, it is a good ideal for your iPhone X

Hohem T2- A luxurious gimbal in the modern life

the best gimbals for iphone x

What we like:

  • The most outstanding feature is the joystick controller on this gimbal. It can give you some control or adjust. There are 5-way joystick for using
  • The grip is so solid and comfortable. Sure that you can easily handle it in a long shooting
  • Hohem T2 is designed with auto-tracking, auto panorama, time-lapse and standard stabilization mode.
  • You can also smoothly switch off/on to vertical shooting. You will receive the fast response from this gimbal
  • It can be water-resistant so you can use it for shooting in the snowy weather or at the beach

What could be better:

  • It’s not waterproof so some reviews said that it’s not durable
  • The price is relatively expensive compared with the competitive other gimbals on market

Recommendations:

The Hohem T2 has the potential gimbal for iPhone X because of some better features. However it is a little overpriced, you have to think twice before the last decision

I believe the Hohem T2 will meet all your expectations about stabilizer for iPhone X

 

Dobot Rigiet- A good stabilizer for iPhone X

The Dobot Rigiet is listed the top of best choice for iPhone except for the high price

the best gimbals for iphone x 2019

What we like:

  • It can create nice motions for TimeLapses feature. Which helps you to make a high video with standard, vertical and upside or downside position
  • You will receive the fast response from this gimbal
  • There is an auto-tracking mode for people and objects. So it’s simple to live stream directly on Youtube or Instagram without shaking
  • It has long battery life. It allows you to charge your phone
  • As normal gimbals, Dobot Rigiet can supply all basic features

What could be better:

  • As the Hohem T2, the price of Dobot Rigiet is relatively expensive compared with the competitive other gimbals on market. So few people can invest it for iPhone X
  • You can make some troubles when using IOS app for this gimbal. Let’s set up the app carefully

 

Recommendations:

We can sure that Dobot Riglet is the best gimbal with some special and unique modes. The only problem is the price.

To own the best gimbal and then you have to pay an amount of money, I think it deserves

Feiyu SPG- some unique features from a basic gimbal

Not like Hohem T2 or FeiyuTech Vimble 2, Feiyu SPG can be waterproof. So you can use it for shooting around water without worry about the risk to your gimbal

the best gimbals for iphone x 2019

What we like:

  • It is a splashproof gimbal
  • There are some special features such as smart face tracking, auto-tracking or TimeLapses and all stabilization modes
  • It is also designed with intuitive controls which very easy to adjust as instruction
  • Not only long battery life, but it also has an extra battery. That means you can have a charged one in case of running out of battery
  • You can use it with action cameras and smartphone. So convenient and useful

What could be better:

  • The price is also considerate side
  • You will receive a not fast response from this gimbal

Recommendations:

From my experience in using gimbals, I see Feiyu will become a leader- the best gimbal in the gimbal market in the future

 

BUYER’S GUIDE AND FAQ

  • HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST GIMBALS FOR CAMERAS?

Answer:

Read our post to know how to choose the best gimbals for cameras.

  • Whether I should use an external microphone as an accessory of iPhone X gimbal?

Answer:

Yes, you should. Almost gimbal can work well with an external microphone. The only advice that you carefully consider about weight both gimbal and microphone. The weight is very important if you handle it along shooting.

  • Do you have any tricks and tips when you are using a gimbal with FilMiC Pro?

Answer:

In my opinion, the best gimbal let you use FilMiC Pro is DJI Osmo Mobile 2. DJI Osmo Mobile 2 makes you easier and easier in the shooting process.

  • Should I break OIS on my iPhone X?

Answer:

Frankly speaking, OIS and the gimbal’s stabilization will be opposite each other. Unluckily you shouldn’t disable OIS. Because it can cause the battery problem of both devices. Even the competing stabilizer can lead to shaking. I recommend you use a magnet to lock the OIS in place. Sure that it can become easier.

Check out our article to know how to get the best quality videos from your smartphone or camera?

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