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Hiker
Posts: 278

Re: gopro 6 firmware update to gopro 7


@agilestoke40735 wrote:

I can tell you that there is no ZOOM in any Gopro.

 


Actually the hero 7vblack does, from the manual

 

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Hiker
Posts: 278

Re: gopro 6 firmware update to gopro 7


@danielr15 wrote:

@fishycomics wrote:

 something else comes along like the DJI Osmo pocket.  but that is not a gopro story here.


And yet you brought it up anyway, LOL.

 

Well, since you did:

Osmo Pocket Positive: Gimbal stabilization on small device

Osmo Pocket Negative (compared to HERO7 Black)

  1. Gimbal stabilization
    1. Moving parts
      1. Increased risk for damage
        1. optic image stabilizers (OIS) may be easily damageable.
      2. Hard time dealing with high-frequencies due to inherent mechanical limits
      3. Mechanical gimbals may have hard time dealing with a surrounding viscous medium (i.e. water) or in the absence of gravity (Free Falls)
      4. Sea sick bounding up and down when walking
  2. Too Small
    1. Harder to hold
    2. Harder to attach accessories
  3. Poor Durability
    1. No Waterproofing
      1. Not even splash resistant
      2. Not rain resistant
      3. Must be put in case before placing in...your pocket Smiley LOL
      4. Changable/swappable protective lens?
      5. Can't be used underwater without housing
        1. Housing limits user to "flashlight mode" one direction filming
    2. See moving parts above
  4. Limited Resolutions
    1. No 2.7K
    2. No 1440p
    3. No 960p
    4. No 720p
  5. Limited Frames per second
    1. Max 60fps
      1. No Super Slow Motion (120fps not available
      2. No Super Extreme Slow Motion (240fps not available)
  6. No Slow motion at high resolution
    1. No 2.7K/120fps
  7. Small onboard screen
    1. Screen on device cuts off left and right side of filming view
      1. You can't see everything that you are filming
    2. Harder to see
    3. Harder to adjust settings
  8. Must attach phone to change "Pro" settings
    1. Phone must be attached to change basic (DJI is calling Pro) filming settings, i.e., Protune
  9. Increased risk to Phones charging port
    1. Connecting phone without support increases risk of damaging phone charging port
  10. Limit Phone compatibility
    1. Only attaches to iPhone Lightning port or Android USB-C phones
  11. No built in Wi-Fi
    1. Additional cost for accessory for Wi-Fi phone connection
  12. Accessories Accessories Accessories (for basic use)
    1. Scroll wheel $59
    2. Wi-Fi connect 59
    3. Waterproof housing - unknown cost
    4. Specialized selfie pole - unknown cost
    5. Mounting adapter $19
    6. Mic Adapter - Unknown cost
  13. Poor audio 
    1. Only sounds good without any wind, breeze, ambient sound
  14. Limited to Narrow FOV
    1. Not good for action
    2. Not good for vlogging
    3. Not good for scenic shots
    4. No options for Wide, Superwide, Linear, or changing FOV
  15. Poor Auto Focus
    1. Blurry faces
    2. Cannot wear sunglasses for accurate face detect
  16. No highly efficient HEVC
    1. Increased storage utilization
  17. Bulky and inconvienient
    1. Once you start adding phone and acccessories, no longer small or convinient
  18. Bad Dynamic Range
    1. Blown out sky and highlights
    2. Shadows too dark
    3. Poor adaptation to changin environments
  19. No Swappable Battery
    1. Limited time use
    2. Limited product life
  20. No Zoom cpability

 

 

MUST have phone and app to activate osmo !!!

 

 

Backpacker
Posts: 977

Re: gopro 6 firmware update to gopro 7

if anyone is thinking of buying an Osmo Pocket I suggest they watch Casey's video comparing it a Hero 7. The video quality/dynamic range is shocking, & sound quality is dire 

Hiker
Posts: 278

Re: gopro 6 firmware update to gopro 7

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@duanem8 wrote:

if anyone is thinking of buying an Osmo Pocket I suggest they watch Casey's video comparing it a Hero 7. The video quality/dynamic range is shocking, & sound quality is dire 


yes i saw that, it was horendouse. though others were better.

 

what on earth, why did they decided to put microphone on base for ?

Explorer
Posts: 12,388

Re: gopro 6 firmware update to gopro 7

@agilestoke40735

There most certainly IS Zoom on GoPro cameras.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_zoom

 

Zoom: a means of producing an enlarged image (as in a camera) - 2018 Merriam-Webster, Incorporated

 

zoom.png

 

 

Explorer
Posts: 12,388

Re: gopro 6 firmware update to gopro 7

@robindean

Sorry, didn't see you already addressed this Smiley Tongue

Hiker
Posts: 278

Re: gopro 6 firmware update to gopro 7


@danielr15 wrote:

@robindean

Sorry, didn't see you already addressed this Smiley Tongue


:-)

Explorer
Posts: 12,388

Re: gopro 6 firmware update to gopro 7

One thing most certainly confirmed when watching reviews of Osmo Pocket is iPhonedo most certainly is in DJI's....pocket. With so many glaring issues he would have roasted GoPro for releasing a device like that. Instead, excitement, praise, and elation. POS reviewer. Putting his disdain for GoPro in perspective you really get a sense of just how good Fusion and the HERO7 Black really are. Try as he might, he couldn't really find much to be negative, but he sure tried.

DJI clearly does one thing right, they spend a lot of money to get positive reviews and to have negative taken down. I did a little test and posted the above negatives on several YouTube review. All of them are now gone, deleted off of the comment section, LOL.