Are you tired of shaky videos with your smartphone / point-and-shoot compact camera, but don’t want to lug around a giant tripod? Then look no further than the Tiltpod by Gomite. It’s the first articulating “tripod” for the iPhone 4 / 4S that fits in your pocket, and boasts a quick-connect magnetic ball pivot for an instant hold at just about any angle. Product page. Continue reading for our full review.
At just $14.95, there’s no reason not to pick one of these up, should you be a mobile warrior. It’s very well built, thanks in part to a nickel-plated micro positioning pivot for maximum range of motion and precision control. From our tests, the footage shot with the Tiltpod rivaled that of the expensive tripods, typically used with DSLRs, in both stabilization and range of motion. The integrated base features a grippy surface that can be quickly attached and removed from your phone and / or camera. Let’s just that we’ll be ordering more for our office, especially since we use the iPhone 4S for shooting videos more often than not. We highly recommend this product!