10 Coolest iPhone 6 Slow Motion Videos

iPhone 6 iSight camera

Source: Apple.com

While the most obvious upgrade in the new iPhone models is the larger screen sizes, Apple also boosted the video recording capabilities for the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. Besides new features like cinematic video stabilization, continuous autofocus video, and the ability to take still photos while recording video, the new iPhone models also include a 240 frames-per-second (fps) slow motion video capability. Although slow-motion video shooting is already available on the iPhone 5S, its capability is limited to 120 fps. And when it comes to slow-motion video, doubling the frame rate apparently just makes everything look, well, cooler.

As noted by Apple, over ten million new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models shipped over the first weekend of availability, and many more have shipped since then as the devices launched in twenty-two additional markets at the end of September. Not surprisingly, many of these new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners are trying out the devices’ new video recording capabilities, including its 240 fps slow-motion video mode.

While we can’t vouch for the artistic merit of watching a dog catch a tennis ball at 240 fps, many of these videos are still mesmerizingly beautiful simply because they unfold so slowly. Regardless of what the subject is, all of these videos do a fantastic job of demonstrating the amazing video recording capabilities of the new iPhones. In no particular order, here are ten of the coolest slow-motion videos that iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners have uploaded to various video sharing sites this month.

1. San Francisco Frozen

Question: What is more beautiful than San Francisco in September? Answer: San Francisco in September filmed in super slow-motion.

2. Skateboarding

Skateboarder Ty Moss demonstrates the slow-motion video recording capabilities of the iPhone 6 Plus.

3. Dog catches tennis ball…

…and proves even mundane activities look cool in slow motion.

4. Cheerleader backflips

For some reason, this looks even harder to do in slow motion.

5. Cardistry by Jaspas Deck


6. Pedestrians

Just add Keanu Reeves and you’ve got the next Matrix movie.

7. Siberian Husky

As noted by uploader Lon Seidman, this minute-long slow-motion video only runs 8 seconds at normal speed. Also, look at that dog’s crazy long tongue.

8. Fire juggling


9. Rubik’s Cube

Professional Rubik’s Cube solver demonstrates their technique in slow motion.

10. Water, bubbles, eggs, balloons and an iPhone 6

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