How Much Does a GoPro Weigh?

The GoPro MAX is the heaviest GoPro camera, with a weight of 5.43 ounces or 154 grams. The GoPro HERO4 Session is the lightest GoPro camera and weighs 2.6 ounces or 74 grams. If you have a different model GoPro, the weight of your camera lies in between this range.

Hi, my name’s Larry. I was once in the same shoes as you and wondered how much GoPros weighed and if they were convenient to bring around. The truth is, most GoPros are relatively light, and all of them are lighter than the new iPhone 13 Pro, which weighs 7.2 ounces. 

In this guide, you’ll find a GoPro weight comparison chart that tells you how much each GoPro weighs and how big it is.

Keep reading to find the chart!

How Much Does Each GoPro Camera Weigh? (Including Battery)

Whether you’re interested in buying a new GoPro or want to see how much your current one weighs, I’m here to help. You’ll find all the answers you’re looking for in the chart below.

However, before you scroll down, it’s essential to know that the listed weight includes the weight of the battery. 

Although you can use a GoPro without a battery, it’s extremely uncommon because you’d need to attach your GoPro to an external power supply. 

Furthermore, GoPro batteries only weigh 20 to 30 grams, which is exceedingly light. The weight of the microSD card is not included in this guide because microSD cards only weigh 0.25 grams, which is completely negligible. 

The dimensions listed next to Size are width x height x depth (W x H x D).

GoPro ModelWeight (g)Weight (oz)Size (in)
HERO10 Black153 g5.39 oz2.8 x 2.2 x 1.3”
HERO9 Black158 g5.57 oz2.8 x 2.2 x 1.3”
MAX154 g5.43 oz2.5 x 2.7 x 1”
HERO8 Black126 g4.4 oz2.6 x 1.9 x 1.1”
Fusion220 g7.76 oz2.9 x 3 x 1.6”
HERO7 Black116 g4.1 oz2.6 x 1.8 x 1.4”
HERO7 Silver94.4 g3.32 oz2.4 x 1.8 x 1.1”
HERO7 White92.4 g3.26 oz2.4 x 1.8 x 1.1”
HERO (2018)117 g4.13 oz2.6 x 1.8 x 1.4”
HERO6 Black116 g4.1 oz2.6 x 1.8 x 1.4”
HERO5 Black118 g4.16 oz2.6 x 1.8 x 1.4”
HERO5 Session74 g2.6 oz1.5 x 1.5 x 1.4”
HERO4 Black88 g3.1 oz2.3 x 1.6 x 1.2”
HERO4 Silver83 g2.9 oz2.3 x 1.6 x 1.2”
HERO4 Session74 g2.6 oz1.5 x 1.5 x 1.5”

Why is the Weight of a GoPro Important?

There are several reasons why you’d want to learn the weight of a GoPro.

First of all, weight calculations are important if you are deciding between purchasing a GoPro or a competing brand, such as Insta360 or DJI. 

If you’re curious, the DJI Action 2, GoPro’s main competitor, weighs 56 grams or 1.97 ounces. However, the camera’s smaller size means that the battery life is much shorter than that of a GoPro HERO10 Black (the newest GoPro model).

Another reason why you may want to know how much a GoPro weighs is that you’re trying to decide which GoPro to buy. After testing multiple GoPro competitors, I can safely say that GoPro produces the best action cameras in the market.

For this reason, I’d only recommend getting a GoPro if filming action content is your goal. In this case, the weight of the newer GoPro models is relatively similar. So, I recommend purchasing the GoPro that is within your budget and looking at each camera’s specifications.

The GoPro’s processor, sensor, and video resolution are more important than the weight. 

What is the Lightest Action Camera?

If you’re truly after the most lightweight action camera, let’s dive in. 

The Insta360 GO 2 weighs an astounding 26.5 grams or 0.93 ounces. This is the same weight as one wooden pencil. The camera’s charging case itself weighs double the weight of the camera at 63.5 grams or 2.24 ounces. 

With dimensions of 2.08 x 0.93 x 0.81 inches, the Insta360 GO 2 is for action enthusiasts looking for the most compact camera in the world. 

FAQs

I should’ve answered your main question on how many grams and ounces your GoPro weighs. However, you might have developed even more specific questions so let’s answer these now.

How Heavy is a GoPro With Protective Housing?

The official GoPro Protective Housing for the GoPro HERO10 and HERO9 weighs 181 grams or 6.38 ounces. This is just a few grams more than how much a GoPro weighs. To give you some perspective on how heavy 6 ounces is, it’s equivalent to six wooden pencils, one hockey puck, or three tennis balls. As such, 6 ounces is not relatively heavy. 

How Much Does a GoPro Weigh With Chest Mount?

If you’re interested in strapping your GoPro to your chest, the official GoPro Performance Chest Mount weighs only 5 ounces or 142 grams. This lightweight accessory is extremely comfortable and is compatible with all GoPro cameras. 

What Does My GoPro Weigh With a Tripod?

The lightest GoPro tripod is the GoPro Shorty Mini Extension Pole Tripod weighs 2.25 ounces or 63 grams. Two double A batteries and twelve sheets of copy paper both weigh 2 ounces, so the Shorty tripod is extremely lightweight. It’s also compatible with all GoPro cameras.

Closing Thoughts

Overall, you don’t have to worry too much about your GoPro being too heavy. 

The newer generation GoPros in the HERO10 Black, HERO9 Black, and HERO8 Black weigh around 150 grams each. Half a deck of cards weighs 150 grams so these GoPros are especially lightweight.

I hope you enjoyed this guide and learned how heavy GoPros are. Now I’d love to hear from you!

Do you own a GoPro camera, and if so, which model do you own? If you don’t own a GoPro camera, which model are you interested in?

Either way, let me know by dropping a quick note below.

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