GoPro HERO vs GoPro HERO5

GoPro HERO Action Camera
GoPro HERO5 Action Camera
Available colors
Editiorial reviews
3.8 / 5
6 editorial reviews
4.5 / 5
11 editorial reviews
User rating
not rated
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Full Comparison

Sensor

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Effective pixels10 Mpx12 Mpx

Image

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Image ratio W:H16:94:3, 16:9
Image stabilizer
yesyes
yesyes
Supported image file formats
N/A
JPG, RAW

Optics and focus

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Lens typeWide-angleWide-angle
Fixed aperture0.11 in
N/A

Screen and viewfinder

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Built-in display
yesyes
yesyes
Screen size2.00 in2.00 in
Screen technologyLCDLCD
Touch screen
yesyes
yesyes
Articulated LCD
N/A
nono

Photography features

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Photo mode
yesyes
yesyes
Maximum resolution (stills)2592x1944 px
N/A
Continuous shooting
yesyes
yesyes

Videography features

GoPro HEROGoPro HEROGoPro HERO5GoPro HERO5
Maximum resolution1920x1080 px3840x2160 px
Video resolutions1920 x 1080 px800 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 2560 x 1440, 3840 x 2160 px
HD typeFull HD4K Ultra HD
Supported video file formatsH.264, MP4H.264
Supported video modes1080p480p, 720p, 960p, 1080p, 1440p, 2160p
Analog signal format systemNTSC, PALNTSC, PAL
3D recording
nono
N/A
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)60 fps240 fps

Audio features

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Built-in microphone
yesyes
yesyes
Built-in speakers
yesyes
N/A
Supported audio file formatsAAC
N/A
Wind filter
N/A
yesyes

Design

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Colour of productBlack, Black,Grey, GreyBlack
Type of protectionWaterproofWater resistant, Waterproof
Waterproof up to393.70 in393.70 in

Storage

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Compatible memory cardsmicroSD (TransFlash)microSD (TransFlash)
Maximum memory card size32 GB
N/A
Storage typesMemory cardMemory card

Power

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Battery life (max)2.75 h
N/A
Battery technologyLithium-Ion (Li-Ion)Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery capacity1180 mAh1220 mAh
Battery voltage3.8 V
N/A
Video recording time2.75 h
N/A

Connectivity

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HDMI ports quantity1
N/A
USB connector typeMini-USBUSB Type-C
USB 2.0 ports quantity1
N/A
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesyes
yesyes
Bluetooth
yesyes
yesyes
Micro HDMI ports quantity
N/A
1
NFC
N/A
nono

Other features

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GPS
nono
yesyes
Voice control
yesyes
N/A
Night mode
N/A
yesyes