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How Many Photos Will The iPhone 5s Handset's Burst Mode Take?

How Many Photos Will The iPhone 5s Handset's Burst Mode Take?

September 23, 2013
Apple's iPhone 5s launches with support for "burst mode," a feature that allows users of the smartphone to shoot continuous images at a rate of 10 frames per second. But how many pictures in total will burst mode continuously shoot? In our latest video, we find out. The results, as you can see, are impressive:

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Wow, I got 999 problems but burst mode ain't one, right? Talk about impressive. Perhaps what's most interesting is that it didn't take all that long to reach burst mode's limit of 999 images using an iPhone 5s handset. Of course, a similar mode of shooting is available for iDevices in the iOS 7 Camera app, but with a rate of three frames per second, it's nowhere near as impressive. As a reminder, here are some of our recent hands-on videos: Wine Glass Meets iPhone 5s Slo-Mo Video TestIs The Fifth-Gen iPod touch Compatible With The iPhone 5s And iPhone 5c Docks?Video: iPhone 5s Versus iPhone 5 Benchmark TestHow To Set Up And Use Touch ID On Apple's New iPhone 5s, and Here's A Close-Up Look At Design Differences Between The iPhone 5s And iPhone 5. Have you purchased an iPhone 5s yet? See also: Marvin E-Reading App Gains Improvements For iPhone, iPod touch And iPadInstapaper Creator Marco Arment Has A New Podcast App In The Works, and Acclaimed Campfire Client Flint Finally Sparks Into Life On iOS.

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