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Give the gift of super-steady video with a smartphone gimbal now only £29.99

Zhiyun smooth x deal
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If you know a budding filmmaker who likes to shoot video using their phone, The Zhiyun Smooth X (opens in new tab) will make a great gift. The two axis gimbal will ensure video footage is smooth and professional looking, it's easy to use and has a lot of handy features such as motion control and portrait orientation. Just in time for Christmas, Amazon has slashed prices in half making it just £29.99 (opens in new tab)!

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Zhiyun Smooth X Gimbal | was £60 | NOW £29.99 (opens in new tab)
Save £30 on a Zhiyun Smooth X compact folding and extendable 2-axis handheld gimbal stabilizer for smartphones. Can be used to so that you never shoot shaky footage or as a selfie stick.
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Zhiyun Smooth-X Gimbal | was £60 | NOW £29.99 (opens in new tab)
Save £30 if you don't fancy the grey version of this gimbal stabilizer, there is an all-white version for you at the same sale price (just don't lose it in the snow!).
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This unmissable bargain is bound to bring joy to anyone who regularly uses their phone for filmmaking. Whether it's for a vlogger, a soon-to-be TikTok star or someone who just likes to document holidays and other events, this compact gimbal can support phones up to 3.5 inches, it has a 10-inch extendable pole and 5.5 hours battery life. 

It's compatible with both Android and iOS and the app includes features such as slow-motion, time-lapse and panorama modes. You can also automatically track a subject in frame so you know they'll be in focus. There are basic in-app editing features that enable you to trim shots and add music or subtitles, but  if you want to get more serious with post-production, you might want to think about investing in the best video editing software (opens in new tab)

The Zhiyun Smooth X has a few really nifty features such as gesture controls which means you can start recording by displaying the "V" peace sign or by waving at the camera. There is also a 1/4 inch mounting point should you want to attach it to a tripod. 

This gimbal is perfect for taking away on trips as it packs down so small and is really lightweight. The controls are easy to use, footage will look professional and it's no effort to carry. What more could you need?!

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.