GoPro Hero 6 Black vs GoPro Hero 5 Black Spec Comparison

Comparison of specs and features of the GoPro Hero 6 Black and the GoPro Hero 5 Black action cameras.

4 Advantages of the GoPro Hero 6 Black

  • Newer model of the GoPro Hero range.
  • Records in 4K at 60fps and 1080p at 240fps.
  • Better battery life at 140minutes at 1080p 60fps recording.
  • Double the memory capacity, 256gb microSD card can be used for all your footage.

Advantages of the GoPro Hero 5 Black

  • Cheaper of the two GoPro's, so if you don't require any of the features above then this could be for you.

Key Specs

Manufacturer
Model
Price
$499
Release Date
2 months 2 weeks ago
Replaced by
 
Field of View
170 degrees
Adjustable FOV
 
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
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
140 minutes (at 1080p 30fps)
Battery
USB Charge
Yes
Extend Battery Life with External Battery
Yes
Battery Range
Removable Battery
Yes

Action

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

Interface and Connections

Touch Screen
Yes
Peripherals
 
Connectivity
Memory Capacity
256gb
External Microphone
No
Phone App
Yes
Remote
No

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

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