The Snoppa Vmate, a new handheld video camera with a built-in gimbal with 3-axis stabilisation, is now available for purchase priced at $249.
The Vmate launched on Indiegogo at the end of last year and is very similar in designate the DJI Osmo Pocket. As well as an integrated 3-axis gimbal the Vmate features a camera that can record UHD 4K at up to 60fps and HD at up to 240fps for slow motion movies in both horizontal and vertical orientation.
The Snoppa Vmate also features two built-in microphones for live sound, or you can connect it to your smartphone via the app and record audio through your phone or a separate Bluetooth mic. What’s more, the Vmate will automatically sync this external audio to your videos.
Another interesting feature is that you can record video from the Vmate and your smartphone simultaneously. This might be useful for vloggers who want to deliver a piece to camera while sharing what they see.
To aid this, the Snoppa Vmate also offers a built-in clamp on which you can mount your smartphone.
Shooting modes include Smart Object Tracking, Face Tracking, Motion Time-Lapse and Night Shot.
The integrated battery provides up to 3.5 hours o a single charge, and there’s also an external memory card slot.
The Snoppa Vmate price tag is $249, and is available for pre-order at retailers such as B&H Photo Video.