HERO4 Camera Battery-life

Question

What is the approximate continuous recording time (hr:min) you can expect when shooting in various video modes of the HERO4 cameras while using a fully-charged battery?

Where does it apply?

  • HERO4 Black
  • HERO4 Silver 

Answer

The charts below indicate the approximate continuous recording time (hr:min) you can expect when shooting in various video modes using a fully-charged battery*.

*Based on GoPro engineering testing. Actual performance may vary based on settings, environmental conditions and other factors. Maximum battery capacity will normally decrease with time and use.
 

HERO4 Black

 With Wi-Fi Off  With Wi-Fi On + Using Smart RemoteWith Wi-Fi On + Using the Capture appWith Wi-Fi Off + Battery BacPac™ With Wi-Fi Off + Using LCD Touch BacPac™ 
 Video Mode Estimated TimeEstimated Time  Estimated Time Estimated TimeEstimated Time 
4K 30fps  1:05 0:55 0:50 2:00 0:50
 2.7K 48fps1:05 1:00 0:55 2:10 0:55 
 2.7K 30fps (4:3) 1:10 1:05 0:55 2:15 0:55 
 1080p 120fps1:10 1:05 1:00 2:20 0:55 
 1080p 60fps1:20 1:15 1:10 2:30 1:10 
 1080p 30fps SuperView1:30 1:20 1:15 2:45 1:15 
 720p 120fps 1:501:40 1:30 3:00 1:20 

 

HERO4 Silver

 With Wi-Fi Off  With Wi-Fi On + Using Smart Remote With Wi-Fi On + Using the Capture appWith Wi-Fi Off + Battery BacPac™  
Video Mode Estimated Time  Estimated Time Estimated TimeEstimated Time 
 4K 15fps 2:001:50  1:403:05 
 2.7K 30fps 1:501:40  1:303:00 
 1440p 48fps 1:501:40  1:303:05 
 1080p 60fps 1:401:30  1:303:00 
 1080p 30fps Superview 1:501:40  1:303:05 
 720p 120fps 1:551:45  1:353:05 

 

 

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