Gopro Hero 4 Silver Case Study

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As mentioned previously, the GoPro Hero 4 Silver has a horrible battery life but it has an average battery life compared to its other competition. For example: The Olympus TG-tracker (1hr 30min), Olfi (1-2 hours), and the Garmin Virb XE (1-2 hours). The competition for a Small POV (point of view) High Definition camera is very slim. GoPro is like the “iPhone” of POV high definition cameras. They set new standards in the POV high definition cameras but as time goes by their rivals are improving rapidly. The TomTom Bandit is the GoPro Hero 4 Silver closest competition. It is approximately 100g heavier than the GoPro silver without the housing and approx. 40g with housing. The housing is what makes the GoPro camera waterproof and gives …show more content…
The TomTom Bandit is able to record safely in up to 40M of water. That’s At least 131 feet! The GoPro will require a case in which the standard case can record up to 40M of water and the Dive case which is waterproof up to 60M. The TomTom does not require a Case but it requires a waterproof lens. The rest of the body on the TomTom is Waterproof and sealed. They both give you the option to stream live to a smart phone, which will include replaying what was just recorded. You can literally record something and edit it on the spot with the TomTom. GoPro Hero 4 silver gives you the option to record something and view it on the spot with your smartphone or on the GoPro itself. The TomTom and GoPro are both spectacular products. Physically the shape of the TomTom is more aerodynamic and would be best if it was used on a helmet, on top of a car, etc. The GoPro Hero 4 Silver would be best if it was used on a chest mount or where being aerodynamic is not an issue. You cannot go wrong with either choice. The next time you are flying down a slope, on the track with your motorcycle, Falling out of the sky from skydiving you will wish you had a POV High definition camera that will catch all the action for

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