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GoPro Hero (2018)

GoPro Hero (2018)
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GoPro Hero (2018) review: specs and price

GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero (2018)
74
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Why is GoPro Hero (2018) better than the average?

  • Megapixels
    10MPvs8.57MP
  • Video recording (main camera)
    1440 x 60fpsvs50027.5fps
  • Weight
    117gvs603.13g
  • Height
    45mmvs88.11mm
  • Width
    65mmvs84.85mm
  • Thickness
    35mmvs126.46mm
  • Volume
    102.38cm³vs7476.43cm³
  • USB version
    3vs2

Top specs and features

Design

1.Weather sealed
GoPro Hero (2018)

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

2.Is dustproof and water resistant
GoPro Hero (2018)

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

3.height

45mm

Best

Canon Legria Mini

22mm

4.has a touch screen
GoPro Hero (2018)

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

5.volume

102.38cm³

Best

Veho Muvi Atom

15.2cm³

6.has a flip-out screen
GoPro Hero (2018)

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.

For example

Sony HDR-PJ650V

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1440 x 60fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

JVC GY-LS300

2160 x 150fps

2.Supports slow motion video recording
GoPro Hero (2018)

For example

Sony HDR-PJ650V

3.has a serial shot mode
GoPro Hero (2018)

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.

4.has 3D photo/video recording capabilities
GoPro Hero (2018)

The device captures 3D still photos and/or 3D videos due to two separate lenses.

For example

Sony HDR-TD30

Optics

1.megapixels

10MP

Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

2.has a CMOS sensor
GoPro Hero (2018)

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

3.has built-in optical image stabilization
GoPro Hero (2018)

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

4.has manual white balance
GoPro Hero (2018)

With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.

5.has manual ISO
GoPro Hero (2018)

This allows to manually set the ISO level.

6.widest aperture

f/2.8

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

JVC Everio GZ-VX815

f/1.2

Audio

1.has a microphone in
GoPro Hero (2018)

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

For example

Sony HDR-PJ650V

2.has a stereo microphone
GoPro Hero (2018)

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
GoPro Hero (2018)

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

For example

Canon EOS C700

4.has stereo speakers
GoPro Hero (2018)

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Sony HDR-PJ650V

Battery

1.has a removable battery
GoPro Hero (2018)

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

2.battery power

1220mAh

Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

6600mAh

3.has an external memory slot
GoPro Hero (2018)

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

4.has a rechargeable battery
GoPro Hero (2018)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.has GPS
GoPro Hero (2018)

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

For example

Sony HDR-PJ650V

2.has a HDMI output
GoPro Hero (2018)

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

3.Is compatible with Android
GoPro Hero (2018)

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

4.Has WiFi
GoPro Hero (2018)

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.can be controlled remotely
GoPro Hero (2018)

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

For example

Sony HDR-PJ650V

6.has NFC
GoPro Hero (2018)

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

For example

Samsung Gear 360 (2017)

Miscellaneous

1.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
GoPro Hero (2018)

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

2.Has timelapse function
GoPro Hero (2018)

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.

3.has a flash
GoPro Hero (2018)

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

For example

Sony HDR-PJ650V

4.has a battery level indicator
GoPro Hero (2018)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.shoots raw
GoPro Hero (2018)

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.

For example

GoPro Hero6 Black

6.has voice commands
GoPro Hero (2018)

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

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