91 Tech Specs: Video FRAMES PER SECOND (FPS) Frames per second refers to the number of frames captured in each second of video. Higher fps values (60, 120 or 240) are better at capturing fast-action shots. You can also use high fps footage for slow-motion playback. Resolution + FPS Higher video resolutions capture more detail and clarity, but they’re generally available at lower fps values. Lower video resolutions capture less detail and clarity, but they can be shot at higher fps values. When choosing a resolution on the RES | FPS screen, all of the available frame rates for the resolution you selected are shown in white. Unavailable frame rates are in gray.