Moto X used to shoot 4K video mounted under a drone

Back in September, Motorola launched the Moto X 2nd Gen. The new smartphone came with a number of improvements compared to it predecessor. One of which is an improved camera, specifically a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera that can record 4K videos (3840 x 2160 pixels). To show off the smartphone’s video-recording prowess, the Lenovo-owned smartphone maker hired a professional drone operator to use the device to shoot stunning footage of San Francisco.


The pro drone operator took his drone with the Motorola Moto X mounted underneath over San Francisco, shooting bird’s eye view footage of various areas of the city. You can check out the footage below.


This isn’t the first time we’ve seen a smartphone mounted underneath a drone to capture aerial footage over an area. A few weeks ago, Samsung did the same thing with its highly popular phablet the Galaxy Note 4.

Sadly, Motorola didn’t upload this aerial footage of San Francisco on YouTube in 4K, but in 1080p instead. This means that if you have a 4K screen, you won’t be able to enjoy the video in 4K.

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