Manfrotto has launched the Pixi Evo, a miniature lightweight tripod with two-section legs and five adjustable steps. The Pixi Evo represents a design update over the original Pixi mini tripod, and is designed, in part, to support entry-level DSLRs with large lenses. 

The new Pixi Evo tripods were introduced on Monday. Says Manfrotto, the tripods can handle devices that weigh up to 5.5lbs/2.5kg, but are lightweight due to the use of aluminum. Features include a portrait shooting mode with a 90-degree tilt, sliding selectors on the legs, and three color options: white, red, and black. 

The tripods are available now from Manfrotto for £44.95. US pricing is yet to be announced.