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Here’s our top picks for the best iPhone Tripod.

Your iPhone is a great capturing device for many reasons. Sometimes, it needs a little help in perfecting that selfie, a long exposure or giving you a wider field of view.

This is where the camera or phone tripod comes into play.

Even if it’s a mini tripod, a tripod for your iPhone means you don’t need to hold it, eliminating camera shake and misplaced self-portraits.

A person placing fixing their smartphone to a tripod to take a landscape shot

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6. Eocean Selfie

  • Dimensions: 40 x 1.1 x 1.1″
  • Max. Height: 40″
  • Weight: 272.16 g
  • Holds Up To: 5kg

The Eocean Selfie is a stick and tripod of sorts. To be honest, I never thought I would add a selfie stick to a top picks post in my life.

But this is special, needing its own classification and contemplation.

It is a hybrid between a selfie-stick and a tripod. It folds to a height of 31.5cm for storage, or the perfect travel companion. At its longest extension, 100cm is no problem. Add that to your already-extended arms and you get one hell of a field of view.

The cell phone tripod adapter is removable, allowing it to fit any phone from 2.05 – 4.13″ – perfect for even the biggest iPhone.

The mount is secured via screws, not springs, which ensures a strong and secure grip.

Once your phone is secured, you have access to a 360° rotation. Great for panoramas or that video blog you’ve been meaning to do.

It can be a little unstable in high winds, so try to keep it as short as possible.

PS – it comes with a wireless remote control. What excellent value!

Overall: ★★★☆☆

The Eocean Selfie stick - best iPhone tripod picks

5. Joby GripTight One Mount

The Joby GripTight One Mount is a teeny-tiny tripod for the iPhone mount. Actually, it’s for any smart phone or device under 3.6″.

What this allows you to do is connect to any tripod that you already have.

It connects via the quick release plate, and basically, anything that has a 1/4″ screw mount.

It holds your cell phone in place via rubber phone grip pads using internal steel springs.

Basic and simple, but necessary.

Overall: ★★★★☆

4. UbeeSize Aluminium

  • Dimensions: 7.5 x 2.9 x 2″
  • Max Height: 181.44
  • Weight: 11.6″

The UbeeSize Aluminium is a silver tripod, which sticks out from the many black tripods on the market. Unlike some of the other phone tripods here in our list, a cell phone tripod adapter comes with the tripod.

This iPhone mount will allow a device up to3.75″, allowing the securing of even the biggest iPhones or Android phones. Removing the mount reveals a 1/4″ screw, allowing you to attach high-quality mounts.

The three flexible legs can be adjusted individually, perfect for those uneven surfaces. They will go to a maximum height of 29.5cm, which is useful but not so tall that it will blow over.

Adjustments are made via a twistable plastic screw grip, which looks fancy. Along with the tripod, you get a carrying case and Bluetooth remote control. both are welcome when using this trendy camera tripod.

Overall: ★★★★☆

UbeeSize Aluminium smartphone or iPhone tripod

3. KobraTech Flexible

  • Dimensions: 10 x 3 x 3″
  • Weight: 86.18 g
  • Holds Up To: 500g

Like the GorillaPod, this is a flexible smartphone tripod that feels durable, safe and trustworthy.

Different from the Joby version, this one has an industrial grade metal ball joint and 1/4″. Plastic just isn’t as strong or durable.

They are confident in their product, offering a 2-year money back guarantee. So if you don’t like all of the extra features, you could send it back.

But you’ll definitely want to keep the KobraTech Flexible to yourself.

The legs of this iPhone tripod wrap around anything. They are covered in a foamy-rubber, protecting them from all surfaces.

These tripod legs aren’t as long as the Joby’s, yet still perfect for handrails and the like.

This comes with a Go Pro mount, iPhone tripod mount, carrying case and wireless remote control. The iPhone tripod mount extends to 3.75″, perfect for even the biggest iPhones and smartphones out there.

It is useful and functional and will move around enough to give you that creativity in your images.

Overall: ★★★★☆

The KobraTech Flexible android or iPhone tripod

2. Manfrotto B PIXI

  • Dimensions: 7.28 x 3 x 3”
  • Max Height: 5.11 ”
  • Weight: 231.3 g

Manfrotto is a no-nonsense company. They provide the go-to tripods for the photographic world, so why would you want something different. Apart from its great reputation, the B PIXI is a great value for money mobile phone tripod.

Its functional design allows the ball head to move freely when you press on the companies logo button. To secure the angle, you just release it. Smart and simple.

It is strong and grips the ball tightly, ensuring your smartphone doesn’t slip when capturing.

It is made from lightweight techno-polymer and aluminium, actually designed for DSLRs. Your iPhone is no problem at all.

Its design is slick, its feet are rubber and by folding the legs together, you have a comfortable selfie stick grip. You will need to find your own mount though.

Overall: ★★★★☆

The  Manfrotto B PIXI smartphone or iPhone tripod

1. Joby GorillaPod Hybrid

  • Dimensions: 2.17 x 2.17 x 10.12″
  • Weight: 190.5 g
  • Holds Up To: 1kg

The Joby GorillaPod Hybrid is, in our opinion, the best phone tripod out there. You can’t go wrong having Joby as manufacturer, nor with picking the GorillaPod range.

These flexible tripods are as versatile as they are lightweight.

Perfect for travel, this strong, durable, but portable tripod only uses the materials with the highest quality. It will work as well on the 1000th day as it did on the first. So much so, it comes with a one-year warranty.

The Hybrid version comes with a bubble spirit level and quick release plate. These ensure your Apple iPhone is always lined up and packed away in a jiffy.

You will need to invest in a separate iPhone tripod adapter though.

The 180° tilt and 360° pan allow you to get creative in your captures. Adjusting the GorrillaPod is simple and smooth, all done through a twisting know and locking wheel on the side of the head.

You’ll be using this to shoot time-lapses, or with a remote shutter for those adventure group shots.

Overall: ★★★★★

The  Joby GorillaPod Hybrid smartphone or iPhone tripod

There you go. Six of the best smartphone or iPhone tripod and cell phone tripod adapters on the market today.

If you’re happy shooting with your phone, and why shouldn’t you be, invest in a little stability.

For other iPhone accessories, including a lens kit and phone holders, check out this article.

For more great tips, why not check out our article on smartphone street photography!

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Craig is a photographer currently based in Budapest. His favourite photographic areas are street and documentary photography. Show him a darkroom and he'll be happy there for days. As long as there are music and snacks. Find him at and Instagram/craighullphoto

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