iPhone & Android Video Upgrades

Cameras on smartphones are getting better every year, you can even record in 4k and at 240 fps! Crazy! However there are still small upgrades and accessories to help you capture better sound and stabilize your footage. If you film on your phone for YouTube, Vine, Snapchat, Periscope, or anything else, pick up some gear to make your recordings better.

 


Rode smartLav+ Lavalier Microphone

Probably the best way you can increase you smartphone footage is by upgrading your audio game. The smartLav+ delivers deep sound at a bargain price.

(B&H or Amazon)

 

Rode VideoMic Me Directional Mic

If you are looking for better onboard sound from your phone but don't want to use a lavalier mic then the VideoMic Me is what you are looking for.

Watch our video review here »

(B&H or Amazon)

 


Rode SC4 3.5mm TRS to TRRS Adaptor

This adapter will let you plug mics with a 3.5mm output like the Rode VideoMic into your smartphone. BIG sound little package.

(B&H or Amazon)

 


Studio Neat Glif Tripod Mount

Make your smartphone steady while you're filming on a tripod. The Glif slides easily to accommodate phones up to 86.4mm wide. (We're looking at you plus-sized iPhones.)

(Amazon)

 


Joby Gorillapod Focus/Ballhead

Flexible and versatile. You can set the Gorillapod up in 1,000+ ways. We like to use it for vlogging, time lapses and GoPro footage. 

(B&H or Amazon)

 


Apple iPhone SD Card Reader

Take pictures with your DSLR camera and upload them to your apple device for storage or social media sharing.

(B&H or Amazon)

 


Manfrotto PIXI Mini Table Top Tripod

Combine the PIXI Mini Table Tripod with the Studio Neat glif for the ultimate portable smartphone tripod. 

(B&H or Amazon)

 

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Disclosure: Please note that some of the links above are affiliate links, and at no additional cost to you. I will earn a commission % if you decide to buy through these links, which helps support all the free content we put out. I either own or have used every piece of equipment I recommend on my site. Also, know that no company is paying me to promote their products either. - Caleb Wojcik