GoPro Hero 8 Black vs Sony FDR X3000 Action Camera Comparison

GoPro Hero 8 Black vs Sony FDR X3000 Action Camera Comparison

In this article we compare the specs and features of the GoPro Hero 8 Black and the Sony FDR X3000 action cameras.

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Spec Comparison of the GoPro Hero 8 Black and the Sony FDR X3000

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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Title Sony FDR X3000 Action Camera Spec GoPro Hero 8 Black Action Camera Spec
Price $500 $399
Release date 4 years 4 months ago 1 year 3 months ago
Video review

Phsyical Specs

Phsyical Specs

Dimensions 29.4 × 47 × 83 mm 66.3 × 48.6 × 28.4 mm
Volume 114.00cm³ 91.50cm³
Weight 114grams 126grams
Screen info screen info screen, rear touch screen
Ports micro HDMI, micro SD, USB Type-C
Physical features flappy gopro mount, waterproof

Performance Specs

Performance Specs

Battery life 50minutes 100minutes
Charge time 180minutes 240minutes
Uptime score 22/100 29/100
Depth rating (without case) 0m 10m
Remove battery
Shock resistant 0.00m
Battery size 1220mAh
Chipset GoPro GP1
Form deep thin rectangular rounded rectangular
Connectivity Wifi Wifi, Voice, Bluetooth
Image stabilisation optical image stabalization electronic image stabalization
Movement sensors GPS
Size large medium
IP Rating

Photo and Video Features

Photo and Video Features

Field of view 170degrees 170degrees
Image sensor Sony IMX317 Sony IMX277
Sensor size 1/2.5 inch 1/2.3 inch
Image sensor diagonal
Aperture F2.80 F2.80
Photo resolution 12.00mp 12.00mp
Photo burst rate 10fps 30fps
Best video resolution 4k 4k
Best video resolution 3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160
Resolution and fps 1080p 30fps, 1080p 60fps, 1080p 120fps, 4k 30fps 1080p 240fps, 1440p 120fps, 2.7k 60fps, 2.7k 120fps, 4k 30fps, 4k 60fps
Video resolutions with stabilization 4k 30fps 4k 30fps
Shooting modes live streaming, loop (dashcam), photo, time lapse, video burst mode, HDR, hyperlapse, live streaming, loop (dashcam), photo, time lapse, time lapse video, timer mode, video
Photo features single shot exposure control, HDR, live burst, RAW photos, timer
Slow mo 4x 8x
Slowest FPS 120fps 240fps
Bitrate 60Mb 100Mb
Minimum focus distance 50cm 30cm
Internal microphones 2
Video features adjustable FOV advanced metadata, exposure control, horizon levelling, image stabilization, low light
Photo features single shot exposure control, HDR, live burst, RAW photos, timer
Zoom digital digital

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