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GoPro HERO+ vs GoPro HERO4 Session

GoPro HERO+ Action Camera
GoPro HERO+
1.5 in
1.5 in
GoPro HERO4 Session Action Camera
GoPro HERO4 Session
Available colors
Editiorial reviews
5
5 editorial reviews
At $100 less than the Hero4 Silver -- GoPro's other touchscreen camera -- you're definitely saving some coin here, but its streamlined entry-level feature set and design make it less of a bargain.Read more
The GoPro Hero+ is a solid action camera if you're on a budget, but it can't be removed from its case and you can't swap its battery.Read more
 GoPro's newest camera, the Hero 10, is all about doubling the speed. From doubling of frame rates - now up to 120 frames per second in 4K, and 240 in 2.7K - to significantly improve the speed of theRead more
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26
4.0 out of 5
11 user ratings
5 stars
18 %
4 stars
72 %
3 stars
9 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %
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User rating
31
3.8 out of 5
31 user ratings
5 stars
25 %
4 stars
32 %
3 stars
38 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
3 %
35
4.3 out of 5
35 user ratings
5 stars
51 %
4 stars
31 %
3 stars
17 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %

Full Comparison

Sensor

GoPro HERO+GoPro HERO+
GoPro HERO4 SessionGoPro HERO4 Session
Effective pixels8.0 Mpx8.0 Mpx

Image

GoPro HERO+GoPro HERO+
GoPro HERO4 SessionGoPro HERO4 Session
Image ratio W:H
  • 4:3
  • 16:9
  • 4:3
  • 16:9
Supported image file formatsJPGJPG
ISO
N/A
  • 400
  • 1600
Field of view
N/A
170.0 °

Optics and focus

GoPro HERO+GoPro HERO+
GoPro HERO4 SessionGoPro HERO4 Session
Lens typeWide-angleWide-angle

Screen and viewfinder

GoPro HERO+GoPro HERO+
GoPro HERO4 SessionGoPro HERO4 Session
Built-in displayyesno
Screen technologyLCD
N/A
Touch screenyes
N/A

Photography features

GoPro HERO+GoPro HERO+
GoPro HERO4 SessionGoPro HERO4 Session
Photo modeyesyes
Image resolution3264x2448
  • 3264x2448
  • 2720x2040
Maximum resolution (stills)3264 x 2448 px3264 x 2448 px
Continuous shootingyesyes
Shooting modes
N/A
Auto
Metering modes
N/A
Spot

Videography features

GoPro HERO+GoPro HERO+
GoPro HERO4 SessionGoPro HERO4 Session
Maximum resolution1920 x 1080 px1920 x 1080 px
Video resolutions
  • 1280 x 720
  • 1920 x 1080
  • 848 x 480
  • 1280 x 720
  • 1280 x 960
  • 1920 x 1080
  • 1920 x 1440
HD typeFull HDFull HD
Supported video file formats
  • H.264
  • MP4
  • H.264
  • MP4
Supported video modes
  • 720p
  • 1080p
  • 720p
  • 960p
  • 1080p
  • 1440p
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)60.0 fps120.0 fps
Analog signal format system
N/A
  • NTSC
  • PAL
Slowest camera shutter speed
N/A
30.0 s

Audio features

GoPro HERO+GoPro HERO+
GoPro HERO4 SessionGoPro HERO4 Session
Built-in microphoneyesyes
Supported audio file formats
N/A
AAC

Design

GoPro HERO+GoPro HERO+
GoPro HERO4 SessionGoPro HERO4 Session
Colour of productBlackBlack
Type of protectionWaterproofWaterproof
Waterproof up to4010

Dimensions

GoPro HERO+GoPro HERO+
GoPro HERO4 SessionGoPro HERO4 Session
Weight4.34 oz2.61 oz
Width
N/A
1.5 in
Height
N/A
1.5 in
Depth
N/A
1.43 in

Storage

GoPro HERO+GoPro HERO+
GoPro HERO4 SessionGoPro HERO4 Session
Compatible memory cards
microSD
microSD
Maximum memory card size64.0 GB64.0 GB
Storage typesMemory cardMemory card

Power

GoPro HERO+GoPro HERO+
GoPro HERO4 SessionGoPro HERO4 Session
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion
Lithium-Ion
Battery capacity1160.0 mAh1030.0 mAh
Battery voltage3.8 V3.8 V
Video recording time2.5 h2.0 h
Battery life (max)
N/A
2.05 h

Connectivity

GoPro HERO+GoPro HERO+
GoPro HERO4 SessionGoPro HERO4 Session
USB connector typeMicro-USBMicro-USB B
USB 2.0 ports quantity11
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)yesyes
Bluetoothyesyes

Other features

GoPro HERO+GoPro HERO+
GoPro HERO4 SessionGoPro HERO4 Session
GPSnono
LED indicators
N/A
Power

Pros & Cons

Pros
      Cons

          Often compared with GoPro HERO+

          Often compared with GoPro HERO4 Session