All the movements are smooth. The quick release plate is included.The item "MANFROTTO 410 JUNIOR GEARED HEAD WITH QUICK RELEASE PLATE" is in sale since Tuesday, November 3, 2020. This item is in the category "Cameras & Photo\Tripods & Supports\Tripod Heads". The seller is "midwest_photo" and is located in Columbus, Ohio. This item can be shipped worldwide.