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Sony Xperia ZX Premium (960FPS / 720p / 5 seconds)
« on: June 01, 2017, 01:53:25 PM »
From Techradar review, the part about the slow motion filming: http://www.techradar.com/reviews/sony-xperia-xz-premium-review/3

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There are three different slow motion modes to choose from. The entry-level Slow Motion option records at just 120fps, but gives you the added benefit of applying the slow motion effect after recording your video.

This means you can pinpoint the exact moment you want to slow down after filming, without having get the timing just right when shooting live.

The other two modes, Super Slow (one-shot) and Super Slow Motion, require you to capture your snippet of 960fps footage while recording – you can’t edit the slow motion section of your video afterwards.

Super Slow (one-shot) makes things easy, as all you do is tap the shutter key once and the XZ Premium will capture a five-second clip at 960fps. This does mean you don’t get any normal-speed video either side of your clip, but you’re likely to get a better slow motion result.

The Super Slow Motion mode is the full package. Select it and hit record and you’ll be filming at 720p, but an extra button is included on-screen – tap this at any point while you're recording and the XZ Premium will grab a quick super-slow-motion clip before immediately resuming normal-speed recording.

It can be difficult to time the right moment when in Super Slow Motion mode, so we’d recommend sticking to the one-shot option.

The slow-motion footage is recorded at 720p, so clarity can suffer – especially in low light and indoors, where results are generally grainy. Head outside though, and in good light the Sony Xperia XZ Premium produces the best slow-motion footage of any smartphone on the market.

Demonstration

Also another video of slow motion test:
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It seems that the last couple of years stand-alone high speed cameras like FPS1000 and Chronos 1.4 are getting a price worthy competitor, this phone comes at 40-50% of the price, has lower recording resolution, has much reduced recording time (who needs more then 5s for slow motion?), lacks the excellent interfaces for experiments that are found on the Chronos and there is of course also a issue with no threaded stand option, no other lenses etc.

But if you were looking for a new phone anyway, but also wanted a high speed camera, this is really a hard deal to beat. I can only hope that this will make FPS1000/Chronos 1.4 developers step up their game and achieve higher frame rates at 1080p than 1000fps.
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