This post compares the Greatic PP-V3 Action Camera against the GoPro Hero 5 and GoPro Hero 6 cameras in terms of features, specs, and reviews to see if it’s a suitable GoPro alternative. For an in-depth look at the GoPros see our GoPro Buyer Guide.
Greatic PP-V3 vs GoPro Hero5 & Hero6
- Video Resolution: The Greatic PP-V3 captures video at 4k/30fps which is the same as the GoPro Hero5 but less than the Hero6 which captures video at 4K/60fps.
- Photo Resolution: The Greatic PP-V3 captures photos at 16MP via its Sony IMAX 179A Sensor & 170 Super Wide Angle Lens which is a higher resolution than both the GoPro Hero5/Hero6 cameras which capture images at 12MP.
- Waterproof Capabilities: The Greatic PP-V3 comes with a waterproof case that you to take with the camera down to 100 feet. The GoPro Hero 5 and Hero 6 are waterproof without a case down to 33 feet.
- Storage Capacity: The Greatic PP-V3 allows up to a 64GB card which is less storage capacity than the GoPros which both allow up to a 128GB card.
- Voice Control: The Greatic PP-V3 does not have voice control capabilities, which the GoPros both do.
- Outputs: The Greatic PP-V3 has HDMI and WiFi outputs. The GoPro Hero5 and Hero6 do as well, plus USB & Bluetooth outputs.
- Display: The Greatic PP-V3 has a non-touchscreen 2″ HD display plus a small front screen, whereas the GoPro Hero5 and Hero6 have touchscreen displays.
- Batteries: The Greatic PP-V3 comes with 1050mAh battery. The GoPro Hero5 and Hero6 each come with one removable 1220mAh Lithium Ion battery.
- Included Accessories: The Greatic PP-V3 comes with: the camera, waterproof case, one battery, a wireless remote control, 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.
Reviews: What do travelers think of the Greatic PP-V3 Action Camera?
It’s important to be mindful of the fact that although there are 65+ reviews, at the time I’m writing this, there’s only 1 Verified Purchase review, which can be a red flag. Buyer beware. You may want to check out some of the other cheaper GoPro alternatives we feature on our site.
About Greatic the brand
I could not find any information about the Greatic brand online which leads me to believe that it’s just a private label of a generic camera that was made to sell on marketplaces like Amazon and eBay.
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