Feiyu G6 Review: How much better is new gimbal generation this time?

Feiyu G6 Review: How much Better is New Gimbal Generation this Time?

The Chinese brand Feiyu Tech has just launched the new version of its highest-end gimbal, the gimbal Feiyu G6 or Feiyu Tech G6 in our review today.

Feiyu Tech has recently launched its latest stabilizer for action cameras and the second one is splash resistant, it is the Feiyu G6 like a previous generation Feiyu G5.

With this model, the Chinese company is consolidated as a benchmark in the sector, since it already had the Feiyu WG. The smaller and adaptable to be placed in a helmet, suction cup or any generic support of ¼ or GoPro thread, and the Feiyu G5, the first gimbal able to provide a 360º turn in all its axes.

FEIYU TECH G6 3-axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer

Price: $229.00

OLED screen, 3 slide arms, Trail time-lapse, Battery: 5000mAh, Runtime: up to 12 hours, Waterproof by splash

FEIYU TECH G6 3-axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer

Price: $229.00

OLED screen, 3 slide arms, Trail time-lapse, Battery: 5000mAh, Runtime: up to 12 hours, Waterproof by splash

After the success achieved by the gimbal Feiyu G5, the brand is still committed to innovation and presents us with a very powerful model and with all the improvements that users demanded. Will the G6 gimbal be the best gimbal of 2018?

Considered as the second version or Feiyu G5 v2, this new Feiyu G6 stabilizer brings important improvements that we can see in this specifications of new Feiyu gimbal.

Feiyu G6: Specifications

Feiyu G6: Specs
Weight:36 gram
Size: 27.10 x 11.90 x 3.80 cm
Battery:5000mAh
Screen:Built-in OLED display
Runtime:up to 12 hours
Price:$230

Feiyu G6: Unboxing

Feiyu G6 Review: How much Better is New Gimbal Generation this Time?

At the moment, we do not know all the information of the gimbal Feiyu G6, but we will be attentive to update the information about the accessories included in the box with the gimbal.

In any case, we are convinced that the quality of the accessories of the Feiyu G6 will be at the height of models like Feiyu G5 or Feiyu WG2.

Feiyu G6: Design and Appearance

Feiyu G6 Review: How much Better is New Gimbal Generation this Time?

In the design section, we find interesting news that differentiates the Feiyu G6 vs Feiyu G5. Although not all the specifications can be found on Feiyu’s official website, we can comment on some of the main novelties. We list them below:

OLED panel: it offers information about the connections of the gimbal, battery, mode of use and we can even control the options of some models of sports cameras such as GoPro Hero 6 or Sony RX0.

Feiyu G6 Review: How much Better is New Gimbal Generation this Time?

Change angle of arms: a redesign of the angle of the arms of this gimbal, allows that the axes of it never get in the way of the recording, as well as a lot of amplitude to avoid collisions.

Feiyu G6 Review: How much Better is New Gimbal Generation this Time?

Sliding arm: a new sliding arm, will allow adjusting the position of the camera even more with respect to Feiyu’s G6 own gimbal.

Feiyu G6 Review: How much Better is New Gimbal Generation this Time?

Rotation angles: the rotation angles of the axes of this camera are simply spectacular getting 360º, 360º, and 320º.

Feiyu G6 Review: How much Better is New Gimbal Generation this Time?

SplashProof Resistance: Like the G5 Feiyu model, the G6 model has resistance to splashing water and liquids, as well as snow, although it will not be resistant to immersions in the water like the Feiyu WG2.

Feiyu G6 Review: How much Better is New Gimbal Generation this Time?

New Buttons: new trigger button just below the control joystick and the selfie button happens to be on one side.

More compatible cameras: a new accessory allows this camera to be compatible with more models.

Feiyu G6 Review: How much Better is New Gimbal Generation this Time?

Without interchangeable weights: the G5 model you had to add or remove a weight depending on the weight of your sports camera.

You can take a quick look at the design changes in this video from a YouTuber who received a test model a few days before launch:

We hope to know in depth the specifications and characteristics of Feiyu G6 in our analisis, and we will update as they are published on the official website.

Feiyu G6: Modes

Feiyu G6 Review: How much Better is New Gimbal Generation this Time?

At the moment we do not have all the information on the ways of using this new Feiyu gimbal in the test, but we are convinced that they will be very similar to the previous model Feiyu G5:

Panoramic mode: the gimbal will allow stabilization left or right, allowing to create spectacular stabilized panoramas and surround videos of your environment.

Feiyu G6 Review: How much Better is New Gimbal Generation this Time?

Pan and Tilt Mode: here the G5 Feiyu will stabilize the movements either left or right, as well as up or down. Therefore, this will be the mode of the G5 that will give more freedom to the camera and more fluidity will give your sports videos.

“Lock” mode: as the name indicates your GoPro Hero 6 camera or similar, it will be blocked in the direction you select, despite all the movements you make with your body/arm/hand.

Feiyu G6: Compatible Action Cameras

Another novelty of this Feiyu G6 gimbal will be the possibility of changing the anchor to the sports cameras that we assemble, thus being able to use a wide catalog of action cameras with the Feiyu G6 in the review.

Feiyu G6 Review: How much Better is New Gimbal Generation this Time?

In addition to the traditional anchor, we will have the possibility of exchanging it for a new one that holds the camera from the bottom and that will allow us to connect cameras such as:

  • GoPro Hero 6
  • GoPro HERO (new)
  • GoPro Hero 5
  • GoPro Hero 4
  • Sony RX0
  • EKEN H5 Plus
  • YI 4K Plus
  • YI 4K
  • …many more…

As we see, a wide range of possible cameras, which will allow us to use the Feiyu G6 with virtually any camera, although we will be attentive to news and information updates on this model of gimbal Feiyu.
Feiyu G6 Review: How much Better is New Gimbal Generation this Time?

Important: The Feiyu G6 IS NOT COMPATIBLE with SMARTPHONES. If you are looking for a gimbal compatible with smartphones of good quality, check out the Feiyu SPG.

Feiyu G6: Ports and Battery

In the absence of official confirmation of the brand, the Gimbal Feiyu G6 has a battery of 5000mAh with a range of up to 12 hours without the need to charge it.

Feiyu G6 Review: How much Better is New Gimbal Generation this Time?

As for the ports, we will have a microUSB port to charge the gimbal’s battery, as well as a charging port for the sports cameras, which will allow us to record for many hours with our action camera.

Feiyu G6 Review: How much Better is New Gimbal Generation this Time?

As in the G5 model, the new Feiyu G6 in the analisis will have two international tripod anchors, both in the lower part and in the lateral part, which allows us to connect it to a tripod and connect smartphones or different anchors with the port on the side.

Feiyu G6: Application

With the new app Feiyu ON, the same one that uses the gimbal FEIYU WG2, we will synchronize and adjust all the options of this new gimbal Feiyu G6 2018.

Feiyu G6 Review: How much Better is New Gimbal Generation this Time?

The synchronization between our smartphones and the Feiyu G6 will be done by Bluetooth connection, while the gimbal will connect to the cameras via WiFi connectivity, allowing greater battery savings.

Feiyu G6 Review: How much Better is New Gimbal Generation this Time?

You can download the Feiyu ON app for the Feiyu G6 Gimbal for Android and also for iOS.

If you are looking for apps for sports cameras, we leave you our Apps Guide for Action cameras.

Feiyu G6: Conclusions and Reviews

In our review of Feiyu G6, we are facing the update of one of the most powerful and best quality gimbals of the market, with a careful design, perfect to improve the user experience.

Feiyu G6 Review: How much Better is New Gimbal Generation this Time?

Undoubtedly the gimbals have taken off and the stabilization in videos is becoming more important, not only professionally.

This has been partly thanks to Feiyu Tech, which with its models for action or mobile cameras, has managed to capture a large part of the public with solid arguments: good stabilization, many functions, and relatively affordable price.

Feiyu G6: Price and Where to buy cheaper?

For today, you can already buy the Feiyu G6 at an affordable and low price for only $229.00. In fact, the price corresponds to all the quality and functions that give us a new generation of gimbal from Feiyu in 2018.

FEIYU TECH G6 3-axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer

Price: $229.00

OLED screen, 3 slide arms, Trail time-lapse, Battery: 5000mAh, Runtime: up to 12 hours, Waterproof by splash

FEIYU TECH G6 3-axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer

Price: $229.00

OLED screen, 3 slide arms, Trail time-lapse, Battery: 5000mAh, Runtime: up to 12 hours, Waterproof by splash

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Feiyu G6 Review: How much better is new gimbal generation this time? was last modified: April 29th, 2018 by Boby Sanburn

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