68points

GoPro Hero (2018)

53points

GoPro Hero4 Silver

GoPro Hero (2018)
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49 facts in comparison

GoPro Hero (2018) vs GoPro Hero4 Silver

GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
68
points
GoPro Hero (2018)
53
points
GoPro Hero4 Silver

Why is GoPro Hero (2018) better than GoPro Hero4 Silver?

  • 33.33% better video recording quality (main camera)
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    1440 x 60fpsvs1080 x 60fps
  • 5.17% more battery power
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    1220mAhvs1160mAh
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
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  • Has a stereo microphone
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  • LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • Has a dedicated bike mount
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Why is GoPro Hero4 Silver better than GoPro Hero (2018)?

  • 20% more megapixels (main camera)
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    12MPvs10MP
  • Has manual gain
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  • 14mm thinner
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    21mmvs35mm
  • Has a remote control
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  • 4mm shorter
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    41mmvs45mm
  • 6mm narrower
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    59mmvs65mm
  • Is compatible with Windows Phone
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Price comparison

GoPro Hero4 Silver

Buy used:

$299.99

ProductStorePrice
GoPro Hero4 Silver AmazonGoPro Hero4 Silver Starter Bundle HERO4S...GoPro Hero4 Silver Starter Bundle HERO4SILVSTARTBDL
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$264.00
GoPro Hero4 Silver AmazonGoPro HERO3+ Black Edition 4K Adventure ...GoPro HERO3+ Black Edition 4K Adventure Camera - 12MP (Renewed)
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$249.77

Design

1.is dustproof and water-resistant
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.has a touch screen
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
4.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
5.thickness

35mm

21mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
6.Has a flip-out screen
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1440 x 60fps

1080 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.
2.supports slow-motion video recording
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
Slow-motion is an artistic video effect that makes time seem to go slower. It is achieved by recording a video at a higher frame-rate than the standard playback rate of 24fps or 30fps. Frame rates for slow-motion videos vary between 60fps and 960fps.
3.Has timelapse function
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
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.
4.has a serial shot mode
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
The burst mode, also called serial shot mode or continuous shooting mode, allows you to shoot multiple photos in a row.
5.shoots raw
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
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.
6.has 3D photo/video recording capabilities
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
The device captures 3D still photos and/or 3D videos due to two separate lenses.

Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)

10MP

12MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
2.has manual ISO
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
3.has built-in optical image stabilization
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
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 a CMOS sensor
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
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.
5.has manual exposure
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
This allows to manually set the exposure.
6.has manual white balance
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
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.

Audio

1.has a microphone input
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
2.has a stereo microphone
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
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)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
4.has stereo speakers
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Battery

1.has a removable battery
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
2.battery power

1220mAh

1160mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
3.has an external memory slot
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
4.has a battery level indicator
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.has a rechargeable battery
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.has GPS
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
2.Is compatible with Android
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
3.supports Wi-Fi
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
Wi-Fi 4 (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.
5.has an HDMI output
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
6.Is compatible with iOS
GoPro Hero (2018)
GoPro Hero4 Silver
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

Price comparison

GoPro Hero4 Silver

Buy used:

$299.99

ProductStorePrice
GoPro Hero4 Silver AmazonGoPro Hero4 Silver Starter Bundle HERO4S...GoPro Hero4 Silver Starter Bundle HERO4SILVSTARTBDL
Amazon logo
$264.00
GoPro Hero4 Silver AmazonGoPro HERO3+ Black Edition 4K Adventure ...GoPro HERO3+ Black Edition 4K Adventure Camera - 12MP (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$249.77

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