How to Capture 4K video on Google Pixel

For a 2016 flagship phone, the Pixel XL’s cameras are exactly where they need to be. There are many things to excite us like fast to focus, shoot and save (even with HDR + processing turned on). As we can see at its camera details with 12.3-megapixel back and 8-megapixel front camera, it seems like the claim which is said that Google Pixel’s camera is better than any other smartphone’s camera is not a nonsense. This best stuff of the camera can be seen on the rear camera which has 12.3-megapixel sensor, which allows you to take 4K videos if you have turned on the settings. This is why we present this tutorial to help you with anything you need to know about how to capture 4K video on Google Pixel.

Example of 4K video on Google Pixel

It is a sample of Google Pixel 4K video with duration 2:28 seconds, size: 312.238Mb. A good quality video usually has a big size, but no worry because Google has provided unlimited free backup storage for photos and videos, includes 4K videos. If you want to know about how to get free space, visit How to Back Up and Restore Photos and Videos on Google Pixel

Capturing a video is really a good challenge to test the quality of a camera. Based on the company claim, Google Pixel’s camera has a software-based stabilization effect that can be a reason to beat its competitors. One of the most excited thing of the Pixel’s camera is its capability to capture 4K video. With this excellent resolution, you are able to capture a stunning video with your Google Pixel.

Below, we have listed every steps you need to do about how to capture 4K video on Google Pixel:
  1. Launch the Camera app
  2. At the top left corner, tap the menu icon (three lines icon)
  3. Tap on Settings to see the available options
  4. Find the video section and tap on Back camera video resolution to see the available resolutions
  5. Select UHD 4K to enable this resolution for your video
Now, after you have done all steps above about how to capture 4K video on Google Pixel, you will be shooting 4K video using the rear camera of your Google Pixel phone. You may also like to read about How to flip for selfie mode to know how to use the front facing camera to take selfies when you are using rear camera. You can save and back up the videos you have captured so that you can ensure that the videos are safe.