Apple introduced alongside the reveal of its iPhone 13 Professional and 13 Professional Max gadgets that each of those fashions will finally have the ability to shoot ProRes video with a future iOS replace. Whereas a lot stays a thriller concerning what we will anticipate by way of high quality, it appears we now understand how a lot space for storing this ProRes recording will take up (spoiler: a LOT).

In accordance with Enter’s Raymond Wong, citing a dialog with Apple, one minute of 4K HDR 10-bit ProRes video shot on an iPhone 13 Professional or 13 Professional Max will take up 6GB of storage. That is greater than was prompt by MacRumor’s Steve Moser, who shared a screenshot of iOS code that particularly says ‘a minute of 1-bit HDR ProRes is roughly 1GB for HD and 4GB for 4K.’ However even when it solely is available in at 4GB, that’s a number of inner storage to be filling up.

This huge consumption of information is probably going the rationale Apple will restrict ProRes recording on the 128GB fashions to 1080p as an alternative, because it’s solely taking over 1 / 4 of the space for storing. Nonetheless although, in case you plan on capturing a number of ProRaw video when the function debuts, you may need to play it protected and go together with the 512GB or 1TB mannequin, contemplating you can get via 256GB of information in simply over an hour at 4GB/minute and slightly below 45 minutes if it finally ends up being 6GB/minute.