For great smartphone photos, get a grip!

Say goodbye to shaky hands and hello to superb shots every single time

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The cameras in our phones have improved dramatically in the last few years, and even the humblest handset is capable of taking some truly jaw-dropping pictures, panoramas and videos. 

Unfortunately our hands haven’t got any steadier over the same period, and that means we often miss the shot we want to take, end up with imperfect panoramas or make movies that appear to have been recorded in super shake-o-vision. What we need is to get a grip, and that’s exactly what Joby has got for us.

Joby products are all about getting the best photos possible no matter where you are, what you’re shooting or what kind of phone you have. You probably know about its innovative and excellent GorillaPod flexible camera mount, which enables almost anything to hold a camera, but Joby’s come up with something even smarter: the GripTight ONE.

Pro power for any phone

The GripTight ONE is based on one simple but important fact: professional photographers use tripods to keep their cameras perfectly still. That makes for perfect panoramas, super-sharp video and brilliant burst photography. Wouldn’t it be great if you could attach any tripod to your phone and get the same results? 

Of course it would. And that’s what the GripTight ONE delivers. Its stainless steel, spring-loaded tripod mount grips any smartphone with or without a case, holds it securely in place and enables you to connect any standard 1.4”/20 tripod attachment. The patented mechanism folds down for ultimate portability, and it works with tripods, monopods and selfie sticks alike. Imagine the possibilities of an iPhone 7 or Samsung Galaxy S7 camera and a professional monopod or tripod. 

Lots more monkey business

We know what you’re thinking. Would it, could it, should it be possible to combine a GripTight ONE with a GorillaPod? And the answer is that it would, it could, it should and it exists in the form of the GripTight ONE GorillaPod stand, or GP Stand for short. It combines the GripTight ONE mount with a GorillaPod, looks like nothing on Earth and grips to pretty much anything, enabling you to take the kind of shots at the kind of angles other cameraphone users can only imagine. It’s particularly handy if you have a smartwatch controlling your phone’s camera, as you can set up the shot just-so without having to sprint to beat the timer. 

No smartwatch? No problem!

No smartwatch? No problem: the GripTight ONE Magnetic Impulse combines mount, GorillaPod and Bluetooth remote to make selfies and group selfies simple. All you need to to is tap the button to capture the moment, and the remote is small enough that you won’t even see it in the photo.

Fancy something smaller? Joby’s got you covered there too. The GripTight ONE Micro Stand is an impossibly small stand that positions your phone just-so on any flat surface. It’s so small that it’ll fit into the little mystery pocket in a pair of jeans, but it’s big enough for a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. It’s tough, too, with durable ABS plastic, a stainless steel core and grippy TPE pads. Because it’s got a standard tripod connection, it’ll work with most cameras too. 

The next generation of phone photography

Whether it’s superior selfies or perfect panoramas, fantastic 4K or humungous HDRs, Joby has the right GripTight for you: the Micro Stand for city snapping, the GP Stand for go-anywhere grip-anything mounting, the GripTight Mount for adding pro-level tripods and monopods, and the Magnetic Impulse for effortless remote control. Whether you’re a Galaxy fan or an iPhone addict, an Android evangelist or a BlackBerry booster, Joby has the perfect companion for your camera phone. We can’t wait to see what you do with it.

To find out more about the innovative GripTight Mount, the GripTight SP Stand, the GripTight Micro Stand or the GripTight Magnetic Impulse, you’ll find everything you need on the Joby website. Happy clicking - and happy snapping!