Difference between 30 FPS and 60 FPS Video
Difference between 30 FPS and 60 FPS Video

Gamers have been debating on 30 FPS and 60 FPS in games since a long time. Many latest games have been locked to 30 FPS but others games don’t have frame lock. This lets them go up to any possible frame rate. Normally most monitors work at 60 Hz and 60 FPS games work fantastic on them. Lately YouTube released a new update to support 60 FPS videos. This is a new experience after support to 4K video support.

I have always been recording videos and watching them At 30 FPS or 24 Fps normally. Just a week ago I got chance to use LG G2. So, I recorded my new welding video at 1080p in 60 FPS using the G2. It was my first experience with such high frame rate. In my experience it is amazing. For the first time it might seem like unnatural but slowly it looks smoother.

What is FPS?

FPS stands for frames per second and the abbreviation simply gives the meaning. The number of frames are the number of pictures that comes rapidly in succession to create sense of motion due to the relative change in position and coordinates of any polygon or object. In a traditional 30 FPS video 30 frames or pictures are displayed in one second. In  case of 60 FPS double pictures or frames are shown. This causes a big difference in experience.


High Frame Rate Experience

Well we have been watching movies and videos at 24 FPS till now so our eyes are used to them. Most people define it as cinematic experience. When recording at 60 FPS we found that the captured moments were passing a lot faster because we were recording double frames. The biggest benefit is that more details is recorded. Watching the video in slow mode gives better moment capture and detail. 60 FPS record double amount of frames so playback is very smooth. The speed can be reduced to get slow motion effect as well. The video size are quite big though.

We have our first 60 FPS video in our YouTube channel. This is about our Arc Welder and it was recorded using LG G2. It is fantastic and it is sure we will see higher frame rates in future. This does requires better processor, more resources and good camera sensor compared to recording at 30 FPS.

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60 FPS shows too many awesome details while the 30 FPS shows just bright white flame. The new 120 fps is more superior and captures a lot of details in 1 second. Although our eyes have adjusted and digested 24 FPS since the invention of film making.

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