9 best selfie sticks

Review of the best according to the editorial board. About selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

Many people enjoy taking selfies. This allows you to capture yourself in front of a landmark without trusting your smartphone to anyone else. Also, a selfie will allow you to keep a sweet moment in memory with your beloved. Well, young girls take such pictures almost every day. Why? Let's not talk on this topic, otherwise the article runs the risk of being very delayed. Instead, we will look at the best monopods available in Russian stores. These accessories greatly simplify the process of taking selfies, while also allowing you to squeeze more people into the frame.

Rating of the best selfie sticks

Nomination a place Name of product price
Best inexpensive selfie sticks 1 Harper RSB-105 449 r
2 Rekam SelfiPod S-450W 420 RUB
3 LP MPD-3 390 RUB
The best selfie sticks in terms of price-performance ratio 1 Harper RSB-304 RUB 1,490
2 Momax Selfie Hero 150 RUB 2,500
3 Jmary Selfie Stick QP-168 990 RUB
4 Xiaomi Mi Tripod Selfie Stick RUB 1,499
The best selfie sticks in the premium segment 1 FEIYU Tech Vimble 2 RUB 7 420
2 Momax Selfie Pro Premium RUB 8,090

Best inexpensive selfie sticks

Harper RSB-105

Rating: 4.8

Harper RSB-105

A very inexpensive monopod with a rubberized grip with a ribbed surface. A selfie stick like this won't slip out of your hand, even if you wave it like a Star Wars lightsaber. Also, the buyer should be pleased with the wide range of colors – in stores you can find Harper RSB-105 with gray, black, blue, pink and green handle.

The surface of the handle is made of rubber. The rest of the structure is steel. Rest assured that the selfie stick won't break if you accidentally hit it against a wall or something similar. The monopod cannot be called heavy – its weight does not exceed 115 g. But the selfie stick is not a long one either – for some people 90 cm will seem an insufficient parameter. The monopod sections turned out to be quite thin, and therefore the product will not withstand a device weighing more than 500 g. However, there is no need to worry about this, since most often Harper RSB-105 is bought for synchronization with a smartphone, and not for a SLR camera. .

The selfie stick has only one button – it is responsible for releasing the shutter. Connection to the gadget is carried out via Bluetooth. Autonomous operation of the accessory is provided by a 60 mAh battery that charges in literally one hour. The set with the monopod comes not only with a USB cable for connecting to a power adapter, but also with a wrist strap.

Advantages

  • Relatively light weight;

  • Rubber does not slip in the hand;

  • There is a wrist strap;

  • Fast battery charging;

  • Battery power is consumed very slowly;

  • Powered by Bluetooth;

  • Low cost.

disadvantages

  • The monopod is not particularly long;

  • The accessory is still not very comfortable;

  • No extra buttons.

Rekam SelfiPod S-450W

Rating: 4.7

Rekam SelfiPod S-450W

Another relatively inexpensive monopod in our ranking. It is no longer so popular, and therefore the manufacturer had to limit itself to three colors – white, black and orange. The selfie stick is also not intended for devices weighing more than 500 g. However, it is already noticeably longer than the previous model reviewed. When unfolded, its length reaches 118 cm. It seems that this is an ideal parameter for taking photos or videos with any smartphone, no matter what camera is built into it.

As is the case with most existing monopods, this specimen has a rubberized handle (in fact, the surface is made of plastic and silicone). But you can notice that there is no connector for a USB cable on its end – there is only a tripod socket, which is used to screw the strap on the wrist. This is because the selfie stick itself does not have any buttons – it consists of only seven retractable sections, created from steel. But how, then, to photograph?

Everything is very simple. A miniature remote control is supplied with the product. This is where all the electronics are located. As you might guess, the remote is synchronized with the smartphone via Bluetooth. This selfie stick has two buttons. One serves to send a signal to Android – the device, and the other – to take pictures using iPhone or iPad.

It remains to add that you can use the monopod without a remote control. In particular, no one bothers to use the Self-timer function in the Camera application. The lack of electronics allows you not to worry about the state of the selfie stick in the rain or after it falls into the water. You just need to remember to then wipe it dry so that corrosion does not show itself.

Advantages

  • Decent length;

  • There is a wrist strap;

  • Not very heavy (156 g);

  • Tripod socket (1/4 inch) included;

  • Complete with Bluetooth – remote control;

  • Affordable cost.

disadvantages

  • The remote control can be easily lost;

  • The product, after all, cannot be called very convenient.

LP MPD-3

Rating: 4.6

LP MPD-3

A selfie stick from Liberty Project could not fail to get into our rating. The fact is that this is one of the simplest accessories sold for only 350-400 rubles. And if the products discussed above cannot be called reliable, then this monopod rarely breaks down. The position of the smartphone is adjusted here using a plastic adjuster that tightens without any problems. If the accessory is fully expanded, then its length will reach 100.5 cm. Not a record parameter, but it is definitely not a short monopod. The manufacturer promises that his creation will withstand any smartphone – the maximum load is 500 g.

On the selfie stick itself, you won't find a single button. All electronics in this case are placed on a small remote control. It sends the signal to the smartphone via Bluetooth. Its work is provided by a flat battery supplied in the kit. The customer will also get a wrist strap along with the monopod. Although without it, the selfie stick is unlikely to slip out of the hand, because its grip is rubberized.

Please note that the platform for the mobile device is attached here with a tripod (threaded) connection. This means that you can attach a compact camera to the selfie stick without a pad.

Advantages

  • Does not slip in the hand;

  • High reliability;

  • Low cost;

  • The remote works without any problems;

  • There is a wrist strap;

  • Decent length.

disadvantages

  • No extra buttons;

  • The remote control can be lost;

  • There are also more convenient monopods.

The best selfie sticks in terms of price-performance ratio

Harper RSB-304

Rating: 4.9

Harper RSB-304

Already not the cheapest monopod. In Russian retail, its cost reaches 1,500 rubles. This selfie stick got into our rating due to its compact size. When folded, this product can be thrown into a jacket pocket. Also, the monopod can be attached to the belt of your trousers using a carabiner. However, be sure to check the package contents! Some customers report that they received an accessory without a carabiner.

Here, the entire electronic part is in the handle of the monopod. The number of buttons has been increased to four. The first is responsible for releasing the shutter and starting video shooting. The second helps to move from the main camera to the front one. But the rest of the buttons allow you to use the digital zoom – they have the smallest size.

The high cost of a selfie stick is due to the quality materials from which it is made. Most of the structure is made of aluminum – this is why the selfie stick weighs no more than 146 g. The handle is rubberized. In this case, a material that is pleasant to the touch was used, as the diameter of the handle does not cause negative emotions either. If you are still worried about the possible fall of the monopod, then you can use the included wrist strap. The selfie stick is charged using a USB cable. And this is the rare case when a selfie stick is able to show the battery level! The manufacturer assures that a 100 mAh battery is enough for 500 hours of battery life – that is, for your entire vacation! Charging time does not exceed 1 hour.

It remains to add that the selfie stick turned out to be incredibly reliable – it can be thrown into the wall, nothing will happen to it. It is not protected only from underwater diving (rain is not terrible for aluminum). The maximum selfie stick is capable of withstanding a three-kilogram technique. However, do not count on using it in tandem with a DSLR – there is no tripod thread here, and the platform for a smartphone simply cannot hold a bulky camera.

Advantages

  • Maximum reliability;

  • Not afraid of rain;

  • Able to withstand any severity;

  • Compact dimensions;

  • Relatively light weight;

  • There is a wrist strap;

  • Long battery life;

  • Four buttons are built in;

  • The signal is transmitted via Bluetooth.

disadvantages

  • The length of the monopod in the unfolded state is only 87 cm;

  • The price will not seem adequate to everyone.

Momax Selfie Hero 150

Rating: 4.8

Momax Selfie Hero 150

One of the most expensive monopods in our ranking. Russian sellers ask about 2,500 rubles for this selfie stick. On store shelves, you can find two versions of the selfie stick – they differ only in color. Such a price tag is due not only to a reliable design, but also to a very decent length. If you unfold this selfie stick completely, the length will be 150 cm. One and a half meters on an outstretched arm! Someone may think this is not enough? Surprisingly, when folded, the monopod turns out to be only 30 cm.

In fact, this is not only a monopod, but also a tripod. The fact is that the set includes a special stand that is screwed to the end of the handle. As a result, the product can be placed on the ground by using it as a tripod. This will get rid of the outstretched arm that spoils some of the shots.

This accessory also comes with a special remote control. It is he who is used to control the Camera application. The remote control can be held in your hand or attached to the handle. Several buttons can be found on it. With their help, you can not only take a picture, but also start shooting a video, as well as use a zoom. A separate button is used to switch from the main camera to the front one. But that's not all! You can also use the remote control outside of shooting, using it to control the music player. It turns out that you will take your smartphone out of your pocket a little less often, reducing the likelihood of it falling on the asphalt.

The set contains not only a remote control, but also auxiliary accessories. In particular, one cannot fail to note the presence of a carbine and a loop. Including the remote control can be fixed somewhere, almost completely eliminating the possibility of its loss. The cover should also please the buyer. The manufacturer also offers to download its own application for shooting – it will allow you to take a frame at all without pressing a button (you just need to depict a special gesture).

Advantages

  • Can be turned into a tripod;

  • The remote control can be used to control the player;

  • The remote has several buttons;

  • The monopod does not slip at all in the hand;

  • Convenient smartphone mount;

  • Very long length;

  • Reliable construction;

  • Bright colors;

  • Comes with a wrist strap, carabiner and case.

disadvantages

  • The cost may seem prohibitive;

  • Downloading the application is required for full use.

Jmary Selfie Stick QP-168

Rating: 4.7

Jmary Selfie Stick QP-168

Probably one of the most affordable selfie sticks out there with the most durable construction. Like other monopods, the product consists of pull-out sections. But if less expensive selfie sticks eventually cease to be fixed in the unfolded state, then this will definitely not happen with the Jmary Selfie Stick QP-168. The fact is that the sections used here have a special groove. One has only to turn the section, as it is firmly fixed in the selected position. The number of sections is small – there are only four of them. It is because of this that the length of the accessory does not exceed 95 cm. When folded, the length of the monopod is 30.5 cm.

The buyer will love the grip. It is made of rubberized material. The product feels great in the hand, it does not slip out even with the most severe use. As for the control of the 'Camera' application, a small Bluetooth remote control is used for this purpose. Alas, the owner of this selfie stick will only have the ability to press the shutter button. You can never dream of zooming and switching from one camera to another. Well, what did you want from an accessory selling for 1400-1500 rubles?

Advantages

  • Reliable fixation when unfolded;

  • Bluetooth – the remote control is working properly;

  • It is extremely difficult to break;

  • Has a wrist strap;

  • Comfortable grip;

  • Light enough;

  • Can be paired with a camera.

disadvantages

  • Very short length;

  • Minimal functionality;

  • The remote control can be lost;

  • Not everyone will like the price tag.

Xiaomi Mi Tripod Selfie Stick

Rating: 4.7

Xiaomi Mi Tripod Selfie Stick

A real hit that could not fail to get into our rating. You can find this monopod in literally every store belonging to a large retail chain specializing in electronics. It can also be found in many small retail outlets that resell goods from China. And we need not mention how much the selfie stick from Xiaomi is in demand in online stores.

It should be noted that this is almost the smallest monopod in our rating. In the folded state, its length is only 19 cm. In the unfolded state, this parameter increases to 51 cm. Of course, this will seem a little to many people. The Chinese manufacturer understood this by introducing three folding legs here. In a word, the selfie stick thus turns into a tripod. It remains to put it somewhere on the table and start shooting! Most importantly, the smartphone can be turned into portrait mode, and this is not possible with every monopod!

Oddly enough, such a baby weighs 152 grams. This is due to the use of quality materials. It is extremely difficult to damage the tripod. It practically does not slip in the hand, which is also good news. But in terms of functionality, the selfie stick is not as good as it seems. Let's start with the fact that the electronics are placed by the manufacturer on Bluetooth – the remote control. Fortunately, there is a special place for it on the case, so you do not need to hold the remote control in the other hand. But the fact that there is only one button is frustrating. That is, the remote control will allow you to take a shot, but nothing more. Only more expensive monopods can boast of zooming and switching to another camera. As for the cost of this product, it is 1,500 rubles.

Advantages

  • Work on Bluetooth;

  • Reliable construction;

  • Easily converts to a mini tripod;

  • Fits comfortably in the hand;

  • Portrait and landscape orientations are available.

disadvantages

  • Very short length;

  • Just one button;

  • Overpriced.

The best selfie sticks in the premium segment

FEIYU Tech Vimble 2

Rating: 4.9

FEIYU Tech Vimble 2

This is a new word in the world of monopods. Strictly grief, it can no longer be called that word, since it is a real stabilizer. Weighing 428g, this accessory contains motors that try to keep your videos smooth. FEIYU Tech Vimble 2 is completely unnecessary for photography – lighter and longer monopods can be found for this purpose. But you can't do without it if you want to get high-quality video. Yes, modern smartphones have built-in image stabilization. But its size does not allow to completely eliminate the tremors that arise from the fact that human hands are unable to hold the apparatus in absolute immobility.

FEIYU Tech Vimble 2 got into our rating only because of its relatively low cost – you can buy this 'stub' in Chinese online stores for 8000 rubles. Believe me, this is far from the limit for such a device!

Advantages

  • Synchronization with a smartphone via Bluetooth;

  • Convenient and reliable design;

  • Fast charging;

  • Three operating modes are available;

  • Excellent stabilization of the device position;

  • A special application expands the arsenal of shooting possibilities.

disadvantages

  • Large weight;

  • Not everyone can afford it;

  • Not the longest battery life;

  • Cannot be found in Russian retail chains.

Momax Selfie Pro Premium

Rating: 4.8

Momax Selfie Pro Premium

The most expensive monopod in our rating among those that are not equipped with a stabilization system. In Russian stores, they ask about 3000 rubles for this product. And it's not a sin to pay that kind of money for such a stylish accessory! Everything is thought out here – from the case to the holder for the smartphone. The grip is covered with an elastic material (eco-leather) that will prevent the selfie stick from slipping out. At the same time, three color options for the handle are available to buyers – black, brown and yellow. Metal parts of the structure also have different colors – most often competitors cannot boast of this.

The clamp on this monopod can be rotated 720 degrees. This means that you can photograph yourself from a wide variety of angles using both landscape and portrait orientations. Also, it should be noted that there is a place on the handle for the Bluetooth – the remote control, thanks to which it will definitely not be lost. You can use this selfie stick not only when paired with a smartphone. This is because it uses a '1/4' 'tripod screw to which you can screw either a camera or an action camera. Finally, the rigid fixation of each knee should also please the buyer – it will remain so even after many years.

Please note that by default only one button functions on the remote control. But if you download the Momax Cam app, the remote allows you to change the camera and use the zoom.

Advantages

  • Folded length does not exceed 18 cm;

  • Excellent fixation of each section;

  • Can be paired with a camera;

  • Includes case, battery and lanyard;

  • Convenient and rotatable smart clip;

  • Several colors to choose from;

  • Comfortable handle, covered with eco-leather.

disadvantages

  • When unfolded, the length reaches only 90 cm;

  • The monopod is very expensive;

  • Installation of a special application is required.

Conclusion

This is the rating of the best selfie sticks among those present in the Russian retail. As you can see, even the top models don't cost that much money. Then why not get such an accessory right now? Such a purchase will definitely not affect your family budget. And rest assured, the monopod will definitely come in handy, and more than once!


Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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