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Backpacker
Posts: 946

Hero 5 & 6 Black image stabilization comparison

thought i'd do a quick video showing how much better the image stabilization is on the Hero 6 compared to the 5. Both recorded in 2.7k@30fps in wide so they are equal. Files then merged in Coral, rendered then into GoPro studio for text so both have had the same editing. Both GoPro just hand held

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0uN7PH9LDCA

Adventurer
Posts: 10,195

Re: Hero 5 & 6 Black image stabilization comparison

RED is not RED on the Hero 6, to Vivid

 

Blue  may be the same a tad off vivid

 

lighting of the window  the Hero 5 is better the hero 6 is a tad brighter.

Backpacker
Posts: 946

Re: Hero 5 & 6 Black image stabilization comparison

a negative post from Fishy, what a surprise. So why aren't you hassling rhe YU forum instead of here?

Adventurer
Posts: 10,195

Re: Hero 5 & 6 Black image stabilization comparison

Not negative, it's just what I knotced off the spot I did not look at the EIS of the camera b/c the  sportman caught my eye first Lol. I would say its the   gp chip that is on a new coloring scheme Lol.

 

but Yeah we bashed the hell out of yi and you know what  they fixed the issue when asked ,n o questions asked something that taken gopro  a new camera to fix it ha ha ha 

 

I am holding off my purchase because I have my promic at home I need to check if the sound was corrected.  Not into the Blue side of the camera. that be the HUE of it.   the actual EIS should be you walking outside in 12 o'clock knoow, the na simple pan.  if asked  yeah its a gopro seems you got a 1000.00 3d camera thre   he he he   yeah to me I will wait, sell.  get  I gots you to do my testing   no pun intended

Explorer
Posts: 12,207

Re: Hero 5 & 6 Black image stabilization comparison

@duanem8
Nice, thanks for sharing. I have absolutely no regrets with the Hero6. I suggest anyone even having the slightest urge to get this camera, just go out and buy it. You have 30 days to return it. My bet is you wont, but even if you do, at least you will be making your decision off of first hand experience.

I honestly wasn't sure if I was going to keep it when I bought it. I wanted it, but did I need it? I have seven GoPro cameras including the Hero5 Session and Hero5 Black. I was walking out of the store tucking the receipt away so I wouldn't lose it. In less than an hour of use I knew I was not returning this camera. My want turned into a need. I need this camera because going back just isn't an option. I'll still find use for my other cameras and the Hero5 Black and Session are still fine cameras, but IMO, the Hero6 is just so much better.

And, as Fish says, "knoow, the na simple pan"
Adventurer
Posts: 10,195

Re: Hero 5 & 6 Black image stabilization comparison

People just luv taking typing the wrong way. Lol     Yes it does take a look in hand and that I agree,  I am holding off till I feel the time is right and my questions answere with a Promic and some oh back on topic what was it    Yi is on vaction they made their point who cares you got a camera use it in good health

Backpacker
Posts: 946

Re: Hero 5 & 6 Black image stabilization comparison


@danielr15 wrote:
@duanem8
Nice, thanks for sharing. I have absolutely no regrets with the Hero6. I suggest anyone even having the slightest urge to get this camera, just go out and buy it. You have 30 days to return it. My bet is you wont, but even if you do, at least you will be making your decision off of first hand experience.

the improved spec doesn't do the Hero 6 justice. Before I bought it I wonder why they didn't just call it Hero 5+, but once you use it you'll see its a completely different camera. £500 may be dear, but for £100 more than a hero 5 Black I couldn't justify not spending extra (does that make sense)

Explorer
Posts: 12,207

Re: Hero 5 & 6 Black image stabilization comparison

I agree. I feel that unless you are buying either the Hero5 Session or regular Session for the form factor, you are wasting money not getting the Hero6.

How much is not having regret worth? Over the course of a year it is not even $10 a month to have the assurance you purchased the best camera. I just can't recommend the Hero5 anymore. It's not a bad camera. I liked the Hero5, a lot, but I never had the same stoked feeling as I do about the Hero6.

In summation, knoow, the na simple pan! 👍😉
(Sorry Fish, I couldn't resist. I know you have thick skin and a sense of humor so I hope you're not offended).