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JobyGripTight Gorillapod Stand for Smartphones (Black/Charcoal)
 
4.6

(based on 50 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (34)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (38)
  • Compact (26)
  • Easily adjusted (26)
  • Locks in tight (18)
  • Good footing (17)

Cons

  • Jerky movement (4)
  • Difficult to adjust (3)

Best Uses

  • Home (20)
  • Travel (18)
  • Outdoors (15)
  • Video (14)
  • Landscape/scenery (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual photographer (13), Photo enthusiast (9), Casual user (6), Semi-pro photographer (5), Pro photographer (4)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (31), Yes (8)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Perfect for Smartphones

I use the Joby for my Smartphone when traveling. It is perfect for setting up pictures that are hard to get because you can wrap the legs around handlebars, fences, posts, etc to...Read complete review

I use the Joby for my Smartphone when traveling. It is perfect for setting up pictures that are hard to get because you can wrap the legs around handlebars, fences, posts, etc to get the shot you want. It is also useful when using the alarm app at night in hotels or guesthouses that don't have a clock within viewing range as the phone can be placed in position for an easy line of site on the clock all night long. It is lightweight and easy to include on long or short trips and is great for fun casual shots with the smartphone. The product holds up under repeated use. I just bought one as a gift for a photographer friend.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Way smaller than expected

The Grip tight part is amazing but the tiny Gorillapod is much smaller than expected.

The Grip tight part is amazing but the tiny Gorillapod is much smaller than expected.

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5.0

Best Gift EVER

By SF Dad

from San Francisco, CA

About Me Casual Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easily Adjusted
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home
    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Outdoors
    • Portraits
    • Video

    Comments about Joby GripTight Gorillapod Stand for Smartphones (Black/Charcoal):

    Simple to use, holds iPhone, iTouch 5Gen, or Android phone. Clamp is firm and Joby legs can wrap around just about anything. Makes taking a Selfie easy! My 11 year old daughter loves it. She can record photos or videos now without having to wonder what she can prop her iTouch up with.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

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    5.0

    Great Product!

    By Flo

    from Peekskill, NY

    Comments about Joby GripTight Gorillapod Stand for Smartphones (Black/Charcoal):

    The Gorillapod is amazing, I was even able to wrap it around my kitchen faucet and everything stayed in place. Although it comes with the attachment for smartphones, I was able to screw my regular camera to the top which I didn't think I would be able to do, so that was a pleasant surprise.

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    5.0

    Perfect for Smartphones

    By KAWDC

    from Washington, DC

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Lightweight
    • Locks In Tight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home
      • Travel
      • Video

      Comments about Joby GripTight Gorillapod Stand for Smartphones (Black/Charcoal):

      I use the Joby for my Smartphone when traveling. It is perfect for setting up pictures that are hard to get because you can wrap the legs around handlebars, fences, posts, etc to get the shot you want. It is also useful when using the alarm app at night in hotels or guesthouses that don't have a clock within viewing range as the phone can be placed in position for an easy line of site on the clock all night long. It is lightweight and easy to include on long or short trips and is great for fun casual shots with the smartphone. The product holds up under repeated use. I just bought one as a gift for a photographer friend.

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      5.0

      Good for what it is

      By Victor Trasvina

      from New York NY

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Lightweight
      • Locks In Tight

      Cons

      • Difficult To Adjust

      Best Uses

      • Outdoors
      • Video

      Comments about Joby GripTight Gorillapod Stand for Smartphones (Black/Charcoal):

      I use this with my iPhone to get super steady video and create Cinemagraph's, not sure if it would hold anything much heavier than that …

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      great product

      By Ralfie

      from New York City

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Easily Adjusted
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Outdoors

        Comments about Joby GripTight Gorillapod Stand for Smartphones (Black/Charcoal):

        works great as advertized, pretty sturdy and flexible at the same time, small enough to carry around with ease

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Love it!

        By nootka

        from Astoria, OR

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easily Adjusted
        • Good Footing
        • Lightweight
        • Locks In Tight

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Joby GripTight Gorillapod Stand for Smartphones (Black/Charcoal):

            I like having it for time lapse sequences with my camera feature or even for holding the phone while using speaker phone. :)

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            4.0

            Fun for my son's iPhone!

            By Myra

            from Tampa Bay

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Easily Adjusted
            • Good Footing
            • Lightweight
            • Locks In Tight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home

              Comments about Joby GripTight Gorillapod Stand for Smartphones (Black/Charcoal):

              Smart little tripod that is great for my son to do tabletop photography with his iPhone 5s. Durable and can be warped in all sorts of ways to put the camera in unusual positions.

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              5.0

              Perfect for Selfies!

              By Kaschmer

              from Laguna Hills, Ca

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact
              • Easily Adjusted
              • Good Footing
              • Lightweight
              • Locks In Tight
              • Smooth Movement

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Outdoors
                • Portraits
                • Sports/Action
                • Travel
                • Video
                • Weddings/Events
                • Wildlife

                Comments about Joby GripTight Gorillapod Stand for Smartphones (Black/Charcoal):

                I ordered the GorillaPod for Smartphones to take with us on vacation. I received it in plenty of time so we can take group photos with our phones. It's so flexible and lightweight and easy to travel with.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                4.0

                Perfect!

                By Tom jarvis

                from Montreal

                Comments about Joby GripTight Gorillapod Stand for Smartphones (Black/Charcoal):

                This is the perfect accessory for anyone using olloclips. Small, lightweight, and adaptable to so many situations. A huge help when shooting macro, as it let's you maintain focus precisely where you want it. About the only thing I don't like is that you can't put your phone/pod into it vertically. That doesn't mean that you can't shoot vertically, you can, you just have to twist the assemble around to do it.

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                4.0

                Excelent mini tripod

                By alex_goldfinger

                from Buenos Aires, Argentina

                Comments about Joby GripTight Gorillapod Stand for Smartphones (Black/Charcoal):

                Practical, light, great product !!!!

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                5.0

                Does the job...

                By Rich

                from NYC

                Comments about Joby GripTight Gorillapod Stand for Smartphones (Black/Charcoal):

                The 5s fits perfectly... Works great as a stand to skype with the little guys grandma.

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                4.0

                Useful for acting self-tapes

                By Misskris

                from New York, NY

                About Me Casual Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Compact
                • Easily Adjusted
                • Good Footing
                • Lightweight
                • Locks In Tight

                Cons

                • Only About 4" High

                Best Uses

                • Home
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Outdoors
                • Portraits
                • Sports/Action
                • Travel
                • Video

                Comments about Joby GripTight Gorillapod Stand for Smartphones (Black/Charcoal):

                I needed a simple tripod to convert my iPhone into an audition-worthy camera. This product is super helpful in creating a stable base, which is adaptive to stand on its own, and flexible to wrap around poles/tree branches, if needed.

                The only drawback is that the "tripod" isn't very high, but you can use the adapter portion to screw your phone onto another tripod, if necessary.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Tight grip

                By Yu

                from SI, NY

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Compact
                • Easily Adjusted
                • Lightweight
                • Locks In Tight
                • Smooth Movement

                Cons

                • Slightly Flimsy Feel

                Best Uses

                • Home
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Outdoors
                • Portraits
                • Travel
                • Weddings/Events
                • Wildlife

                Comments about Joby GripTight Gorillapod Stand for Smartphones (Black/Charcoal):

                Works good with iPhone 5s. Hope it will fit iPhone 6.

                Very tight grip to phone. Do not have to worry about it slipping off. Compact in size and lightweight, can bring along anywhere.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Nice tripod for cell phones or cameras!

                By Igor Pinheiro

                from Rio de Janeiro, BR

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Compact
                • Easily Adjusted
                • Good Footing
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Home
                  • Landscape/Scenery
                  • Outdoors
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Joby GripTight Gorillapod Stand for Smartphones (Black/Charcoal):

                  Versatile tripod that fits perfectly on cell phones and pocket cameras. Perfect for lone travelers or couple.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Super handy!

                  By Cam

                  from Los Angeles, CA

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Compact
                  • Easily Adjusted
                  • Good Footing
                  • Lightweight
                  • Locks In Tight
                  • Smooth Movement

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Joby GripTight Gorillapod Stand for Smartphones (Black/Charcoal):

                      It was easy and simple to assemble and it gave me no problems whatsoever. I love how it's very compact so I can take it anywhere with me. The product definitely lives up to its expectations!

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                      4.0

                      Does the job!

                      By Jen

                      from Denver, CO

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact
                      • Easily Adjusted
                      • Good Footing
                      • Lightweight
                      • Smooth Movement

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Joby GripTight Gorillapod Stand for Smartphones (Black/Charcoal):

                          This is a solid tripod for my iPhone5. It holds it well, even with my case on. I would recommend this for anyone looking for a tripod for their cell phone.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Great alternative to phone holder in car

                          By Anthony, the 99th Wonder of the World

                          from Hayward, CA

                          About Me Casual Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Travel

                              Comments about Joby GripTight Gorillapod Stand for Smartphones (Black/Charcoal):

                              I use this in my car to hold my phone in place. It's a great alternative to the suction cups to your windshield or vent clips. As long as you have a place to grab it in the car, the GorillaPod works like a charm.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Awesome camera stand

                              By Scottrod

                              from Reading pa

                              Comments about Joby GripTight Gorillapod Stand for Smartphones (Black/Charcoal):

                              Really nice. Top quality. Works great with a smart phone AND a regular camera with a mount screw.

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                              5.0

                              This is Fantastic

                              By Josh

                              from Indianapolis, IN

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Compact
                              • Durable
                              • Easily Adjusted
                              • Locks In Tight

                              Cons

                              • Jerky Movement

                              Best Uses

                              • Audio
                              • Home
                              • Podcast

                              Comments about Joby GripTight Gorillapod Stand for Smartphones (Black/Charcoal):

                              I ended up just using the little smart phone piece and putting that on a tripod and used the gorillapod that comes with it for my handheld recorder. Quality is great.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Just buy it.

                              By AVP

                              from Alpha Centauri A

                              Comments about Joby GripTight Gorillapod Stand for Smartphones (Black/Charcoal):

                              Inexpensive, strong, super flexible. Now the BEST part of this kit is the actual mount that comes with plus it locked neatly and securely to the base. (Lock-unlock)

                              I was very impressed with the design that everything folds flat including the mount and the rubbery material of which this is made. The entire finish of the phone holder feels velvety rubbery ratter than a hard plastic and the actual 4 mini grips where the mobile goes are made of a super high quality ALL RUBBER. Your phone ain't going nowhere nor will it shift. It STAYS!
                              I use this on: iPhone 5S, iPhone 4S and a Gopro hero 3 black.

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