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The best gimbals for your iPhone, GoPro, mirrorless camera or DSLR in 2022

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The best gimbals will help shoot professional-looking videos without any camera movement. Camera shake is an obvious sign you're an amateur and even if both your camera and lens have stabilization, you'll still see movement if you're shooting hand-held. If you're planning on walking or running while filming, you'll need a gimbal to ensure that your footage is as steady as can be. 

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The best gimbals are mechanical stabilizers that use at least two but normally three axes of rotation to keep a camera steady. A gimbal compensates for unwanted movements such as shaky hands or little stumbles. Nowadays, gimbals are sophisticated bits of kit that are able to tell the difference between intentional and unintentional movements which allows the operator to be creative with shots. A good videographer will have thought about composition in filmmaking (opens in new tab) and a gimbal will enable them to achieve smooth, clean camera movements. 

With the prices of gimbals falling, they are more accessible than ever before. Even as an amateur filmmaker, you'll instantly notice the difference in your footage when shooting with a gimbal.

There are three main players in the gimbal market, including DJI with gimbals like the DJI RSC 2 (opens in new tab), FeiyuTech, Moza and Zhiyun, with its recent Zhiyun Weebill 2 (opens in new tab) for DSLR and mirrorless cameras

The best part is that you can find a suitable gimbal no matter what kind of camera you're using. If you're shooting films on a DSLR or quick TikTok videos on a smartphone, there will be a good gimbal for you, which will fit your device perfectly. It's just a matter of sussing out which one is right for you! That's why we've divided our guide up into sections for the different types of cameras people use for video:

Best gimbals for smartphones: Essentially a stabilized selfie-stick, this type of gimbal comes with a smartphone mount that can be adjusted to fit a variety of models. 

Best gimbal cameras: These neat, pocket-sized gimbals have their own built-in cameras, and do everything you need in a single package. 

Best gimbals for action cameras: While more recent action cams from the likes of GoPro and DJI have their own stabilization systems, a gimbal will smooth out wild and erratic camera movements to give your videos a more professional look.

Best gimbals for DSLR and mirrorless cameras: If you're planning more serious vlogging and filmmaking, these gimbals can take the weight of a full-size camera and lens combination. Mirrorless cameras are typically a little lighter, but bigger gimbals can handle heavier DSLRs too.

Let's get into it, and look at the best gimbals for filmmaking right now!

The best gimbals in 2022

Best gimbals for smartphones

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A versatile gimbal and selfie stick gets top marks from us thanks to its handling and build quality

Specifications

Compatibility: Smartphone (67 to 84mm width)
Stabilization: 3-axis
Weight: 290g
Dimensions: 174.7×74.6×37 mm (folded), 264.5×111.1×92.3 mm (unfolded)
Battery life (approx): 6.4 hours

Reasons to buy

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Extension-pole gives extra perspective
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Pouch and mini-tripod included

Reasons to avoid

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Joystick and W/T are not analog
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Cannot be used to charge phone

The DJI OM5 is the latest smartphone gimbal from DJI. It has a 21.5cm extendable pole and is the most lightweight one yet at just 290g. DJI has removed the big heavy battery found in previous models for a lower-powered one but don't worry, it still has over 6 hours of battery life (and you could always charge it with one of the best power banks (opens in new tab)) The handling and build quality of the OM5 is excellent, it has a rubber handle for grip and the joystick is perfectly positioned for easy operation. You can use gesture controls such as displaying a "V" sign to initiate record and ActiveTrack will lock on and track a subject. Our one slight concern is that the hinge at the top of the extension rod is really easy to turn which can be frustrating when you're opening the hinge in the hurry. That aside, it's a great gimbal which is why it got five stars in our review. 

Read more:DJI OM 5 review (opens in new tab)

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Shoot all day with the DJI OM 4's incredible 15 hour battery life

Specifications

Compatibility: Smartphone (67 to 84mm width)
Stabilization: 3-axis
Weight: 390g
Dimensions: Unfolded: 276 119.6 x 103.6mm, Folded: 163 x 99.5 x 46.5mm
Battery life (approx): 15 hours

Reasons to buy

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Class-leading performance
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Superb battery life
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Convenient magnetic mounting system

Reasons to avoid

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Pricier than Osmo Mobile 3
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No camera-swapping while recording

DJI's Osmo Mobile gimbals have been leading the market in smartphone stabilisation for some time now. Nothing else really offers the same balance of functionality and build quality, never better exemplified than in the DJI OM 4 (a refreshed naming convention; no relation to the Olympus OM4 film SLR). 

This lightweight device is the best gimbal you can buy for your smartphone right now. The new magnetic mounting system is a godsend (provided you don't mind leaving the clasp attached to your phone) making it easier than ever to attach and detach the device. The 3-axis stabilisation is, of course, excellent, providing smooth movement and making it easy to achieve effects like a classic Hitchcockian dolly zoom. There's also a suite of functionality for your smartphone once you connect it via the app.

The motor on the OM 4 has been upgraded to handle heat much better, and it is generally a smoother, more polished experience than the Osmo Mobile 3. If budget is a concern, you may want to look at the Osmo Mobile 3 as a cheaper alternative. 

Read more: DJI OM 4 (opens in new tab)

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Ideal for those on a weight saving mission but still want to shoot super smooth video

Specifications

Compatibility: Smartphone (50 to 90mm width)
Stabilization: 3-axis
Weight: 246g
Dimensions: with center post extended: 508 x 57 x 56mm, folded: 145 x 65 x 56mm
Battery life (approx): 5.5 hours

Reasons to buy

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Great stabilization
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Small and compact
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Affordable

Reasons to avoid

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Plastic build
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ZY Cami app isn't compatible with every phone

The Zhiyun Smooth X is a compact, lightweight mobile phone gimbal with a battery life of 5.5 hours. Despite its plastic build, it still feels well-made and the affordable price tag certainly makes it a tempting buy for anyone who wants to improve their smartphone filmmaking. Since you're able to swivel the gimbal head 90-degrees into portrait orientation, it makes it perfect for using for videos to be posted on TikTok or Instagram. 

One of our only niggles with the Zhiyun Smooth X is that the ZY Cami app that you need to use in order to set up the gimbal isn't compatible with every phone. However, most phones are capable of running the app, so check the compatibility list here (opens in new tab) if you're unsure.

Read more:Zhiyun Smooth X review (opens in new tab)

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Aimed specifically at iPhone users, it's packed full of features that will make filmmaking easier

Specifications

Compatibility: Smartphone (62 to 85mm width)
Stabilization: 3-axis
Weight: 547g
Dimensions: 328 x 123 x 105mm
Battery life (approx): 12 hours

Reasons to buy

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Abundance of features 
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Beautiful, smooth footage 

Reasons to avoid

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A little heavy
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Poorly optimised for Android

So large proportion of the video content uploaded to the internet every year is shot on an iPhone. More and more often, professional content creators are choosing to shoot with iPhones as an easy, reliable way to record footage. iPhones are small, lightweight and you have them on you all the time which is what makes them perfect for it. Investing in the Zhiyun-Tech Smooth 4 Stabilizer will ensure that all your videos are the most professional they can be and will get rid of any camera shake. It has intuitive on-body controls, a wheel that can be used for focusing or zooming and an app that enables you to use features such as time-lapse and vertigo. It's pretty heavy as far as smartphone gimbals go and it definitely caters to iPhone rather than Android so bear this in mind when shopping. 

Read more: Zhiyun Smooth 4 (opens in new tab)

A built in light is ideal for content creators who often find themselves in dark environments

Specifications

Compatibility: Smartphone (7-10mm thickness/280g max.)
Stabilization: 3-axis
Weight: 340g
Dimensions: 90 x 127 x 279mm
Battery life (approx): 15 hours

Reasons to buy

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4,300K light
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Smart tracking/follow features

Reasons to avoid

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No two-way charging
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Overall a bit flimsy

With plenty of different gimbals on the market, it's always worth paying attention to those that add a little something extra to stand out. The Zhiyun Smooth Q3 adds a built-in reversible fill light to the usual 3-axis stabilisation, which opens up a few more options for smartphone video shooters. Though the build is somewhat plasticky and the handle a bit small, the Zhiyun Smooth Q3 generally does a good job of keeping smartphone footage stable, especially for the price. Its tracking modes function well, and integrate well with the aforementioned ZY Cami app. Though we do wish the app could be a little less intrusive; does it really need to know our location and personal details just to keep a smartphone balanced? 

Read more: Zhiyun Smooth Q3 review (opens in new tab)

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With the Vimble 3 app-enhanced 3-axis gimbal, you can capture steadicam style moves with your smartphone

Specifications

Stabilization: 2-axis
Weight: 387g
Dimensions: 300.7 x 130.7 x 87.5mm
Battery life (approx): 10 hours approx

Reasons to buy

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Gliding movement (even shooting wide-angle)
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App controlled auto tracking
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Trigger recording via gestures
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Telescopic extension rod

Reasons to avoid

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Hit and miss timelapse performance
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No mode display

This compact, lightweight and durable gimbal will have you panning, tilting and tracking your subjects like a Hollywood camera operator. Using your smartphone’s front-facing camera and the free Feiyu ON app, you can make the gimbal track your movement as you walk and talk and trigger the recording with a hand gesture. Some of the app’s panning timelapse features didn’t perform as well as we hoped but all in all this is an effective budget smartphone gimbal.

Read more: FeiyuTech Vimble 3 review (opens in new tab)

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capture a range of Hollywood style camera moves with this versatile lightweight gimbal kit

Specifications

Stabilization: 3-axis
Weight: 550g
Dimensions: 240 x 68 x 150mm
Battery life (approx): 1 hr 41min

Reasons to buy

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Smooth roll, tilt and pan action
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Built-in fill light
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Menu display
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Attachable tripod legs

Reasons to avoid

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Joystick drops off
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No smartphone remote control
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Struggles with mirrorless cameras

The Zhiyun Crane M2S enables you to perform a combination of tilts, pans and even rolls with your smartphone or action camera so that you can capture professional steadicam style clips. Its quick release plate enables you to detach a camera and remount a different one with a minimum of fuss and effort. It will even shine a little light on your selfies thanks to a built-in fill light.

Read more: Zhiyun Crane M2S Combo Kit review (opens in new tab)

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If you can manage with just 2-axis of stabilization you can save some money here

Specifications

Compatibility: Smartphone (50 to 90mm width)
Stabilization: 2-axis
Weight: 428g
Dimensions: 260 x 57 x 56 mm
Battery life (approx): 5.5 hours

Reasons to buy

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Small, light and affordable
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Handy face tracking

Reasons to avoid

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2 axis only
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Built around selfie camera

If you want a smaller, cheaper version of the Zhiyun Smooth X listed above, the Zhiyun Smooth XS could be perfect. It only has two axes of stabilization rather than three but for anyone filming TikTok or YouTube it will still offer noticeably better quality video. It features handy face tracking, a telescopic selfie stick and a battery life of 5.5 hours. Some users feel like it's oriented a little too heavily around a phone's lower-quality selfie camera but if that's the camera you mostly use, this gimbal offers loads of features at a very attractive price.

Read more: Zhiyun Smooth XS (opens in new tab)

Best all-in-one stabilized camera

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It's compact, shoots crisp clear video and you're arm will never ache again

Specifications

Compatibility: N/A
Stabilization: 3-axis
Weight: 117g
Dimensions: 124.7×38.1×30mm
Battery life (approx): 140 mins

Reasons to buy

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Best-in-class pocketable stabilization
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Creator Combo is perfect for vloggers
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Crisp video

Reasons to avoid

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Poor noise-handling
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Struggles with highlights
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Gets hot when shooting 4K

If you want a camera and gimbal in a really compact, portable package, the DJI Pocket 2 might do just the trick. You can't beat it in terms of size, video specs and vlogging capabilities. If you buy it as part of the Creator Combo, with external audio and the ultra-wide lens add-on, it's basically a professional setup you can carry in your pocket. Noise handling is probably the Pocket 2's weakest area and it can struggle with high-lights. However, in well-lit environments, the convenience, versatility, stabilization and portability really can't be beaten.

Read more:DJI Pocket 2 review (opens in new tab)

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Record great quality 4K video for a lot less money than the DJI equivalent

Specifications

Compatibility: N/A
Stabilization: 3-axis
Weight: 116g
Dimensions: 121.9 x 36.9 x 28.6mm
Battery life (approx): 210 mins (max)

Reasons to buy

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Small enough to carry everywhere
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Includes case with smartphone grip
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Good quality, stabilised 4K footage

Reasons to avoid

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No control over shutter speed
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Hard to position accurately with controls
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Needs a phone connected for full options

This easy-to-use gimbal is capable of producing excellent quality 4K video as well as 12MP images. It can take pictures as either JPEGs or DNG raw files which makes them much easier to edit, especially if you don't quite get your exposure correct. Every now and again the gimbal does seem to glitch a bit but generally, it's ideal for creating steady footage while running or walking. 

Read more: Benro Snoppa Vmate review (opens in new tab)

Best gimbals for action cameras

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11. Removu S1

Designed specifically for GoPro's, it feature remote control functionality and a removable battery pack

Specifications

Compatibility: GoPro Session, Hero 3, Hero 3+, Hero 4, Hero 5 and Hero 6
Stabilization: 3-axis
Weight: 380g
Dimensions: 32.8 x 32.0 x 160.4mm
Battery life (approx): 5 hours

Reasons to buy

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Comprehensive rain-proofing 
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Removable grip with remote controls 

Reasons to avoid

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Quite pricey 
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Limited battery life 

With strong, rugged weatherproofing, the Removu S1 makes a great pairing with a GoPro camera, and is compatible with the majority of contemporary models. Like the Karma Grip its handle is detachable, meaning you can easily also use it as a wearable stabilizer, and there’s also remote control functionality built into the grip to allow you to operate the camera with it even when the two are separated. While the Li-Ion battery doesn’t last especially long compared to competitors, the fact that it’s removable means it’s easy to simply pack a spare if you know you’re in for a long shoot. 

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12. FeiyuTech G6

A splashproof, 3-axis gimbal with a battery that will for up to 12 hours

Specifications

Compatibility: GoPro Hero8 Black, Hero7 Black, Hero6 Black, Hero5 Black, Sony RX0 and other action cameras of similar dimensions (note that cameras other than those named above may not offer full app compatibility)
Stabilization: 3-axis
Weight: 336g
Dimensions: 271 x 119 x 38mm
Battery life (approx): 12 hours

Reasons to buy

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Useful status screen
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Extensive camera control
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Compatible with GoPro Hero8 Black

Reasons to avoid

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Loss of app functionality with some cameras
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Some noticeable motor noise

The FeiyuTech G6 is the best gimbal for action cameras for several reasons; it has 12 hours of battery life, it's splashproof, you can control it via an app, it has an OLED screen so you can quickly check settings and it can be used with anything from the GoPro Hero 10 to the Sony RX0 or even the DJI Osmo. It's designed so that no matter how you angle the gimbal, it will never obscure the camera screen so you can always see exactly what you're shooting. If you're planning on shooting a video using the sound from the onboard mic, you'll need to be careful as the gimbal motor sits rather close to the mic and sometimes picks up on the sound of it moving. 

Best gimbals for DSLR and mirrorless cameras

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Makes heavy cameras appear to float like a feather as they glide, tilt, track and pan

Specifications

Compatibility: Mirrorless and DSLR cameras weighing up to 4.5kg
Stabilization: 3-axis
Weight: 1.1kg
Dimensions: 415 x 218 x 195 mm
Battery life (approx): 12 hours

Reasons to buy

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Supports up to 4.5kg (10 lbs)
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OLED touch screen
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Physical Mode Switch
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Fine-tune knob to tweak tilt balance

Reasons to avoid

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Precise balancing can still be tricky
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Priced for pros

Firmly aimed at the professional videographer, this powerful stabiliser enables you to make Hollywood style camera moves with a heavy camera and lens payload (up to 4.5kg). New features such as a tilt balance fine-tuning knob and physical Mode Switch help you get up and running more quickly and the new and larger OLED touchscreen is brighter and easier to see than on older Ronin models.

Read more: DJI RS 3 Pro Combo review (opens in new tab)

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This compact gimbal feature shandy in-app controls and can be used to shoot panoramic stills

Specifications

Compatibility: DSLR/mirrorless camera (up to 3kg weight)
Stabilization: Three-axis
Weight: 1.2kg
Dimensions: Folded: 260×210×75mm, Unfolded: 400×185×175mm
Battery life (approx): 14 hours

Reasons to buy

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OLED display/settings controls
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Excellent app with more options
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Useful pano mode for stills, too!

Reasons to avoid

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Some cameras not supported
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Quite a learning curve for novices
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You might need a second handle

The DJI RSC 2 has pretty much everything you could ask for, including a clever folding design for easy storage and a ‘briefcase’ shooting mode, an OLED display so that you don’t have to adjust everything with its companion smartphone app, new Titan stabilisation algorithms, a 3kg payload that can handle mirrorless cameras and DSLRs, even with quite big lenses, and a 14-hour battery life. Even balancing the camera is made easy (well, as easy as it can be). It doesn’t work with every camera, though.

Read more:DJI RSC 2 review (opens in new tab)

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Designed for use with mirrorless cameras, it can take up to 2KG and it's competitively priced

Specifications

Compatibility: DSLR/mirrorless camera (up to 2kg weight)
Stabilization: Three-axis
Weight: 1.1kg
Dimensions: Unfolded: 370 x 165 x 150mm, Folded: 220×200×75 mm
Battery life (approx): 11 hours

Reasons to buy

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Great stabilisation out of the box
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Quality build yet accessibly priced
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11-hour rechargeable battery life

Reasons to avoid

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Can still feel heavy after prolonged use
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Only suitable for lighter mirrorless setups

DJI's Ronin-SC has been specifically designed for mirrorless camera setups up to 2kg in total weight. That’s considerably less than DJI’s bigger Ronin-S can support, but the Ronin-SC is 400g lighter at 1.1kg. Despite this, construction quality still feels first class.

The SC’s capacity is plenty for a camera like a Canon EOS R (opens in new tab) or Fujifilm X-T4 (opens in new tab), but it’s best to steer clear of bulky and heavy lenses, as these can be tough and sometimes impossible to balance properly. At least each axis can be individually locked, making initial balancing much easier, and, and the SC folds surprisingly compact.

Once you’re ready to shoot, there are plenty of features to explore. Arguably the most impressive is Active Track 3.0. This uses your phone’s camera and a very clever DJI app to automatically track subjects. The system requires your phone to be mounted on top of your main camera, but a hot-shoe clamp is provided. The only issue with this arrangement is it makes your camera quite top-heavy, so you’ll need to re-calibrate some pivot points.

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This beat of a gimbal is aimed at professional filmmakers using top-spec cine cameras

Specifications

Compatibility: Mirrorless and DSLR cameras weighing up to 6490g
Stabilization: 3-axis
Weight: 2470g
Dimensions: 346 x 344 x 98mm
Battery life (approx): 12 hours

Reasons to buy

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6.5kg payload
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Dual carrying options
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Powerful enough serious cine gear

Reasons to avoid

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Very heavy for handheld use
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Some controls awkwardly placed

The Zhiyun Crane 3S is a heavy duty powered stabilizing gimbal for larger mirrorless, DSLR or cinema cameras. It's a total redesign from previous Zhiyun gimbals, with the addition of detachable handle options, a large 6.5kg payload, an updated axis-locking system, external power input, and the ViaTouch 2.0 motion control system. It's an update to the previous Zhiyun Crane 3 Lab, but with a payload increase of around 45%.

The Crane 3S gives very smooth and steady footage and can handle a huge range of cameras. The performance and smoothness of the camera movements are impressive. But while it certainly boasts a great payload capacity and long battery life, it's heavy to carry as a run-and-gun gimbal, so this isn’t something you’d take out with you and use all day. But if you need to shoot handheld or ground-level video with cine gear that's a step up from a regular mirrorless camera, this is the tool for the job.

Read more: Zhiyun Crane 3S review (opens in new tab)

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Designed for heavier, DSLR cameras with a massive 4.2kg payload

Specifications

Compatibility: DSLR/mirrorless camera (up to 4.2kg weight)
Stabilization: Three-axis
Weight: 1.6kg
Dimensions: 490 x 250 x 260 mm
Battery life (approx): 16 hours

Reasons to buy

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Generous payload capacity
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Great functionality for the price

Reasons to avoid

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Fewer features than Ronin-S
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Long charge time

Promising moving footage that’s smoother than smooth, the Gudsen MOZA Air 2 is capable of handling heavier DSLR and cinema camera setups with long professional lenses, up to a maximum payload of 4.2kg. It offers a 3-axis stabilization system and produces impressive footage when moving, as well as providing eight follow modes. There’s also a nice selection of time-lapse functions, and users planning for a long day’s shoot will be pleased to note that its four batteries give it a total battery life of up to 16 hours (though be aware that this requires a 5-hour charge time).

Also included in this newer version of the original MOZA Air are a quick-release plate, auto-tune modes that assess a camera’s weight and compensate accordingly, and useful physical controls including a joystick and rotating wheel, making handling a pleasingly tactile experience. For the price, it’s impressively featured, and is a great way to expand your filmmaking potential without breaking the bank.

Read more: MOZA Air 2 review (opens in new tab)

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Make your camera glide, tilt and pan (and even control it remotely via your smartphone)

Specifications

Compatibility: Mirrorless and DSLR cameras weighing up to 6490g
Stabilization: 3-axis
Weight: 1.3kg
Dimensions: 410 x 260 x 195 mm
Battery life (approx): 12 hours

Reasons to buy

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Up to 3kg payload
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Touch screen
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Physical mode switch
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Bluetooth shutter button
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Cog wheel to tweak balance

Reasons to avoid

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Unbalanced by changing lens length
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Long lenses may not fit

The DJI RS 3 may not be an essential buy if you already own the RS 2, but you may be attracted by the latest model’s extended battery life, the new physical mode switch and the auto locking and unlocking axes feature. If you don’t already own a heavy-lifting gimbal but want to make your DSLR or mirrorless camera float, pan, and tilt like a Hollywood steadicam then the RS 3 will do the job nicely.

Read more: DJI RS 3 Combo review (opens in new tab)

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You can get your camera to glide, tilt and pan and even make moves via remote control

Specifications

Compatibility: Mirrorless and DSLR cameras weighing up to 6490g
Stabilization: 3-axis
Weight: 2kg
Dimensions: 19.6 x 29 x 46cm
Battery life (approx): 10 hours

Reasons to buy

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Supports up to 3.4kg
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Touch screen changes modes
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Comes with Gimbal 300XM app

Reasons to avoid

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Slow to charge (2.6hrs)
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Rebalancing with some zooms

If you’ve been struggling to find a gimbal that will effortlessly carry a DSLR (or mirrorless camera) and large lens then the 300XM could be the answer. It enables you to perform smooth pans, tilts and tracking moves with your usual DSLR kit but you could find that your arm begins to ache quite quickly. The ability to control the gimbal remotely via Gyro mode could be useful for certain scenarios (and it’s very cool to demonstrate!). A powerful heavy lifter!

Read more: Manfrotto MVG300XM gimbal review (opens in new tab)

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20. FeiyuTech MG Lite

Smooth, one-handed mirrorless camera operation

Specifications

Compatibility: Mirrorless and DSLR cameras weighing up to 1630g
Stabilization: 3-axis
Weight: 887g
Dimensions: 318 x 119 x 267 mm
Battery life (approx): 6 hours

Reasons to buy

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360 camera rotation for all axes 
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Useful control stick 

Reasons to avoid

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Calibration can be fiddly (make sure your firmware is up to date) 

Given the relative lightness of mirrorless cameras, one-handed gimbals are a boon for the filmmaker using light CSCs like those made by Sony or Panasonic. The Feiyu MG Lite is a great example, blending a lightweight build with impressive depth of functionality. Its design allows the camera to move in 360 degrees in all directions, allowing for total freedom of movement while shooting. The MG Lite can be set in three modes: Panning, Panning/Tilting and Lock, allowing you to restrict it to just the kind of movements you want, and the four-directional control stick also allows for manual control of the camera’s angle. It packs down well too, making it a good choice for the travelling filmmaker.

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Sebastian Oakley

For nearly two decades Sebastian's work has been published internationally. Originally specialising in Equestrianism, his visuals have been used by the leading names in the equestrian industry such as The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), The Jockey Club, Horse & Hound and many more for various advertising campaigns, books and pre/post-event highlights.


He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, holds a Foundation Degree in Equitation Science and is a Master of Arts in Publishing.  He is member of Nikon NPS and has been a Nikon user since the film days using a Nikon F5 and saw the digital transition with Nikon's D series cameras and is still to this day the youngest member to be elected in to BEWA, The British Equestrian Writers' Association. 


He is familiar with and shows great interest in medium and large format photography with products by Phase One, Hasselblad, Alpa and Sinar and has used many cinema cameras from the likes of Sony, RED, ARRI and everything in between. His work covers the genres of Equestrian, Landscape, Abstract or Nature and combines nearly two decades of experience to offer exclusive limited-edition prints to the international stage from his film & digital photography.