The Zhiyun Weebill 2 is an update to the popular Weebill-S. It's able to support APS-C, Micro Four Thirds, and full-frame mirrorless cameras, and nets handheld video that's nearly as stable as you'd get from a tripod. A flip-out touch display is new, so menus are a lot easier to navigate. Accessories are available to expand the baseline features, but even in its basic configuration, the Weebill 2 does a fine job keeping handheld footage level and steady.
The Weebill 2 falls into the category of small gimbals, at least among models that support interchangeable lens cameras. It comes in at 12.6 by 2.4 by 8.9 inches (HWD) and weighs 3.2 pounds. The included tripod feet add a little bit of height. They detach for storage, and fold in to add a bit of extension for handheld use.
It's easier carry and stow than the heavier Crane 2S, without dropping support for heavier rigs. Zhiyun touts the Weebill 2's support for full-frame rigs, including ultra-wide zooms that open to F2.8, like the Canon RF 15-35mm. I paired it with the Panasonic Lumix S5 and 20-60mm lens, as well as a lightweight APS-C mirrorless system for testing.
- Image Transmitter AI & Focus/Zoom Motor
- Adjustable Underslung Grip & Fabric Case
- Improved Stability/Responsiveness Sensor
- 7.3 lb Payload
- 2.9" Flip-Out Rotating Color Touchscreen
- Up to 9-Hour Runtime
- iOS/Android Mobile App
- Panorama, Time-Lapse & Motion-Lapse
- Focus Control Wheel
- Rosette Mount with 1/4"-20 Center Thread