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Modes Modes
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Key Features
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Photo
18MP Source, 16.6MP Stitched 360 Photo
5.5MP HERO Photo
12MP + SuperPhoto with HDR
12MP + SuperPhoto with HDR
20MP + SuperPhoto with HDR
PowerPano
270° 6.2MP Panoramic Photo
SuperPhoto
with HDR
with HDR
with HDR
Video
HERO Mode 1440p60 / 1080p60
4K60
4K60
5K30
Spherical Video
6K30 Source / 5.6K30 Stitched
3K60 Source / Stitched
Reframe
With the GoPro App
100Mbps Bit Rate
4K / 2.7K
5K / 4K / 2.7K
Video Stabilization
Max HyperSmooth
HyperSmooth 2.0
HyperSmooth
HyperSmooth 3.0
Horizon Leveling
In-Camera in HERO Mode
With the GoPro App
With the GoPro App
In-Camera
Digital Lenses / FOV
Max SuperView, Wide, Linear, Narrow
SuperView, Wide, Linear, Narrow
Superview, Wide, Linear
SuperView, Wide, Linear, Linear + Horizon-Leveling, Narrow
Front Screen
Status-only Screen
Status-only Screen
1.4" Color LCD with Live Preview and Status
Rear Touch Screen
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Battery
Removable
Removable
Removable
Removable
Rugged + Waterproof
16ft (5m)
33ft (10m)
33ft (10m)
33ft (10m)
Frameless Mounting With Folding Fingers
Yes
Yes
Yes
Mods
Media Mod (HERO8 Black)
See Compatible Mods
Media Mod (HERO9 Black)
Max Lens Mod (HERO9 Black)
See Compatible Mods
TimeWarp Video
Max TimeWarp
TimeWarp 2.0
TimeWarp
TimeWarp 3.0
Time Lapse Video
HERO Mode Only
Yes
Yes
Yes
Night Lapse Video
Yes
Yes
Slo-Mo
HERO Mode 2x
8x
8x
8x
HindSight
Yes
LiveBurst
Yes
Yes
Scheduled Capture
Yes
Duration Capture
Yes
Settings Presets / Custom Presets
Yes
Yes
Customizable On-Screen Shortcuts
Yes
Yes
Yes
Voice Control
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wake on Voice
Yes
Yes
Yes
Live Streaming
1080p
1080p
720p
1080p
Webcam Mode
Yes
Yes
GPS
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Face and Smile Detection
HERO Mode Only
Yes
Yes
Yes
Protune
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RAW Photo Capture
All Photo Modes
Yes
All Photo Modes
GP1 Chip
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Audio Features
Advanced Wind-Noise Reduction
6-Mic Processing
3-Mic Processing
3-Mic Processing
3-Mic Processing
Stereo Audio
Premium Performance
Yes
Yes
Yes
360 Audio
Yes
RAW Audio Capture
WAV format
HERO Mode Only
WAV format
WAV format
WAV format
Connected Features
Wi-Fi + Bluetooth®
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Connects to the GoPro App
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
GPS
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HDMI Out
With Media Mod for HERO8 Black or a Micro HDMI Cable
With a Micro HDMI Cable
With Media Mod for HERO9 Black or a Micro HDMI Cable
Megapixels
18MP Source, 16.6MP Stitched 360 Photo
5.5MP HERO Photo
12MP + SuperPhoto with HDR
12MP + SuperPhoto with HDR
20MP + SuperPhoto with HDR
Burst Rates
Auto, 60/10, 30/10, 60/6, 30/6, 30/3, 10/3, 30/1, 10/1, 5/1, 3/1
Auto, 30/1, 30/2, 30/3, 30/6, 10/1, 10/2, 10/3, 5/1, 3/1
Auto, 30/10, 30/6, 30/3, 10/3, 25/1, 10/1, 5/1, 3/1
Time Lapse Photo Intervals
0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60 seconds; 2, 5, 30, 60 minutes
0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60 seconds; 2, 5, 30, 60 minutes
0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60 seconds
0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60 seconds; 2, 5, 30, 60 minutes
Continuous Photo Capture
HERO Mode Only
Yes
Yes
Yes
SuperPhoto
with HDR
with HDR
with HDR
Photo Timer
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
RAW Photo Capture
All Photo Modes
Yes
All Photo Modes
Exposure Control
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
6K30 Source
5.6K30 Stitched (Spherical) 
30 fps
Narrow
Linear
Wide
SuperView
Max SuperView
3K60 Source / Stitched (Spherical)
60 fps
5K 
30 fps
Narrow
30, 24 fps
Linear
30, 24 fps
Linear + Horizon Leveling
30, 24 fps
Wide
30, 24 fps
SuperView
4K 
60 fps
60 fps
60 fps
Narrow
Linear
60, 30, 24 fps
60, 30, 24 fps
Linear + Horizon Leveling
60, 30, 24 fps
Wide
60, 30, 24 fps
60, 30, 24 fps
60, 30, 24 fps
SuperView
30, 24 fps
30, 24 fps
30, 24 fps
Max SuperView
4K (4:3) 
30 fps
30 fps
30 fps
Narrow
30, 24 fps
Linear
30, 24 fps
30, 24 fps
Linear + Horizon Leveling
30, 24 fps
Wide
30, 24 fps
30, 24 fps
30, 24 fps
SuperView
Max SuperView
2.7K 
120 fps
120 fps
120 fps
Narrow
60, 30, 24 fps
120, 60 fps
Linear
60, 30, 24 fps
60, 30, 24 fps
120, 60 fps
Linear + Horizon Leveling
120, 60 fps
Wide
120, 60, 30, 24 fps
120, 60, 30, 24 fps
120, 60 fps
SuperView
60, 30, 24 fps
60, 30, 24 fps
60 fps
Max SuperView
2.7K (4:3) 
60 fps
60 fps
60 fps
Narrow
60, 30, 24 fps
60 fps
Linear
60, 30, 24 fps
60, 30, 24 fps
60 fps
Linear + Horizon Leveling
60 fps
Wide
60, 30, 24 fps
60, 30, 24 fps
60 fps
SuperView
Max SuperView
1440p 
60 fps
120 fps
120 fps
120 fps
Narrow
60, 30, 24 fps
60, 30, 24 fps
120, 60, 30, 24 fps
Linear
60, 30, 24 fps
60, 30, 24 fps
60, 30, 24 fps
120, 60, 30, 24 fps
Linear + Horizon Leveling
120, 60, 30, 24 fps
Wide
60, 30, 24 fps
120, 60, 30, 24 fps
120, 60, 30, 24 fps
120, 60, 30, 24 fps
SuperView
Max SuperView
60, 30, 24 fps
1080p 
60 fps
240 fps
240 fps
240 fps
Narrow
60, 30, 24 fps
60, 30, 24 fps
240, 120, 60, 30, 24 fps
Linear
60, 30, 24 fps
120, 60, 30, 24 fps
120, 60, 30, 24 fps
240, 120, 60, 30, 24 fps
Linear + Horizon Leveling
240, 120, 60, 30, 24 fps
Wide
60, 30, 24 fps
240, 120, 60, 30, 24 fps
240, 120, 60, 30, 24 fps
240, 120, 60, 30, 24 fps
SuperView
120, 60, 30, 24 fps
120, 60, 30, 24 fps
120, 60, 30, 24 fps
Max SuperView
60, 30, 24 fps
960p 
240 fps
Narrow
Linear
Wide
240, 120 fps
SuperView
Max SuperView
720p 
240 fps
Narrow
Linear
240 fps
Wide
240, 60 fps
SuperView
240 fps
Max SuperView
Horizon Leveling
In-Camera in HERO Mode
With the GoPro App
With the GoPro App
In-Camera
TimeWarp Video Intervals
Auto (HERO Mode Only), 2x, 5x, 10x, 15x, 30x
Auto, 2x, 5x, 10x, 15x, 30x
2x, 5x, 10x, 15x, 30x
Auto, 2x, 5x, 10x, 15x, 30x
Time Lapse Video Intervals
0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60 seconds; 2, 5, 30, 60 minutes
0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60 seconds; 2, 5, 30, 60 minutes
0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30, 60 seconds
0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30 seconds; 1, 2, 5, 30, 60 minutes
Short Clips
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Video File Format
MP4 (H.264/AVC), MP4 (H.265/HEVC)
MP4 (H.264/AVC), MP4 (H.265/HEVC)
MP4 (H.264/AVC), MP4 (H.265/HEVC)
MP4 (H.264/AVC), MP4 (H.265/HEVC)
Max Video Bit Rate
78 Mb/s (1440)
100 Mb/s (4K, 2.7K)
78 Mb/s (4K)
100 Mb/s (5K, 4K, 2.7K)
Auto Low Light
Yes
Yes
Yes
Exposure Control
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Photo
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Burst
Yes
Yes
Yes
LiveBurst
Yes
Yes
PowerPano
Yes
Night Photo
Yes
Yes
Yes
Video
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Looping
Yes
Yes
Yes
Time Lapse Photo
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Time Lapse Video
HERO Mode Only
Yes
Yes
Yes
TimeWarp Video
Max TimeWarp
TimeWarp 2.0
TimeWarp
TimeWarp 3.0
Night Lapse Photo
Yes
Yes
Yes
Night Lapse Video
Yes
Yes
Slo-Mo
HERO Mode 2x
8x
8x
8x
Webcam Mode
Yes
Yes
Max Lens Mode
Yes
Dimensions
64 W x 69 H x 25 D (mm)
66.3 W x 48.6 H x 28.4 D (mm)
62.3 W x 44.9 H x 33 D (mm)
71.8 W x 50.8 H x 33.6 D (mm)
Weight (Camera + Battery)
154g
126g
116g
158g
Mounting Weight (Camera + Battery + Frame)
154g (No Frame Required)
126g (No Frame Required)
142g
158g (No Frame Required)
Front Screen
Status-only Screen
Status-only Screen
1.4" Color LCD with Live Preview and Status
Rear Touch Screen
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
GP1 Chip
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HDMI Out
With Media Mod for HERO8 Black or a Micro HDMI Cable
With a Micro HDMI Cable
With Media Mod for HERO9 Black or a Micro HDMI Cable
USB Port
USB-C
USB-C
USB-C
USB-C
Microphones
6
3
3
3
LEDs
2
2
3
2
Battery
Removable 1600mAh Lithium-Ion Rechargeable
Removable 1220mAh Lithium-Ion Rechargeable
Removable 1220mAh Lithium-Ion Rechargeable
Removable 1720mAh Lithium-Ion Rechargeable
Replaceable Lens
Yes
Yes
1Exchange up to two cameras per year for the same model (GoPro Fusion and HERO5 or later). Fees apply. Damage replacement available in these countries only.