By default, you can capture a high-definition 1080p resolution video at 30 frames per second on your iPhone. With iPhone 6 and above, you can now shoot 4k video at four times the pixels. This further enhances and boost the overall quality of the video. The best thing is that you can now shoot 4k video at 60 FPS on iPhone.
The latest devices let you shoot with twice the frame rate. These devices have A11 chip or above such as iPhone 8 and iPhone X. These devices have the ability to shoot 4k video at 60 FPS.
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Shooting Modes that iPhone Supports:
Below are the High-Definition filming modes that iPhone support.
1080p HD at 30 FPS (default)— iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5x, iPhone 4s.
1080p HD at 60 FPS (smoother)— Phone X, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6.
1080p HD at 120 FPS (slow motion — Phone X, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s.
1080p HD at 240 FPS (ultra-slow motion)— Phone X, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8.
4K at 24 FPS (higher resolution, film style) — Phone X, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8.
4K at 30 FPS (higher resolution)— Phone X, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s.
4K at 60 FPS (higher resolution, smoother)– Phone X, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8.
How to Shoot 4K video at 60 FPS on iPhone
Below are the steps that will let you shoot 4k video at 60 FPS on iPhone. These are simple and effective steps. So, let’s get down to them.
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Step 1) The first step is that you go to Home Screen and from there tap on Settings app on your iPhone.
Step 2) Look for the camera option and tap on it.
Step 3) Search for Formats option and tap on it.
Step 4) You need to toggle on the High Efficiency to enable the H.265 codec for any video that you want to create. Also, you need to do this for HEIF images.
Step 5) To head back to the previous screen, swipe right from the left edge of the screen. After this, you need to tap on the <camera label. This is present in the upper-left corner of the interface.
Step 6) Look for the Record Video option and tap on it.
Step 7) You will see a list in front of you. Look for the 4K at 60 FPS option and tap on it.
Step 8) Head back to Home Screen and then open the Camera App.
Step 9) You will have to select the Video option. It will be present at the bottom of the interface.
NOTE: if you do not want the camera app to reset the settings every time. You need to do a couple of steps. First head to Settings, from there you need to choose Camera app and then tap on the Preserve Settings option. Now look for Camera Mode option and toggle this option on.
10) To start or to stop the recording, you need to use the volume button. Alternatively, you can tap on the Record button to start and stop the recording.
That is it! Enjoy recording videos in 4K resolution at 60 FPS on your iPhone. Remember that these videos will be encoded using the H.256 codex and they are saved as the .MOV file. You will be able to find them inside the Photos app. You should try this out, and do let us know what you think about it in the comment section below. Also, if you have any problem, we will be more than happy to help.
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