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GoPro Hero6 Black

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GoPro Hero6 Black review: specs and price

GoPro Hero6 Black
GoPro Hero6 Black
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Why is GoPro Hero6 Black better than the average?

  • Megapixels
    12MPvs8.57MP
  • Video recording (main camera)
    2160 x 60fpsvs50027.5fps
  • Weight
    117.9gvs603.13g
  • Height
    44.4mmvs88.11mm
  • Width
    61.9mmvs84.85mm
  • Thickness
    1.26mmvs126.46mm
  • Continuous shooting at high resolution
    30fpsvs17.57fps
  • Number of microphones
    3vs1.45

Top specs and features

Design

1.Weather sealed
GoPro Hero6 Black

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

2.Is dustproof and water resistant
GoPro Hero6 Black

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

3.height

44.4mm

Best

Canon Legria Mini

22mm

4.has a touch screen
GoPro Hero6 Black

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

5.thickness

1.26mm

Best

GoPro Hero6 Black

1.26mm

6.has a flip-out screen
GoPro Hero6 Black

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.

For example

Sony HDR-PJ650V

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

2160 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 Hero6 Black
3.has a serial shot mode
GoPro Hero6 Black

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.

4.continuous shooting at high resolution

30fps

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

Best

Sony Action Cam FDR-X3000

120fps

Optics

1.megapixels

12MP

Best

Samsung Gear 360

30MP

2.has a CMOS sensor
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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 Hero6 Black

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 Hero6 Black

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 Hero6 Black

This allows to manually set the ISO level.

6.has a BSI sensor
GoPro Hero6 Black

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.

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
GoPro Hero6 Black

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

2.number of microphones

3

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

Best

Nokia OZO

8

Battery

1.has a removable battery
GoPro Hero6 Black

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 Hero6 Black

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 Hero6 Black

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.has GPS
GoPro Hero6 Black

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

2.has a HDMI output
GoPro Hero6 Black

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

3.Is compatible with Android
GoPro Hero6 Black

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

4.Has WiFi
GoPro Hero6 Black

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.can be controlled remotely
GoPro Hero6 Black

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

6.Is compatible with iOS
GoPro Hero6 Black

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

Miscellaneous

1.Supports 4K resolution
GoPro Hero6 Black

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

2.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
GoPro Hero6 Black

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.

3.Has timelapse function
GoPro Hero6 Black

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 battery level indicator
GoPro Hero6 Black

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a flash
GoPro Hero6 Black

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

For example

Sony HDR-PJ650V

6.Has USB Type-C
GoPro Hero6 Black

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

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