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JobyGripTight Mount for Smartphones
 
4.8

(based on 63 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (51)

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    (11)

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    (0)

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    (0)

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98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (45)
  • Lightweight (34)
  • Reliable (20)
  • Durable (18)
  • Fits well (14)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Travel (33)
    • Everyday (22)
    • Home (17)
    • Portraits (17)
    • Video (13)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (17), Photo enthusiast (8), Professional (8), Casual user (7), Semi-professional (4)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (45), Yes (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Works for me!

    This works great on my iPhone 4s and it fits it securely while it is in an Otterbox Defender Case. It attaches to any tripod 1/4-20 mount. I often use it with...Read complete review

    This works great on my iPhone 4s and it fits it securely while it is in an Otterbox Defender Case. It attaches to any tripod 1/4-20 mount. I often use it with a mini folding backpacking tripod making it easy to put in a pocket and take with on my motorcycle. Since there are free apps for timed shutter release, I can now get easy self-pics without trying to balance the iPhone on a rock. Other free apps let you take time lapse movies which of course need a tripod mount if you want that sun up to sunset in 20 seconds kind of thing. This is not a secure enough grip to use it for motorsports, or mountain biking, but for fixed location shooting it works great and is fast to deploy. Folded, it isn't much bigger than a pack of gum and it is light. You can also use it to hold the phone to watch a movie. This item is also available with a compact tripod, but I already had a backpackers tripod available.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Cracked with IPhone 5 attached

    Been using for about 6 months till last week. Shooting with IPhone 5 testing some apps for a class on mobile photography when it cracked. Luckily had headphones (used for remote) attached and...Read complete review

    Been using for about 6 months till last week. Shooting with IPhone 5 testing some apps for a class on mobile photography when it cracked. Luckily had headphones (used for remote) attached and caught IPhone by them as it hit table on the way to a tile floor.

    Joby has not been very easy to deal with to get replacement. If I even want one now.

    To bad since it did work well. Better than other options at the time. Time to look around again.

    Reviewed by 63 customers

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    5.0

    Great product!

    By Proud Palomino

    from Oregon

    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday use
      • Home
      • Traveling

      Comments about Joby GripTight Mount for Smartphones:

      I am very happy with this product and it will come in very handy for traveling light where I don't want to carry a separate camera as I always have my phone. It works great with the newest iPhone 6 as very adjustable. I like that you can fold it flat and attach to a keychain also to keep it more compact.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      4.0

      Joby has the answer

      By Scott

      from Portland

      Comments about Joby GripTight Mount for Smartphones:

      It was the perfect answer for my new IPhone 6, since I already owned a small Nikon table-top tripod and ball head. Thanks Joby.

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      5.0

      Simple great little thing

      By Bowie

      from New York city, ny

      Comments about Joby GripTight Mount for Smartphones:

      This is completely smart phone grip, the best you can get for that value. Small and portable. Love it

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      5.0

      great mount

      By Barry

      from Nor cal

      About Me Casual user

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday use
        • Macro Photography
        • Portraits

        Comments about Joby GripTight Mount for Smartphones:

        This mount is perfect for the iPhone 6+. It's easy to use and holds the phone very steady. It folds up and is easy to put in your pocket. The base screws into any tripod.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        Works great with iPhone 6

        By Mully410

        from Shoreview, MN

        About Me Semi-Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Stable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • night shots
          • Portraits
          • Video

          Comments about Joby GripTight Mount for Smartphones:

          Easily holds iPhone 6. Looks like it might go wider for the 6+ but we couldn't test it.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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          5.0

          great

          By tahoedawg

          from tahoe ca

          Comments about Joby GripTight Mount for Smartphones:

          very clever little gizmo that holds my iphone 5 perfectly. folds up very small when not in use. no more of those nauseating shaky you tube videos!

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          5.0

          Phenomenal!

          By CanonFan

          from Beavercreek, Ohio

          Comments about Joby GripTight Mount for Smartphones:

          Wow! Thin tiny thing really works! The mounting bracket fits directly into any tripod camer plate and very securely holds any smart phone. The device weighs nothing and folds completely flat. The spring loaded fold out forks are very powerful and holds spartphones very securely. Highly recommended.

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          5.0

          Finally...

          By Nigel Tufnel

          from Madison, CT

          About Me Casual user

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday use
            • Home
            • Landscape Photography
            • Macro Photography
            • Portraits
            • Traveling

            Comments about Joby GripTight Mount for Smartphones:

            Does a great job of holding the smartphone and is very portable. Wish my phone worked as well.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            5.0

            It just works. Simple.

            By Brian

            from Sacramento, CA

            About Me Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday use
              • Traveling

              Comments about Joby GripTight Mount for Smartphones:

              I am in corporate communications. Needed a simple solution for our team to shoot steady video with their iPhones (4 & 5). I paired this GripTight mount with a $ photo tripod, et voila! Mission accomplished. I put a small piece of velcro on the the Joby and another piece on the side of the tripod leg... and now our team members just pop in, grab the tripod and they're in business.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Great Product!

              By Mabel

              from Laredo, TX

              About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday use
                • Home
                • Landscape Photography
                • Macro Photography
                • Portraits
                • Traveling

                Comments about Joby GripTight Mount for Smartphones:

                This has been perfect! I needed something I can mount my phone onto a tripod and this really did the trick. What I really like is that you can put several types of phones. You don't need a special case so even if you get a different phone in a year or two, you can still use this mount.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                4.0

                Handy Little Gadget

                By Bob Archer

                from San Pedro, CA

                About Me Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Landscape Photography

                  Comments about Joby GripTight Mount for Smartphones:

                  Mounted this to my Redrock Micro cage to capture a second 'user generated' looking camera angle for a recent project. It mounted very easy and was exactly what I needed to do the job.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Works perfectly!

                  By DLN

                  from Augusta, Ga

                  Comments about Joby GripTight Mount for Smartphones:

                  Using with the iPhone 5c...holds steady and solidly. Thanks!

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                  5.0

                  Great Mount

                  By Buddy

                  from Cabot, Arkansas

                  About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday use
                    • Home
                    • Landscape Photography
                    • Macro Photography
                    • Portraits
                    • Studio
                    • Traveling
                    • Video

                    Comments about Joby GripTight Mount for Smartphones:

                    I use this to mount my Samsung Galaxy S3 to a tripod. It works as advertised. Just a word of warning, I can't recall the exact model of phone I tried using, but this item can't spread far enough apart to mount anything much wider than an S3 or maybe S4. We tried mounting what I think was a Galaxy Note with a case on it, and it wouldn't go around it. Though we didn't take the case off of it, it looked like it may of worked if we took the case off of the Note. I'm not 100% positive that it will. But, anything like an S3, with a case on it, seems to work.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Best iPhone (or Smartphone) Mount!

                    By Noosphere

                    from NYC

                    About Me Professional

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Adjustable
                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Horizontal Or Vertical
                    • Lightweight
                    • Reliable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday use
                      • Home
                      • Studio
                      • Traveling

                      Comments about Joby GripTight Mount for Smartphones:

                      This mount is so compact and easy to use. You can fold it up flat to fit on a keychain or in a pocket. Fits on any tripod. I actually took this one back to get the one that has a built in mini tripod, which was only $ more and it also folds flat. It's adjustable with a swivel head (insane) and it can mount horizontal or vertical. Will adjust to any phone size. Great to have even if you just want to watch videos, movies, or for FaceTime. Fabulous!

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Great Product, Don't Tighten It Too Much

                      By Mitch

                      from Chicago, IL

                      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Adjustable
                      • Easy Attachment
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Lightweight
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                      • Can Break If Too Tight

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday use
                      • Home
                      • Landscape Photography
                      • Studio

                      Comments about Joby GripTight Mount for Smartphones:

                      This product is great for smartphone and iPod touch photography and video, especially when coupled with the joby gorrilapod tripod. At one point, I screwed it on too tight, and broke it, so I bought a replacement, but a great mount, if you are careful.

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                      • No

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                      4.0

                      Great tripod mount for smartphones

                      By dat

                      from Orlando, FL

                      About Me Getting Started

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Lightweight
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                      • Phn Might Wiggle In Mount

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday use
                      • Home
                      • Studio

                      Comments about Joby GripTight Mount for Smartphones:

                      I wanted to make videos using my iPhone (since it's the only option w/in my budget) but I didn't have a way to attach it to the tripod I have.

                      The GripTight Mount is easy to use, quick to put on, and holds my iPhone comfortably so that I shoot video w/ my phone.

                      One thing that's a little annoying: since the back bar of the mount is in the middle of phone sometimes it wiggles when I tap the screen. So I have to make sure it's resting flush against the mount and that I don't tap too hard. A slight annoyance for me but might be a problem for someone else.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Sturdy even with a phone case

                      By CRphoto

                      from Tampa, Fl

                      About Me Professional

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Studio

                        Comments about Joby GripTight Mount for Smartphones:

                        I use this to mount an iPhone with a bulky otter case. It's sized large enough to get the job done.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Great Product

                        By E

                        from Los Angeles

                        About Me Getting Started

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Lightweight
                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Everyday use
                          • Home
                          • Traveling

                          Comments about Joby GripTight Mount for Smartphones:

                          Amazing build. works great!

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Best thing for iPhone

                          By Azzie

                          from Azzie

                          Comments about Joby GripTight Mount for Smartphones:

                          This little but amazing device allows you to take the iPhone to the next level

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                          4.0

                          Joby GripTight Mount

                          By Derek Choi

                          from HK, HK

                          About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Landscape Photography
                            • Traveling

                            Comments about Joby GripTight Mount for Smartphones:

                            I am using Samsung Note 2 with plastic case, it is not fitted with this grip tight mount unless I take away the plastic case. Quliaty is good and well build.

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                            • No

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