Create Silky Smooth Hollywood-Quality Gimbal Shots with the ZHIYUN SMOOTH 5

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December 17, 2021 by

The world’s leading tech company of professional camera stabilization systems is proud to announce the release of the ZHIYUN SMOOTH 5 and SMOOTH X2 which put a Hollywood quality gimbal in the hands of mobile filmmakers.

A follow-up to the award-winning SMOOTH 4, which won the prestigious Good Design Award in 2018, and the SMOOTH X, the SMOOTH 5, and SMOOTH X2 allow smartphone content creators to film like a pro and shine in every way so they can create their best work yet. Compatible with both Android and iOS, the SMOOTH 5 and the SMOOTH X2 have new, revolutionary features that bring the quality of Hollywood to everyone’s mobile devices.

The SMOOTH 5 has dimensions of 311*108*52mm while the SMOOTH X2 has dimensions of 71*56*160mm.

“The quality of smartphone cameras is beginning to rival their Hollywood counterparts and mobile filmmakers are demanding more,” said ZHIYUN’s product director. With the SMOOTH 5, anyone can now film like a pro while the SMOOTH X2 allows mobile filmmakers to shine in every way.”

SMOOTH 5 Feature Highlights

1. Design – Upgraded motor performance and algorithm

• The SMOOTH 5 has a smaller size than its predecessor but much stronger performance thanks to an upgraded motor performance and algorithm. The industry-standard 3-axis design allows movements in all angles to be amazingly smooth, even in extreme angles.

• This makes it easy to shoot in all angles switching seamlessly from portrait to landscape mode, and it mounts easily on the phones favored by mobile filmmakers like the iPhone 13 Pro MAX, Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold, Huawei Mate X2, and the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra thanks to its smart lock design.

2. Easy to use control panel – Point, click, and shoot

• Users will feel at ease thanks to the all-in-one control panel that allows them to adjust many features with only one hand without the trouble of using an app. There’s also a multifunctional control wheel that gives users perfect control over zooming and focusing.

3. Creative Functions – Next-generation tools for the mobile creative genius

• With the SMOOTH 5, mobile filmmakers can reach their creative peak. Some of the creative features included in the SMOOTH 5 are Magical Pano, allowing for a magnificent view in your smartphone with 180° panorama, Timelapse, where you can watch the time go by at a quicker pace to experience scenes that are used to take a longer time., and Live Stream Master, which allows for face tracking for the perfect live stream experience. Other features include SmartFollow, which automatically tracks a designated person or object, Dolly Zoom, which mimicks a Hollywood style dolly shot without the expensive equipment, and MagicClone which allows you to clone yourself and to appear in multiple parts of a scene.

4. Fill light – Light up every scene with Hollywood quality lumens

• The SMOOTH 5 comes with a magnetic fill light that shines at 580 lumens, allowing for any scene to be perfectly lit thanks to the stepless dimming control. It also comes with color filters and can be attached to either side of the smartphone.

5. Smart Editor- Make Hollywood Magic with a few clicks

• During the editing process the raw footage becomes the masterwork. The SMOOTH 5 has an entire smart editing suite that allows for mobile filmmakers to do their best work yet. The ZY Cami Editor means you can wow your viewers with your work of art thanks to the ability to reverse the clip and edit it while adding filters, stickers, subtitles and background music.

With the SMART Mode, filmmakers can pre-program the gimbal and achieve creative perfection thanks to dozens of video templates including amazing special effects and music.

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