Mobile phone cameras have improved by leaps and bounds over the last few years. And it’s no longer a surprise to see people relying on their phones for shooting short films or YouTube videos. Now, if you’re into mobile photography or videography, you may want to buy a good tripod to take those sharp, steady shots. Therefore, we’ve compiled a list of five best tripods for mobile phones in India for different price bands and requirements.
Best Tripods for Mobile Phones in India (2020)
Before we start with our mobile tripods list, do note that you can always use a regular camera or DSLR tripod with your mobile phone. All you need is an ideally sized mobile holder attachment for tripods with which you can mount your phone on it. Some of the tripods mentioned below can be used with both phones and cameras.
1. DigiTek DTR 200 MT Mini Tripod
The inexpensive mini tripod by DigiTek can be used for capturing pictures, time-lapses, and casual videos on your phone. It gets a 360-degree rotating ball head, non-skid rubber foot for extra grip, and comes bundled with a mobile holder.
The small size and lightweight form factor make it easy to carry anywhere. Plus, you can also use it with Go Pro and other lightweight cameras.
- Working height: 7.87-inch
- Max. Load: Up to 1Kg
- Price: ₹400
2. Adofys Flexible Gorillapod Tripod
The Adofys Gorillapod comes with highly flexible legs that can be wrapped around your bike’s handle, ceiling pipe, or almost anywhere like an Octopus. It is made of high-quality ABS material for durability.
The tripod features a 360-degree rotating ball head and uses a clasp lock mechanism. It does come with a free mobile holder, so you don’t need to buy it separately.
- Working height: 12-inch
- Max. Load: Up to 1.5Kg
- Price: ₹719
3. Manfrotto MTPIXI-B PIXI Mini Tripod
The Manfrotto Pixi is a premium mobile tripod with a beautiful design and sturdy build quality. It uses a Push-button locking mechanism and you can change the ball head angle with a button’s press, which makes it quite handy.
Despite being compact and lightweight, the tripod can comfortably bear a good amount of load. Also, like most other mini tripods, you can fold its legs to use it as a mini selfie or vlogging stick.
- Working height: 5.3-inch
- Max. Load: Up to 1Kg
- Price: ₹1,737
4. Photron Stedy Pro 550
Photron Stedy Pro 550 could be an ideal choice if you’re looking for a mobile tripod with a good working height. The tripod comes with aluminum legs, ball head, and gets a quick-release clip to remove and attach your phone quickly.
The main advantage of using this type of tripod over typical mini tripods is much higher working height, extra stability, and the dedicated handle to steer the camera movement.
- Working height: 4.47 feet
- Max. Load: Up to 2.5Kg
- Price: ₹1,080
5. Simpex VCT 880 Plus
Simpex VCT 880 Plus is one of the best value for money tripods if you want to shoot professional-looking videos with your phone or camera. That’s because it comes with a fluid head, with which you can get those super-smooth pan & tilt shots without any jerks.
Besides, it has a detachable quick-release clip, a level bubble, and can be used with heavy DSLRs and cameras if you plan to upgrade. To use it with your phone, you’ll have to buy an additional mobile holder attachment.
- Working height: 5.45 feet
- Max. Load: Up to 10Kg
- Price: ₹2,699
So these were some of the best tripods for mobile phones that you can buy in India. All the tripods on the list are good- you can go for either of them based on your budget and requirements. Anyway, which one did you like the most? Have anything else to suggest? Do let us know in the comments below.