Zhiyun SMOOTH-Q2 Smartphone Gimbal

Zhiyun’s SMOOTH-Q2 gimbal is an ultra-portable handheld stabilizer for iPhone and Android that packs a surprising number features to help you unleash your artistic side and take your photos and videos to the next level. Measuring only 204mm long, it’s about as pocket-friendly as these things get.

The SMOOTH-Q2 offers 360 degrees of rotation and has 3-axis stabilization, with three separate motors for smoothly tilting, panning, and rolling — all of which work together to make your video shots truly cinematic without all the fancy-pants Hollywood equipment. It’s made from a durable aluminum alloy with a handle coated in soft silicone, so it’ll hold up to any shoot and be comfortable to use all the while.

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A 16-hour battery life gives the SMOOTH-Q2 an extra hour over the DJI Osmo Mobile 2, which can make all the difference on a shoot. It also supports a number of filmmaking functions (like an “Infinite Vortex Mode” for shooting barrel zooms) and has a quick-release latch for easily getting your phone off the gimbal when needed, without having to rebalance it when reattached.

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Ready to achieve some buttery smooth shots for your vlog or film project? Then grab the Zhiyun SMOOTH-Q2 for $139 on Amazon. If that shop ever runs out of stock, there are backup options here and here.