The latest entrants in the smartphone market are iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus; with their entry, the two phones have created much hullabaloo among the users especially with its feature of 4k video shooting.

As a normal user, everybody would be interested in shooting high quality videos and clicking excellent photos on iPhones. But there are a few who wouldn't like the idea of upgrading to iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus from their existing iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus.

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How to Record 4K Video on Your iPhone 6 Plus, 6, 5s and 5

Of course, the idea of shooting 4k videos would certainly fascinate many users. So here is a solution. Instead of upgrading to a costlier iPhone, download a few apps on your iPhone and enjoy shooting 4k videos.

These apps will boost the video recording resolution on your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus and give a higher resolution that is nearly 4k.

#1. Vizzywig 4K

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Vizzywig 4K iPhone App IconEarlier, the app would cost you a whopping $1000 (more than the cost of your dream iPhone 6s or 6s Plus). But recently, the price has been reduced drastically, and now the same app available, with a different name albeit, at $99.99.

With this app on your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, you can capture, edit and share high resolution images. The app gives much higher resolution at 3264×2448 pixels per frame compared to 1280×720 pixels of FaceTime HD camera on iPhone 6. The multi-camera recording feature allows you record and live-switch in 3840×2160 resolution from up to 16 iOS devices simultaneously with the help of remote camera feature.

Moreover, a photography lover would always appreciate a poster quality print of this app. Now you can watch every single frame of your video separately in a gallery view by using 4K Frames mode.

Price: $99.99
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#2. Ultrakam 4k

Ultrakam 4k iPhone App IconUltrakam 4k belongs to a category of apps that provides all the three main features: film, timelapse and slow motion. With this app, you can capture videos in RAW and WEB formats; the latter one saves 15x more space than the former format. Moreover, you can record audio and video to the same file. One of the best features of this app is that you can upload 4k quality videos directly to YouTube. You can playback your videos by accessing them through local Wi-fi using embedded web server.

Price: $9.99
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#3. ProCam 3

ProCam 3 iPhone App IconProCam 3 offer five different shooting modes viz. Photo, Night Mode, Burst Mode, Video and Time Lapse. For a novice iPhone user, this app is a boon as the app boasts shutter release options like self-timer, anti-shake, screen shutter/bug button and interval. Among other notable features, the app boasts highest quality photos with uncompressed TIFF file format, intelligent 3-shot HDR, adjustable JPEG compression quality, video pause/resume functionality and more. The app has boosted 4K ultra HD facility from 3264×1836 to 3840×2160.

Price: $3.99
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Please note that the apps listed above help you shoot videos that are close to 4k video, and none of the apps guarantees equal results. There is no substitute of iPhone 6s or 6s Plus; however, the apps can enhance the performance of existing specifications of camera app in your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus.

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