Joby Swing

Joby Reveals Pair of Dynamic Motion Control Devices for Smartphones

Joby is expanding its line of products designed for content creators, like podcasters and video bloggers, with two new dynamic motion control devices: the Joby Spin Bluetooth electronic head that provides 360° motion control for videos, moving timelapses, and panoramic stills, and the Joby Swing, a Bluetooth electronic slider for linear motion and unique videos like moving timelapses.

The Joby Spin (US$89.95) was designed in partnership with Syrp Lab and provides 360° motion control from a smartphone via the dedicated Joby Motion app for iOS or Android. This allows you to create smooth videos, moving timelapses, and panoramic stills. Weighing just 0.3 lbs. with a panning payload of up to 1.65 lbs. and tilting payload up to 1.1 lbs., the pocket-sized devices comes bundled with the GripTight PRO phone mount when you opt for the Spin Phone Mount Kit. Or, pair the Spin with a GorillaPod or Joby support.

Joby Spin

Creators have the option of pairing two Spin units together with the Pan Tilt Bracket to create dual axis timelapses, B-roll, and video shots. The ability to pan and tilt simultaneously further upgrades output, allowing for landscape videos and astrovideography at the press of a button.

Joby Swing

Meanwhile, the Joby Swing (US$129.95) is a Bluetooth electronic slider that works with Apple and Android phones via a dedicated Joby Motion app. Using it, content creators can produce moving timelapse and other unique types of videos. Weighing just 0.63 lbs. with a paylouad of up to 1.3 lbs., the Swing is designed to be travel-friendly. It pairs nicely with the BallHead 1K and GripTight One phone mount, which is available kitted with the Swing Phone Mount Kit if desired, which contains the BallHead 1K, GripTight ONE phone mount, and GorillaPod 3K Stand.

The Swing provides 15 inches of travel distance and mounts via ¼”-20 on GorillaPod or RangePod supports.