ZHIYUN, the world’s leading gimbal manufacturer, announces the launch of the ZHIYUN SMOOTH Q4 smartphone gimbal. Aimed at on-the-move lifestyle, fashion, filmmakers, live-streamers, vloggers and influencers, the new 3-axis stabilizer, is designed for super quick-shooting capabilities and ultra-creative output, day or night. We have been testing out the latest model from the company over the last few weeks and have our video review below for more,we take a look at the gimbal go through what features there is, the app and some samples.
ZHIYUN SMOOTH Q4’s brand new arm design and improved feel and grip, facilitate lightning-fast unfolding and packing. Users can switch between landscape and portrait mode, equally quickly, in a single click. Once unfolded, its 215mm built-in extendable rod allows videographers to shoot at various angles from a wider background, enriching creative options.
The ZHIYUN SMOOTH Q4 sports a double-sided powerful magnetic fill light at 5500K with four levels of adjustable brightness, meaning videographers can create the right atmosphere for cinematic storytelling, even when shooting in the dark.
Measuring 181.7 x 107.7 x 56.3mm, weighing 370g, the compact and newest member of the popular SMOOTH Q range offers unrivalled interactivity and control. Its simple, seamless one-handed operation with its multi-functional control wheel allows filmmakers to press to adjust the brightness and slide to adjust the focal length. Viewing and switching between different shooting modes has never been easier with the most intuitive indicators and a well-organised, improved control panel. Everything is within sight and at arm’s length, allowing users convenient control over the gimbal’s and smartphone parameters.
Smart Shooting functionality continues with the updated and dedicated ZY CAMI App with a brand new feature, SMART Templates BTS (Behind the Scenes). This functionality allows users to film using their selected template, which imitates the BTS camera movement showing the filmmaker how best to move the camera to shoot the template video. Users can then compare their footage side by side, on a split screen with the template after shooting footage, in order to compare them.
This, in addition to the app’s filters, music, special effects, mean your video creations can really stand out. Simply select the desired modes within the ZY CAMIi App and the SMOOTH Q4 will automatically guide videographers to create stunning masterpieces.
Additional features including SmartFollow 3.0 make sure the subject is always in the centre of the frame. Gesture Control kickstarts shooting with one simple movement towards the camera and Live Stream Master, offers face-tracking in native smartphones.
ZHIYUN SMOOTH Q4 is packed with advanced features and operational modes including Magic Clone Pano, cinematic effects that were once only available in Hollywood movies are now, a breeze to add to your creations.
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