Sony NEX 7 vs GoPro HD Hero 2

Winner
Sony NEX-7

48

GoPro HD Hero 2

42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 7

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1200 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
223 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the GoPro HD Hero 2

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
120 fps
Weight
Light-weight
98 g
Waterproof
Waterproof
Great at the beach
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-7.

competitors

Sony NEX-7 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$498 body only

$588 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus points Significantly more focus points
Size Slightly larger
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$500 body only

Focus points More focus points
Weight Slightly lighter
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$894 - $948 body only

$1,048 with 16-50mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Focus points Many more focus points
Size Slightly larger

GoPro HD Hero 2 Competitors

GoPro Hero 3+ Silver Edition

GoPro Hero 3+ Silver Edition

Waterproof

$475

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Slightly smaller
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

Travel zoom

$338

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Samsung Galaxy Camera

Samsung Galaxy Camera

Travel zoom

$130

Image stabilization Image stabilization
GPS Has a GPS
Wide angle Much worse wide angle

discussion

Sony NEX-7
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