Move over, Quik Pod, here comes a new competitor. The XShot offers a longer reach (37â€ or 94cm), is lightweight (3.9 oz) and is made of stainless steel.
Like the Quik Pod, the XShot extends to provide a length of pole on which to mount your point-and-shoot camera, enabling you to take a picture of yourself.
But is longer, better? The product pics show a little curve over the length of the extended pole, indicating that at that length the camera becomes too heavy and holding the pole with the camera on it may be a bit of a struggle, resulting in camera shake (thank goodness for IS).
Quik Pod or XShot? Take your pick. Me, Iâ€™ll have the well-thought out Quik Pod anytime.