GoPro Hero 7 Black vs Sony FDR-X1000 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Outdoor & Action cameras.

Hero 7 Black vs FDR-X1000 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

GoPro Hero 7 Black vs Sony FDR-X1000 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

FDR-X1000

  • Introduced in January 2015
  • Outdoor & Action
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 8 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 1600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • mm (0.0") Monitor
  • Fixed lens 17mm, f2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 24 x 51 x 88mm³ (0.9" x 2.0" x 3.5")
  • 114g (3.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for FDR-X1000

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 FDR-X1000

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 Sony FDR-X1000 Other Specs Comparison

Why is GoPro Hero 7 Black a better choice

Hero 7 Black

FDR-X1000

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)12.008.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)3010
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.24
Touch screen (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)1000500
More portable (2)92cm³
(6 cu.in.)
108cm³
(7 cu.in.)
USB 3.0 (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Hero 7 Black are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen, that the battery has more stamina and the more compact size. Finally, there's the the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

The Hero 7 Black scores 20 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony FDR-X1000

No advantage for the Sony FDR-X1000 compared to GoPro Hero 7 Black

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Hero 7 Black

FDR-X1000

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Sensitivity100 - 1600 ISO100 - 1600 ISO
Image stabilizer
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
External microphone
Similar weight116g114g
WiFi
GPS
GoPro Hero 7 Black VS Sony FDR-X1000 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Hero 7 Black and FDR-X1000

Hero 7 Black und FDR-X1000, front viewHero 7 Black und FDR-X1000, front view

Top view of cameras

Hero 7 Black und FDR-X1000, view from aboveHero 7 Black und FDR-X1000, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

GoPro Hero 7 Black

Sony FDR-X1000

20
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We recommend GoPro Hero 7 Black as better choice.

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