Zhiyun Smooth 5 Gimbal review: sturdy, strong, and made for pros


With a stronger, 3-axis motor, the new Zhiyun Smooth 5 Gimbal is built for professional filming, especially with larger or heavier phones, like the iPhone 13 Pro range. Zhiyun’s previous Smooth Q3 Gimbal was aimed at the YouTube audience, prioritizing lightness and a small size. The new Zhiyun Smooth 5 Gimbal can certainly be used for YouTube, but it’s built for more serious use than just, say, selfies.Most of this is evident in the sturdier construction. Its predecessor used a lighter plastic and was also engineered to slide up into an extended position. Read more…
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