Product Comparison: GoPro Hero5 vs YI 4K+


General Specifications
Brand
GoPro
YI
Model
HERO5
4K+
Origin
China
China
About the Product
HERO5 Black is a balance of performance and convenience thanks to its 4K video, voice control, easy-to-use touch display and waterproof design. Now with QuikStories, HERO5 Black automatically sends your footage to your phone where it transforms into an awesome edited video (1). Combined with stabilized video, pro-quality photos and auto upload to the cloud with GoPro Plus (2), HERO5 Black gives you the power to tell your story.
Film your fast action shots with the YI 4K+ Sport Action Camera to shoot in incredible 4K at 60 frames per second. This pocket sized camera can go everywhere you go and capture all your adventures at the touch of a button, or if your hands are occupied then activate Voice Control to send a command to your YI 4K+.
Key Specs
Effective Megapixels
12 MP
12 MP
Video Resolution
2160 p
2160 p
Maximum Depth Of Water Resistance
33 feet
131 feet
Size & Weight
Height
2.44 in.
1.65 in.
Width
1.75 in.
2.55 in.
Depth
1.26 in.
1.18 in.
Weight
4.16 oz.
3.3 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
 
YI 4K+
  • The size is astonishing - it is tiny and would easily fit in your pocket - i have seen bigger key fobs.
  • In summary better performance than you know who, perfect size in case and saves a bit of money.
  • Easy to setup. Suprised me by how small it actually is. Housing is amazing seems to be well made.
  • I am a normal user and never got interesting about recording and taking photos. But as soon as i bought this camera, i realize how much you can do with such a small device.
  • Size is very convinient to hold and make a good photo. Also waterproof and good design.
Display
Display Type
LCD
LCD
Screen Size
2 in.
2.2 in.
What customers say about "Display"
 
YI 4K+
  • The touch screen is easy to negotiate and very sensitive, with good sized targets for clumsy fingers like mine.
  • The easy to use screen and menu plus the EIS with 4k video was my main reason for upgrading.
  • Great image quality. Very easy to use menu and touch screen. Clear photos.
  • As far as I know this is the best action camera available right now, both in image quality and in ease of use (battery, screen, controls, etc). I'm super pleased.
  • Superb screen with decent viewing angles. Large, bright and easy to use.
Video
Video Formats
H.264, MPEG4
H.264, MP4
Image Stabilization
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Video"
 
YI 4K+
  • It as a wide range of video modes and a excellent 4k 60fps video mode.
  • I thought about getting the normal 4k or even a much cheaper action camera. I bought this mainly because of the 60fps at 4k.
  • Video quality great with great saturation in its colours. Highly recommend.
  • The video quality is reasonable and acceptable for online publishing.
  • Not bad for its price. Image and video quality is standard but nothing special.
Features
Wi-Fi Enabled
Yes
Yes
Water Resistant
Yes
Yes
Memory Card Compatibility
Micro SD
Micro SD
Extras
Voice Control, Touch Display, GPS, Touch Zoom
Bluetooth, EIS up to 4K/30fps, Waterproof case, 4K at 60fps, Ambarella H2 SOC, Voice Control, Fast and Convenient USB Type-C, Powerful UI
What customers say about "Features"
 
YI 4K+
  • People complain about having to use a housing for the water proofing but remember this is a 40m dive housing. It doesn't bother me taking the 10seconds to place it in there.
  • The housing mode allows easy switch between shooting modes while still seeing the screen and using it under water.
  • So, build quality is very good. It doesn't feel like one of the cheaper action camera's at all. It comes with waterproof case.
  • The product already comes with a fully closed case, which makes it easy to use as soon as possible.
  • Waterpoof case is so good for me, i very like to swimm with camera. So happy!
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
299.99 $


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