The Zhiyun-Tech Smooth-4 Smartphone Stabilizer black has been designed to give the experience of cine-style functions to content creators using their smartphones for their content creation like video and photos. Use the free downloadable ZY Play app to control the panel which allows Android and iOS users to control both gimbal and smartphone camera for the shooting. It enables the features such as focus, zoom, time-lapse, and still photo settings. The Smooth-4’s give access to the user to control its camera without touching their phone’s screen. An advanced “Vertigo” function helps many filmmakers to perspective-shifting, dolly/zoom effect. Compared to the previous ZT Smooth-3, Smooth-4’s controls are more advanced and better labeled with icons. The Smooth-4 also has a significantly featured larger focus/zoom wheel, a PhoneGo mode for quick capturing the action, multiple time-lapse functions, and object tracking makes it more advanced and ahead of others. Compatible with almost every smartphone inherits the ability to support smartphones weighing up to 7.4 oz and measuring up to 3.35″ high.
In addition to its filmmaker-centric design, the Smooth-4’s large focus wheel even has a feature to mark the subject with focus marks you place on its textured band. Located on the left side of the handgrip, with a button placed to its lower right that lets you switch between focus and zoom functions, with a button light indicating zoom mode. Just Scroll and press to select settings with the central Menu/Return button to switch between close shooting, still photo, and full-auto modes. The full-speed PhoneGo mode adjusts your level of axis control while shooting your video.
Backed up by rechargeable lithium-ion batteries, the Smooth-4 features a maximum of 12 hours of battery time. A USB Type-C port on the handgrip gives access to you to add a separately available power pack to extend your shooting time even further. An LED display indicates your remaining power, and an output port enables you to charge your phone while shooting with the stabilizer. The Zhiyun-Tech Smooth-4 Smartphone Stabilizer includes a mini tripod, carrying case, and a USB cable. A single 1/4″-20 female thread on the handgrip bottom can be used to mount the stabilizer onto the included tripod or other support or to attach a compatible accessory.
- Supports smartphones weighing up to 7.4 oz, and up to 3.35″ in height
- Large, cine-style focus/zoom wheel with a witness mark
- Use the free, downloadable ZY Play app to control select iOS/Android phone functions
- “Vertigo” effect, and quick-response PhoneGo modes
- Multiple time-lapse and follow-mode choices
- 300° of the pan, 240° of tilt, and 240° of roll
- Up to 12-hour runtime; ability to use an external power pack
- Can charge your phone while shooting