GoPro Launches Hero 5 and Karma Drone
GoPro may have led the action camera market since the inception of the brand, but the launch of their new Karma drone has had the whole world excited for a long time.
The Hero 5 Black is the latest camera to be added to GoPro’s Lineup. The new action camera comes with a 2-inch Touch Display will capture Video Resolutions up to 4K at 30 Frames per Second. You also get still images with a resolution of 12MP. A new feature will enable auto-upload of photos and video to cloud when camera is charging
GoPro Hero 5 includes voice control with support for 7 Languages . This is also the first GoPro camera to be waterproof without an additional housing, and it does that till 33 Feet (10m)
The Gopro Hero 5 works with existing GoPro mounts and the new Karma drone. Stereo Audio Recording and Advanced Wind Noise Reduction is added for better video sound capture. Electronic Video Stabilization and a Distortion-Free Wide Angle Video and Photos with New Linear-View Setting
The GoPro Hero 5 will capture RAW and WDR Photo Modes and has inbuilt GPS.
The Karma Drone is something the company has been teasing for a while, the drone comes with a stabalization handle and the company is calling it a complete system. The drone comes in a backpack case and travels with its propellors and landing gear folded. You can remove the camera and Gimbal from the Karma Drone and install it on the Karma handle for a stabilised hand held video experience.
The Karma handle can then be mounted using GoPro mounting attachments on various things like helmets, bikes and cars.
Features include :
A game-style controller features an integrated touch display, making it fun, fast and easy to fly without the need for a separate phone or tablet to see what your drone sees.
The 3-axis camera stabilizer can be removed from the drone and attached to the included Karma Grip for capturing ultra-smooth handheld and gear-mounted footage.
Karma will be available October 23rd in the following bundles:
· Karma without a GoPro camera for $799.99 MSRP
· Karma bundled with HERO5 Black for $1099.99 MSRP
· Karma bundled with HERO5 Session for $999.99 MSRP (available in early 2017)