GoPro Hero 8 Black vs SJCam SJ8 Pro Action Camera Comparison

GoPro Hero 8 Black vs SJCam SJ8 Pro Action Camera Comparison

In this article we compare the specs and features of the GoPro Hero 8 Black and the SJCam SJ8 Pro Pro action cameras.

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Spec Comparison of the GoPro Hero 8 Black and the SJCam SJ8 Pro

In this comparison table we have each action camera side by side with all of their specs and features so we can compare them and share individual features that you may be interested in to see which action camera is best for you and your photography and film making.

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gopro hero 8 action camera SJCam SJ8 Pro Action Camera Spec
Title GoPro Hero 8 Black Action Camera Spec SJCam SJ8 Pro Action Camera Spec
Price $399 $179
Release date 4 years 5 months ago 5 years 10 months ago
Video review

Phsyical Specs

Phsyical Specs

Dimensions 66.3 × 48.6 × 28.4 mm 62.5 × 41 × 28.8 mm
Volume 91.50cm³ 73.00cm³
Weight 126grams 85grams
Screen info screen, rear touch screen info screen, rear touch screen
Ports micro HDMI, micro SD, USB Type-C micro SD, USB Type-C
Physical features flappy gopro mount, waterproof external microphone

Performance Specs

Performance Specs

Battery life 100minutes 90minutes
Charge time 240minutes 180minutes
Uptime score 29/100 33/100
Depth rating (without case) 10m 0m
Remove battery
Shock resistant 0.00m
Battery size 1220mAh 1200mAh
Max memory size
Chipset GoPro GP1 Ambarella H22 S85
Form rounded rectangular rounded rectangular
Connectivity Wifi, Voice, Bluetooth Wifi
Image stabilisation electronic image stabalization gyro stabalization
Movement sensors GPS gyroscope
Size medium medium
IP Rating

Photo and Video Features

Photo and Video Features

Field of view 170degrees 170degrees
Image sensor Sony IMX277 Sony IMX377
Sensor size 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Image sensor diagonal
Aperture F2.80 F2.80
Photo resolution 12.00mp 12.00mp
Photo burst rate 30fps
Best video resolution 4k 4k
Best video resolution 3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160
Resolution and fps 1080p 240fps, 1440p 120fps, 2.7k 60fps, 2.7k 120fps, 4k 30fps, 4k 60fps 720p 240fps, 1080p 60fps, 1080p 120fps, 1440p 30fps, 1440p 60fps, 4k 30fps, 4k 60fps
Video resolutions with stabilization 4k 30fps
Shooting modes burst mode, HDR, hyperlapse, live streaming, loop (dashcam), photo, time lapse, time lapse video, timer mode, video burst photos, charge and record, FPV, loop (dashcam), photo, photos in video, time lapse, time lapse video, video
Photo features exposure control, HDR, live burst, RAW photos, timer
Slow mo 8x 4x
Slowest FPS 240fps 240fps
Bitrate 100Mb
Minimum focus distance 30cm 30cm
Internal microphones
Video features advanced metadata, exposure control, horizon levelling, image stabilization, low light
Photo features exposure control, HDR, live burst, RAW photos, timer
Zoom digital digital

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