videos in SMS/MMS get super downsized

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by patent10021, Feb 19, 2011.

  1. patent10021 macrumors 68020

    patent10021

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    #1
    I shot a nice HD video only to have it look like it was shot using a mobile phone from 2005. When I clicked play on the video thumbnail to see what I had sent to my friend it was small, pixelated and just plain looked like crap. Original video in camera roll looks great. Videos stay as is when sending via regular iOS Mail though. What's up with the SMS/MMS compression?
     
  2. Goldinboy17 macrumors 65816

    Goldinboy17

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    San Francisco, Ca
    #2
    Just a carrier restriction. You can't expect the carrier to want to send a 100MB five minute clip over their network.
     

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