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46points

GoPro Hero3+ Silver

74points

GoPro Hero5 Black

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
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GoPro Hero3+ Silver vs GoPro Hero5 Black

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black
46
points
GoPro Hero3+ Silver
74
points
GoPro Hero5 Black

Why is GoPro Hero3+ Silver better than GoPro Hero5 Black?

  • Has a 24p cinema mode
    ?
  • Has a microphone input
    ?
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
    ?

Why is GoPro Hero5 Black better than GoPro Hero3+ Silver?

  • 20% more megapixels (main camera)
    12MPvs10MP
  • Has a removable battery
    ?
  • 3.39% more battery power
    1220mAhvs1180mAh
  • Has GPS
    ?
  • Has a BSI sensor
    ?
  • Supports slow motion video recording
  • Has manual ISO
    ?
  • Has a CMOS sensor
    ?

Price comparison

GoPro Hero3+ Silver

GoPro Hero5 Black

Design

1.Weather-sealed
?

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

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black
2.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

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

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black
3.waterproofing maximum depth
?

These devices will not experience water damage, e.g. in the shower. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.

Best

Veho Muvi K2

100m

40m

40m

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
?

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

1080 x 60fps

2160 x 30fps

2.has a 24p cinema mode
?

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black
3.has a serial shot mode
?

The burst mode, also called serial shot mode or continuous shooting mode, allows you to shoot multiple photos in a row.

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black
4.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
?

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black
5.Supports slow motion video recording
GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black
6.Has timelapse function
?

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.

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black

Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

10MP

12MP

2.has a CMOS sensor
?

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.

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black
3.has built-in optical image stabilization
?

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.

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black
4.has manual white balance
?

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.

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black
5.has manual ISO
?

This allows to manually set the ISO level.

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black
6.has a BSI sensor
?

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black

Audio

1.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Nokia OZO

8

1

3

2.has a microphone input
?

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

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black
3.has a stereo microphone
?

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

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black

Battery

1.has a removable battery
?

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

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black
2.battery power
?

Best

Sony PMW-F55 CineAlta

6600mAh

1180mAh

1220mAh

3.has an external memory slot
?

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.

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black
4.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black
5.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black

Features

1.has GPS
?

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

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black
2.Is compatible with Android
?

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

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black
3.has a HDMI output
?

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

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black
4.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black
5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
?

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.

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black
6.Has a remote control
?

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

GoPro Hero3+ Silver
GoPro Hero5 Black

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