Product Comparison: GoPro Hero6 Black vs GoPro Hero7


General Specifications
Brand
GoPro
GoPro
Model
HERO6
Hero7
Origin
China
China
About the Product
HERO6 Black transforms your adventures into incredible QuikStories right on your phone. With its all-new GP1 chip, next-level video stabilization and 2x the performance, looking good has never been so easy. Add voice control and a durable waterproof design, and HERO6 Black is the ultimate GoPro for sharing life as you live it.
Freakishly smooth footage. Smart-capture superpowers. Battle-tested and waterproof without a housing. This is HERO7 Black, the most advanced GoPro ever. With HyperSmooth stabilization, you’ll get gimbal like video— without the gimbal. A new intelligent photo mode delivers the best, most brilliant images automatically. And now with live streaming and the GoPro app, you can share every amazing moment as you live it. HERO7 Black takes GoPro performance—and your photos and videos—to a whole new level.
Key Specs
Effective Megapixels
12 MP
12 MP
Video Resolution
2160 p
2160 p
Maximum Depth Of Water Resistance
33 feet
33 feet
Size & Weight
Height
1.8 in.
1.77 in.
Width
2.4 in.
2.45 in.
Depth
1.3 in.
1.3 in.
Weight
4.2 oz.
4.09 oz.

GoPro Hero6 Black

GoPro Hero7

What customers say about "Size & Weight"
GoPro Hero6 Black (CHDHX-601) Action Camera
  • I recommend 100%. In addition its versatility, size, functionality and final quality make it an ideal video camera for adventures, tourism and sports.
  • There isn't another camera in the market that comes close to matching its superior picture quality + portability balance. It's light weight and very easy to use.
  • The apps/software are easy, seamless, and fun. The camera itself is so freaking small it’s crazy.
  • This is a very small camera writing a lot of data to a tiny card and so there will be a lot of expected heat.
  • The entire camera is small which is great but they sacrificed a lot to get the camera that small.
GoPro Hero7 Action Camera (4K, 12MP, Touch Screen, Waterproof)
  • The actual camera fundamentals are very good in terms of picture quality, screen, waterproof, neat size.
  • The size is more suited to mounting on your motorbike helmet or on the handle bars of your bicycle.
  • Its small size, the fact it's waterproof and the vast array of accessories that means you can use it when undertaking all sorts of activities.
  • Very light and portable and really really easy to take. I love it so much that I can’t leave home without it.
  • I should have appreciated just how small this thing is; it's a bit too small for my fat fingers.
Display
Display Type
LCD
LCD
Screen Size
2 in.
2 in.
What customers say about "Display"
GoPro Hero6 Black (CHDHX-601) Action Camera
  • The touch screen is more responsive.
  • The touch screen is very responsive and quick
  • OMG - Amazing quality. Love the screen on the back, shots are more accurate.
  • Build quality issues on two units. Visible glue around the display and serations around the bezel. I don't think I'm going to exchange yet another one. It will most likely go back for good. Build quality is everything on a $500 device!
  • I got a dud! Out of the box, the screen freezes just when changing camera modes from video to photo, or trying to change camera view, or randomly when toggling through any of the control screens.
  • The touch screen is a little annoying, but the photos are great.
GoPro Hero7 Action Camera (4K, 12MP, Touch Screen, Waterproof)
  • The results are, as expected, very good, with the picture quality being very sharp, colour definition good and even the sound quality being quite remarkable given the compact size of the device.
  • The touch screen is great once you have downloaded the latest firmware via the Gopro App.
  • The touch screen is nice and clear and is easy to use once you familiarise yourself with the menu and settings.
  • Nice to have a black and white front-screen indicating a few parameters.
  • Unstable at times. Showed a frozen picture on the back screen a few times, or refused to switch off (had to take battery out).
Video
Video Formats
SuperView, MPEG4, H.264
MP4 (H.264/AVC), MP4 (H.265/HEVC)
Digital Zoom
2 x
2 x
Image Stabilization
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Video"
GoPro Hero6 Black (CHDHX-601) Action Camera
  • And the most amazing thing is the variety of resolution and fps settings. This thing can shoot 4K in 60fps! Or 1080p in 240fps! This is one incredible machine that is so compact and so useful.
  • GoPro smartly got rid of the narrow and medium fov and instead added the ability to ZOOM. Essentially it's the same as using these modes but you have much more flexibility in how close or far you want the sensor to crop, plus you can see exactly what the effect will be as you adjust the zoom/fov
  • Everything is better with the Hero6 and it's noticeable right away. Not only are you getting double the frame rates with 4K/60 and 1080/240, but everything just looks so much better! Stability is amazing and the color is outstanding.
  • This thing can shoot 4K in 60fps! Or 1080p in 240fps! This is one incredible machine that is so compact and so useful.
  • One issue with these extremely high frame rates is the inability to edit them in most mid range computers.
GoPro Hero7 Action Camera (4K, 12MP, Touch Screen, Waterproof)
  • Impressive digital image stabilisation. Attached to a bike handlebar, video is stable even when cycling on rough paths and camera is shaking badly.
  • Can select wide or narrower view in some picture/video modes. Optional h265 video recording (more efficient than h264, smaller files).
  • If you are desperate for an action camera with the best built-in stabilisation and best video quality, then this is what you need.
  • If h265 is selected as a video codec, previews of videos on the phone is not possible requires full download.
  • Video is okay, but it is very prone to lens smearing so take a cloth, and the stabilisation can't cope with a handlebar mount.
Features
Wi-Fi Enabled
Yes
Yes
Water Resistant
Yes
Yes
Memory Card Compatibility
UHS-1, microSD Class 10
microSD Class 10
Extras
Quikstories Enabled, Best-Ever Image Quality, Next-Level Stabilization, 3x Faster Offload Speeds, Rugged + Waterproof, Improved Low-Light Video + Photos, RAW
GPS Enabled, Digital noise reduction, Scene Detection Technology, HDR image enhancement technology, Time-Lapse recording, Loop recording, Voice Control, SuperPhoto, HyperSmooth Video Stabilization, TimeWarp Video, 8x Slo-Mo, Rugged + Waterproof
What customers say about "Features"
GoPro Hero6 Black (CHDHX-601) Action Camera
  • Sound Quality - Not requiring a case, allows the GoPro Hero6 to have AMAZING sound quality!! When Hero5 came out, sounds quality was GREATLY upgraded!! The sound has stayed the same and is AWESOME on the Hero6
  • Battery Life is fine.. After several uses on 4K60FPS I get close to 1.5 hours.. Lower quality's I can break 2 hours per battery!
  • Waterproof without a case BUT you can buy a case to go even deeper!!
  • All of the features of the Hero5 are also found on the Hero6. Waterproof, LCD back screen, GPS, RAW photo, manual ISO and shutter, stereo and wind resistance plus Protune audio, auto cloud updating, Quik Story, Bluetooth/Wi-Fi connectivity, and selective spot metering/ light adjustment
  • Great video, terrible audio recording. If you want it for video without audio it's great. If you want audio with video your options are to use your cell phone to record audio separately and merge it later
  • Camera footage is phenomenal - above water and underwater above 15 ft or so. The 33ft waterproof advertisement is misleading... it doesn't seem to leak within that range (good), but the buttons all implode (auto-press themselves) and you lose all control over the camera while diving
GoPro Hero7 Action Camera (4K, 12MP, Touch Screen, Waterproof)
  • I have a great WI-FI signal using an iPhone and it downloaded and installed quick and easy the firmware.
  • The 'hypersmooth' makes for a gimbal like feeling, even when holding in the hand and the colour quality even at deeper water is amazing, a quick post production colour correction and its all back.
  • It stands I'm very pleased and really like the additional shots I can get with the wide angle and slow-mo functionalities. The image stabilization also appears to work wonders.
  • Not usable in water because the screen changes itself when it gets wet, ie turns from video to photo or any other setting it chooses.
  • Voice commands were poor and not understood. I have a Welsh accent and had to speak in Queens English for it to understand the commands.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
399.99 $
329.99 $

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