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.
76/100

Key Specs

Manufacturer
Price
$399
Release Date
6 months 3 weeks ago
Replaced by
 
Field of View
170 degrees
Adjustable FOV
 
360
No
Sensor
 
Chipset
Warranty
 
Warranty Length
 

Photo Specs and Settings

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

Video Specs and Settings

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

Power

Manufacturer Claimed Battery Life
100 minutes (at 1080p 30fps)
Charge Time
120minutes
Battery
USB Charge
Yes
Extend Battery Life with External Battery
Yes
Battery Range
Removable Battery
Yes

Action

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

Interface and Connections

Adjust Aspect Ratio
Yes
Info Screen
No
Touch Screen
Yes
Peripherals
 
Connectivity
Memory Capacity
256gb
External Microphone
No
Phone App
Yes
Remote
No

Physical

Material
Mount Type on Camera Body
 
Screen Size
2.00" (inch)
Screen
Yes
Flip Screen
 
Dimensions
6.2 × 3.2 × 4.4 cm
Dimensions Volume
 
Weight
118grams
Weight with Housing
 
Size
Shape
 
Glasses
 
Recording Lights
 
Flash
No
Colours
Storage Devices
80/100

Key Specs

Manufacturer
Price
$370
Release Date
1 year 8 months ago
Replaced
 
Replaced by
 
Field of View
170 degrees
Adjustable FOV
 
360
No
Sensor
Chipset
 
Warranty
Yes
Warranty Length
12months

Photo Specs and Settings

Sensor Size
Photo Res
12.00mp
Photo Resolution
Shooting Modes
Burst rate
 
Photo Recording Formats
Exposure Modes
 
Optical Zoom
 
Optical Zoom Distance
 
Aperture
F2.80
Minimum Focus Distance
50cm

Video Specs and Settings

Best Video Resolution
Best Video Res Pixel Count
8294400 pixels
Type of Image Stabilization
Highest Resolution with Image Stabilization
Video Resolutions with Stabilization
1080p 120fps
1080p 30fps
1080p 60fps
4k 30fps
720p 120fps
720p 240fps
720p 30fps
720p 60fps
Fastest FPS
240fps
Recording Bitrate
100Mbps
Video Loop Length
 
Video codec
 
Video recording format
 
Video Recording Options
 
Max ISO
 
360 Stitching
 

Power

Manufacturer Claimed Battery Life
135 minutes (at 1080p 30fps)
Charge Time
265minutes
Battery
USB Charge
Yes
Extend Battery Life with External Battery
Yes
Battery Range
Removable Battery
Yes

Action

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

Interface and Connections

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

Physical

Material
 
Mount Type on Camera Body
Screen Size
 
Screen
No
Flip Screen
 
Dimensions
2.9 × 4.7 × 8.3 cm
Dimensions Volume
113.13 cm3
Weight
113grams
Weight with Housing
 
Size
Shape
 
Glasses
No
Recording Lights
Yes
Flash
No
Colours
Storage Devices
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