How to enable 4K Cinematic mode on iPhone 14

The cinematic mode introduced with iPhone 13 Pro has been improved in iPhone 14 Pro models.


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There is no denying that smartphones have spelled the end of many other handheld electronics, including radios, video players, storage systems and cameras. Among mobile devices, iPhones have the best cameras.

Those with an iPhone 13 or iPhone 14 may be familiar with Cinematic mode. To give your iPhone videos a more professional and cinematic feel, you can use the Cinematic mode feature to shoot with a narrow depth of field and smooth focus changes.

Cinematic mode isn’t available on all iPhones; in fact, it’s only available on iPhone 13 and the new iPhone 14 series. The new iPhone 14 Pro series has an improved Cinematic mode. But, do you know how to enable it in the first place?

4K Cinematic mode on iPhone 14 Pro Series

The most recent generation of iPhone 14 Pro handsets can record 4K Cinematic mode footage at 30 frames per second. The iPhone 13 series featured Cinematic mode before to this, but it could only capture films in 1080p at 30 frames per second.

So, if you just bought an iPhone 14 Pro or iPhone 14 Pro Max, you can easily record in 4K Cinematic mode. Anyone can record films in the cinematic manner thanks to this particular video mode, which is a fantastic function.

Steps to enable 4K Cinematic mode

Because the 4K recording capability is not activated by default on your new iPhone 14 Pro series, you must enable it manually. Follow these simple steps to enable 4K Cinematic mode on the iPhone 14 Pro.

How to enable 4K Cinematic mode on iPhone 14
  1. First, open the Settings app on your iPhone, scroll down and tap on Camera.
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  1. On the Camera Settings screen, tap on the Record Cinematic option.
  1. Choose 4K at 24 fps or 4K at 30 fps from the options on the Record Cinematic menu.

This is how you can enable “4K Cinematic mode” on your iPhone 14. Compared to 4K at 24 fps, 4K at 30 fps records videos in a smoother frame rate but requires more storage.

Can the 4K Cinematic mode be used on previous iPhones?

The Cinematic mode functionality is currently available on the iPhone 13. However, you can capture videos only in 1080p at 30fps in Cinematic mode in iPhone 13.

If you are not happy with 1080p videos, the only choice is to get the new iPhone 14 Pro series. Only the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max support 4K cinematic video recording.