GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition vs Ricoh Theta S

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition
Ricoh Theta S

Reasons to buy the GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

Shoots 4K movies
Movie format
4K @ 12fps
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
5 mm
Really small
Size
Ultra compact (60×42×30 mm)
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Ricoh Theta S

Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
Size
Really small
Compact (44×130×23 mm)

galleries

Explore our gallery of 13 sample photos taken by the GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition.

competitors

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition Competitors

GoPro Hero 3+ Silver Edition

GoPro Hero 3+ Silver Edition

Waterproof

$298

Lowest price Much cheaper
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Nikon AW130

Nikon AW130

Waterproof

$249

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$399 body only

$500 - $514 with 18-55mm lens

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Much larger

Ricoh Theta S Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$442 - $498 body only

$598 with 16-50mm lens

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Much larger
Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

Travel zoom

$94 - $109

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Size Smaller
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,298 body only

$1,398 with 16-50mm lens

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Much larger

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GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition
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