Compare DJI Osmo Mobile 3 and Osmo Mobile 2
The third version of the DJI stabilizer for smartphone — OSMO Mobile 3
Osmo Mobile 3 (OM3) is DJI’s first foldable smartphone gimbal, making it even more portable. The new design allows for one-handed operation as well as additional smart features.
In this article, we will compare Osmo Mobile 3 and Osmo Mobile 2 to help you understand the differences and make the right choice.
Compared to Osmo Mobile 2, Osmo Mobile 3 has 3 significant differences:
1. Folding design
Both stabilizers are easy enough to carry around, but the OM3 is even more portable. The Osmo Mobile 3 also features a foldable tripod handle for even more portability. And the DJI Osmo Mobile 3 Combo comes with an original hard case for storage and transportation and a tripod stand.
2. New gimbal design
Osmo mobile 3 is easy and quick to balance, so the ROLL axis does not require adjustment. The foldable design also required a new smartphone holder, making it easier to balance.
The smartphone holder does not cover the bottom of the phone, which makes it possible to charge it while shooting
3. Ergonomic handle
Osmo Mobile 3 has a 15 degree tilt angle and a rubberized surface optimized for comfortable use over long periods of time.
In addition, the Osmo Mobile 3 has a handy trigger button that you can use to start tracking a subject, change gimbal modes, and switch between front and rear cameras.
In addition, Osmo Mobile 3 has new features not previously found in Osmo Mobile 2.
The “M” button on the Osmo Mobile 3 can be assigned to switch from portrait to panorama mode. There is no need to rebalance the device.
Osmo Mobile 3 can be put into a new standby mode that allows you to use your smartphone with the gimbal folded down.
The “M” button can also be used to access the quick menu, which allows you to change shooting modes, view material without touching the smartphone screen.
Smart Shooting Modes
Osmo Mobile 3 supports new shooting modes that are very easy to use.
Using simple gestures, Osmo mobile 3 can start tracking an object, take a photo or start recording.
Using the powerful new DJI Mimo app, Osmo Mobile 3 lets you use a variety of creative presets to create interesting videos that are easy to edit and share.
Osmo Mobile 3 has new creative shooting modes to make shooting every day memorable.
Active Track 3.0
Using special algorithms, the updated ActiveTrack can clearly recognize people and accurately track both person and objects.
Osmo mobile 3 combines 3‑axis gimbal stabilization with electronic stabilization (EIS). The result is a super smooth Hyperlapse video.
Sport Mode includes optimized algorithms that allow OSMO Mobile 3 to capture fast moving subjects more easily and more accurately.
So which stabilizer should you buy?
Osmo Mobile 2 and Osmo Mobile 3 are both among the best stabilizers on the market. Both are portable, smart and reliable, with a long-lasting battery. But DJI’s first ever foldable gimbal, Osmo mobile 3 gives you even more portability, additional smart shooting modes for even more creative footage.