The Rode SmartLav+ is an incredible sounding microphone! What I like most about the Rode SmartLav+ is the convenience of recording audio via the Rode App in my smartphone. This is great for my video editing workflow because I can record professional audio with this microphone on my smartphone and then send the recorded audio
The Rode VideoMicro is a nifty mic for vlogging and other purposes. A camera's or smartphone's microphone may sound decent but high-quality audio can really make a difference. I love how the Rode VideoMicro does not requires batteries! It's convenient to pack into a backpack along with other gear. The include windscreen does a great
Built-in camera microphones are often mediocre quality at best. Great sound and visuals make an excellent video! This is a great microphone!