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Understanding Smartphone Video Settings

This week on Deli Bytes, Ali help us with understanding smartphone video settings.

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Video has been an important part of a business in this decade. We do think it’s important for business owners to have fundamental understanding how to shoot and edit you own social videos. In order to keep up with the rapid evolving market place.

The wonderful thing is we all have the ability to create amazing content with the gadgets we have in our pockets. Smartphone these days have a ray of high definition video settings. Here are some of the main ones you might be able to use various video content that you’ve been making.

30-frames per second

The default settings most smartphones these days is 30 frames per second and 720p or 1080p full HD. This setting is the standard for video online. In most cases you will find this is the right for you.

60-frames per second 

You’ll find something in your smartphone setting like “Super Smooth Motion”. Super smooth or 60-frames per second is essentially doubling up the frame trait per second instead of 30 frames. It can look maybe more crisp or smoother. But generally speaking, people find this setting kind of jarring and alien-like. It is used more these days online and who knows maybe this will be come the new standard.


Smartphones these days even have the ability to shoot slow-mo. So a lot of the new smartphones you’ll find they will shoot a 120-frames per second in 720p or full HD 1080p.

A lot of the times we are seeing 240-frames per seconds prop up in new models as well. A good thing shooting a slow-mo is you can really get a fun dynamic action shots based on what you are creating. However, it is always a good idea slow-mo in daylight settings as it can get really grainy and dark footage.