81points

GoPro Hero8 Black

70points

Sony RX0 II

GoPro Hero8 Black
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GoPro Hero8 Black vs Sony RX0 II

GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II

Why is GoPro Hero8 Black better than Sony RX0 II?

  • 4x better video recording quality (main camera)
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    1080 x 240fpsvs2160 x 30fps
  • Has GPS
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  • Has a brand lens
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  • Has a touch screen
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  • 15g lighter
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    117gvs132g
  • 33.33% bigger screen size
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    2"vs1.5"
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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  • Is compatible with iOS
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Why is Sony RX0 II better than GoPro Hero8 Black?

  • 27.5% more megapixels (main camera)
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    15.3MPvs12MP
  • Has manual exposure
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  • Has an HDMI output
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  • Has manual white balance
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  • Has a stereo microphone
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • 7.3mm narrower
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    59mmvs66.3mm
  • 8.1mm shorter
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    40.5mmvs48.6mm

Price comparison

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
GoPro Hero8 Black walmartGoPro HERO3: White Edition Action Camcor...GoPro HERO3: White Edition Action Camcorder
walmart logo
$429.95

Sony RX0 II

ProductStorePrice
Sony RX0 II AmazonSony FDRX3000/W Underwater Camcorder 4K,...Sony FDRX3000/W Underwater Camcorder 4K, White
Amazon logo
$348.00

Design

1.is dustproof and water-resistant
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
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 Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.has a touch screen
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
4.weight

117g

132g

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"

1.5"

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

28.4mm

35mm

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)

1080 x 240fps

2160 x 30fps

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 Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
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 Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
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 Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
5.Has timelapse function
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
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

30fps

16fps

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

Optics

1.megapixels (main camera)

12MP

15.3MP

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 Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
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 Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.
4.has manual ISO
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
5.has built-in optical image stabilization
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
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 a CMOS sensor
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
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.

Audio

1.has a microphone input
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
2.has a stereo microphone
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
3.Has a zoom microphone
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
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 Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.has stereo speakers
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
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 Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
2.has an external memory slot
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
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.
3.has a battery level indicator
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.has GPS
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
2.Is compatible with Android
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
3.has an HDMI output
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
4.supports Wi-Fi
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
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.
6.Is compatible with iOS
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

Miscellaneous

1.supports a remote smartphone
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
2.Has phase-detection autofocus for photos
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
Phase-detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
3.Has a tilting viewfinder
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
With a tilting viewfinder you have more flexibility with the position of your camera when taking a shot.
4.Has a dual-tone LED flash
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
5.Has a two-stage shutter
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
A two-stage shutter can help you take photos like a pro: just slightly press the button for the lens to focus, and then push it fully to capture the photograph.
6.Has dual card slots
GoPro Hero8 Black
Sony RX0 II
It has two memory card slots, allowing you to store more photos without switching cards. This is particularly useful on long shoots when you need more space.

Price comparison

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
GoPro Hero8 Black walmartGoPro HERO3: White Edition Action Camcor...GoPro HERO3: White Edition Action Camcorder
walmart logo
$429.95

Sony RX0 II

ProductStorePrice
Sony RX0 II AmazonSony FDRX3000/W Underwater Camcorder 4K,...Sony FDRX3000/W Underwater Camcorder 4K, White
Amazon logo
$348.00

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