GoPro Hero 7
Release Date, Specs, Features, Price, Comparisons, etc.

2018 GoPro Hero 7 Release Date, Specs, Price, Comparison and More
By Alisa Updated: Nov. 29, 2018

Q 1: GoPro releases new GoPro Hero 7 with 3 models: GoPro Hero 7 Black, GoPro Hero 7 Silver, GoPro Hero 7 White. What are their differences?

Q 2: I'm going to have a trip recently and I want to buy a GoPro camera since it's small, portable and professional in recording action videos. Which model of new GoPro Hero 7 should I buy?

GoPro has released its new flagship action camera GoPro Hero 7 Black along with two cheaper models: GoPro Hero 7 Silver and GoPro Hero 7 White. Older GoPro Hero 6 Black, Hero 5, Hero action cameras are discontinued. This post gathers some infomation of the new GoPro Hero 7, including release date, specs, new features, price, comparison of 3 models, etc. We also make a chart to compare GoPro Hero 7 Black, GoPro Hero 7 Silver, and GoPro Hero 7 White.

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GoPro Hero 7 Release Date

GoPro releases new GoPro Hero 7 in September 20, 2018 as estimated. GoPro Hero cameras are the core products of the company. It's no doubt that GoPro Hero 6 and Hero 5 Black are great successes in sports & action cameras market. New launch of GoPro Hero 7 will cement its place in the area of action camera. This will be a good opportunity to boost GoPro's profit margin in the last season of this year.

GoPro Hero 7 Specs & New Features

2018 GoPro Hero 7 comes with several stunning new features including HyperSmooth stabilization, Live Streaming to social media sites like Facebbook, and a new timelapse mode called "Time Warp", a new SuperPhoto, etc.

1. HyperSmooth Stabilization
Compared to GoPro Hero 6 Black, the most impressive new feature of GoPro Hero 7 Black is "Hypersmooth" stabilization. New GoPro Hero 7 Black now supports video stabilization in recording 4K 60fps video. With the new video stabilization tech, you can get insanely smoother video.

2. New Timelapse Mode - TimeWarp
A brand-new timelapse mode named TimeWarp combines with stalilisation. With TimeWarp, you can capture marvelous smooth and stabilized time lapse video as you move through a scene like cycling.

3. Live Streaming
GoPro Hero 7 is the first GoPro camera that supports livesteam. After you record some great moments, you can directly stream them to Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, Twitch and more to share the cool moments as they happen. >> Get Live Streaming not Working Troubleshooting Tips

GoPro Hero 7 New Features

4. SuperPhoto
GoPro Hero 7 Black equips SuperPhoto feature. It can automatically recognise scenes and apply the right camera settings. It automatically shoots amazing photos with HDR, local tone mapping and noise reduction in any light.


5. Voice Control
When your hands are busy and can't operate the GoPro camera, you can say one of 16 voice commands GoPro Hero 7 support to do some operations, including "GoPro, take a photo", etc.

6. Waterproof and Tough
GoPro Hero 7 is waterproof to 10 meters (33ft), and it is more rugged.


7. Design
There's not much reform in design. The outlook, dimension, battery and more of GoPro Hero 7 Black are the same with GoPro Hero 6 Black. GoPro Hero 7 Black has a "Replaceable Lens" feature, while Hero 7 Silver and White don't have.


8. Color
GoPro refreshes its camera lineup. This time GoPro Hero 7 are available in 3 colors: Black, Silver and White. GoPro Hero 7 Silver and GoPro Hero 7 White are cheaper than GoPro Hero 7 Black.


9. GoPro Hero 7 Price
GoPro Hero 7 Black is sold at $399.99. GoPro Hero 7 Silver is $299.99. GoPro Hero 7 White is $199.99.

GoPro Hero 7 Black vs Hero 7 Silver vs Hero 7 White

GoPro Hero 7 Models GoPro Hero 7 Black GoPro Hero 7 Silver GoPro Hero 7 White
Design & Dimensions 62.3 W x 44.9 H x 33 D (mm), 116g 62.3 W x 44.9 H x 28.3 D (mm), 94.4g 62.3 W x 44.9 H x 28.3 D (mm), 92.4g
Max Video Resolution 4K/60fps 4K/30fps 1080p/60fps
Video File Format MP4 (H.264/AVC), MP4 (H.265/HEVC) MP4 (H.264) MP4 (H.264)
Max Video Bit Rate 78 Mb/s (4K) 60 Mb/s (4K) 40 Mb/s (1440p)
Photo 12MP (With SuperPhoto) 10MP (With HDR) 10MP
Slo-mo 8x 2x 2x
Battery Removable 1220mAh lithium-ion rechargeable Built-in Built-in
Video Stabilization HyperSmooth Standard Standard
Protune Yes No No
Karma Compatible Yes No No

For more comparisons of GoPro Hero 7 three models, you can visit: https://gopro.com/help/articles/block/compare-cameras

How to Convert GoPro Hero (7/6/5) HEVC Video to H264 with VideoProc

VideoProc, as the best 4K video processing software for GoPro, DJI, iPhone 4K videos, can easily convert 4K HEVC to H.264 or in reverse, compress 4K to 1080p/720p, etc. to resize 4K video for uploading and sharing, cut, crop, process 4K videos at ultrafast speed with Nvidia CUDA/NVENC, Intel QSV, AMD hardware acceleration.

VideoProc is all-in-one video software combining 5 main functions into one: Edit video, convert video, free download video, convert DVD, and record screen/webcam.

Free download and install VideoProc on Windows 10/87 or Mac (Mojave), and below is a step-by-step guide on how to convert GoPro 4K HEVC video to 4K H.264.

Step 1:Run VideoProc. Click "Video" button on the main UI. Then click "+Video" icon to load source GoPro 4K HEVC video.
Import Source Video
Step 2:Select "MP4 H264" as output in general output video profiles column. Or click "Target Format" to open the Output Profile window to find other hundreds of options.
Step 3:Tick "Nvidia/Intel/AMD" hardware acceleration engine. Hit "RUN" button to start converting GoPro 4K HEVC to H.264 at ultrafast speed.
Convert GoPro 4K HEVC to H.264
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Alisa Cassiel

Alisa Cassiel, an English CopyWriter of Digiarty, has 4 years of writing and marketing experience. Love writing and always provide thoughtful how-to guides and tips related to video processing, recent hot topics, new digital devices, hit movies, music, etc. She is a life-enthusiast who is independent, persistent, enthusiastic, energetic, and interested in music, exercise, travel, dance, painting.

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