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Compare Hero 5 vs Hero 7 Silver

Today, we are comparing the all new GoPro Hero 7 Silver with the best seller for the past 2 years, the GoPro Hero 5 Black. As we discuss the specs and features of both the Actions Cameras. Lets decide if it is worth the upgrade.

Comparing Hero 5 vs Hero 7 Silver

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TitleHero 5 BlackHero 7 Silver
CameraSports & ActionSports & Action
PriceSee PricingSee Pricing
Sensor1-Chip CMOS1-Chip CMOS
Sensor Resolution12 MP10 MP
Lens MountNot specifiedNot Applicable
Recording MediamicroSDmicroSD
Video Format3840 x 2160p at 24/25/30 fps (MP4)
2704 x 2028p at 25/30 fps (MP4)
2704 x 1520p at 24/25/30/48/50/60 fps (MP4)
1920 x 1440p at 24/25/30/48/50/60/80 fps (MP4)
1920 x 1080p at 24/25/30/48/50/60/80/90/120 fps
1280 x 960 at 50/60/120 fps (MP4)
1280 x 720 at 25/30/50/60/100/120/240 fps (MP4)
854 x 480 at 240 fps (MP4)
3840 x 2160p at 24/30 fps (30 Mb/s MP4 via H.264)
1920 x 1440p at 30/60 fps
Aspect Ratio16:9 4:3Not Applicable
Still Image ResolutionRaw: 12 Megapixel JPEG: 12 MegapixelJPEG: 10 Megapixel, 3648 x 2736
Memory Card Type2.0-ChannelStereoNot Applicable
Audio FormatWAVNot Applicable
Display TypeLCDLCD
Screen Size2"2"
Screen ResolutionNot Applicable320 x 480
Status DisplayYesNot Applicable
Exposure Control
Burst Photo30 Photos / 1 Second15 Photos / 1 Second
Photo ISO RangeNot specified100 - 1600 (Auto)
Video ISO RangeNot specified100 - 1600 (Auto)
Image StabilizationDigitalDigital
Waterproof Depth Rating33.0' / 10.0 m (Camera)33.0' / 10.0 m (Camera)
Built-In MicYesYes
Built-In SpeakerYesYes
Input/Output Connectors
Outputs1 x Micro-HDMI (Type D)None
InputsNot Applicable1 x USB 3.0 Type-C
Microphone InputYesNo
Headphone JackNoNot Applicable
BatteryRechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 1220 mAhRechargeable Battery Pack, 3.85 VDC
Charging MethodAC Adapter
Dimensions (W x H x D)Not Applicable2.4 x 1.8 x 1.1" / 6.2 x 4.5 x 2.8 cm
WeightNot Applicable3.33 oz / 94.4 g
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