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GoPro unveils Hero5 action cameras along with Karma drone

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Sep 20, 2016, 1:02 pm IST
Updated Sep 20, 2016, 1:03 pm IST
GoPro’s Hero5 line of cameras can auto-upload photos and videos to GoPro Plus, a cloud-based subscription service.
GoPro Hero5 Session action camera.
 GoPro Hero5 Session action camera.

GoPro has unveiled new products and services, including Hero5 camera and the Karma drone. In addition to gains in performance and convenience, GoPro’s Hero5 line of cameras can auto-upload photos and videos to GoPro Plus, a cloud-based subscription service that makes it easy to access, edit and share GoPro content anytime, anywhere using a phone or computer.

The Hero5 Black is priced at $399.99. It is touted as the most powerful, easy-to-use GoPro, ever. Hero5 Black will be available October 2nd.

 

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Key features include:

  • 2-inch touch display + simplified controls
  • Video resolutions up to 4K at 30 frames per second
  • Professional quality 12MP photos
  • Auto-upload of photos and video to Cloud when camera is charging
  • Voice control with support for 7 Languages
  • Simple 1-button control
  • Waterproof without a housing to 33 feet (10m)
  • Compatible with existing GoPro mounts, including Karma
  • Stereo audio recording and advanced wind noise reduction
  • Professional-grade electronic video stabilization
  • Distortion-free wide angle video and photos with new linear-view setting
  • RAW and WDR photo modes
  • GPS

Hero5 Session, the smaller version is priced at $299. It shares the same small design and convenience of the original Hero Session camera, but benefits from performance upgrades. The Hero5 Session will be available October 2nd for $299.99.

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Key features:

  • Video resolutions up to 4K at 30 frames per second
  • 10MP photos
  • Auto-upload of photos and video to Cloud when camera is charging
  • Voice control with cupport for 7 Languages
  • Simple 1-button control
  • Waterproof without a housing to 33 feet (10m)
  • Compatible with existing GoPro, mounts including Karma
  • Professional-grade electronic video stabilization
  • Distortion-free wide angle video and photos with new linear-view setting

Karma Drone

Karma features a compact design and includes an image-stabilization grip that can be handheld or mounted to vehicles, gear and more. Karma makes it easy for users to capture smooth, stabilized video during almost any activity.

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Key features:

  • Compact and foldable, the entire system fits into the included backpack.
  • A game-style controller features an integrated touch display, making it fast and easy to fly without the need for a separate phone or tablet.
  • The 3-axis camera stabilizer can be removed from the drone and attached to the included Karma Grip for capturing smooth handheld and gear-mounted footage.

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Karma will be available October 23rd in the following bundles:

  • Karma without a GoPro camera for $799.99.
  • Karma bundled with Hero5 Black for $1099.99.
  • Karma bundled with Hero5 Session for $999.99 (available in early 2017).

Additional New Products

GoPro is also launching several new accessories later this year including Quik Key, a key-chain, micro-USB card reader that plugs into users phone to transfer photos and videos from GoPro. REMO is a voice-activated remote that extends the voice control range of HERO5 cameras while providing one-button remote control.

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