Zhiyun Smooth-X vs DJI Osmo Mobile 3 Gimbal Test Video Comparison. The new Zhiyun Smooth-X is a 2-Axis gimbal where as the DJI Osmo Mobile 3 is a 3-Axis gimbal. Does the extra angle of movement help with stabilization of your video footage? Let’s find out.
The Zhiyun Smooth-X can also be extended out telescopically, in which case it functions as a gimbal plus selfie stick, allowing you to capture 2-axis stabilized footage and photos, including group shots, from more angles.
The gimbal comes with a companion iOS/Android app (ZY Cami app) which highly expands your capabilities. The app offers slow motion, time-lapse, panorama, and other creative features, and it enables you to track a subject automatically after getting the subject in the frame. It also has basic editing functions for your captured videos. You can efficiently trim shots, add music, add subtitles, and more.
the SMOOTH-X has a physical joystick and other controls that interact directly with your phone. Also, this gimbal supports intelligent gesture control. This feature lets you take a photo or start recording a video by displaying a “V” gesture or waving to the camera. The gimbal also provides a 1/4″-20 mounting thread on the bottom for attaching an optional mini tripod as an extension or stand. The gimbal battery is rechargeable using the included USB cable.