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Zhiyun-Tech Smooth-4 Smartphone Gimbal

Zhiyun-Tech Smooth-4 Smartphone Gimbal


The Zhiyun-Tech Smooth-4 Smartphone Gimbal has been engineered for filmmakers, content creators to create stable and smooth video footage, all via your phone and the Smooth-4 Smartphone Stabiliser from Zhiyun-Tech. Integrated onto the Zhiyun-Tech Smooth-4 Smartphone Gimbal is a control panel that allows you to access functions really quick without having the need to touch the screen of your phone.

This can all be done when downloading the ZY Play app to your Android or iOS device giving you the freedom of controlling both the gimbal and smartphone camera functions such as zoom, focus, time-lapse, and still photo settings. Main features to making this Zhiyun-Tech Smooth-4 Smartphone Gimbal so great is the Focus Pull & Zoom Capability where it consist of a built-in handwheel to provide smooth operation; PhoneGo Mode for Instant Scene Transition this is where it responds to every delicate movement without delay; Time-Lapse; Motion Lapse; Hyperlapse, and Slow-Motion modes are also added for creative creators; object-tracking; and also features two-way charging to provide longer runtime.

  • For Smartphones up to 210 g
  • Large Left-Side Focus/Zoom Wheel
  • Quick-Response "PhoneGo" Mode
  • Dolly/Zoom "Vertigo" Effect Mode
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Born for Mobile Filmmakers

The compact sized Zhiyun-Tech Smooth-4 Smartphone Gimbal has carefully been crafted for mobile filmmakers, to capture and create stable and smooth video footage from your smartphone device. Have full control via the hot-key buttons allowing you to reduce the need of touching the screen.

Focus Pull & Zoom Capability

Built-in to the design of the Smooth-4 from Zhiyun-Tech is a dedicated handwheel that enables video content creators to experience a really smooth operation, as it offers the zooming functionality where you can zoom in or out as you want to; or simply press the FN switch button to configure it to the focus puller this will help you achieve great focusing changes in real time.

PhoneGo Mode for Instant Scene Transition

PhoneGo is the perfect mode for when wanting to capture fast movements, such as high-end sports cars. Well-engineered to respond to every delicate movement without incurring any delays. The impressive scene transition can easily be achieved in your footage without having to transfer your files over for post-processing.

Advanced Video Techniques

Incorporated into the Zhiyun-Tech Smooth 4 Gimbal are cutting-edge video techniques that creates special effects, such as timelapse, motion lapse, hyperlapse and slow-motion capturing more details from a broader perspective; and other video techniques that include wide-range lapse, triaxial, tracking, and the focusing unique-style that can be added to your videos to create a different time flow on your phone.

Object Tracking

The smooth-4 gimbal allows you to perfectly tack objects while being on the go, and not limiting you to anything. The algorithms allow it to track human faces with much higher precision, and also frames the object for you making your shooting experience an absolute breeze.

Two-Way Charging with Longer Runtime

Designed to keep mobile filmmakers going for up to 12 hours of creating amazing video content and features a battery indicator that informs you how much battery is left. The smooth-4 smartphone gimbal also allows you to charge your phone directly while creating video content on the go. The gimbal adopts the mainstream Type-C charging port so that filmmakers can use both ends of the cable for charging. Both the stabiliser and smartphone can be charged simultaneously to achieve the two-way charging, and to achieve the longest operation time.

Powerful and Compatible with all Phones

Built-in to the compact Smooth 4 is a powerful motor thats been increased its technology by a large extent, allowing it to be compatible with all phones, and can also be used with a variety of accessories such as LED lights and camera lenses.

In the box
  • Zhiyun-Tech Smooth-4 Smartphone Gimbal (Black)
  • Mini Tripod
  • USB Cable
  • Carrying Case
Number of Axes 3-Axis (Pitch, Roll, Yaw)
Rotation Range Yaw (Pan): 300°
Pitch (Tilt): 240°
Roll: 240°
Load Capacity 2.65 to 7.41 oz / 75 to 210 g
Smartphone Dimensions Height: 62 to 85 mm
Ports 1 x USB Type-C
Battery Type 2 x Built-In
Capacity (mAh) 2000 mAh
Battery Runtime 12 Hours
Battery Chemistry Lithium-Ion
Voltage 5.0 VDC
Operating Voltage 7.4 to 7.4 VDC
Operating Current 120 to 2500 mA (Maximum)
Operating Temperature -10 to 45°C
Mounting 1 x 1/4"-20 Female
Dimensions 328 x 123 x 105 mm (with Handlebar)
Weight 547 g (with Handlebar and Battery)

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1.  What warranty comes with the goods purchased ?

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