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How to Enable 4K Videos on iPhone 6S or 6S Plus

Apart from the updated specs, most people buy the latest and greatest iPhone for the primary purpose of taking better photos and videos. With that said, Apple sure does not skimp when it comes to ensuring that the iPhone will be the only camera you’ll ever need. This dedication to top-notch camera quality has certainly been extended to the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus. One of the main features of the latest iPhones is that it allows the user to shoot videos at 4096 x 2160 or 4K Ultra HD resolution.

Today, we’ll show you how to enable 4K videos on iPhone 6S or 6S Plus so you can shoot those beautiful Ultra HD clips. In addition, you will also learn just how much storage space these Ultra HD videos will consume.

How to Enable 4K Videos on iPhone 6S or 6S Plus?

Open your iPhone and navigate to Settings > Photos & Camera > Record Video. From here, you can select which quality you want to record your videos in. Of course, you will want to select 4K at 30 fps but you can also opt to choose 720p at 30 fps, 1080p at 30 fps (this is the default setting) or 1080p at 60 fps.
iPhone 6S Record Video Quality Settings

How much storage do you need to record 4K videos?

At the Record Video page of the settings, you will see a handy breakdown of all video quality settings along with their corresponding storage consumption (per 1 minute video). Needless to say, if you have a 16GB iPhone 6S or 6S Plus model, then you might want to refrain from recording videos in 4K quality.
iPhone 6S Video Quality Used Space

How to know which video quality you’re using while recording?

As you fire up the Camera app, you should see the quality indicator next to the shutter button. It’s worth noting that if you are using the default quality setting (1080p at 30 fps), you will not the indicator.
iPhone 6S Record Video
Will you be shooting your videos in 4K? Or would you rather go lower resolutions?

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