GoPro Hero 6 Black vs Sony RX0 Spec Comparison

In this comparison we compare the GoPro Hero 6 Black and the Sony Rx0 action camera specifications and feature differences.

7 Advantages of the GoPro Hero 6 Black Action Camera

  • Half the price of the Sony RX0, there is a huge difference between $500 and $1000 dollars
  • 30fps continuous shooting burst mode compared to the 16fps of the Sony
  • An aperture of f2.8 compared to the f4 of the Sony RX0
  • Want to get close up shots? There is a 20cm difference in minimum focus distance, the GoPro can focus as close as 30cm
  • A slightly higher recording bitrate of 60mbps, so you should be recording more information
  • Waterproof out of the box to 10m, the Sony requires a housing but the Sony does take it to 100m deep
  • A slightly larger screen at 2" diaganol to see what you are doing
  • 4k recording

4 Advantages of the Sony RX0 Action Camera

  • A newer camera, having been released in late 2017
  • A 1 inch sensor, which means you'll be recording more data and should have better low light capabilities
  • Crazy slow motion options with up to 960fps slow mo videos
  • Slightly lighter without an underwater housing

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
$1000
Release Date
1 month 2 weeks ago
Replaced
 
Replaced by
 
Field of View
84 degrees
Adjustable FOV
 
360
No
Sensor
 
Chipset
 

Photo Specs and Settings

Sensor Size
Photo Resolution
Shooting Modes
Burst rate
16fps
Photo Recording Formats
Optical Zoom
No
Aperture
F4.00
Minimum Focus Distance
50cm

Video Specs and Settings

Best Video Resolution
Fastest FPS
960fps
Recording Bitrate
50Mbps
Video Features
 
Video Loop Length
 
Video codec
 
Video recording format
 
Video Recording Options
 

Power

Manufacturer Claimed Battery Life
35 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
Yes
Water Resistance
Waterproof Housing Required
No

Interface and Connections

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

Physical

Material
 
Mount Type
Screen Size
1.50" (inch)
Screen
Yes
Dimensions
5.9 × 4.5 × 2.9 cm
Weight
110grams
Weight with Housing
 
Size
Flash
No
Colours
Storage Devices
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