GoPro Hero 9 Black vs GoPro Hero 7 Black Action Camera Spec Comparison

GoPro Hero 9 Black vs GoPro Hero 7 Black Action Camera Spec Comparison

In this article, we compare the specs and features of the GoPro Hero 9 Black and the GoPro Hero 7 Black action cameras. Whenever you see bold and emphasized spec text, that means that the GoPro Hero 9 Black has the better feature and specification between the two.

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Spec Comparison of the GoPro Hero 9 Black and the GoPro Hero 7 Black

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 GoPro Hero 7 Black Action Camera Specs GoPro Hero 9 Black Action Camera Specs
Price $329 $449
Release date 2 years ago 1 month 1 week ago
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Phsyical Specs

Phsyical Specs

Dimensions 62.3 × 44.9 × 33 mm 72 × 55 × 33 mm
Volume 92.00cm³ 133.00cm³
Weight 116grams 180grams
Screen info screen, rear touch screen front screen, rear display, rear touch screen
Ports micro HDMI, micro SD, USB Type-C micro SD, USB Type-C
Physical features replace lens, waterproof replace lens, flappy gopro mount, waterproof

Performance Specs

Performance Specs

Battery life 100minutes 130minutes
Charge time 240minutes 120minutes
Uptime score 29/100 52/100
Depth rating (without case) 10m 10m
Remove battery
Shock resistant 0.00m 0.00m
Battery size 1220mAh 1729mAh
Chipset GoPro GP1
Form rounded rectangular rounded rectangular
Connectivity Wifi, Voice, Bluetooth Wifi, Voice, Bluetooth
Image stabilisation electronic image stabalization electronic image stabalization
Movement sensors GPS
Size medium medium
IP Rating

Photo and Video Features

Photo and Video Features

Field of view 170degrees 170degrees
Image sensor Sony IMX277 Sony IMX677
Sensor size 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Image sensor diagonal 7.66mm
Aperture F2.80
Photo resolution 12.00mp 20.00mp
Photo burst rate 30fps 30fps
Best video resolution 5k
Best video resolution 3840 x 2160 5120 x 2880
Resolution and fps 720p 240fps, 1080p 240fps, 1440p 120fps, 2.7k 120fps, 4k 60fps 1080p 30fps, 1080p 60fps, 1080p 120fps, 1080p 240fps, 2.7k 120fps, 4k 60fps, 5k 30fps
Video resolutions with stabilization 4k 30fps 5k 30fps
Shooting modes burst mode, HDR, live streaming, loop (dashcam), photo, time lapse, time lapse video, timer mode, video auto exposure bracketing, burst mode, burst photos, charge and record, duration capture, HDR, hyperlapse, live streaming, loop (dashcam), photo, photos in video, scheduled capture, time lapse, time lapse video, timer mode, video, webcam
Photo features exposure control, RAW photos bracketing, burst, continuous photo, exposure control, HDR, hyperlapse, interval, live burst, manual shutter speed, night shot, panorama, RAW photos, selfie, single shot, timelapse, timer
Slow mo 8x 8x
Slowest FPS 240fps 240fps
Bitrate 78Mb 100Mb
Minimum focus distance 30cm 30cm
Internal microphones 3 3
Video features advanced metadata, exposure control, image stabilization, low light, wind noise reduction adjustable FOV, auto record, exposure control, HDR, horizon levelling, image stabilization, low light, manual ISO, orientation, quick record, upside down mode, wind noise reduction
Photo features exposure control, RAW photos bracketing, burst, continuous photo, exposure control, HDR, hyperlapse, interval, live burst, manual shutter speed, night shot, panorama, RAW photos, selfie, single shot, timelapse, timer
Zoom digital digital

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