Many folks use their smartphones to record videos and audio on the go. If you plan to conduct interviews or record better audio in general, you are going to need a decent microphone for your phone. The Mighty Mic could be just what you need. It is a shotgun microphone that attaches to your phone and improves the quality of your work. It is compatible with iOS and Android devices.
To use the Mighty Mic, just mount it to your phone’s headphone jack, and you are set. The device has a built-in jack that you can use to hear the audio and adjust as you record. Your kit will include a foam windscreen to cut wind noise. There are no batteries required to get this to work. Sets you back $70 at this time.