How to Record 4K Video on iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus: Complete Guide

Last Updated on Aug 21, 2020

Record 4K Video on iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus using 12MP Back Camera with OIS, 7MP Rear Camera for FaceTime HD video with Retina Flash for High Clarity and Definition Selfie. Special Features in New iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus with amazing features are, iPhone 8 Camera has f/1.8 Aperture and iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus has Wide-angle: f/1.8 Aperture, Telephoto: f/2.8 aperture. iPhone 8 zoom up to 5X and iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus Zoom Up to 10X. And only iPhone 8 Plus has a portrait mode, Portrait lighting (Beta) for great photography at low light or night.

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Argumented Reality vision now more Clear for the Gamers and App developer. That improves the entertainment exclusively. iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus has 12 mega-pixel Wide angle camera that supports telephoto.

Turn on or Change/ increase Camera resolution up to 4K with 60 fps that are doubled that last iPhone 7/7 Plus models. Also, Record 4K Video on iPhone 7/7 Plus with 30 fps rate.


Use Screen Mirroring on iPhone to AppleTV 4K, Stream to Apple TV 4K.

4K Video recording on iPhone Requirments: iPhone Devices are iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X installed on iOS 11 or later.

Steps for turn on or Enable 4K Video recording on iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X

Go to the Settings app on iPhone 8, 8 Plus or iPhone X.

Next, Scroll down and Tap on camera option.

Under the camera, Find settings name Record Video, Select this 4k at 60 fps. and Enable it by a tap on the option.

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That’s enabled and start to record Super HD video.

Note: Recorded video now takes more space than before, because it’s 4K.

Shoot Video on 4K, Know from Camera app on iPhone

1: Open camera app on iPhone 8, 8 Plus, iPhone X.

2: Change to recording type: Video.

3: At top right corner of the screen, See 4K That means 4K option is enabled from setting.

Start to record by a tap on red recording button on the screen.

Don’t miss: Use Long Exposure on iPhone.

How much Space consume 4K video on iPhone X, iPhone 8, 8 Plus?

Based on test level, 1 Minute recorded video, consume below storage on approx value,

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  • 4K on 60fps: 400 MB
  • 4K on 30fps: 170 MB
  • 4K on 24fps: 135 MB

Other low-quality HD videos,

  • 1080p HD at 60fps: 90 MB
  • 1080p HD at 30fps: 60 MB
  • 720p HD at 30fps: 40 MB

Decrease Camera Video recording on iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X. Follow the steps above and Choose low-resolution options.

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