GoPro Hero 7 Black vs GoPro Hero (2018) Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Outdoor & Action cameras.

Hero 7 Black vs Hero (2018) - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

GoPro Hero 7 Black vs GoPro Hero (2018) Specs

Hero 7 Black

  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Outdoor & Action
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 12 megapixel
  • 30 frames/second
  • 100 - 1600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 52.00mm (2.0") Monitor
  • Fixed lens 17mm, f2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 62 x 44.9 x 33mm³ (2.4" x 1.8" x 1.3")
  • 116g (3.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Hero 7 Black

Hero (2018)

  • Introduced in March 2018
  • Outdoor & Action
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 10 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 1600 ISO
  • 2560 x 1440 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 52.00mm (2.0") Monitor
  • Fixed lens 17mm, f2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 62 x 44.6 x 32.7mm³ (2.4" x 1.8" x 1.3")
  • 118g (3.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Hero (2018)

Our advice: From our own experience, we recommend SanDisk memory cards. The SanDisk Extreme is fast enough for 30fps image sequences and 4K video:

Memory card for Hero 7 Black and Hero (2018)

The 64 GB Extreme will take up to 90 minutes of super high res 4K video. For Full HD video consider the SanDisk Ultra.

GoPro Hero 7 Black VS GoPro Hero (2018) Other Specs Comparison

Why is GoPro Hero 7 Black a better choice

Hero 7 Black

Hero (2018)

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)12.0010.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)3010
Better Video (2)3840 x 21602560 x 1440
External microphone (2)
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Hero 7 Black are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the Hero 7 Black is made easy by the connector for an external microphone and the built-in GPS.

The Hero 7 Black scores 15 points.

Otherwise why to choose GoPro Hero (2018)

No advantage for the GoPro Hero (2018) compared to GoPro Hero 7 Black

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Hero 7 Black

Hero (2018)

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Sensitivity100 - 1600 ISO100 - 1600 ISO
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.240.24
Touch screen
Similar weight116g118g
Similar size92cm³90cm³
WiFi
Environmental sealing
GoPro Hero 7 Black VS GoPro Hero (2018) Dimensions

Look at front view of the Hero 7 Black and Hero (2018)

Hero 7 Black und Hero (2018), front viewHero 7 Black und Hero (2018), front view

Top view of cameras

Hero 7 Black und Hero (2018), view from aboveHero 7 Black und Hero (2018), view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

GoPro Hero 7 Black

GoPro Hero (2018)

15
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We recommend GoPro Hero 7 Black as better choice.

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