Zhiyun Smooth 4 Review: To Nurture the Filmmaker in You

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Technology is everything for us in the current world. New innovations are being released into the world every week by the professional developers. All these innovations have brought a rapid growth in the technical advancement of the smartphones.

We no longer use the mobile phones as a medium of communication alone. The mobile phones also serve as an alarm, gaming console, planner, etc. The majority of the people use the smartphones to capture the personal and happy moments instead of the digital cameras.

When we use the smartphones to capture the videos and pictures, there is a possibility for the videos and images to become blurred. This problem can be rectified only if we have a proper stabilizer to hold the device properly.

Zhiyun is the leading brand of gimbal stabilizers which are used for professional cameras, action cameras, and smartphones. The famous products of the Zhiyun include Zhiyun Crane 2, Zhiyun Smooth-Q, Zhiyun Crane, and Zhiyun Smooth-3. Zhiyun Smooth-4 is the latest innovation in the Zhiyun brand. So today we are going to take a look at the Zhiyun Smooth-4 features and how it makes your photography like Professional:

Zhiyun Smooth 4: Quick Specification

Brand Zhiyun
Operation VoltageStandard 7.4 v
Operation Temperature: Max45°C/ Standard: 25°C/ Min: -10 °C
Battery Run-timeStandard 12 h
Charging TimeStandard 3 h
Stabilizer Tilt Mechanical Range
Standard 240 °
Roll Mechanical RangeStandard 240 °
Valid PayloadMax: 210 g/Min: 75 g
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Zhiyun Smooth 4 Review: Features

High-Quality Footage Zhiyun Smooth 4 ReviewWith the help of the Zhiyun Smooth 4, you can enhance the video capturing features of your smartphone devices. It, in fact, turns your mobile phone into a professional filmmaking camera. With the help of the integrated panel present in this stabilizer, you do not have to repetitively touch your mobile phone screen to input the commands. The users can use the hot-keys to control both the stabilizer and the phone. The different types of shots you can take with the help of this stabilizer are – Vertigo shot, POV Orbital shot, and Roll-angle time lapse.

Easy to Focus Pull and Zoom in/outZhiyun Smooth 4 ReviewThe Zhiyun Smooth 4 has a professional handle wheel with which you can easily zoom in or out as and when you need to take a close-up shot. You can also attain high-precision focus change by using the FN switch button on the stabilizer.

Enables Scene Transition – The “PhoneGo” mode in the stabilizer helps to record even the slightest movement without any delay. Hence, you will not miss any shots. Unlike the normal film editing techniques, no post-processing is required for the transition of the scenes.

Tracking of an object – Not only the human faces, but the stabilizer will also help you to track an object on the screen. Once you frame the object on the screen, the stabilizer will help you to do the rest of the tracking.

Better Charging Facilities –Zhiyun Smooth 4 Review The Zhiyun Smooth 4 has the capability to run continuously for a period of 12 hours. You can charge your phone by connecting it to the stabilizer using a USB cable on the tilt axis. The Smooth 4 can be charged by using a portable power source. Also, the Type-C charging portal enables the user to use both ends of the cable for charging. The two-way charging system enabled on this device ensure the longest operation time.

Compatible with all types of devices – The Smooth 4 is so designed that it is compatible with all the types of smartphones. It also can be used in the different environmental conditions. This stabilizer can also be used along with the other accessories like the camera lens and LED light.

Time Lapse Shooting Expert – Almost all the advanced shooting techniques are supported by the Smooth 4. It helps to capture all the features in a shot like the Timelapse, Motion lapsed, and moving time lapse, recording lives, and also the dramatic display of the flow of time.

Freestyle time lapse – There are many settings on the stabilizer such as freer settings for shooting ranges, angle, and focus. With the help of these features, you can capture the unique shots. You can also capture all the movements and objects, including, huge crowds, moving silhouette, etc.

Timelapse, Motion lapse, and Hyperlapse – With the deep optimization on Timelapse, the Smooth 4 enables the use of all the advanced shooting techniques.

Design of Smooth 4 – The design of the Smooth 4 consists of a slider on its control panel and a trigger button on its back. The Smooth 4 has an amazing design because of which a user can easily recognize and switch between the different gimbal modes.

The Zhiyun Smooth 4 3 Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer is yet to be released into the world markets. This stabilizer is expected to launch in the month of April 2018. The makers of the Zhiyun Smooth 4 have announced that there will be only a limited number of quantities available in the first batch. Also, the first batch will be shipped directly from China.

The most enticing features of this innovation of the Zhiyun brand have already caused a wave of excitement among the people. A lot of people have already started booking in advance to avail this stabilizer immediately after they get released into the market.

Though, there are a lot of features which exhilarates the whole world, if the stabilizer actually meets all the anticipated requirements, is yet to be witnessed. Currently, we cannot say with conviction if they are going to be the best product or not.

The Zhiyun Smooth 4 is available on the Gearbest E-Com site. At the price of $157.86 this Gimbal is giving the best competition to the DJI Osmo. So go ahead and buy it Before it goes out of stock.

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