Smartta SliderMini 2 review

The Smartta SliderMini 2 delivers cinematic results from your pocket – and might convince you to forget your gimbal

5 Star Rating
Smartta SliderMini 2
(Image: © Alistair Campbell)

Digital Camera World Verdict

The Smartta SliderMini 2 is incredibly smooth, incredibly small, and delivers incredible gains for your videography arsenal. It's not cheap but it is affordable, and it's certainly not alone in its price bracket. It's solid and boasts great build quality, with a motor to match, and will elevate your filmmaking to the next level if you've never taken your camera off the tripod before. This could potentially be the first and last slider you ever buy.


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    Light, compact, portable

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    Huge battery life (52 hours)

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    Compatible with iOS & Android


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    Too short for some filmmakers?

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The Smartta SliderMini 2 is a pocket-sized, fully motorized slider that packs a large cinematic punch. And it's ideal if you're a stills photographer making the transition into videography, since one of the key skills to learn is introducing movement into your shot. 

However, the Smartta SliderMini 2 isn't just for creatives starting out – this is a serious tool for vloggers, content creators, hobbyists, professionals and time-lapse shooters alike, and is definitely one of the best camera sliders for video around. 

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Alistair Campbell

Alistair is the Features Editor of Digital Camera magazine, and has worked as a professional photographer and video producer.