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Our online glossary is here to help you make sense of the terminology used in the cell phone industry. It covers mobile technologies, such as 3G and 4G, and even includes a bit of information on smartphone operating systems and the companies that make the cell phones and other mobile technology devices we all use.

What is "frame rate"?

Frames per second is a measure of frame rate, the number of still images that make up one second's worth of video or animation. The higher the frames per second value, the smoother the video (or animation) will appear. 30fps or faster is typical for smooth video, while 15fps or lower will have noticable flicker or choppiness.

Also known as: "fps", "Frames Per Second"

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