Selfie World Vortex Pro II
Those who always forget to charge their gadgets, yet still want something that provides shutter control, will be best served by the Selfie World Vortex Pro II . It is a wired model that doesn’t have its own battery or rely on Bluetooth.
- Spring-loaded rubber mount
- Backed by a lifetime warranty
- Requires an auxiliary jack
With a maximum extension of 40 inches and the ability to secure it in place at seven stops along the way, the BZE 401119 offers plenty of flexibility in how you frame your photos and videos. It has a strong build and can hold phones in landscape or portrait orientation.
- 60-mah rechargeable battery
- Clamp accommodates large devices
- Handle is a little thick
If you are looking for something rugged to pair with your action cam, then the Trehapuva TRGPST02 is for you. Admittedly it is a basic model with limited features, but it can be completely submerged in water and the handle has a nice textured grip.
- Stainless steel hardware
- Lanyard to prevent dropping it
- Only 19 inches at full extension
Leypin Selfie Tripod
The Leypin Selfie Tripod extends to 54 inches, making it one of the longest options on the market, but the drawback to this is that when collapsed, it is still 1 foot, so you aren’t going to be carrying it around in a pocket. It offers 20+ hours of shooting per charge.
- Six height settings
- Nonslip rubber feet
- Relatively heavy at nearly 11 ounces
As long as you have one of the company’s compatible cameras, the Insta360 CINSPHD lets you take photos and videos without worry of the pole ruining your shot. This is because the two devices use advanced algorithms to automatically conceal it in the final footage.
- Simple twist-to-lock mechanism
- Lightweight yet very sturdy
- Doesn't provide shutter control
The Fugetek FT-568 extends up to 49 inches, making it a smart choice for group photos or for those who are looking to get a wide background shot. It comes with mounts for both phones and cameras, allowing you to use it with all your devices.
- Sturdy and doesn't wobble
- Attachable mirror
- Includes a carrying case
With a simple pairing process and an equally intuitive Bluetooth remote, there is little learning curve with the UBeesize 2-in-1 . Also, to help you achieve the right framing for your shots, the clamp offers a lot of adjustability in both swivel and tilt.
- Rust-resistant aluminum construction
- Quick-release lever locks
- Textured rubber grip
Ideal for use with action cams, the Afaith Telesin has a a GoPro-style mount on the tip and includes a removable phone holder for the pole so you can see what is being recorded in real time. It also comes with a screw-on aluminum alloy tripod.
- Nonslip rubber handle
- Wrist lanyard to prevent dropping it
- Can be used underwater
A simple but reliable choice, the Mpow MBT8 is a great budget option for anyone who doesn’t need a lot of bells and whistles. It’s compact enough to slip into a pocket and has soft silicone pads to ensure it won’t scratch your phone.
- 33-foot wireless shutter range
- Stainless steel rod
- Weighs just a touch over four ounces
Offering a nice balance of portability and functionality, the Yoozon AB402 collapses to a mere 7.2 inches, thanks to a fold-down mount, yet is equipped with a Bluetooth remote and stable, flip-out tripod for hands-free use.
- Telescopes smoothly
- Head rotates 360 degrees
- Automatically reconnects to devices