There aren't many differences between the GoPro HERO7 Silver and White, and only one of them is likely to be decisive for most users trying to choose between them. Here's a plain English rundown of the differences.
GoPro HERO7 Silver
Released in September 2018, the HERO7 Silver is the middle model of the three cameras in the HERO7 lineup. It shares the same body with the HERO7 White. In terms of features, it has a stripped down feature set compared with the flagship Black edition, but does have 4K video recording capabilities which are not available on the entry-level White edition.
Here's a detailed breakdown of how the GoPro HERO7 Black compares with the HERO7 Silver.
The GoPro HERO7 Silver is the middle model in the three cameras in the new HERO7 range. Here's a detailed rundown of its video features and options.
Here are some practical recommendations on which SD cards to get for the GoPro HERO7 Black, Silver, and White action cameras.
GoPros don't float by themselves. So if you let it go or it gets knocked loose unintentionally, you'll need to add something to prevent it from sinking straight to the bottom.
GoPro's QuickCapture feature is designed as a one-press way to power the camera up and start shooting immediately. There are a few tricks to using it, though.
If you're looking to add polarizing or ND filters to the GoPro HERO7 cameras, the HERO6 Black, HERO5 Black, or HERO (2018), PolarPro has a 3-pack kit of snap-on filters specifically for these camera models. Here's my hands-on review.
Wondering if you can use a 128GB or 256GB microSD card in your GoPro? So long as you're using one of these models, you can.
Here's a rundown of the options for charging your GoPro depending on the model of camera you're using.
Can you use a GoPro as a travel camera? Absolutely. But before you rely exclusively on your GoPro for that once-in-a-lifetime trip, here’s a rundown of what I see as the main pros and cons.