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GoPro Hero7 Silver

81points

GoPro Hero8 Black

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GoPro Hero7 Silver vs GoPro Hero8 Black

GoPro Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 Black

Why is GoPro Hero7 Silver better than GoPro Hero8 Black?

  • Has manual ISO
    ?
  • Has manual exposure
    ?
  • Has an HDMI output
    ?
  • Has manual white balance
    ?
  • 22.6g lighter
    ?

    94.4gvs117g
  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
    ?
  • 3.7mm shorter
    ?

    44.9mmvs48.6mm
  • 2.18% less body volume
    ?

    89.51cm³vs91.509912cm³

Why is GoPro Hero8 Black better than GoPro Hero7 Silver?

  • 20% more megapixels (main camera)
    ?

    12MPvs10MP
  • 4x better video recording quality (main camera)
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    1080 x 240fpsvs2160 x 30fps
  • Has a removable battery
    ?
  • Has a brand lens
    ?
  • Has a microphone input
    ?
  • Has timelapse function
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  • 3.6mm thinner
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    28.4mmvs32mm
  • 2x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
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    30fpsvs15fps

Price comparison

GoPro Hero7 Silver

ProductStorePrice
GoPro Hero7 Silver AmazonGoPro Camera Hero 7 Silver
Amazon logo
$199.00
GoPro Hero7 Silver AmazonGoPro HERO7 Silver - E-Commerce Packagin...GoPro HERO7 Silver - E-Commerce Packaging - Waterproof Digital Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 10MP Photos Live Streaming Stabilization
Amazon logo
$179.99
GoPro Hero7 Silver AmazonGoPro HERO7 Silver SD Card Bundle
Amazon logo
$254.49
GoPro Hero7 Silver pricegrabberGoPro HERO7 Silver Action Camera
pricegrabber logo
$179.99
GoPro Hero7 Silver walmartGoPro HERO8 (Hero 8) Action Camera (Blac...GoPro HERO8 (Hero 8) Action Camera (Black) with Premium Accessory Bundle -Includes: SanDisk Extreme 32GB microSDHC Memory Card, 2x Spare Battery, Dual Battery Charger, Underwater LED Light & MUCH MORE
walmart logo
$439.00

GoPro Hero8 Black

ProductStorePrice
GoPro Hero8 Black AmazonGoPro HERO8 Black - Waterproof Action Ca...GoPro HERO8 Black - Waterproof Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K Ultra HD Video 12MP Photos 1080p Live Streaming Stabilization (International Model)
Amazon logo
$399.00
GoPro Hero8 Black AmazonGoPro HERO8 Black - Waterproof Action Ca...GoPro HERO8 Black - Waterproof Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K Ultra HD Video 12MP Photos 1080p Live Streaming Stabilization
Amazon logo
$299.00

Design

1.is dustproof and water-resistant
GoPro Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 Black
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 Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 Black
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.has a touch screen
GoPro Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 Black
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
4.weight

94.4g

117g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.screen size

2"

2"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
6.thickness

32mm

28.4mm

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.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

1080 x 240fps

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.has a 24p cinema mode
GoPro Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 Black
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
3.supports slow-motion video recording
GoPro Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 Black
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.
4.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
GoPro Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 Black
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
5.Has timelapse function
GoPro Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 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.
6.continuous shooting at high resolution

15fps

30fps

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

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 a BSI sensor
GoPro Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 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.
3.has a brand lens
GoPro Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 Black
The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.
4.has manual ISO
GoPro Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 Black
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
5.has built-in optical image stabilization
GoPro Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 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.
6.has manual exposure
GoPro Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 Black
This allows to manually set the exposure.

Audio

1.has a microphone input
GoPro Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 Black
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
2.number of microphones

2

3

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3.Has a zoom microphone
GoPro Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 Black
Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations.
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
GoPro Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 Black
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.has stereo speakers
GoPro Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 Black
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 Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 Black
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
2.battery power

1220mAh

1220mAh

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 Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 Black
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 Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 Black
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.has a rechargeable battery
GoPro Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 Black
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.has GPS
GoPro Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 Black
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
2.Is compatible with Android
GoPro Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 Black
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
3.has an HDMI output
GoPro Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 Black
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
4.supports Wi-Fi
GoPro Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 Black
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
5.Is compatible with iOS
GoPro Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 Black
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
GoPro Hero7 Silver
GoPro Hero8 Black
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.

Price comparison

GoPro Hero7 Silver

ProductStorePrice
GoPro Hero7 Silver AmazonGoPro Camera Hero 7 Silver
Amazon logo
$199.00
GoPro Hero7 Silver AmazonGoPro HERO7 Silver - E-Commerce Packagin...GoPro HERO7 Silver - E-Commerce Packaging - Waterproof Digital Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K HD Video 10MP Photos Live Streaming Stabilization
Amazon logo
$179.99
GoPro Hero7 Silver AmazonGoPro HERO7 Silver SD Card Bundle
Amazon logo
$254.49
GoPro Hero7 Silver pricegrabberGoPro HERO7 Silver Action Camera
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$179.99
GoPro Hero7 Silver walmartGoPro HERO8 (Hero 8) Action Camera (Blac...GoPro HERO8 (Hero 8) Action Camera (Black) with Premium Accessory Bundle -Includes: SanDisk Extreme 32GB microSDHC Memory Card, 2x Spare Battery, Dual Battery Charger, Underwater LED Light & MUCH MORE
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$439.00

GoPro Hero8 Black

ProductStorePrice
GoPro Hero8 Black AmazonGoPro HERO8 Black - Waterproof Action Ca...GoPro HERO8 Black - Waterproof Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K Ultra HD Video 12MP Photos 1080p Live Streaming Stabilization (International Model)
Amazon logo
$399.00
GoPro Hero8 Black AmazonGoPro HERO8 Black - Waterproof Action Ca...GoPro HERO8 Black - Waterproof Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K Ultra HD Video 12MP Photos 1080p Live Streaming Stabilization
Amazon logo
$299.00

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