GoPro Hero 3+ vs. GoPro Hero 4

GoPro Hero 3+ vs. GoPro Hero 4

Any person who wants to capture videos of themselves doing cool stunts or take pictures of their adventure, knows that GoPro is the best action camera in the market. GoPro has quite a few models of their action camera, each with their own benefits. Here’s a comparison of their two latest cameras – GoPro Hero 3+ and the GoPro Hero 4, for you to choose the right one.

Dimensions and Weight

The GoPro Hero 3+ is is a lot like the GoPro 3 and only has some slight changes. It measures 41mm x 59mm x 21/30 mm and weighs 74 grams without the housing and 136 grams with it.

The GoPro Hero 4 is the same size as Hero 3+ but is slightly heavier at 88 grams and 152 grams with housing.

HD Recording Capability

The Hero 4 is the best in the GoPro series when it comes to high definition video recording. At 1080p it can record up to 120 fps, whereas the Hero 3+ records videos at 1080p at 60/50 fps.


While all the GoPro cameras are created with a built in mono microphone, the Hero 4 can deliver nearly double the range of the other GoPro camera models.

Built in LCD Touch Screen

The Hero 4 Silver is the only GoPro camera that has a built-in touch screen viewfinder. The Hero 3+ requires the LCD Touch Bac Pac attached to the camera for users to have the same convenience.


The Hero 3+ is priced at $300 to $350, whereas the Hero 4 costst $400 to $500.

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