Practical and affordable, smartphone stabilisers have matured to the point where just about anyone can capture cinema-smooth video clips right from their phone. Zhiyun is a mainstay of the gimbal market, with the latest Smooth Q4 stabiliser representing a culmination of the brand’s latest refinements.
Pulling together some of the best elements of Zhiyun’s entry-level Smooth Xs and higher-end Smooth 5 stabilisers, the Smooth Q4 features an extending telescopic arm and on-handle mode switching.
Although noticeably pricier than its predecessor, the Smooth Q4 still undercuts DJI’s latest stabiliser offerings by some margin. For budget-conscious content creators, the Zhiyun Smooth Q4