GoPro Hero 5 Black, Hero 5 Session and Karma drone unveiled
Cameras arrive on October 2nd, while the drone will be launched on October 23rd
American action camera manufacturer GoPro, launched their new Hero 5 series last night. The three products on offer are the flagship Hero 5 Black, Hero 5 Session and Karma drone. The Hero 5 Black, priced at $399 is water resistant out of the box for 33 feet/10 metres. Its 12 megapixel sensor can shoot 4K video at 30fps and 1080 video at 120fps. It now comes with an integrated 2-inch touch screen and GPS functionality. Being waterproof, it eliminates the need for an external housing.
The second offering, the smaller cube-shaped Hero 5...
GoPro Hero 7 Black is expensive but offers the best in-camera video stabilisation.
GoPro is also offering its PLUS subscription that includes cloud backup, replacement of a damaged camera, 20 percent discount on accessories at $4.99/month.
GoPro denies speculations of it being put up for sale, but is willing to partner with large sector players
The company’s shares, which fell as much as 33 percent to a record low of $5.04 on Monday, recouped some of their losses after the sale talks were first reported by CNBC.