This post compares the specs, features, and reviews of the DBPower EX5000 Action Camera against the GoPro Hero 5 and GoPro Hero 6 cameras to help you determine if it’d be a suitable less expensive GoPro alternative. For an in-depth look at the GoPros see our GoPro Buyer Guide.

DBPower EX5000 vs GoPro Hero5 & Hero6

  • Video Resolution: The DBPower EX5000 captures video at 1080P/30fps, whereas the GoPro Hero5 captures video at 4K/30fps and the Hero6 at 4K/60fps.
  • Photo Resolution: The DBPower EX5000 offers 14MP image resolution which is a higher resolution than the GoPro Hero5/Hero6 cameras which capture images at 12MP.
  • Waterproof Capabilities: The DBPower EX5000 comes with an included waterproof case that allows you to take the camera down to 100feet. The GoPro Hero 5 and Hero 6 are both waterproof without the need for a case down to 33 feet.
  • Storage Capacity: The DBPower EX5000 can take a 32GB card versus the larger storage capacity GoPros which both allow up to a 128GB card.
  • Voice Control: The DBPower EX5000 does not offer voice control, which the GoPros both do.
  • Outputs: The DBPower EX5000 has HDMI, USB, and WiFi outputs. The GoPro Hero5 and Hero6 do as well, plus Bluetooth.
  • Display: The DBPower EX5000 has a 2″ HD display which is NOT touchscreen, whereas the GoPro Hero5 and Hero6 have touchscreen displays.
  • Batteries: The DBPower EX5000 comes with 2 rechargeable 900mAh Li-ion batteries. The GoPro Hero5 and Hero6 each come with one removable 1220mAh Lithium Ion battery.
  • Included Accessories: The DBPower EX5000 comes with: the camera, waterproof case, two batteries, charging cables, and a small selection of clips, mounts, and brackets. The GoPro Hero 5/6 come with the camera, one battery, and charging cables.

DBPower EX5000 Action Camera Reviews: What do travelers think of this camera?

Positive reviews about the DBPower EX5000 indicate that the camera offers good quality video and sound for the price, and that folks were impressed with the quality of the accessories as well. On the negative side, one person said that the waterproof case wasn’t that great. Overall for the price, people say it’s a good buy.

About DBPower the brand

DBPOWER is a Chinese manufactured brand that sells consumer electronics at low prices including IP Cameras, bluetooth headsets/speakers/headphones, DVD players, solar power products, eye protect LED lights, computer accessories, smartphone accessories. They sell on Amazon, eBay, NewEgg, Buy.com, and MyStore365.

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