The Top 3 Most Comparable Handheld Gopro gimbals in 2018

Gopro which is the favorite for outside people. Travelers love to use them to record some moving footages. However,  GoPro cameras are capable of recording incredible footage but it can be shaky and the image can be distorted when the camera is exposed to shocks and sudden movements. It is considered an action camera that was built for active individuals which like sports. While this might be true it does not mean that a GoPro cannot be used for other purposes as well. A GoPro camera can be an excellent choice for the ones that need to record professional footage for regular videos.

No. 1 Feiyu G6

G6 is compatible with GoPro HERO 6/ HERO 5 and the other action cameras with similar shape and size. With its replaceable holder, G6 can also be compatible with RX0 camera.

Advantages

WiFi+Bluetooth   dual working mode:With connecting GoPro HERO6 / HERO5、RX0’s WIFI, G6 can control the camera to take video /photo and set the working modes. At the same time, all the specifications can be set in Feiyu ON App once it connects via bluetooth.

An ingenious screen shows working mode clearly:An innovative build in OLED screen show specifications of gimbal and camera, working modes, battery life, bluetooth connection etc. Everything is under control.

The whole gimbal is splashproof: The gimbal is with the design of splashproof, making shooting freely

No block in visual:An innovative elevation angle of axis makes it no more blocks in visual to show a complete screen creation composition with no any harm in anti-shake performance.

Shoot in a more smart way with App:A new app interface. It can achieve remote control, automatic calibration, firmware upgrade, and the setting of multi-motion parameter by Feiyu ON App, makes more possibility in creation.

Enable to shoot from sunrise till sunset:Equipped with large capacity battery the runtime can be up to 12 hours, supports to charge the camera and last long time for shooting.

Disadvantages

 Apps Issues: when the app work and then all of a sudden the GoPro won’t be connected, and then the GoPro will be connected but the app won’t work. When l try to update something on the GoPro itself and then it just won’t update.

Phone Connected problem: most of time when I connected the phone to the gimbal, it is just not work. unless I restart the gimbal. This is really complex.

The tilt on the front :  when you’re holding it and you accidentally hit that, your camera’s gonna start spinning one way or the other.

Packing list

Stabilizer——1
USB Cable——1
User Guide ——1
Storage Box——1
5000mAh  Battery——1 
Micro USBC to USBC cable——1

No. 2 Freevision Vilta G

VILTA applies the most advanced motor control algorithm and IMU control algorithm. It increases the stability and reliability to an unprecedented height, to truly resolve the challenges faced in the past of the shaky ,unstable footage from action cameras, and captures extremely smooth imagery even under circumstances of severe shaking.

Advantages

SUPERIOR STABILITY: VILTA has extremely fast response speed and high control precision, which achieves an image stability exponentially higher than competitive products. The ultra-high stability of VILTA gives you spect-acular cinematic movement in the palm of your hand.

WEARABLE: Handheld Gimbal changes to a wearable gimbal with a quick release button. Wearable gimbal is compatible with GoPro mounts.

AUTO CALIBRATION: Without complicated calibration procedures, VILTA applies its own patented adaptive sensor algorithm and intelligent calibration system.

DOUBLE BATTERY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM: The gimbal base battery and handle battery are independent intelligent battery management systems. The Smart Battery System (SBS), can accurately manage the battery power and extend the battery life. It effectively prevents the battery overheating, over-current, under voltage, and spontaneous combustion.

Disadvantages

None lasting Runtime: 2 luminium battery make the gimbal can lasting 8-9 hours.

The App not work: When I  try to connect the gimbal then the camera to the app and I have to admit after several attempts, it is just not work.

It Cannot do much up and down motions as  we walk.

Packing list

Storage Box——1
User Guide ——1
Stabilizer——1
USB cable——1
Carrying strap—— 1

No.3 Hohem iSteady Pro

Advantages

One-piece Forming, Stronger stabilizer:  iSteady Pro does not need to be assembled and formed in one, uses imported European materials, Stability is better than other brand stabilizers on the market. More Smoothly, Low Power Consumption, Bigger Motor Torque, Higher Anti-Shake Performance.

Perfect Compatibility,One Year Warranty: iSteady Pro works with GoPro Hero 6/Hero 5 / HERO4 / HERO3+ / HERO3 / Yi 4K / AEE / SJCAM and other action cameras that have similar dimensions.

New APP Interface: Remote Control, Automatic Fast Calibration, Firmware Upgrade, and Custom Multi-Motion Parameter Can Be Done On “Hohem Gimset” APP. Also Having Common Model Camera Pre-Parameter setting is prepared for beginners.

Two-way Charging, 12hrs Runtime:  iSteady Pro can run for 12 hours in a row. The 4000mah built-in battery indicator tells you how much power is left. The stabilizer can be charged by portable power source and the camera can be charged by the stabilizer via USB port.

Disadvantages

Cheap Build Plastic: First impressions it does have kind of a plastic look and feel to it. Just feel like it is easy to be crack.
Toggle switch: hitting f1 should return the camera back to center, but it doesn’t always work sometimes and  you have to press it a couple times.
Design of handle: The design of the handle can cover the screen of the Gopro, and when it turns trying to get some nice sweeping shots and  the handle is up on the side it would hit the camera.

Packing list

Storage Box——1
User Guide ——1
Stabilizer——1
USB cable——1
MINI Tripod——1

 

Author: Lily li

3 thoughts on “The Top 3 Most Comparable Handheld Gopro gimbals in 2018

  1. Wow! This blog looks just like my old one!
    It’s on a totally different topic but it has pretty
    much the same page layout and design. Wonderful choice of colors!

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