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GoPro Hero4 Silver Edition


Capture your world in an all-new way with HERO4 Silver, the first-ever GoPro to feature a built-in touch display.
  • Professional video quality
  • Built-in touch display + video trimming
  • Fast, powerful photo capture
  • Control, view and share with built-in Wi-F + Bluetooth
  • Offload. Edit. Enjoy

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HERO4 Silver is the first-ever GoPro to feature an integrated touch display. Use it to preview photos and videos to frame your perfect shot. Play back content, and relive the moment instantly. Easily navigate camera menus and adjust settings—just tap and swipe the screen.

Featuring an enhanced sensor, HERO4 Silver boasts even better image quality than any of the best-selling GoPro cameras that came before it. Capture stunning 1080p60 video that’s sharper and more lifelike than ever. High-resolution, high frame rate 720p120 and 960p100 video delivers exceptionally smooth slow-motion playback of all your highlights. 4K and 2.7K video offers ultra high-resolution, cinema-quality capture.

With 12MP Burst photos at a blistering 30 frames per second, HERO4 Silver helps you capture the moments you don’t want to miss. Capture single photos, or choose Time Lapse mode to shoot photos automatically at set time intervals from 0.5 to 60 seconds—great for gear-mounted shots when the shutter button is out of reach.

Capture the night sky in a whole new way. New Night Photo and Night Lapse modes offer customizable exposure settings of up to 30 seconds for single and Time Lapse photos. Whether you’re shooting the Milky Way or a campfire hangout, Night Photo and Night Lapse allow you to you capture ultra low-light scenes like never before.

HERO4 Silver features built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth®, allowing you to connect to the GoPro App, Smart Remote1 and more. The GoPro App transforms your phone or tablet into a live video remote for your camera, offering full control of all functions and settings, easy shot preview and playback, plus sharing via text, email, Facebook and more. The Smart Remote allows you to control multiple GoPro cameras from distances of up to 600’ (180m).

HiLight Tag, a new HERO4 feature, enables you to mark key moments while recording so you can quickly locate your best clips later for convenient playback, editing or sharing using the GoPro App or GoPro Studio. Just press the dedicated button on the camera or Smart Remote,1 or use the GoPro App to tag your highlights.

HERO4 Silver features SuperView™, a GoPro-exclusive video mode that captures the world’s most immersive wide-angle perspective. It allows you to capture more of yourself and your surroundings in the shot—resulting in captivating, ultra engaging footage of every adventure.

Let the camera do the thinking for you. Auto Low Light mode intelligently changes frame rates based on lighting conditions for optimal low-light performance, enabling you to move between bright and dark environments without having to adjust your camera settings.


5.2oz (147g)
Camera2.9oz (84g)
Camera with housing

Camera41.0mm height, 59.0mm width, 29.6mm depth
Camera with housing71.3mm height, 71.1mm width, 39.0mm depth

Video Mode

Video Resolutions
Video ResolutionFrames Per Second (fps) NTSC/PALField of View (FOV)Screen Resolution
4K15, 12.5Ultra Wide3840 x 2160
2.7K30, 25, 24Ultra Wide, Medium2704 x 1520
1440p48, 30, 25, 24Ultra Wide1920 x 1440
1080p60, 50, 48, 30, 25, 24Ultra Wide, Medium, Narrow1920 x 1080
1080p SuperView60, 50, 48, 30, 25, 24Ultra Wide1920 x 1080
960p100, 60, 50Ultra Wide1280 x 960
720p120, 60, 50, 30, 25Ultra Wide, Medium, Narrow1280 x 720
720p SuperView100, 60, 50Ultra Wide1280 x 720
WVGA240Ultra Wide848 x480

Video Format
H.264 codec, .mp4 file format

Time Lapse Vide*
Automatically creates video from frames captured at set intervals. Available only in 4K and 2.7K 4:3 resolutions (2.7K 4:3 is available only for Time Lapse Video.)

Time Lapse Video Intervals
0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30 and 60 seconds

Video + Photo
Record video and capture Time Lapse photos at the same time. Available intervals are 5, 10, 30 and 60 seconds.
Video ResolutionVideo Frames per Second (fps)Video FOV
1440p24Ultra Wide
1080p30, 25, 24Ultra Wide, Medium, Narrow
720p60, 50, 30, 25Ultra Wide, Medium, Narrow**

Record a continuous video loop that overwrites itself until you press the shutter button to stop it and save.

Advanced Video Capture Settings

SuperView video mode captures the world's most immersive wide-angle perspective. It allows you to capture more of yourself and your surroundings in the shot, and it provides full widescreen playback.

SuperView Settings
SuperView ModeVideo Resolution
1080p SuperView1920 x 1080
720p SuperView1280 x 720

Auto Low Light
Auto Low Light mode automatically adjusts frame rates according to lighting conditions for enhanced low-light performance. Frame rate are adjusted in medium- and low-light conditions. Playback occurs at the selected resolution and frame rate.

Photo Mode

Photo Resolution
ResolutionField of View (FOV)Screen Resolution
12MPWide4000 x 3000
7MPWide, Medium3000 x 2250
5MPMedium2560 x 1920

Continuous Photo (up to 30 seconds)
Hold down the shutter button to continuously capture a series of photos until shutter button is released.

Continuous Interval
3 photos / 1 second
5 photos / 1 second
10 photos / 1 second

Night Photo
Capture a single photo with a customisable exposure time of up to 30 seconds.

Applies only to Night Photo and Night Lapse and determines the amount of time that the shutter is open.
Shutter SettingDescription
Auto (Default)Up to 2 seconds
Fixed2, 5, 10, 15, 20 or 30 seconds

Capture up to 30 photos per second.

Burst Rate
30 photos / 1 second (Default), 30 photos / 2 seconds, 30 photos / 3 seconds, 30 photos / 6 seconds*
10 photos / 1 second, 10 photos / 2 seconds, 10 photos / 3 seconds
5 photos / 1 second
3 photos / 1 second

Time Lapse
Automatically capture a series of photos at timed intervals.

Time Lapse Photo Intervals
0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30 and 60 seconds

Night Lapse
Capture a series of photos at specific intervals and exposure times.

Night Lapse Photo Intervals
15, 20, 30 and 60 seconds
2, 5, 30 and 60 minutes

Applies only to Night Photo and Night Lapse and determines the amount of time that the shutter is open.
Shutter SettingDescription
Auto (Default)Up to 2 seconds
Fixed2, 5, 10, 15, 20 or 30 seconds

Advanced Video and Photo Capture Settings

Protune unlocks the camera's full potential, delivering minimally compressed, cinema-caliber video optimized for professional productions, and advanced manual controls for photos and video. Flex your creativity with customizable settings for Color, ISO Limit, White Balance, Sharpness and Exposure—and enjoy the greatest degree of manual control available in a GoPro camera.
  • Captures images with less compression, giving content creators higher quality for professional productions.
  • Protune enables manual control of White Balance, Color, ISO Limit, Sharpness, Shutter and Exposure Value Compensation for advanced control and customization of your videos and photos.
  • Protune is available for all video and photo resolutions.

  • Protune Settings

    White Balance

    White Balance
    Adjusts the overall color tone of videos and photos.

    White Balance SettingRecommended Lighting Conditions
    Auto (Default)Automatically adjusts the color tone based on the environmental conditions
    3000KWarm light (incandescent or sunrise/sunset lighting)
    5500KSlightly cool light (cool fluorescent, average daylight)
    6500KCool light (overcast conditions)
    NativeIndustry standardized optimized color


    Colour Allows you to adjust the colour profile of your video footage or photos.
    Colour SettingResulting Colour Profile
    GoPro Colour (Default)GoPro colour-corrected profile (same great color as when Protune is turned off)
    FlatFlat, neutral color profile that can be colour-corrected to better match footage captured with other equipment, offering more flexibility in post-production

    ISO Limit

    ISO Limit
    Adjusts the camera's sensitivity in low-light environments, and creates a balance between brightness and resulting image noise. Image noise refers to the degree of graininess in the image.

    Protune for Video ISO Limit
    SettingResulting Video Quality
    6400Brighter video in low light, highest image noise
    3200Brighter video in low light, increased image noise
    1600 (Default)Moderately bright video in low light, moderate image noise
    800Darker video in low light, marginal image noise
    400Darker video in low light, minimum image noise

    Protune for Photo ISO Limit
    SettingResulting Photo Quality
    800 (Default)Darker photo in very low light, increased image noise
    400Darker photo in low light, moderate image noise
    200Bright photo in indoor lighting, marginal image noise
    100Bright photo in outdoor lighting, minimal image noise

    Controls the sharpness of your video footage or photos.
    Sharpnes SettingResulting Quality
    High (Default)Ultra sharp video or photo
    MediumModeratly sharp video or photo
    LowSofter video or photo that allows for more flexibility in post-production

    Exposure Value Compensation (EV COMP)

    Exposure Value Compensation
    Affects the brightness of your video. Adjusting this setting can improve image quality when shooting in environments with contrasting lighting conditions.
    EV COMP Settings
    0 (Default)

    Spot Meter
    Spot Meter is ideal for filming within a dark space with the camera pointed towards a brighter setting (such as filming the outdoors from within a car).

    With the press of a button, the camera automatically turns on and begins recording video or capturing Time Lapse photos.

    Image Quality + Optics
  • Ultra sharp image quality with all-glass lens
  • Ultra wide-angle field of view with reduced distortion

  • Battery + Charging
  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Rated at 1160mAH, 3.8V, 4.4Wh

  • Battery Life
    The chart below indicates the approximate continuous recording time (hr:min) you can expect when shooting in various video modes using a fully charged battery.***

    With Wi-Fi OffWith Wi-Fi On + Using Wi-Fi RemoteWith Wi-Fi On + Using GoPro AppWith Wi-Fi Off + Using Battery BacPac™
    Video ModeEstimated TimeEstimated TimeEstimated TimeEstimated Time
    4K 15fps2:001:501:403:05
    2.7K 30fps1:501:401:303:00
    1440p 48fps1:501:401:303:05
    1080p 60fps1:401:301:203:00
    1080p 30fps SuperView1:501:401:303:05
    720p 120fps1:551:451:353:05


  • Format: 48kHz sampling rate, AAC compression
  • Advanced AGC (automatic gain control) with multi-band compressor
  • Internal Microphone:
  • Mono
  • Approximately 2x greater dynamic range (compared to the HERO3+ Black Edition)
  • External Microphone: Stereo supported with 3.5mm microphone adapter (sold separately).

  • Ports

    Mini USB
  • Charging
  • Connecting to a computer for playback/file transfer/charging
  • Supports 3.5mm stereo microphone via optional adapter (sold separately)
  • Supports playback to composite TV via optional cable (sold separately)

  • Micro HDMI
  • Supports playback to HDTV via optional cable (sold separately)

  • microSD
  • Memory card

  • Storage
  • microSD memory card with a Class 10 or UHS-1 rating required.
  • Up to 64GB capacity supported
  • Record times vary with resolutions and frame rates

  • Photo + Video Playback

    Preview and play back videos and photos on your camera's touch display.

    Micro HDMI to HDMI cable required (sold separately)
    Note: HDMI playback depends on the resolution of the device and is certified up to 1080p.

    Mini USB to composite cable required (sold separately)
    GoPro App
    Use your phone or tablet to preview and play back videos and photos.

    Connect via mini USB to USB cable (included), or copy files from the microSD card to your computer.

    Minimum system requirements for best playback on Mac® and Windows® computers
  • Mac OS® X 10.8 and later / Microsoft Windows 7, 8.x
  • Intel® Core 2 Duo™ or Intel® Dual Core™
  • 4GB RAM
  • Mac: Graphics card shipped with Intel® Dual Core™ Macs or better / Windows: Graphics card that supports OpenGL1.2 or later
  • 5400 RPM internal hard drive (7200 RPM drive or SSD recommended)

  • Notes:

    *May require a camera software update. Learn more.
    **Ultra Wide is not available for 60 fps.
    ***Actual performance may vary based on settings, environmental conditions and other factors. Maximum battery capacity will normally decrease with time and use.
  • 1 x HERO4 Silver Camera with Built-in Touch Display
  • 1 x Standard Housing 131' (40m)
  • 1 x Skeleton + Touch Backdoors
  • 1 x Rechargeable Battery
  • 1 x Curved Adhesive Mount
  • 1 x Flat Adhesive Mount
  • 1 x Quick Release Mount
  • 1 x 3-Way Pivot Arm (Mounting Hardware)
  • 1 x USB Cable
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