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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Change Video Size in Camera App in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

The Camera app in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge lets you change the size of videos recorded with the rear camera from VGA up to UHD and those recorded with the front camera from VGA to QHD. You can set the size to a higher resolution if you'd like to have a video with a higher quality, or to a lower resolution if your storage is low and you don't want those videos quickly drain your storage.


How to change the video size when using the rear camera in the Camera app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
  1. Open the Camera app. By default, it uses the rear camera.
  2. Tap to view the detailed settings of the rear camera.
  3. Tap Video size (rear) and then select the required size you want to use. There 7 options available:
    • UHD (3840x2160) .
    • QHD (2560X1440)
    • FHD(60fps) (1920x1080)
    • FHD (1920x1080)
    • 1:1 (1440x1440)
    • HD (1280x720)
    • VGA (640x480)
  4. The video size of the rear camera has been changed.

Please note that some features may be unavailable in certain resolution, such as:
  • HDR(rich tone), video effects, and tracking AF features will be unavailable while recording in UHD,QHD,FHD(60fps) resolutions
  • Take pictures while recording feature will be unavailable while recording in FHD(60fps) resolution. 
  • Video stabilisation feature will be unavailable while recording in UHD,1:1,VGA resolution because these resolutions support optical image stabilisation only.


How to change the video size when using the front camera in the Camera app?
You can do so by using the following steps:
  1. Open the Camera app. By default, it uses the rear camera.
  2. Tap to switch the camera from the rear to the front.
  3. Tap to view the detailed settings of the front camera.
  4. Tap Video size (front) and then select the required size you want to use. There are 5 options available:
    • QHD (2560X1440)
    • FHD (1920x1080)
    • 1:1 (1440x1440)
    • HD (1280x720)
    • VGA (640x480)
  5. The video size of the front camera has been changed.

Please note that some features may be unavailable in certain resolution, such as:
  • HDR(rich tone) and video effects features will be unavailable while recording in QHD resolution.
  • Video stabilisation will be unavailable while recording in QHD,1:1,VGA resolution because these resolutions support optical image stabilisation only.

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