DJI has released a new gimbal for everyone who likes to film with their smartphone: the DJI Osmo Mobile 3. A functional structure, several practical features, creative recording modes and much more characterize the device. I have summarized the technical data from the DJI Osmo Mobile 3 data sheet as well as information on the functions and modes for you below. Below you will also find a video that brings you closer to the individual advantages of the gadget. If you want to stop by the official shop and read about it there, you can do that with this link ;)
The DJI Osmo Mobile 3 smartphone gimbal is ideal for stabilizing mobile phone videos and filming with smart creative modes. You can find details, dates and a video here!
DJI Osmo Mobile 3 - Specifications of the smartphone gimbal
The new DJI Osmo Mobile 3 smartphone gimbal is foldable and therefore ideal for mobile use. I have listed the dimensions of the film and photo accessories for Apple iPhone and Android devices when they are folded and in use, along with other technical details:
Model: OF100 or "Osmo Mobile 3"
Device type: Gimbal for smartphones
Dimensions (folded): 157 mm x 130 mm x 46 mm
Dimensions (unfolded): 285 mm x 125 mm x 103 mm
Weight: 405 g
Compatible smartphone weight: 200 ± 30g
Compatible smartphone thickness: ≤ 9,5 mm
Compatible smartphone width: 62 to 88 mm
Battery type: 18650 lithium-ion
Battery energy: 17,64 Wh
Battery voltage: 7,2 V
Nominal battery capacity: 2.450 mAh
Maximum operating time: 15 hours (under ideal conditions)
Charging time with 10 W charger: 2,5 hours
Connection to mobile phone: Bluetooth Low Energy 5.0
Compatible iOS and Android app: DJI Mimo (see below)
Scope of delivery (standard): Osmo Mobile 3 incl. Handle and battery, power cord, storage bag, wrist strap, 4 anti-slip pads
Additional scope (combo): tripod handle, transport case
Functions and modes - what can the new mobile phone gimbal from DJI do?
The gimbal, which is stabilized or stabilized on three axes, is of course first of all there to eliminate wobbles from your smartphone videos. So you can save yourself professional software like Adobe After Effects and the post-processing of the videos. The recording can also be started and stopped via the device and its Bluetooth connection to the mobile phone. In addition, there are great settings with ActiveTrack 3.0, the sport mode and other modes, those of DJI drones as well as the "Ronin" system camera gimbals are known:
"Quick Roll": at the touch of a button, the recording device is rotated from landscape to lengthwise or vice versa
"Dolly-Zoom": a cinematic zoom at the touch of a button and balanced movement - without any large equipment
"ActiveTrack 3.0": the DJI Osmo Mobile 3 automatically follows a marked person or object so that he / it does not get out of the picture
"Story mode": Recordings with creative elements and filters are possible after the appropriate setting in the DJI Mimo app
"Gesture control": Control of movements and recordings via hand signals, which are recognized by the main and selfie camera (app required)
"Sport mode": Shake protection during fast movements, e.g. B. to be able to take beautiful pictures during sports activities
"3 × 3" and "Panorama": when used on a tripod, among other things, large landscape shots or wide images are automatically taken and combined using the software
"Time lapse": Recordings over a certain period of time are automatically displayed faster in order to achieve a time-lapse effect
"Slow motion": exciting moments can be stabilized and stretched fluidly in order to savor every moment
DJI Mimo app
The DJI Mimo app for iOS and Android is required on the device used in order to fully use the DJI Osmo Mobile 3 Gimbal. You will also find creative elements in it to edit your videos. Video editing is also possible by cutting individual clips together, creating transitions, using filters and parts on relevant platforms. You can find more information and the download in the iOS App Store as well as in the Google Play Store.
Jens has been running the blog since 2012. He appears as Sir Apfelot for his readers and helps them with problems of a technical nature. In his free time he drives electric unicycles, takes photos (preferably with his iPhone, of course), climbs around in the Hessian mountains or hikes with the family. His articles deal with Apple products, news from the world of drones or solutions for current bugs.