Zhiyun Smooth 4 Gimbal – Pros and Cons? Worth for Travellers?

If you are also a travel film make like me or love to make travel videos or worry about video stabilization in your mobile filmmaking or if you are planning to purchase Zhiyun Smooth 4 Gimbal, so read this article till the end. In this article, we discuss Props and cons of Zhiyun Smooth 4 Gimbal.

Zhiyun Smooth 4 Gimbal - Props and Cons? Worth for Travellers?I purchased this newly launched gimbal 15 days back after selling my old DJI Osmo Because it was not so worth for travelers. So I am using this Zhiyun Smooth 4 Gimbal from last 15 days and today I will share my experience of using this mobile gimbal.

In the market of gimbals, Zhiyun Smooth 4 Gimbal is now knowing as best mobile gimbal because of its unique feature and zooming option. But among these advantages, there are some disadvantages also of this gimbal. Today we discuss both-


  • 180-degree Panoramas made super-easy—hold up this Zhiyun Smooth 4 Gimbal and press the shutter button. This gimbal keeps your mobile level and rotates to take many photos. For Clicking this kind of Panorama, you need to download Zhiyun Play App.
  • Take time-lapse and hyper-lapse shots.
  • Type – C charging port for fast charging.Zhiyun Smooth 4 Gimbal - Props and Cons? Worth for Travellers?
  • Capture long exposures without a tripod.
  • 3-axis stabilization lets you film with your mobile floating smoothly along as you walk or ride in a vehicle.
  • Resistant to wind and bad weather conditions.
  • Smooth 4 can run for 12 hours.
  • On-board smartphone charger.
  • Objects Tracking,

Zhiyun Smooth 4 Gimbal - Props and Cons? Worth for Travellers

  • There is a Tripod also included in this package which is so good for mobile filmmakers like me.
  • There is a mode in this gimbal- Moving Time-lapse Mode which is so good for Vlogger or Youtubers.
  • They give us a beautiful and hard case also with it which is good enough for travelers.


There is not any joystick in this Zhiyun Smooth 4 Gimbal which is not so good. I know this gimbal have many advanced features but without the joystick, using gimbal is the little bit difficult. I didn’t expect that the Zhiyun remove this feature from this mobile gimbal because, without the joystick, it is hard to use and understand.

Zhiyun Smooth 4 Gimbal - Props and Cons? Worth for Travellers?

There is no selfie mode in this gimbal like Zhiyun Smooth Q. Those who don’t know, zhiyun smooth Q is the previous version of the mobile gimbal by zhiyun which was cheaper than it. From that selfie mode of zhiyun smooth q gimbal, we can use our mobile’s back camera for selfie or video.

After using this Zhiyun Smooth 4 gimbal from last 15 days, I prefer you to buy this if you are also a traveler or travel filmmaker like me. It is totally worth of that amount you are spending on it. I liked its zooming function. There are fully control features on this gimbal which makes it best mobile gimbal in the market. In India, it is available in the shops and online e-commerce sites at Rs 12500 ($190) which is a good price for this gadget.


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