The GoPro Hero4 Silver Adventure Action Cam is considered one of the most technically advanced cameras on the market. It has 12 mega pixels with an enlarged lens. With the lens itself, the technical superiority of other cameras becomes clear. The product dimensions are 10.5 cm x 10.3 cm x 24.7 cm with a pure camera weight of only 82 grams. The camera requires a lithium-ion battery, but is included in the scope of supply. Their housing is waterproof to a depth of 40 meters. It has a 3-way swing arm and curved and straight adhesive holders. In addition, you have quick-release buckles. Its integrated touch screen is ideal for simple and fast operation.
Technical details and features
The GoPro Hero4 Silver Adventure Action Cam has a USB interface integrated. This is used for image transmission to a PC or laptop, but can also be used for direct transmission to a TV set. Beyond this interface, it has WiFi and Bluetooth. These communication options provide a fast and wireless connection. The cable-bound variant is better suited for copying images.
A technical advantage over other cameras in their class is the enlarged integrated lens. Without an additional attachment, this lens offers a greater light incidence, which significantly improves the image quality. Its waterproof housing also offers some advantages. So with the GoPro Hero4 Silver Adventure Action Cam it is also possible to shoot high quality images underwater. Its specially manufactured housing is completely water-repellent and prevents the sharpness and quality to be pulled into compassion.
The integrated graphics chip can calculate an image up to 12 megapixels and thus creates a life-like picture quality.These features make the GoPro Hero4 Silver Adventure Action Cam one of the best cameras ever and are confirmed by some customer recessions.
Use and quality level
The GoPro Hero4 Silver Adventure Action Cam can be used in almost any region, due to its housing. Insofar as the water depth of 40 meters is not undershot, an application is also possible there without further ado. While other cameras rely on additional artificial light sources or have to calculate them by means of a graphics chip, the GoPro Hero4 Silver Adventure Action Cam can access natural light. This possibility is given on the basis of its objective and increases the picture quality many times over. In addition, images with real light appear more life-like and natural than artificially magnified images. This camera is therefore also suitable for professional photographers.
In the price / performance ratio, the GoPro Hero4 Silver Adventure Action Cam performs very well. Although it is compared to other cameras priced slightly higher, but also offers some important advantages. It can therefore be convincing in its entirety and is just as suitable for beginners as for professional photographers. Compared to other cameras in its class, it offers a significant added value and therefore gets the mark 1.0 in the price / performance ratio. An absolute flagship camera.
The GoPro Hero4 Silver Adventure Action Cam unfortunately also has some technical problems, which must also be named here. One of these problems is the control over an app. If the GoPro Hero4 Silver Adventure Action Cam is controlled via the iOS app, the error of loud noise in the video recording often occurs. This is a known problem with GoPro and has a very disadvantageous effect on this otherwise very good product. Another problem is the freezing of the camera. This causes the problem that the camera can suddenly no longer be used when photographing. All technical functions are overridden and the problem can only be remedied by removing and replacing the battery. A final problem with the GoPro Hero4 Silver Adventure Action Cam is the connection over WLAN. A connection setup via WLAN can partly lead to problems. A remedy here provides an update of the software with which the problem can be remedied. Although this error then completely disappeared, but should still work with a camera of this quality from the outset.
GoPro Hero4 Silver Adventure Review
Technically, the GoPro Hero4 Silver Adventure Action Cam is on a notable stand and beats the competition for lengths. Also the price / performance ratio is great. The waterproof housing up to 40 meters makes the application area almost limitless. Disadvantage is the general software of the GoPro Hero4 Silver Adventure Action Cam. This shows some considerable weaknesses and can not convince in the test.Software updates are absolutely necessary.
Advantages of the GoPro Hero4 Silver Adventure Action Cam
- Very good quality and workmanship
- super value for money
- perfect picture quality
- water resistant to 40 meters
- large lens
Disadvantages of the GoPro Hero4 Silver Adventure Action Cam