Apple allows you to record high-quality videos since they released the iPhone 6s series back in 2015. You are able to record up to 4K resolution at 30 fps with iPhone 6s or 6s Plus. If you own an iPhone 11 series, you can do better. You can create a video up to 4K at 60 fps. You may already know more about this cool feature since you bought the phone, but maybe you don’t know how to record 4K videos on iPhone 11 series just yet. Don’t worry, I will be happy to share how to customize the camera settings on your iPhone. Therefore, you will be able to create a high-quality video.
How To Record 4K Video On iPhone 11 Series
Setting up the Camera app for taking a high-quality video is a piece of cake. However, there are several things you need to notice before you record 4K videos on iPhone 11 series especially the ones about your iPhone storage.
Check The iPhone Storage
To record 4K video on iPhone 11 means we are talking about quality and storage. The higher quality of the video you are going to shoot, the more space you will need. For example, you will need around 400 MB available on your iPhone to take a 1-minute video in 4K * 60 fps format or 4 GB if you record for 10 minutes. Therefore, it would be better if you check your iPhone storage before start recording. Otherwise, you may get a storage full warning on your iPhone.
Check The iPhone Battery
Taking a video may drain your iPhone battery rapidly. If you don’t want your iPhone to power off in the middle of recording, you better make sure it is fully charged before you use it. You can also enable the Airplane mode if necessary while taking a 4K video on iPhone 11. This way, you can focus on recording the video and you won’t be bothered by incoming notifications, messages, phone calls, etc.
Set Up The Video Format
The highest quality format you can choose on the Camera app on the iPhone 11 series is 4K at 60 fps. If you select this option, you will get a higher resolution and smoother video. As a consequence, you will need a lot of free space on your iPhone. For modest option, you can choose 4K at 30 fps which only needs 170 MB for one minute video. Follow the steps below to set up and record 4K videos on iPhone 11.
- Launch the Settings app on your iPhone.
- Find the Record Video option, and tap on it.
- On the Record Video screen, there are three 4K format options you can choose. You can select film style format (4K * 24 fps) which will only take 135 MB for a 1-minute recording. Choose it wisely based on your iPhone storage availability.
- Now, go back to the home screen and open the Camera app to record 4K videos on iPhone 11.