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Top 10 Wearable Gimbals Comparison - FEIYU VS EVO and More

#Blog · Dec 27, 2017

Wearable technology has become a huge hit in the last couple of years. From wearable HD cameras and smartwatches to smart rings and smart fitness trackers – everyone wants a piece of this technology. But, in order to get the most from some of these products, users have to use different kinds of gimbals.  We have already recommended you Dobot RiGIET, the most advanced 3-axis gimbals for smartphone and GoPro, which is on sale for the new year now.


In this article, we will focus on the top 10 wearable gimbals. We will compare them in order to help you make the right choice and buy the best wearable gimbal. We have three different comparison lists.


Ikan DS1 vs Zhiyun Z1 vs GVB



Ikan DS1

Zhiyun Z1 GVB
Image Ikan DS1 GoPro wearable gimbal Zhiyun Z1 smartphone gimbal GVB camera wearable gimbal

This is a GoPro wearable gimbal that can be used on other devices too.

A smartphone gimbal stabilizer with an adjustable head.

This is actually a bundle that includes a GVB camera and Feiyu wearable gimbal.

Brand Ikan  Zhiyun GVB & Feiyu
Type  3-Axis gyro stabilizer for mirrorless cameras  A gimbal stabilizer for smartphones

4k action camera + wearable gimbal

Battery Lithium Ion 3.7 Volts Lithium Metal


Photo/Video Yes Yes Yes

Zoom In/Out


 Yes Yes
Livestream Yes  Yes Yes
Weight 4 pounds 1.9 pounds

1 pound

Dimension  7.9 x 14.8 x 3.9 inches 12.8 x 6.1 x 2.4 inches 6 x 4 x 3 inches
What's inside the package Battery cap, battery holder, camera offset bracket, laser cut foam soft carry use, gimbal stabilizer, quick release plate, micro USB cable, three batteries, and USB LED light.

two batteries, battery charger, a counter-weight and a USB micro cable and the gimbal.

 camera, gimbal, and batteries

Colors Black Black Black


These three gimbals are made by reputable companies. GVB kit is lightweight and has similar features like the rest. Its also the smallest gimbal. On the other hand, Ikan DS1 has the most powerful battery. Both Zhiyun Z1 and Ikan DS1 come with a package that includes a wide range of accessories like chargers and batteries for example. GVB package is a little bit expensive.


Feiyu Tech vs EVO SS vs EVO SP



Feiyu Tech


Image FeiyuTech Gopro Stabilizer EVO SS Gimbal stabilizer EVO SP handheld gimbal

Here's a special GoPro wearable accessory that will help you take the best shots.

Yet another wearable gimbal specially designed for GoPro even though it can be used on other action cameras too.

This is handheld gimbal for smartphone users.

Brand  FeiyuTech EVO Gimbals EVO Gimbals
Type 3-Axis wearable gimbal for action cameras 3-Axis wearable gimbal for action cameras

3-Axis wearable gimbal for smartphones



Lithium-ion  Lithium-ion
Photo/Video  Yes Yes Yes
Zoom In/Out  Yes Yes Yes
Livestream  Yes Yes Yes

 1.65 pounds

1.6 pounds 1.3 pounds

5 x 5 x 5 inches

5 x 5 x 5 inches 12 x 5 x 2 inches
What's inside the package  gimbal, GoPro T-Clamp adapter, and two tripod mounts. gimbal, charger gimbal, batteries
Colors Black Black Black


All of them are 3-Axis stabilizer gimbals even though EVO SP is focused on smartphones while the other two options are for action cameras. EVO SP is lightweight and small. Feiyu Tech's gimbal for GoPro has a few items in the package including a GoPro T-Clamp adapter. This model is easy to attach to the camera and tripod mounted. On the other hand, EVO SS extends the battery life of GoPro cameras. The only downside for the first two items is their relatively high price. But, as with all other things, you get what you pay for.



Feiyu G4 vs Zhiyun Z1 Rider vs Ikan Fly-X3 vs Ikan MS1


Name Feiyu G4 Zhiyun Z1 Rider Ikan Fly-X3 Ikan MS1
Image Feiyu G4 3-Axis Gimbal Zhiyun Z1 Rider Brushless action camera gimbal Ikan Fly-X3 Gimbal Ikan MS1 gimbal for mirrorless cameras

Here's a solid GoPro wearable gimbal (handheld). It works with other actions cameras too.

With a unique design and great performance, Zhiyun Z1-Rider might be the best wearable gimbal for your needs.

The list continues with Ikan FLY-X3 a gimbal stabilizer for smartphones.

Finally, the Ikan MS1 is one of the best gimbals for mirrorless cameras.

Brand FeiyuTech Zhiyun Ikan


Type  3-Axis powered gimbal for GoPro 3-Axis brushless action camera gimbal 3-Axis smartphone gimbal stabilizer 3-Axis beholder gimbal for mirrorless cameras
Battery  Lithium metal  Lithium-ion Lithium-ion AA
Photo/Video Yes Yes Yes


Zoom In/Out Yes Yes Yes


Livestream Yes Yes Yes


Weight 1 pound 1 pound 2.5 pounds 3 pounds
Dimension 12 x 4 x 4 inches 11.7 x 8.6 x 4 inches

13 x 3.8 x 9.2 inches

3.9 x 14.8 x 7.7 inches
What's inside the package gimbal, batteries

gimbal, GoPro accessory adapter, camera protection sticker, micro USB cable, charging cable, cleaning kit, remote controller, user manual, warranty card, 4 batteries, camera charging cable.

 gimbal, two smartphone cradles gimbal


Black Black Black


You can pan, tilt and roll with the help of Feiyu Tech G4, something you can't get with the rest of these devices. Zhiyun Z1-Rider is good because it has a brushless motor and has a built-in app. Ikan Ms1 has a sturdy aluminum construction while Ikan Fly-X3 is specially designed for smartphones.  The first two models on this list are a little bit pricey but they are worth the money. Each of these gimbals is equipped with a user's manual, an easy to attach design and provides extra stabilization.

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