GoPro Hero 4 Silver Action Camera Specs Features & Reviews

Camscore
88/100

Key Specs

Price
$250
Release Date
4 years 7 months ago
Field of View
170 degrees
Adjustable FOV
Yes
Type of Image Stabilization
 
360
No

Photo Specs and Settings

Photo Res
12.00mp
Burst rate
30fps
Exposure Modes
 
Optical Zoom
No
Optical Zoom Distance
 
Aperture
F2.80
Minimum Focus Distance
 

Video Specs and Settings

Highest Resolution with Image Stabilization
 
Video Resolutions with Stabilization
 
Fastest FPS
120fps
Recording Bitrate
45Mbps
Video Loop Length
 
Video codec
 
Video recording format
 
Adjust Aspect Ratio
 
Video Recording Options
 
Max ISO
 
360 Stitching
 

Physical

Screen Size
1.75" (inch)
Screen
Yes
Info Screen
No
Flip Screen
No
Weight
88grams
Weight with Housing
 
Recording Lights
Yes
Flash
No
Glasses
No

Power

Manufacturer Claimed Battery Life
65 minutes (at 1080p 30fps)
Charge Time
 
Uptime Score
 
USB Charge
Yes
Extend Battery Life with External Battery
No
Removable Battery
Yes

Action

Waterproof Depth
40metre
Drop Proof
No
Waterproof Housing Required
Yes

Interface and Connections

Touch Screen
No
Memory Capacity
64gb
External Microphone
Yes
Phone App
Yes
Sensors
 
Remote
Yes
Photo & Video Examples
 
Buying Options
Used
Warranty
 
Warranty Length
 
Table of contents

GoPro Hero 4 Silver action camera specifications and expert reviews.re

Summary

The GoPro 4 Silver is one of GoPros best action cameras to date, the upgrade from the GoPro 3+ cameras, solid little action cameras that record great footage, but lack 4K video recording.

They can have problems with the sound on the video recordings but have some great features.

Reasons to buy
  • Some action camera enthusiasts think that the screen is bright and vivid
  • Others like how easy it is to switch between photo and video modes
  • Many have said how it performs well underwater in it's underwater housing
  • A few have wished for optical zoom as the digital zoom is poor
Reasons not to buy
  • A few users have said that it is prone to freezing up every once and a while
  • Others have said that the sound quality in the video recordings are not the best
First Look
Underwater Video Example
Action Video Example
Firmware Downloads & Updates
 
Replaced
 

Frequently Asked Questions

Can You Record Super Slow Motion Footage (120fps) in Real High Definition (1080p)?
No, you have to drop down to 720p to get 120fps slow motion videos
Can You Record Footage Whilst The Camera Charges?
No you can't record whilst charging this camera
What Is The Best Video Recording Resolutin & Framerate With Image Stabilization?
There is no image stabalization
Does This Camera Record Real 4K Video Footage?
Yes the GoPro Hero 4 Silver can record at 4K video resolution but only at 15fps

Mounting and Form

Mounting and Form

One of the best GoPros ever released. It doesn' come with a quarter inch thread though on the camera body but you do have the gopro mounting options on the case.