Improving on the previous OM 4 gimbal stabilizer, the Sunset White DJI OM 5 smartphone gimbal stabilizer comes in an even more compact frame that’s easier to balance and fold down, and it now features an extension rod that provides an additional 8.5″ length to help design more creative shots. It retains the handy foldable magnetic smartphone mount, and it now comes in a metal design with metal joints for improved durability and ergonomics.
The OM 5 features Bluetooth 5 control and syncs up with the DJI Mimo app to provide multiple shooting modes and functions, including Sport, Portrait, Underslung, Landscape, Time-Lapse, DynamicZoom (Dolly Zoom), Hyperlapse, Panorama, enhanced “CloneMe” Panorama, Slow-Motion, Inception-style spin (SpinShot), and a Sport mode for fast-action shooting. In addition to using the joystick controls on the handle, you can also use hand gestures to control the gimbal to track your movement, take a selfie, or start/stop your smartphone camera, so you don’t have to press the record button or touch any controls. It can also automatically track body shapes to track human subjects without the need to make a manual selection with the latest ActiveTrack 4.0.
Any smartphone with a screen size of up to 3.3 inches can be mounted “Its phone cradle is wide, and its magnetic phone holder and smartphone magnetic ring make mounting and unmounting simple and quick. When your smartphone is mounted, the inbuilt clever sensor notifies you. The built-in battery has a lifetime of about 6.4 hours and charges in about 1.5 hours using the provided USB Type-C connector. A 1/4” thread is located on the bottom of the gimbal handle “-20 thread for mounting the gimbal on the provided grip tripod or other accessories. The gimbal also comes with a storage pouch and a wrist strap.