How To Record Slow Motion Videos On Galaxy S8

The #Samsung #Galaxy #S8 is one of the premium Android smartphones released in the market that can capture excellent quality photos. The phone scores a solid 88 points on the DxOMark  website ( a website providing image quality ratings) which places it in the same league as some of the best smartphones released last year.

One of the features of the S8 that some people might not know is that it can record slow motion videos using the stock camera app. This is a popular form of video usually uploaded to social media websites since it has a great effect.

Let’s first take a look at the camera hardware specifications of this phone so that we can understand its limitations.

  • Dual Pixel 12MP AF
  • OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
  • F1.7 Aperture
  • Pixel size: 1.4µm
  • Sensor size: 1/2.55″
  • FOV: 77
  • Max Zoom: 8x (digital)
  • Pro mode
  • Panorama
  • Slow motion
  • Hyperlapse
  • Food mode
  • Save as RAW file

The video recording features of the S8 are as follows

  • 4K video recording at 30 fps
  • 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
  • 720p HD video recording at 30 fps
  • VDIS (Video Digital Image Stabilization)
  • Digital Zoom 8x
  • High CRI LED Flash
  • Slow Motion video support for 720p at 240 fps
  • Hyperlapse video with stabilization
  • Continuous Autofocus video
  • Face Detection
  • Tracking AF
  • Take 9-megapixel still photos while recording 4K video
  • Playback Zoom
  • Video Location tags

How To Record Slow Motion Videos On Galaxy S8

  • Open the stock Camera app.
  • Swipe to the right from the viewfinder to get to the mode menu then select the slow motion option.
  • Press the record button to start recording.
  • After recording the file can be accessed from the Gallery app.

Take note that the S8 records slow motion videos at 240 frames per second at 720p resolution. You should also make sure that there is sufficient lighting and the phone is held steadily when recording the video so that it will come out great.

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