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Secure hold on your phone but you need a tripod as well as this
on 22 October 2014
This works as advertised but could be better. It's just a bit tricky to slot your phone in, especially one handed, and I always feel like I'm going to drop my phone (although I never have). I have however managed to give my fingers a few sharp nips in the spring-loaded mechanism. But on the positive side, it holds your phone pretty securely, and you have a small amount of leeway to angle it. You can use it alone and freestanding on a very flat surface, but I doubt you will because it's not very stable that way. Really you need a little tripod as well as this, which makes it a bit expensive. It screws onto any tripod using the standard thread in the bottom. Overall not bad, but not quite up to the high standard of Joby's other products (of which I have a few).