As well as being compared against other waterproofs, the GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition is also often compared to pro digicams, entry-level DSLRs, boutiques, pro DSLRs, compacts, mirrorless, super zooms and travel zooms. The GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition's top rivals come from Olympus (such as the Tough TG-4 and the Stylus Tough TG-860) and GoPro (such as the HERO3 Black Edition and the Hero 3+ Silver Edition)

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the GoPro Black Edition compared to other waterproof competitors include: it records very high quality movies (4K @ 12fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a much wider wide angle lens (5 mm vs 24 mm), records even higher-speed movies (240 fps vs none) and has an external mic jack.

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in flash, doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift), doesn't record movies in 24p, is older (september 2013 vs february 2014) and doesn't have a built-in GPS.

Olympus Tough TG-4

Olympus Tough TG-4
1 year newer
$349

Significant advantages of the TG-4 (vs the Black Edition)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TG-4 (vs the Black Edition)

  • None found

common strengths of the TG-4 and Black Edition

  • None found

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition
1 year older

Significant advantages of the Black Edition (vs the Black Edition)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Black Edition (vs the Black Edition)

  • None found

common strengths of the Black Edition and Black Edition

  • None found

Nikon AW130

Nikon AW130
1 year newer
$290

Significant advantages of the AW130 (vs the Black Edition)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the AW130 (vs the Black Edition)

  • None found

common strengths of the AW130 and Black Edition

  • None found

GoPro Hero 3+ Silver Edition

GoPro Hero 3+ Silver Edition
similar age
$331

Significant advantages of the Silver Edition (vs the Black Edition)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Silver Edition (vs the Black Edition)

  • None found

common strengths of the Silver Edition and Black Edition

  • None found

Canon PowerShot D30

Canon PowerShot D30
4 months newer
$245

Significant advantages of the D30 (vs the Black Edition)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D30 (vs the Black Edition)

  • None found

common strengths of the D30 and Black Edition

  • None found

Ricoh WG-4

Ricoh WG-4
8 months older

Significant advantages of the WG-4 (vs the Black Edition)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the WG-4 (vs the Black Edition)

  • None found

common strengths of the WG-4 and Black Edition

  • None found

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the GoPro Black Edition compared to pro digicam competitors include: it records very high quality movies (4K @ 12fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a much wider wide angle lens (5 mm vs 28 mm), has an external mic jack, is slightly lighter (74 g vs 290 g) and is waterproof.

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/1.8), doesn't have a built-in flash, doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), doesn't record movies in 24p and is older (september 2013 vs june 2015).

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X
1 year newer
$489

Significant advantages of the G7 X (vs the Black Edition)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Built-in flash
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8

Significant disadvantages of the G7 X (vs the Black Edition)

  • Much worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 5 mm
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 4K @ 12fps

common strengths of the G7 X and Black Edition

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
7 months newer
$748

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the Black Edition)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Built-in flash
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the Black Edition)

  • Much worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 5 mm
  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Lower speed movies: 120 fps vs 240 fps

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 III and Black Edition

  • Extremely high speed movies: 120 fps vs 240 fps

Ricoh Theta S

Ricoh Theta S
1 year newer
$327

Significant advantages of the Theta S (vs the Black Edition)

  • Wider aperture: f/2 vs f/2.8

Significant disadvantages of the Theta S (vs the Black Edition)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Lacks an external mic jack

common strengths of the Theta S and Black Edition

  • Light weight: 125 g vs 74 g

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
1 year newer
$832 - $898

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 IV (vs the Black Edition)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Built-in flash
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 IV (vs the Black Edition)

  • Much worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 5 mm
  • Lower speed movies: 120 fps vs 240 fps
  • Lacks an external mic jack

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 IV and Black Edition

  • Good movie support: UHD @ 30fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Extremely high speed movies: 120 fps vs 240 fps

Casio Exilim EX-100

Casio Exilim EX-100
4 months newer
$508

Significant advantages of the EX-100 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Higher speed movies: 1,000 fps vs 240 fps
  • Built-in flash
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the EX-100 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 5 mm
  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Lacks an external mic jack

common strengths of the EX-100 and Black Edition

  • Extremely high speed movies: 1,000 fps vs 240 fps

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the GoPro Black Edition compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it records very high quality movies (4K @ 12fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), records high-speed movies (240 fps vs none), shoots faster continuously (10 fps vs 3 fps), has an external mic jack and is much smaller (ultra compact (60×42×30 mm) vs professional size (132×101×78 mm)).

However, on average it doesn't record movies in 24p, doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs pentaprism), lacks a built-in HDR feature, users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection) and is older (september 2013 vs february 2015).

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5
4 months newer
$325 (body only)
$355 - $399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T5 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Supports 24p
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T5 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Shoots much slower: 3 fps vs 10 fps

common strengths of the Rebel T5 and Black Edition

  • Light weight: 480 g vs 74 g
  • Inexpensive: $325.00 vs $386.91

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300
similar age
$413 (body only)
$450 - $697 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5300 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Supports 24p
  • Has in-camera HDR

Significant disadvantages of the D5300 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Shoots much slower: 5 fps vs 10 fps

common strengths of the D5300 and Black Edition

  • Good movie support: 1080p @ 60fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Have external mic jacks
  • Light weight: 480 g vs 74 g

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i
6 months older
$432 - $649 (body only)
$560 - $599 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T5i (vs the Black Edition)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Supports 24p
  • Has in-camera HDR

Significant disadvantages of the T5i (vs the Black Edition)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Shoots much slower: 5 fps vs 10 fps

common strengths of the T5i and Black Edition

  • Have external mic jacks
  • Inexpensive: $432.00 vs $386.91

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i
1 year newer
$799 - $853 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T6i (vs the Black Edition)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Supports 24p
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the T6i (vs the Black Edition)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Shoots much slower: 5 fps vs 10 fps

common strengths of the T6i and Black Edition

  • Have external mic jacks

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200
1 year newer
$799 - $997 (body only)
$1,073 - $1,297 18-140mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7200 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentaprism vs None
  • Supports 24p
  • Has in-camera HDR

Significant disadvantages of the D7200 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Much larger: Professional size (136×107×76 mm) vs Ultra compact (60×42×30 mm)

common strengths of the D7200 and Black Edition

  • Good movie support: 1080p @ 60fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Have external mic jacks

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400
2 years newer
$400 (body only)
$345 - $497 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3400 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Supports 24p
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the D3400 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Shoots much slower: 5 fps vs 10 fps

common strengths of the D3400 and Black Edition

  • Good movie support: 1080p @ 60fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Very light: 395 g vs 74 g
  • Inexpensive: $345.39 vs $386.91

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the GoPro Black Edition compared to boutique competitors include: it records very high quality movies (4K @ 12fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), is slightly smaller (ultra compact (60×42×30 mm) vs standard size (127×74×54 mm)), records high-speed movies (240 fps vs none), has an external mic jack and is thinner (1.2" vs 2.2").

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/1.7), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), doesn't record movies in 24p, doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital) and doesn't have a built-in flash.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
1 year newer
$565 - $798

Significant advantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much wider aperture: f/1.7 vs f/2.8
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the DMC-LX100 and Black Edition

  • Great movie support: UHD @ 30fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Fairly small: Mid size (115×66×55 mm) vs Ultra compact (60×42×30 mm)
  • Fast continuous shooting: 11 fps vs 10 fps

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Fujifilm FinePix X100s
8 months older
$800

Significant advantages of the X100s (vs the Black Edition)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/2.8
  • Supports an external flash
  • Has a viewfinder: Optical vs None

Significant disadvantages of the X100s (vs the Black Edition)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Larger: Standard size (127×74×54 mm) vs Ultra compact (60×42×30 mm)

common strengths of the X100s and Black Edition

  • Fairly small: Standard size (127×74×54 mm) vs Ultra compact (60×42×30 mm)
  • Light weight: 445 g vs 74 g
  • Thin: 2.1" vs 1.2"

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the GoPro Black Edition compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it records very high quality movies (4K @ 12fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), records high-speed movies (240 fps vs none), shoots faster continuously (10 fps vs 5.3 fps), is newer (september 2013 vs july 2012) and is much smaller (ultra compact (60×42×30 mm) vs professional size (145×106×79 mm)).

However, on average it doesn't record movies in 24p, doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs pentaprism), lacks a built-in HDR feature, users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection) and doesn't have a built-in GPS.

Nikon D750

Nikon D750
1 year newer
$1,471 - $1,797 (body only)
$2,126 - $2,297 24-120mm lens

Significant advantages of the D750 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentaprism vs None
  • Supports 24p
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the D750 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 1.2"

common strengths of the D750 and Black Edition

  • Fairly small: Professional size (141×113×78 mm) vs Ultra compact (60×42×30 mm)
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 1.2"
  • Light weight: 750 g vs 74 g

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D
1 year older
$1,180 - $1,399 (body only)
$1,690 - $1,799 24-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the 6D (vs the Black Edition)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentaprism vs None
  • Supports 24p
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the 6D (vs the Black Edition)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Shoots significantly slower: 4.5 fps vs 10 fps

common strengths of the 6D and Black Edition

  • Fairly small: Professional size (145×111×71 mm) vs Ultra compact (60×42×30 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.8" vs 1.2"
  • Light weight: 770 g vs 74 g

Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D
3 years older
$780 (body only)
$1,255 75-300mm lens

Significant advantages of the 60D (vs the Black Edition)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentaprism vs None
  • Supports 24p
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the 60D (vs the Black Edition)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 1.2"

common strengths of the 60D and Black Edition

  • Fairly small: Professional size (145×106×79 mm) vs Ultra compact (60×42×30 mm)
  • Light weight: 755 g vs 74 g
  • Inexpensive: $779.99 vs $386.91

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the GoPro Black Edition compared to compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.9), has a much wider wide angle lens (5 mm vs 28 mm), is much smaller (ultra compact (60×42×30 mm) vs compact (110×71×28 mm)), has an external mic jack and is much lighter (74 g vs 203 g).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in flash, doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift), is older (september 2013 vs january 2017), is slightly more expensive ($386.91 vs $175.59) and is less popular.

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120
3 years newer
$176 - $199

Significant advantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Built-in flash
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 5 mm
  • Much larger: Compact (110×71×28 mm) vs Ultra compact (60×42×30 mm)
  • Lacks an external mic jack

common strengths of the FinePix XP120 and Black Edition

  • None found

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the GoPro Black Edition compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it records very high quality movies (4K @ 12fps vs 1080p @ 120fps), records even higher-speed movies (240 fps vs none), is significantly smaller (ultra compact (60×42×30 mm) vs standard size (127×94×48 mm)), is thinner (1.2" vs 2.4") and is much lighter (74 g vs 625 g).

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift), doesn't record movies in 24p, users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection) and is older (september 2013 vs june 2015).

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
4 months newer
$539 - $548 (body only)
$579 - $648 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the A6000 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the A6000 and Black Edition

  • Have external mic jacks
  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×45 mm) vs Ultra compact (60×42×30 mm)
  • Light weight: 285 g vs 74 g

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300
2 years newer
$849 - $898 (body only)
$978 - $998 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the Alpha a6300 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Supports 24p
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the Alpha a6300 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 120fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Lower speed movies: 120 fps vs 240 fps
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the Alpha a6300 and Black Edition

  • Extremely high speed movies: 120 fps vs 240 fps
  • Have external mic jacks

Sony Alpha 7R II

Sony Alpha 7R II
1 year newer
$2,449 - $2,698 (body only)
$2,732 55-210mm lens

Significant advantages of the 7R II (vs the Black Edition)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the 7R II (vs the Black Edition)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Much larger: Prosumer size (127×96×60 mm) vs Ultra compact (60×42×30 mm)
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the 7R II and Black Edition

  • Good movie support: UHD @ 30fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Have external mic jacks

Sony A7

Sony A7
similar age
$898 - $2,698 (body only)
$1,098 28-70mm lens

Significant advantages of the A7 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Supports 24p
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the A7 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the A7 and Black Edition

  • Have external mic jacks

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the GoPro Black Edition compared to super zoom competitors include: it records very high quality movies (4K @ 12fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a much wider wide angle lens (5 mm vs 24 mm), is much smaller (ultra compact (60×42×30 mm) vs large (133×94×127 mm)), records even higher-speed movies (240 fps vs none) and has an external mic jack.

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in flash, has way more less zoom (1x vs 65x), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), doesn't record movies in 24p and is older (september 2013 vs july 2015).

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
1 year newer
$340 - $449

Significant advantages of the SX60 HS (vs the Black Edition)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Built-in flash
  • Much more zoom: 65x vs 1x

Significant disadvantages of the SX60 HS (vs the Black Edition)

  • Much worse wide angle: 21 mm vs 5 mm
  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Much larger: Large (128×93×114 mm) vs Ultra compact (60×42×30 mm)

common strengths of the SX60 HS and Black Edition

  • Good wide angle: 21 mm vs 5 mm
  • Extremely high speed movies: 240 fps vs 240 fps
  • You can plug a microphone into both of these

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900
1 year newer
$499 - $697

Significant advantages of the P900 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Much more zoom: 83.3x vs 1x
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Built-in flash

Significant disadvantages of the P900 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Much worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 5 mm
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Much larger: Large (140×103×137 mm) vs Ultra compact (60×42×30 mm)

common strengths of the P900 and Black Edition

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
1 year newer
$499 - $598

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ300 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Built-in flash
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ300 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Much worse wide angle: 25 mm vs 5 mm
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Much larger: Large (132×92×117 mm) vs Ultra compact (60×42×30 mm)

common strengths of the DMC-FZ300 and Black Edition

  • Good movie support: UHD @ 30fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • You can plug a microphone into both of these

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
2 years newer
$1,398

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III (vs the Black Edition)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Built-in flash
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III (vs the Black Edition)

  • Much worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 5 mm
  • Much larger: Large (133×94×127 mm) vs Ultra compact (60×42×30 mm)
  • Lower speed movies: 120 fps vs 240 fps

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III and Black Edition

  • Good movie support: UHD @ 30fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Extremely high speed movies: 120 fps vs 240 fps
  • You can plug a microphone into both of these

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the GoPro Black Edition compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (5 mm vs 25 mm), records very high quality movies (4K @ 12fps vs 1080p @ 50fps), records even higher-speed movies (240 fps vs 120 fps), has an external mic jack and is newer (september 2013 vs january 2013).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (1x vs 30x), doesn't have a built-in GPS, doesn't have a built-in flash, doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Samsung Galaxy Camera

Samsung Galaxy Camera
1 year older
$100

Significant advantages of the Camera (vs the Black Edition)

  • Has a GPS
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Built-in flash

Significant disadvantages of the Camera (vs the Black Edition)

  • Much worse wide angle: 23 mm vs 5 mm
  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Lower speed movies: 120 fps vs 240 fps

common strengths of the Camera and Black Edition

  • Good wide angle: 23 mm vs 5 mm
  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Extremely high speed movies: 120 fps vs 240 fps

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60
4 months newer
$348

Significant advantages of the DMC-TZ60 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Has a GPS
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Built-in flash

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TZ60 (vs the Black Edition)

  • Much worse wide angle: 24 mm vs 5 mm
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 50fps vs 4K @ 12fps

common strengths of the DMC-TZ60 and Black Edition

  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS
4 months newer
$381

Significant advantages of the SX700 HS (vs the Black Edition)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Built-in flash

Significant disadvantages of the SX700 HS (vs the Black Edition)

  • Much worse wide angle: 25 mm vs 5 mm
  • Lower resolution movies: 1,920 x 1,280 @ 60fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the SX700 HS and Black Edition

  • Extremely high speed movies: 240 fps vs 240 fps
  • You can plug a microphone into both of these
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS

Canon PowerShot N

Canon PowerShot N
8 months older
$293

Significant advantages of the PowerShot N (vs the Black Edition)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Built-in flash
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot N (vs the Black Edition)

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 5 mm
  • Lower resolution movies: 1080p @ 24fps vs 4K @ 12fps
  • Lacks an external mic jack

common strengths of the PowerShot N and Black Edition

  • Extremely high speed movies: 240 fps vs 240 fps
  • Better sensor types: CMOS vs CMOS