When you talk about action cameras, GoPro is the name that stands out above all others. And the GoPro Hero 7 serie, although now a few years old, still looks appealing given its top-notch features and value-for-money. The GoPro Hero 7 action camera comes in tre variants: The flagship Hero 7 Black, the mid-range Hero 7 Silver, and the entry-level Hero 7 White.

Now, you must be wondering what’s really the difference between these three models… In this article you’ll learn about all the major differences between the GoPro Hero 7 Black and the GoPro Hero 7 White.

GoPro Hero 7 White vs Black: Overview


Here’s the basic overview of both the cameras to let you have an idea about what the two cameras we’re comparing here stand for:

GoPro Hero 7 Bianco

GoPro Hero7 White — Waterproof...
  • Rugged + waterproof : Share experiences you can’t capture with your phone; Hero7...
  • Intuitive touch screen : With a touch screen and simple, streamlined capture modes,...
  • Full hd video: Hero7 white records beautiful full hd video; you can also shoot unique...

Tutta la GoPro Hero 7 Bianco è un' resistente, impermeabile action camera which lets you shoot stunning Full HD videos (1080p @ 60fps). This action camera allows you to shoot beautiful 10MP photos. Ha un 1220 mAh built-in battery and a Porta USB-C is available for connectivity. Other features like WiFi, Bluetooth, Voice Control Commands are available for enriching your shooting experience.

However, due to the fact that the la batteria è incorporata, you cannot remove the battery of the Hero 7 White. Also, it lacks some great features like HyperSmooth stabilization, live-streaming and high dynamic range (HDR) images.

GoPro HERO7 White

GoPro Hero 7 Black

GoPro Hero7 Black - Impermeabile...
  • HyperSmooth: Ottieni una stabilizzazione simile al gimbal, senza il gimbal. HERO7 Black...
  • TimeWarp: Cattura video time lapse super stabilizzati mentre ti muovi su una scena....
  • Streaming dal vivo in 720p: Condividi mentre sei lì. Live streaming in 720p sui social,...

The flagship Hero 7 series camera – the GoPro Hero 7 Black is versatile and has loads more to offer. With this action camera, you can enjoy recording your fun moments using some amazing new features like HyperSmooth, TimeWarp, SuperPhoto etc.

The Hero 7 Black can record videos in Full HD 1080p resolution at 240 fps, which means you can slow down up to 8 times to create wonderful slow-motion recordings. With 12MP risoluzione fotografica e fino a 4K @ 60fps resolution, it is capable of capturing some amazing shots and high dynamic range (HDR) images. This camera also has the option to shoot images in RAW format in addition to the standard JPEG format.

GoPro HERO7 Black

Hero 7 White vs Hero 7 Black: Key Specifications


Have a look at the table below for the difference in the key specs of GoPro Hero 7:

SpecificheGoPro Hero 7 BlackGoPro Hero 7 Bianco
Massima risoluzione video4K @ 60 fps
1080p @ 240 fps
1080p @ 60 fps
Image Sensor Size12 MP10 MP
Picture FormatJPEG E RAWJPEG
SuperPhoto HDR PhotosSì'No
HyperSmooth StabilizationSì'No
Streaming in direttaSì'No
TimeWarp VideoSì'No
WaterproofYes (down to 10m)Yes (down to 10m)
Batteria rimovibileSì'No
ProtuneSì'No
GPS StampsSì'No
Front ScreenSì'No
Dimensione dello schermo tattile2 pollici2 pollici

GoPro Hero 7 (White vs Black): 7 Differences


Di seguito sono elencati i seven most notable differences between the GoPro Hero 7 White and the GoPro Hero 7 Black:

#1. Design

A parte l'ovvia differenza di colore, the look of both the Hero 7 White & Black is almost the same on the outside, except that the former doesn’t have a front screen while the latter features a monochrome front LCD screen. Both cameras have the lens port on the top right corner and a touchscreen that covers most of the rear part of the camera. Another noticeable difference is that the Hero 7 White has only one door as its battery is built-in, while Black has two (because its battery is removable).

#2. Waterproof or not?

Both these models are impermeabile fino a 10m depth. However, the notable difference here is – if you need to take the camera a little deeper in water –  the Hero 7 Black is compatible with GoPro’s SuperSuit cover. With the frame on, it can be taken down to 60m di profondità. The Hero 7 White, on the other hand, is not compatible with the same and thus, a separate third-party protective housing is required for the camera.

#3. Battery

Tutta la durata della batteria is the same in both GoPro 7 White & Black as these two cameras use rechargeable batteries rated exactly the same at 1220 mAh. Main difference between the two is that the Hero 7 Black has a batteria rimovibile and can be swapped with batteries of previous models (Hero 5, 6 Black). However, the Hero 7 White has a built-in battery. So, you can’t remove it, and the only way to charge it is by connecting it directly to a power source.

#4. Connettività

Both the Hero 7 models being discussed here support WiFi as well as Bluetooth. They sport a USB-C port too. But,  while the Hero 7 Black also has a micro HDMI port, the Hero 7 White doesn’t.

#5. Resolution

Both of these cameras can shoot good quality videos. However, where the Hero 7 White maxes out at 1080p/60fps, Black’s max video resolution is significantly better at 4K/60fps. For slow-motion videos, the highest frame-rate available on the Hero 7 White is 60 frames per second at the 1080p resolution. On the other hand, with the Hero 7 Black, you can get up to 240 fps (in 1080p, 960p, and 720p).

In addition to this, only the Hero 7 Black offers awesome stabilization with Stabilizzazione Hypersmooth. On the image front, the Hero 7 Black produces larger images 12MP vs 10MP offered its White counterpart. It also has the option to shoot in RAW format as well as JPEG. And, with HDR function over WDR and burst options available, the Hero 7 Black produces better quality images.

#6. Audio

The GoPro Hero 7 White has only two onboard microphones, as compared to Black which has three. Therefore, the Hero 7 Black offers better sound quality. Also, there is a provision to connect an microfono esterno via adapter in the Hero 7 Black for enhancing the voice quality – a feature that’s missing in White .

#7. Other Features

The GoPro Hero 7 White does not support several additional features like Hypersmooth, Super Photo, Live streaming etc. It is somewhat limited in its functionality and compatibility. The Hero 7 Black, on the other hand, is the flagship version which offers all these features making photography more flexible and enjoyable.

Verdict


From the above comparison, it’s clear that the GoPro Hero 7 Black è il winner without any doubt. However, I feel that this comparison is not fair because here we’re comparing a flagship camera with its base model. Even though the Hero 7 White is low on features, it comes at a significantly lower price than the Hero 7 Black.

Therefore, it all comes down to its application and your personal preferences. If you’re looking for a low-budget camera for shooting simple videos of your adventures in HD, then the GoPro Hero 7 Silver is a good-enough option for you. However, if you’re someone who needs a fine quality action camera with incredible image stabilization, 4k res. videos, good sound quality, more versatility, etc. then the best option is definitely the Hero 7 Black.

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