How To Record A Slofie Using An iPhone 11, 11 Pro or 11 Pro Max

iPhone 11 slo-mo selfies

iPhone 11 slo-mo selfies (Slofies)

One of the new features that Apple markets as exclusively for the 2019 iPhone flagships is the possibility of recording a slow-motion selfie with the help of the iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max front facing camera. The Cupertino-based tech giant markets this new feature under the term of “Slofie”. More exactly, that’s how they name the end product, the slo-mo selfie that’s saved in the Photos app after the user records a short slo-mo video of himself with the front facing camera.

Slofies are currently only available for the iPhone 11 lineup owners and this is most likely a marketing scheme used by Apple to promote the sales of the new devices. I would expect selfies to be unlocked on the XS and the X terminals after a couple of months. But until then, let’s check out how you can snap a slofie with an iPhone 11, 11 Pro or 11 Pro Max.

What’s a Slofie?

To sum up all that’s been said above, a slofie is a video version of a selfie shot at 120 frames per second which allows for the video to be slow motioned at a high quality!

Why Slofies Only On iPhone 11?

Apple’s official explanation for the exclusivity of the Slofie feature is based on the new 12-megapixel TrueDepth camera hardware that is mounted on the iPhone 11 lineup!

How To Slofie With iPhone 11

1. Open the Camera app.
2. Flip for the front-facing camera, by pressing the Camera perspective switcher in the bottom-right corner of the app.
3. Swipe-right on the Camera mode list until you reach Slo-Mo.
4. Press the shutter button and record your Slofie.
5. Press the shutter again to finish.
Fact: The Slofie is saved in the Photos app.

Fact: If you try to follow the same steps on the iPhone XS or older iPhone model that’s running iOS 13, the Camera perspective is automatically switched back to the rear-facing camera when you select the Slo-Mo mode at step 3!

iPhone 11 Pro Slofie Demo

Below you can check out a demo of a Slofie as it has been marketed by Apple during the September 12 keynote.

Are you a Slofie adopter? What do you think about this new feature?

Fact: The Slow-motion feature was first introduced on the iPhone 5S, as a feature of the rear-facing camera.