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Advantages of the GoPro Black Edition

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
5 mm vs 23 mm
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4.6x better wide angle
Size
Much smaller
60×42×30 mm vs 129×71×19 mm
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2.3x smaller
Weight
Much lighter
74 g vs 300 g
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4.1x lighter
Waterproof
Waterproof
Yes vs No
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Great for vacations and holidays at the beach, or around the pool
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Advantages of the Samsung Camera

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Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Zoom
More zoom
21x vs 1x
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441x more zoom
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Thickness
Much thinner
0.8" vs 1.2"
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Around 40% thinner
Lowest price
Cheaper
$99.99 vs $429.27
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The best price we've seen is $329 cheaper (4.3x less)
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Size Very small Help
              Black Edition60×42×30 mm
              Camera129×71×19 mm
              External mic jack You can plug a microphone into both of these Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              Black Edition5 mm
              Camera23 mm
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.8
              Thickness Thin Help
              Black Edition1.2"
              Camera0.8"
              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen

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              GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition
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