San Francisco, CA—Joby launched three portable tripods in its GorillaPod product line: the GorillaPod Micro 250, GorillaPod Micro 800 and GorillaPod Hybrid. All three are designed to meet the needs of today’s digital camera consumer, whether an enthusiast shooting on the go with a point-and-shoot camera or a prosumer sporting the latest compact system camera.
“The Joby brand has its heritage in photography; that creative passion is in our blood,” said Forrest Baringer-Jones, CEO. “Since the GorillaPod Original launched more than five years ago, we’ve made it our mission to inspire consumers with innovative camera accessories. We’re thrilled to strengthen our core family of GorillaPod flexible tripods with the new GorillaPod Hybrid designed specifically for popular compact system cameras and new GorillaPod Micro series, a pair of revolutionary, portable, always-on micro tripods.”
GorillaPod Micro works with a point-and-shoot camera as an always-on tripod that Joby says offers “the stability, range of movement and versatility of full-size supports.” Concealed beneath the base of the camera, it is also convenient to carry and fits in any camera case or pocket. The aluminum and zinc alloy construction is engineered for dependable stability, quick deployment and precise ball positioning, while its colorful rubber grips help provide solid footing on any surface. The GorillaPod Micro series feature a machined aluminum positioning ball with 36° of movement in any direction.
The GorillaPod Micro 250, which supports point-and-shoot cameras weighing 8.8 ounces, is available in gray, red and blue ($19.95). The gray GorillaPod Micro 800 supports hybrid cameras weighing 1.75 pounds ($29.95).
GorillaPod Hybrid. Designed for compact system cameras, the GorillaPod Hybrid supports cameras weighing 2.2 pounds and features flexible, wrappable legs and an integrated aluminum ball head (±90° tilt, 360° pan) to enable precise positioning. It is available in gray and red for $39.95. joby.com