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2016-11-07 10:18 AM
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2016-11-08 09:07 AM
it might help a little bit, since the internal memory has faster read/write speeds compared to external memory.
Though this might increase the duration, do not expect it to be better, as far as I know , other phone manufacturers are putting limit on this Video mode is because of the heat, sony xperia doesn't have this limit but heat will eventually limit the duration.
Yes, you are right, so I am using high performance SONY SD card(U3 grade, Read 95MB/s, Write 90MB/s).
Anyway, now the full HD 60fps option works well over 5 minutes. Probably, my device was in increasing the temperature and I did the recording at that time.
2016-11-08 09:40 PM - edited 2016-11-09 12:28 AM
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Mine would heat up pretty fast. Even in camera mode functions were disabled after a while due to heat. Recording even at 1080p/30fps would shut the camera down. The most i would normally get at 1080/60fps or 4K was 8-10 minutes (and sometimes could not record more than 3 -5 minutes). Gyroscope had an issue, which I detected while playing Asphalt8. Did the service menu tests and there was something wrong. I sent that unit back after a week of use. Apparently the problem in the gyro would heat up the processor and other components and that was why temperatures rise so quickly.
Just received another unit today and filmed 24 minutes in 4K until it shut down. I'm still testing this one but am a lot more satisfied, although the selfie camera is a little bit off center...
By the way, my first XZ had a little particle of dust inside the main camera glass. That did not seem to affect picture quality but it was there...
I read on this forum and xda people that already complained about heat problems, dust in the dual sim version camera glass (mine is single sim) and other stuff. Mine just had those issues. I really like the XZ but I had the Z2 and never had problems, although many people did. Just wasn't expecting to have them in a newer flagship version.
Gonna see how this one will behave through the next day. Hopefully all will be OK and I will be a proud owner of a great phone that fulfills my needs.
2016-11-09 02:47 AM
Thanks for the kind opinion and I will also pay attention to the heat up during the recording and hope it works well.
Now it seems to work well...
2016-11-09 11:32 AM
Kilee, by the way, can you please benchmark your sd card on the phone using for example A1 SD Bench?
I have a class 10 UHS-I(U1) card but want to buy a UHS-I(U3) (ex. Sandisk Extreme) or a UHS-II(U3) (ex. Sandisk Extreme Pro) but don't know if the interface of the phone will take full advantage of the card speed.
By the way, the tests i did while recording were done using the internal memory.
2016-11-09 01:41 PM
2016-11-09 03:34 PM - edited 2016-11-09 03:35 PM
kilee, if i were you i would trade that phone for another one if you are under the first 30 days.
Those r/w speeds of your card are theoretical and depend a lot on what usb host you are using (ex. the same as using an usb 3.1 pen drive on a computer that the motherboard only supports 2.0, thus limiting the speed).
I had the same problem that you have, got a replacement and that problem is over. For example, when doing benchmarks on Antutu with the old one, starting fron idle temperatures, sometimes i would get 130.000 or more but from a minute to another on another test only 90.000-100.000 and this was due to heating issues not only when using the camera. With the new unit on Antutu i always get around 140.000-143.000.
2016-11-11 02:45 PM