GoPro Comparison Chart

FEATURES HD HERO 2 PROFESSIONAL HD HERO ORIGINAL HD HERO 960
MSRP $299.99 $199.99 (Starting at) $149.99
IMAGE QUALITY
Lens 2x Sharper Sharp Sharp
Low Light Professional Standard Standard
PHOTO – FEATURES + FOV
MEGAPIXELS 11, 8, 5 MP
wide (170º) FOV
medium (127º) FOV
5 MP 5 MP
MODES Single
10 photos in 1 sec
TimeLapse every 0.5, 1, 2, 10, 30,60
Self-Timer
Single
3 photos in 1 sec
TimeLapse every 1, 2, 10, 30, 60
Self-Timer
Single
3 photos in 1 sec
TimeLapse every 1, 2, 10, 30, 60
Self-Timer
VIDEO – RESOLUTION + FOV
1080p 1920×1080
wide (170º) FOV
medium (127º) FOV
narrow FOV (90º) FOV
30fps
1920×1080
wide (127º) FOV
30fps
Not Compatible
960p 1280×960
FOV Wide (170º)
48fps
30fps
1280×960
FOV Wide (170º)
30fps
1280×960
FOV Wide (170º)
30fps
720p 1280×720
Wide (170º) FOV
medium (127º) FOV*
narrow FOV (90º) FOV*
30fps
60fps
1280×720
Wide (170º) FOV
30fps
60fps
1280×720
Wide (170º) FOV
30fps
WVGA 848×480
Wide (170º) FOV
120fps
60fps
848×480
Wide (170º) FOV
60fps
848×480
Wide (170º) FOV
60fps
USABILITY
User Interface language based interface 3 digit code interface 3 digit code interface
LED Lights 4 (on all sides) 1 1
Inputs Mini-HDMI port, Composite port,
USB, SD, HERO port,
3.5mm External Stereo Mic port
Component port, Composite port, USB, SD, HERO Port Component port, Composite port, USB, SD
Battery Life (in 720p/60 mode) 2.5 hrs 2.5 hrs 2.5 hrs
Simultaneous record + charge when plugged into USB power source yes yes yes
COMPATIBILITY
Wi-Fi BacPac + Wi-Fi Remote Wi-Fi Remote Control
Wi-Fi video preview + playback
Wi-Fi streaming to web
Camera control via smartphone,
tablet and computer app
Wi-Fi Remote Control
Camera control via smartphone, tablet & computer
not compatible
Other GoPro BacPacs LCD BacPac™, Battery BacPac™,
3D HERO®System, Wi-Fi BacPac™, Wi-Fi Remote
LCD BacPac™, Battery BacPac™, 3D HERO® System*, Wi-Fi BacPac™ (limited), Wi-Fi Remote not compatible


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