GoPro Hero 5 Session Black Action Camera Specs Features & Reviews

Camscore
80/100

Key Specs

Price
$200
Release Date
2 years ago
Field of View
170 degrees
Adjustable FOV
Yes
360
No
Chipset
 

Photo Specs and Settings

Photo Res
10.00mp
Burst rate
30fps
Exposure Modes
 
Optical Zoom
No
Optical Zoom Distance
 
Aperture
 
Minimum Focus Distance
30cm

Video Specs and Settings

Best Video Res Pixel Count
 
Highest Resolution with Image Stabilization
 
Video Resolutions with Stabilization
 
Fastest FPS
240fps
Recording Bitrate
60Mbps
Video Loop Length
 
Video codec
 
Video recording format
 
Adjust Aspect Ratio
 
Video Recording Options
 
Max ISO
 
360 Stitching
 

Physical

Screen Size
 
Screen
No
Info Screen
No
Flip Screen
No
Dimensions
3.8 × 3.8 × 3.6 cm
Dimensions Volume
51.84 cm3
Weight
73grams
Weight with Housing
 
Recording Lights
Yes
Flash
No
Colours
Glasses
No

Power

Manufacturer Claimed Battery Life
110 minutes (at 1080p 30fps)
Charge Time
 
Uptime Score
 
USB Charge
Yes
Extend Battery Life with External Battery
No
Removable Battery
No

Action

Waterproof Depth
10metre
Drop Proof
No
Waterproof Housing Required
No

Interface and Connections

Touch Screen
No
Peripherals
 
Memory Capacity
128gb
External Microphone
No
Phone App
Yes
Sensors
 
Remote
Yes
Buying Options
New
Warranty
 
Warranty Length
 

Frequently Asked Questions

Can You Record Super Slow Motion Footage (120fps) in Real High Definition (1080p)?
Yes, this camera can record at 1080p and 120fps of super slow mo footage
What Is The Best Video Recording Resolutin & Framerate With Image Stabilization?
2.7k at 60fps is the highest you can run image stabilization on the GoPro Hero 5 Black Session
Does This Camera Record Real 4K Video Footage?
Yes the GoPro Hero 5 Black Session records native 4K video footage

Mounting and Form

Mounting and Form

Your action camera's most important feature is how it will mount to you, your vehicles and other parts of your activities. Below we look at how this camera fits to certain mounts and what it's mounting setup is.

There are two main mounting systems, the GoPro (2 to 3 fin mount) and the 1/4" (quarter inch) thread mount.

When we decide how each camera is mounted, we talk about it's form, whether it would fit to a certain popular mounting type, such as on the chest, head or in-hand and whether there was a mounting type for this too.

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