GoPro Hero 6 Black vs Sony FDR X3000 Spec Comparison

This is a comparison of the GoPro Hero 6 Black vs the Sony FDR X3000 action camera specifications.

6 Advantages of the GoPro Hero 6 Black Action Camera

  • Live streaming and loop mode options with the GoPro 6.
  • You can record photos in jpeg and raw formats.
  • Although they both get up to 240fps, the GoPro 6 does this at 1080p.
  • Much better battery life with the GoPro
  • The GoPro is a little bit more rugged and more drop proof than the Sony.
  • Depending on what size action camera you want, the GoPro is slightly smaller.

5 Advantages of the Sony FDR X3000 Action Camera

  • You can dive deeper underwater with the Sony than you can with the GoPro 6, although a housing is required.
  • More ports on the Sony compared to the GoPro 6, if you need hdmi out and 3.5mm this is for you.
  • Even though it's bigger, the Sony comes in slightly lighter.
  • Comes in a different colour to the GoPro.
  • The Sony is slightly cheaper than the GoPro 6.

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
$370
Release Date
1 year 4 months ago
Replaced
 
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
 
Photo Recording Formats
Optical Zoom
 
Aperture
F2.80
Minimum Focus Distance
50cm

Video Specs and Settings

Resolution & FPS
Best Video Resolution
Fastest FPS
240fps
Recording Bitrate
100Mbps
Video Features
 
Video Loop Length
 
Video codec
 
Video recording format
 
Video Recording Options
 

Power

Manufacturer Claimed Battery Life
50 minutes (at 1080p 30fps)
Battery
USB Charge
Yes
Extend Battery Life with External Battery
Yes
Battery Range
Removable Battery
Yes

Action

Depth Rating
60metre
Drop Proof
No
Water Resistance
Waterproof Housing Required
Yes

Interface and Connections

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

Physical

Material
 
Mount Type
 
Screen Size
 
Screen
No
Dimensions
2.9 × 4.7 × 8.3 cm
Weight
113grams
Weight with Housing
 
Size
Flash
No
Colours
Storage Devices