Manfrotto’s TwistGrip Universal Smartphone Clamp

Manfrotto’s TwistGrip Universal Smartphone Clamp


Upper Saddle River, NJ—Manfrotto, a manufacturer as well as distributor of premium photo, video and lighting support products and accessories, added the TwistGrip to its accessories lineup. The device is designed to enable consumers to take “awesome smartphone images and videos—anytime, anywhere.”

Manfrotto TwistGrip clamp on a smartphone

TwistGrip is a universal smartphone clamp that is specifically devised for smartphone photography. It connects all smartphones to any support. And it is also the core for a modular photographic system that can include mini tripods and lighting units. With its ¼-inch thread support connection and cold-shoe lighting connection, TwistGrip works in multiple configurations with different photography accessories to help achieve the best photo and video results.

Additional TwistGrip Features

Manfrotto TwistGrip, closed

Its aluminum body is completely made in Italy and engineered to ensure “a perfectly secure, sturdy support for all smartphones, while users focus on catching life’s best moments,” the company notes. Additionally, the clamp’s twist movement and locking knob secure the smartphone in the right position in a few steps, for a variety of shooting perspectives.

Manfrotto’s TwistGrip is part of a modular photo system.

Manfrotto’s TwistGrip has a tactile finish and is compact enough to follow smartphones everywhere. It is available for a suggested retail price of $49.99.

Manfrotto designs, produces and distributes professional products for photography, video and entertainment. The company was founded in 1972 by Lino Manfrotto. Its mission has always been to support as well as simplify the work of reporters, photographers and producers. Part of the UK-based Vitec Group since 1989, Manfrotto’s nine key markets are Italy, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, China, Japan, Hong Kong, the United States and the Netherlands, where it is represented by its own direct distribution system, Manfrotto Distribution. In 80 other countries, sales are handled by independent distributors. Through the Imaging Division of the Vitec Group, Manfrotto Distribution owns the Manfrotto, Gitzo, Lastolite by Manfrotto and Avenger brands. It is also the U.S. distributor of Bowens, Gossen, Limelite, Metz, National Geographic and Nilox.