Smartphone Tripods to hold mobile phones for video shooting stability and smoother photography for individuals and brands. There are two main types of tripods: Full-Length/Extendable Tripods and; Mini-Tripods Full-Length/Extendable Tripods are best for stationary recordings. Say you are doing a vlog that you mainly speak. Or hold an interview. Basically you are not moving a lot. Mini-Tripods are ideal if you move a lot. Say you are doing a cooking vlog. Or if there are things you are showing your audience. Both types of smartphone tripods are portable and you can move with them, but mini-tripods are more agile and give you stability while on the move.