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Compare the GoPro HERO 7 White to the HERO 7 Silver and the HERO 7 Black

Curious about the difference between the GoPro HERO 7 White, Silver, and Black? The color isn't the only difference between the 3 models. In this article, I'll list the differences and similarities between the GoPro HERO 7 White, Silver, and Black. This way, you can easily decide which one is suitable for you.

In short

HERO 7 White HERO 7 Silver HERO 7 Black
Image quality QHD and Full HD 4K, QHD, and Full HD 4K, QHD, and Full HD
Number of fps in 4K - 30 60
Number fps in Full HD 60 60 240
Image stabilization Yes Yes Yes, advanced
HDR photos No No Yes
GPS No Yes Yes
Battery Integrated Integrated Removable
Live stream No No Yes

Image quality

Image quality HERO 7 White

HERO 7 White: Quad HD

Record videos in Quad HD quality with the HERO 7 White. This 1440p resolution has 4 times as many pixels as Full HD. This makes your video images extra sharp. You can record at 60 frames per second. To record slow-motion images, you can record in Full HD at 60 fps. Slow down the images up to 2 times. When you're using the action camera to take photos, you do this with 10 megapixels and 15 frames per second.

Image quality HERO 7 Silver

HERO 7 Silver: 4K 30 fps

Use the HERO 7 Silver to record detailed 4K video images at 30 frames per second. This is the highest image quality. In Quad HD and Full HD quality, you record at 60 frames per second. Similar to the HERO 7 White, you can slow down the recordings up to 2 times, which allows you to create slow-motion images. The WDR function corrects dark shadows and overexposed parts of your photo. For this, the camera only needs to take 1 photo.

Image quality HERO 7 Black

HERO 7 Black: 4K 60 fps

Similar to the HERO 7 Silver, the HERO 7 Black also has high-quality 4K video resolution. The Black model records images at 60 frames per second. This makes your images smoother. In Full HD, you can record videos at 240 frames per second. You can slow down these videos up to 8 times, so you can create more extreme slow-motion images. Thanks to the HDR function, different exposures of 3 photos are balanced and combined until you have 1 well-lit recording.

Image stabilization

Image stabilization HERO 7 White

HERO 7 White: standard image stabilization

Thanks to the video stabilization in the HERO 7 White, you can make stable recordings during outdoor activities. You can, for instance, put your GoPro on your helmet while skiing or mount it to your mountain bike. The stabilizer makes sure motion blur caused by vibrations is reduced as much as possible. This makes recording your activity easy.

Image stabilization HERO 7 Silver

HERO 7 Silver: standard image stabilizatio

Similar to the HERO 7 White, the HERO 7 Silver is equipped with video stabilization. This guarantees smooth video images. This reduces vibrations that are detected during your outdoor activities You can take the action camera with you while diving or skiing and make stable recordings.

Image stabilization HERO 7 Black

HERO 7 Black: advanced image stabilization

The HyperSmooth stabilization of the HERO 7 Black allows you to make the most stable recordings. This way, it seems as if you're using a stabilizing gimbal. The action camera predicts your movements and corrects the movement of the camera, which allows you to record smooth images. This is useful when you like action-filled sports with a lot of movement.

User-friendliness

User-friendliness HERO 7 White

HERO 7 White: integrated battery

You control the HERO 7 White in 2 ways: with the touchscreen or with voice control. Voice control is especially useful when you can't use your hands. This way, you can still take photos and make videos with the GoPro. Easily take a selfie with the photo timer. Removing the battery from the action camera isn't possible. When the battery runs out, you have to charge your GoPro first before you can continue recording.

User-friendliness HERO 7 Silver

HERO 7 Silver: integrated battery

You can also control the HERO 7 Silver with the touchscreen or with your voice. When you tap or swipe the screen, you can set different modes. If you want to keep your hands free during your activity, you can use voice control. Easily take a group photo or selfie with the photo timer. Similar to the HERO 7 White, removing the battery to charge the GoPro isn't possible.

User-friendliness HERO 7 Black

HERO 7 Black: removable battery

As for the controls, the HERO 8 Black is exactly the same as the White and Silver. You can easily control the action camera with the touchscreen and voice control. The advantage of the HERO 7 Black is that its battery can be removed. Whenever your battery runs out, you can change it for a spare battery. Afterwards, you can continue recording and photographing right away.

Conclusion

The GoPro Hero 7 White and Silver are both suitable for active holidays and outdoor sports. Novice videographers use the HERO 7 White to record sharp images. The HERO 7 Silver is suitable for advanced videographers that want to make detailed 4K videos. On top of that, you can make Full HD slow-motion recordings. Demanding videographers opt for the GoPro HERO 7 Black. It allows you to make the most stable and smooth 4K recordings of extreme sports. In addition, you can make slow-motion images of the highest quality.

GoPro HERO 7 White

  • QHD at 60 frames per second
  • 10-megapixel photos
  • Waterproof up to 10 meters
219,-
in stock

Pros

  • You can record sharp images in Quad HD quality at 60 frames per second.
  • Slow down Full HD recordings to slow-motion images.
  • Thanks to the image stabilization, your images are stable.

Cons

  • Removing the battery isn't possible.
  • A memory card isn't included.

GoPro HERO 7 Silver

  • 4K at 30 frames per second
  • 10-megapixel photos
  • Waterproof up to 10 meters
279,-
in stock

Pros

  • Record detailed images in 4K quality at 30 frames per second.
  • The WDR function corrects dark shadows and overexposed parts after you've taken your photo.
  • Slow down Full HD images 2 times to create sharp slow-motion images.

Cons

  • Removing the battery isn't possible.
  • A memory card isn't included.

GoPro HERO 7 Black

  • 4K at 60 frames per second
  • 12-megapixel photos
  • Waterproof up to 10 meters
409,-349,-
in stock

Pros

  • The HyperSmooth image stabilization allows you to record very stable video images.
  • Record videos in Full HD at 240 fps, that you can slow down up to 8 times to create slow-motion recordings.
  • Thanks to the HDR function, different exposures of 3 photos are balanced and combined until you have 1 well-lit recording.

Cons

  • A memory card isn't included.

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