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Friday, January 13, 2017 at 6:18 AM

GoPro’s superiority in action camera market is so indisputable that people normally call action camera GoPro just like they call soft facial tissue Kleenex or cheap furniture IKEA. Whenever GoPro releases next-gen flagship action camera, it necessarily becomes the best pick of the bunch. GoPro has recently released HERO5 camera, its newest flagship, but the previous model still gains much popularity among GoPro fans. HERO4 Back & Silver still retains its hot spot in the list of best-selling action cameras on the market.

GoPro Hero 4

Hero 4 Black & Silver VS Hero3+ Black

HERO4 Black & Silver is designed to be handy action cameras that offer many improvements to their predecessor, HERO3+ Black. As action cameras, they are versatile enough for use in many scenarios in which using either a DSLR or a phone camera is not considered practical. If you want to shoot photographs and videos while surfing, snowboarding, or using drones, HERO4 can always be a reliable image and video shooting device. The form factor of this camera makes it a reliable all-around camera that is useful in any settings imaginable.
GoPro Hero
Both HERO4 models retain the shooting capabilities of HERO3+ Black while adding new features that greatly improve their versatility. Just like HERO3+ Black, HERO4 Black & Silver have 4K, 2.7K, 1080p, and 720p shooting capability; although the cameras’ 4K feature is almost useless because with such image quality, the video recording framerate will drop severely to a level of 15 frames per second. Despite being mostly similar to HERO3+ Black, both models feature more advanced components and enhanced recording options. There are also some specific enhancements that are only found in either Black or Silver model which will be discussed below.

HERO4 Black vs. HERO4 Silver
GroPro Hero 4
We have mentioned above that both HERO4 Black & Silver models feature shooting capabilities that are inherited from HERO3+ Black, but there are some enhancements that make each model unique. In terms of resolution, bitrate and framerate, HERO4 Black is more superior than HERO4 Silver. Users expecting higher-quality images or videos should thus pick the Black model to enjoy the best shooting experience. HERO4 Silver, however, features a built-in touchscreen not found in the Black model. The touchscreen, which is first to be found in an action camera, makes the camera more convenient to use and allows users to view the shooting results immediately. If you think that a touchscreen with all of its functionalities is an essential addition, the Silver model is definitely your best pick.

Download GoPro Hero 4 :
  • GoPro Hero 4 Black User Manual English (download)
  • GoPro Hero 4 Silver User Manual English (download)
  • GoPro Hero 4 Black User Manual Francais (download)
  • GoPro Hero 4 Silver User Manual Russian (download)
  • GoPro Hero 4 Black User Manual Francais (download)
  • GoPro Hero 4 Silver User Manual Russian (download)
Hopefully useful to user GoPro hero 4.