Best answer: Yes, the new Google Pixel 5 does support video recording at 4K and 60 frames per second along with new shooting mode.
- Movie maker: Google Pixel 5 (opens in new tab) ($699 at Amazon)
Does the Google Pixel 5 support 4K60 video capture?
Pixel phones have always been fantastic at capturing still frames with fantastic quality, and so it's worth wondering does the Google Pixel 5 supports 4K60 for video. After omitting it from the Pixel 4 series, Google is launching the feature on the Pixel 5.
Video in the crystal clear resolution of 4K, 3840 pixels by 2160 pixels, is a favorite of watchers and those filming. While it can be argued that a resolution this high on a small screen such as a phone may not make much sense, but when recording in such a high pixel density allows for much more flexibility in the editing process.
Even if you don't have any intention of doing and video editing of your dog chasing a stick or your kid shoving their first birthday cake into their mouth, the high pixel count makes for excellent watching on televisions. Adding in the extra frames per second from the 30 that Pixel 4 had to 60 is a style that many folks enjoy.
What else is Google adding to video capture?
Aside from finally giving us 4K60, Google is also adding some other great features to the video camera with modes like Locked, Active, and Cinematic. Cinematic Mode lets you can take extremely steady pan video shots using your phone. These types of shots are like what we get from some of our favorite movies on the silver screen.
Of course, the Pixel 5 still has fantastic Night Sight, astrophotography mode, and improved HDR+. Keep in mind that if you are taking those gorgeous photos of stars you'll want a stand for those long exposures. Google Pixel camera seems to be taking another step to maintain the crown one of the best cameras on a smartphone.
Google Pixel 5
Creating crystal clear memories
From new cameras to adding in the much desired 4K60 video mode, the Google Pixel 5 is primed to be the best all around camera.
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O think this year they also made a DUMB move
4a - 5g - 500$ with HEADPHONE JACK coool m give her that
Instead 200$ insane price bump just for better material and in the name of water resistance???
How dumb can you be
If you wanna and headlines price it according
How about recording times? I have a Galaxy Note 9 that can shoot in 4K@60fps but what they don't tell you is you can only shoot 5 minutes at a time. I believe this was a file type limitation in Android or something but would love to know if this has been addressed.
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