So you want to capture better audio while recording video with your smartphone? The Rode VideoMic Me Smartphone Microphone might help. It is a compact device that works with iOS and Android devices, allowing you to capture better quality audio. It connects to your phone’s headphone jack and has a 3.5mm headphone output for play-through of audio while recording.
The microphone comes with a furry windshield, so you can record better audio outdoors. The flexible mounting bracket lets you use the mic for the front or rear camera. Like what you see? You can order one for under $70.