With Apple’s new iPhones, the rumors have been confirmed and that is both the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and iPhone X will be able to record 4K video at 60 FPS. Unfortunately for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 which was launched less than a month before, the handset is only capable of recording 4K at 30 FPS.

Or does it? It has been spotted on Samsung’s website (via PhoneArena) that the company is advertising the Note 8 as being able to shoot 4K video at 60 FPS, when in reality the phone at the moment is only capable of shooting 4K at 30 FPS. The caption you can see in the screenshot above reads, “Galaxy Note8 shoots 4K Ultra High Definition video at 60fps, so everything you capture looks stunning and vibrant.”

However like we said, the phone at the moment seems to be only capable of 30 FPS, which has us wondering if the caption on Samsung’s website is wrong, or if 60 FPS is a feature that Samsung has yet to enable for the phone and it is expected to come in a future update. The folks at PhoneArena noted that there is an update for the Note 8 that claims to bring some camera improvements, but apparently this doesn’t seem to do anything new for video, so if you do see that update maybe don’t get so excited just yet.

In any case hopefully Samsung will clear up this bit of confusion soon, but in the meantime 30 FPS isn’t such a bad framerate, so unless you’re a professional videographer that needs the buttery smooth 60 FPS, we reckon that most of you guys should get by with 30 FPS just fine.

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Display
6.3"
2960x1440 Super AMOLED
Price (approximative)
~$929 - Amazon
Camera
12 MP
F1.7 Aperture Size
Image Stabilization
Weight
195 g
Battery
3300 mAh
Launched in
2017/08/01
System
6GB RAM
Exynos 8895 or Snapdragon 835 + MicroSD
Storage (GB)
64,128,256
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Review
Ubergizmo Rating: 10/10
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