GoPro Karma drone can fit in a backpack, available October 23 for $799.99


GoPro has officially announced its Karma Drone along with its HERO5 action cameras.  It is compact, fits in a small backpack and includes an image-stabilization grip that can be handheld or mounted to vehicles, gear.


GoPro Karma Highlights and specifications

  • Compact and foldable, the entire system fits into the included backpack that’s so comfortable to wear during any activity.
  • A game-style controller features an integrated touch display 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.
  • Maximum Speed 35 mph (15 m/s)
  • Maximum Distance 3280ft (1000m)
  • Maximum Flight Altitude 14,500ft (4,500m)
  • Maximum Wind Resistance 22mph (10m/s)
  • Operating Frequency 2.4GHz
  • Dimensions (Opened/No Propellers) Length: 12in (303mm); Width: 16.2in (411mm); Height: 4.6in (117mm)
  • Dimensions (Folded/Transport) Length: 14.4in (365.2mm); Width: 8.8in (224.3mm); Height: 3.5in (89.9mm)
  • Propeller Length 10-inches (25.4cm)
  • Weight 1006g
  • Karma Controller –  5-inch HD display, up to 4 hours of battery life
  • 5100mAH (75.4Wh) Li-Po battery with Up to 20 minutes of flight time

The GoPro Karma without a GoPro camera is priced at MSRP of $799.99 (Rs. 53,610 approx.) and will be available from October 23rd. It also comes as Karma with HERO5 Black bundle for $1099.99 (Rs. 73,715 approx.). Karma bundled with HERO5 Session will be available for $999.99 (Rs. 67,015 approx.) will arrive in early 2017.

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