iPhone video sizes can vary depending on how long the recording is and what format you're filming in. Resolution describes how many pixels (p) a video has in width x height format. The more pixels an iPhone video has, the sharper its image quality. It's important to know how big or small you want your video because some sites don't allow you to upload certain sizes. Here are three suggestions to change the size of your video.
1) Go to Settings > Camera > Record Video
On your iPhone, go to settings. Click on the Camera and go to the Record Video option. Here, you are able to pick which size you want your videos to be. The smallest size being 720p, and the largest size being 4k (at 60fps). You can also adjust the video resolution while you have the Camera App open. Select "video" from the bottom menu. In the top right hand corner, you will see the resolution and frame rate listed. HD 30 means that it's filming in 1080p and 30fps. By tapping on the numbers, it will change the settings. You can switch between 1080 (HD) and 4k, and also between 30fps and 60fps.
2) Select what you want your videos to automatically record in
You have the option to change the default recording settings between 30fps and 60fps. The latter option will result in a larger video file size. While changing the resolution, you can also select the default frame rate. You also have the option to record your iPhone video in slow motion. To adjust that setting, go to Settings > Camera > Record Slo-mo. You can choose between 120fps and 240fps. 240fps will give you a slower video, but will require more light to film.
3) iPhone Records from 720p up to 4K
iPhones record video in 1080p at 30fps by default. This is typically a larger file size than 720p, but gives your videos better quality. You are able to change the video file size and frame rate. Before you do, make sure you know exactly what kind of video you want to make. If you plan to upload you iPhone video, check the site guidelines for which you are uploading your videos to. You want your videos to have the best quality, without overriding the size qualifications.
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