HTC is rumored to be launching a tube-shaped 16-megapixel GoPro rival called the ReCamera next month. GoPro has now launched a new range of portable action sports shooters called Hero. The new cameras GoPro Hero, Hero4 Silver, and Hero4 Black can be attached to one s helmet, bicycle, and any other similar places. They come with several exciting features, are more affordable than ever, and will go on sale on October 5. Also Read - GoPro HERO9 Black goes on sale in India: Prices, specifications and everything elseAlso Read - GoPro launches Hero 9 Black action camera with 5K video recording
Starting with the GoPro Hero, which is an entry-level camera. It is capable of capturing videos at 1080p resolution at 30 frames per second. It can also take 5-megapixel stills up to 5 frames per second. It is also waterproof up to 131 feet, and comes with a feature named QuickCapture, which allows users to quickly turn on the device and start taking pictures in just one single click. Also Read - GoPro Hero 9 Black to be announced on September 16, specifications leaked
Next in line is the Hero4 Silver. It is capable of taking 1080p videos at 60 frames per second and features a built-in touch display, which allows users to view and navigate menus using swipes and taps gestures. The camera can take snaps at 12-megapixel at 30 frames per second and also comes with built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support which can be used via GoPro app available for smartphones and tablets. Just like the above camera, the Hero4 Silver too is waterproof up to 131 feet.
Last is the Hero4 Black, which is the most expensive of the three. It boasts the ability to capture 4k videos at 30 frames per second. This is a major improvement over Hero3+ s 4k-video support at 15 frames per second. In addition, the device is also capable of shooting 2.7k videos at 50 frames per second, and 1080p videos at 120 fps. The camera also comes with a new mic, which the company says will offer twice the dynamic range and smoother, and more natural audio experience.
The Hero4 s cameras also come with a feature called Protunes, which packs in manual controls for adjusting color, white balance, sharpness, exposure, and ISO. Additionally, there are modes for taking pictures at low lighting as well. The cameras also come with a feature called HiLight Tag, which allows users to label important moments so that it becomes easier for them to find such shots later.
The entry-level GoPro Hero is priced at $130, the Hero4 Silver costs $400, and the Hero4 Black will set you back by $500.