Are you looking for one of the best gopro gimbals for your videography or photography? You can choose any GoPro product like GoPro Hero 9,8,7,6,5,4,3+,3. GoPro is the leading and most trusted company in cameras digital technology.
It is equipped with outstanding specifications to deliver spectacular results for video recording and photography. GoPro Hero series is launched with an added stabilization feature and improved resolution accompanied by touch screen display for better user interface and experience. The GoPro Hero series is completely waterproof and resistant.
If you are a professional then you must be knowing that just a GoPro is not sufficient to serve your purpose. You need a camera gimbal to enhance your end-result and output in terms of stabilization and smooth transition of the device.
These days 3-axis gimbals are very popular as these can create a cinematic yet dreamy effect. So let’s take a look at the best gimbals for GoPro Hero 9,8,7,6,5,4,3+,3 (3 –Axis Stabilizers)
Top GoPro Gimbals
Feiyu Tech G5 3-Axis Water Splash Proof Handheld Gimbal For GoPro 5,4,3+,3 –
Especially designed for the Hero 5 Feiyu started making GoPro stabilizers since the first version, hence they know what to deliver to the end-users.
The Feiyu G5 leaves an outlasting impression with a neatly designed package, and is made of long lasting materials curated to work in all types of different weather conditions. With the Panning mode on, the GoPro easily follows left and right movements which is ideal for long, panoramic shots. Lock mode allows the camera to stay fixed in one direction only .
User Friendly gadget
Easy USB charging
USB port cover is easily damageable.
The rubber seal could have been better
Verdict- Feiyu Tech G5 is undoubtedly one of the most sought after gimbals especially for GoPro Hero 5 camera. It’s shots are silky smooth and it is also easy to use and comes along with a pocket friendly price tag .
GoPro Karma Grip For GoPro Hero 7,6,5 (Black) –
The karma grip comes with striking buttons covered in rubbery membrane.
It has a built in battery designed to charge your go pro camera at the same time while charging the gimbal so there is no need for an extra battery.
Long lasting built in battery
Super fast charging
Great carrying case
Doesn’t come with a joystick
Doesn’t come with a trigger
Verdict- The karma grip lacks a little operational button on the handle as some other models do but it can be connected to almost any product. It can be set up before you start shooting and the videos captured are super smooth. It is strange that they didn’t make the gimbal waterproof as it is designed for a waterproof camera which seems the only issue in the gimbal to me.
The Zhiyun Smooth –Q ships with a USB power cable and protective case with a strap. The unit comes with a one year warranty, and customers are also entitled to a replacement or free repair for defects found in the product within 15 days of receiving it.
The Smooth-Q can carry a payload of up to 220g, and can handle the weight of having third party lenses attached. The Smooth-Q can accommodate smartphones with a width of up to 6 inches.
Impressive battery life
360 degree rotation
Two way charging
Size of the gimbal is very big which becomes a hindrance for the user to operate the camera.
The handle made from solely plastic material which questions is durability and reliability.
VERDICT- The gimbal provides 3-axis stabilization and supports 360 degrees of rotation. It can keep the image steady and stable. The joystick controls are easy to use and let you smoothly pan in any direction.
The Smooth-Q has three operation modes- Pan Following Mode, Locking Mode, and Following Mode. If you use the Zhiyun iOS app to record video it will tell you on the screen what mode you are in. so I would suggest this is a decent camera gimbal to add to your kit for video filming and stills.
DJI Osmo Mobile
The DJI Osmo Mobile comes with a single battery, USB power cable, wrist strap, rosette protection cap, and a basic carrying pouch. DJI also provides a limited one year warranty on the gimbal/camera, handle, and charger, as well as a limited six month warranty on the battery .The Osmo’s hand grip also has rubber on the front of it which is designed for efficiency and comfort.
Advanced shooting modes
High durability and reliability
The Osmo Mobile doesn’t have a 1/4″-20 thread on the bottom
Harder to mount
VERDICT – This product could be seen as DJI’s indigenous efforts to compete in the market and excel with customer satisfaction. The DJi Osmo mobile is a complete package for both the beginners and the professional. The unique design and advanced mechanism gives the product an edge over the rivals. If we talk about ergonomics, the buttons are little angled on a panel which makes them easier to access and control.
The Osmo Mobile also has a trigger that you down to enable Lock mode. Osmo Mobile has four operation modes: Upright, Portrait, Underslung, and Flashlight. If not the best this is certainly one of the best of all time gimble to have for a movie maker.
EVO GP PRO 3- Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer-
It features a dependable and an upgraded 4 way thumb-stick designed to ease the control of gimbal’s axis, tilt and pan. The 3 axis high precision sensors are designed to avoid shaky videos. All these features will make you buy GP Pro.
Long Battery life
Wide range of connectivity
Priced a little higher than some competitor
Verdict- Users would be impressed with Evo GP Pro. This gimbal is really well built and trustable .The battery life is higher than a lot of other models, and Evo created several interesting accessories, like the Evo smartphone mount and extension poles.
You can also check out our article on how to choose the best gimbal for your gopro.
I would say that every package (gimbal) comes with an attraction and a hidden flaw. Choice is yours but options are many and very few of them are reliable. So I leave the decision to your understanding and needs. Try to do a proper research before you make your mind to invest in any camera gimbal. For more gimbal stabizilers visit Tim Model Makers.