How to record ultra slow motion 1080p/240 FPS video on your iPhone

Holding iPhone in hands to show as if the person is recording a video

All iPhones from iPhone 5s onward can record slow-motion video at 120 frames per second (FPS), but only the models powered by the A11 Bionic chip or newer, like iPhone 8 and later, boost the slo-mo frame rate to 240 FPS in full HD resolution (1,920 by 1,080 pixels).

By default, iOS devices are set to capture slo-mo video in 1080p at 120 FPS. Here's how to adjust settings appropriately when you'd like to shoot fast-paced scenes in ultra slow motion.