GoPro Hero 4 Silver vs GoPro Hero 5 Black Action Camera Comparison

A comparison of features, specs and quality of the GoPro 4 Silver and the GoPro 5 Black action cameras.

Key Specs

Manufacturer
Price
$250
Release Date
2 years 5 months ago
Replaced
 
Replaced by
Field of View
170 degrees
Adjustable FOV
Yes
360
No
Sensor
 
Chipset
 

Photo Specs and Settings

Sensor Size
Photo Resolution
Burst rate
30fps
Photo Recording Formats
Optical Zoom
No
Aperture
F2.80
Minimum Focus Distance
 

Video Specs and Settings

Best Video Resolution
Fastest FPS
120fps
Recording Bitrate
45Mbps
Video Features
Video Loop Length
 
Video codec
 
Video recording format
 
Video Recording Options
 

Power

Manufacturer Claimed Battery Life
65 minutes (at 1080p 30fps)
Battery
USB Charge
Yes
Extend Battery Life with External Battery
No
Battery Range
Removable Battery
Yes

Action

Depth Rating
40metre
Drop Proof
No
Water Resistance
Waterproof Housing Required
Yes

Interface and Connections

Touch Screen
Yes
Peripherals
Connectivity
Memory Capacity
64gb
External Microphone
Yes
Phone App
Yes
Sensors
 
Remote
Yes

Physical

Material
Mount Type
Screen Size
1.75" (inch)
Screen
Yes
Dimensions
4.1 × 5.9 × 3 cm
Weight
88grams
Weight with Housing
 
Size
Flash
No
Colours
 
Storage Devices

Key Specs

Manufacturer
Model
Price
$446
Release Date
1 year 2 months ago
Replaced by
Field of View
170 degrees
Adjustable FOV
 
360
No
Sensor
 
Chipset

Photo Specs and Settings

Sensor Size
Photo Resolution
Shooting Modes
Burst rate
30fps
Photo Recording Formats
Optical Zoom
No
Aperture
F2.80
Minimum Focus Distance
30cm

Video Specs and Settings

Best Video Resolution
Fastest FPS
240fps
Recording Bitrate
60Mbps
Video Loop Length
 
Video codec
 
Video recording format
 
Video Recording Options
 

Power

Manufacturer Claimed Battery Life
80 minutes (at 1080p 30fps)
Battery
USB Charge
Yes
Extend Battery Life with External Battery
No
Battery Range
Removable Battery
Yes

Action

Depth Rating
10metre
Drop Proof
No
Water Resistance
Waterproof Housing Required
No

Interface and Connections

Touch Screen
Yes
Peripherals
Connectivity
Memory Capacity
128gb
External Microphone
Yes
Phone App
Yes
Sensors
Remote
Yes

Physical

Material
Mount Type
Screen Size
2.00" (inch)
Screen
Yes
Dimensions
6.2 × 3.2 × 4.4 cm
Weight
118grams
Weight with Housing
 
Size
Flash
No
Colours
Storage Devices
Comparison Video