Sony A7 vs GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

Winner
Sony A7

70

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

56

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony A7

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,229k dots
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

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

galleries

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

competitors

Sony A7 Competitors

Sony Alpha 7 II

Sony Alpha 7 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,300 - $1,498 body only

$1,530 - $1,698 with 28-70mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Larger
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$849 - $898 body only

$978 - $998 with 16-50mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Focus points Many more focus points
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$539 - $548 body only

$579 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Size Smaller
Weather sealed No weather sealing

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition Competitors

Olympus Tough TG-4

Olympus Tough TG-4

Waterproof

$349

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

Waterproof

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon AW130

Nikon AW130

Waterproof

$290

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

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