Zhiyun’s new Smooth 4 stabilizer turns you into a professional mobile movie maker
Sport mode, and creative filming control with the new Smooth 4 gimbal
Shenzhen, China, March 27, 2018,ZHIYUN TECH, world leader in handheld gimbals for smartphones and cameras is proud to announce the availability of the new Smooth 4, created for mobile filmmakers. The Smooth 4 features a revolutionary level of filming control and total freedom for smartphone creativity. The amazing new PhoneGo mode enables high-performance (40% quicker than previous generations) sports tracking with full-speed follow mode for instantaneous movement adjustment. The power of the Smooth 4 is fully exploited by the ZY Play app (for IOS 9.0 and higher and Android 5.0 and higher) which enables the use of all controls on the gimbal and turns your smartphone into a true professional camera. The great build quality, accessories and best on the market motors have made Zhiyun Smooth gimbals the premier choice for vloggers and aspiring cinematographers worldwide.
7th Generation powerful phone stabilizing system
The 7th Generation Instune Stabilization System allows the Smooth 4 to deliver great performance while giving excellent battery life. It can support phones up to 210 grams, or almost half a pound, enough for the latest 6-inch models. The Smooth 4 features two USB Type-C ports, one for charging the Smooth 4 and one to charge your phone. The Smooth 4 also comes with a free tripod for easy offhand filming, in or outdoors thanks to its advanced object tracking mode.
Smooth, intuitive camera controls through the ZY Play app
The ZY Play app (for IOS and Android) brings together the smooth 4’s intuitive control panel, with easily recognizable camera style buttons, and the phone’s filming and photography function. With all buttons on the handle in a finger’s reach, you can easily transition from photo to film mode, enabling or disabling the phone’s torch, and quickly changing various mobile camera settings. The dial on the side is used for quick and smooth adjustment of zoom and focus, all without the need of touching the screen of your phone. Furthermore, a large finger grip button on the back allows for instant switching to PhonGo or Follow mode to create a new dynamic way of filming.
As a bonus, the Lightollector community allows sharing of your videos anytime anywhere with stabilizer users from around the world. It features rewards for the best content shared, as well as opportunities to become an actual contracted content creator for Zhiyun!
Download ZY Play for IOS 9.0 or higher here: Apple iTunes
Download ZY Play for Android 5.0 or higher here: Google Play Store
Visit the Lightollector community here: Zhiyun Lightollector
Compelling extras, free gimbal tripod
The Smooth 4 comes with all the accessories required to immediately start with impressive time lapses and tracking shots. The sturdy carrying case can safely transport the Smooth 4 and all its accessories, and inside it you’ll find a tripod which can be easily set up for indoor and outdoor shots.
CES Award-winning pedigree
The Smooth 4 builds upon the award-winning qualities of the Smooth 3, where, as recently as during CES 2018, it was announced as a CES 2018 Innovation Award Honoree. The new clip-up design allows for quick and easy transition from standby to startup, while the light and durable compound material with hammer paint texture make the Smooth 4 stand out for its quality finish while remaining lightweight for easy transportation and filming.
Pricing and availability
The Zhiyun Smooth 4 is available in black and white for an MSRP of $139 and $159 respectively Pre-orders for the Zhiyun Smooth 4 can be made online at the following retailers.
Zhiyun Smooth 4 (Black/white) at Amazon
Zhiyun Smooth 4 (Black) at B&H Photo and Video
Zhiyun Smooth 4 (Black) at Adorama
Product information and video
ZHIYUN TECH is a pioneer and world leader in gimbals and stabilizers for professional filmmakers, your personal videos, and everything in between. Zhiyun’s innovative solutions and dedication to delivering products that go beyond customer’s expectations strengthens the belief that everyone can be an excellent filmmaker. Learn more about Zhiyun Tech at www.zhiyun-tech.com or check us out on Facebook: @ZhiyunGlobal or follow us on Instagram: @zhiyun_tech