Osmo Mobile 3 (OM3)is DJI’s first foldable smartphone gimbal, offering great portability, one-handed control, and added intelligent functions. In this article, we will compare OM3 to theOsmo Mobile 2 (OM2)to help you make an informed buying decision.
OM3has three noticeable changes to its exterior design compared toOM2:
1. Foldable Design
While both gimbals are highly portable, OM3 is lighter and foldable. Also, OM3 has a foldable grip tripod, providing increased portability and stability.
2. New Gimbal Design
OM3is easier and quicker to balance because only the roll axis needs to be leveled. The foldable gimbal also features a newly designed phone holder, which lets you make small adjustments to help balance the device.
OM3’s phone holder does not block the bottom of a phone, making it possible to charge the phone during shooting.
3. Ergonomic Grip
OM3has a 15° angled handle with a rubber grip, optimized for comfort during long periods of usage.
In addition,OM3features a conveniently placed trigger button, which you can use to start tracking your subject, change gimbal modes, and switch between your front and rear camera.
The M button onOM3offers some new functions compared toOM2.
OnOM3, the M button can be used to quickly alternate between the portrait and landscape mode without having to rebalance the device.
TheOM3M button can activate the new Standby Mode, which enables you to use your smartphone when the gimbal is folded.
TheOM3M button can also be used to access the Quick Menu, which allows you to change shooting modes and check your footage without touching the phone screen.
Smart Shooting Modes
OM3supports new smart shooting modes that are fun and easy to use.
With some simple gestures,OM3can start tracking you to take a photo or start recording.
Using the powerful DJI Mimo App,OM3provides multiple creative templates to shoot cinematic videos that are easy to edit and share.
OM3brings new and updated creative shooting modes to make your everyday moments extraordinary.
Utilizing intelligent vision algorithms,OM3’s ActiveTrack 3.0 can accurately recognize people, and reliably track both people and subjects.
OM3combines its 3-axis gimbal stabilization with electronic image stabilization (EIS), resulting in super-smooth Hyperlapse videos.
Sport Mode contains optimized algorithms that let OM3capture fast-paced action more easily and steadily.
After highlighting the main features above, let’s take a look at the specifications ofOM3andOM2:
Osmo Mobile 3
Osmo Mobile 2
Unfolded: 285×125×103 mm Folded: 157×130×46 mm
Max. Operation Time
Pan: -162.5° to 170.3°; Roll: -85.1° to 252.2°; Tilt: -104.5° to 235.7°
Pan: ±170°; Roll: -90° to +70°; Tilt: ±170°
Max. Controllable Speed
Compatible Phone Size
Width: 62 to 88 mm Thickness: ≤ 9.5 mm
Width: 59 to 85 mm Thickness: ≤ 8.9 mm
Up to 1080p 240fps
Up to 1080p 120fps
Yes (with EIS)
Bluetooth Low Energy 5.0
Bluetooth Low Energy 4.0
Which Smartphone Gimbal Should You Buy?
OM2 and OM3 are two powerful smartphone gimbals on the market. They are both portable, smart, and reliable, with a long-lasting battery. As DJI’s first foldable 3-axis smartphone stabilizer,OM3brings you a portable design and incredibly smart shooting modes for more creative footage. So, get out there, capture your unique moments, and transform your world!