GoPro HERO9 Black with new 23.6MP sensor, 5K video, HyperSmooth 3.0 video stabilization announced in India for Rs. 49500


GoPro just announced the HERO9 Black, the company’s next-generation action camera and the successor of last year’s HERO8 Black. This comes with a new sensor that offers 5K video and 20 megapixel photos, next-generation HyperSmooth 3.0 video stabilization with in-camera horizon leveling, a new 1.4″ color front-facing display, a 2.27-inch larger rear display, and 30% more battery life.

The Max Lens Mod accessory that brings Max HyperSmooth video stabilization and low-distortion, ultra-wide Max SuperView to HERO9 Black at up to 2.7K60 resolution. Max Lens Mod also allows for horizon lock even when the camera is rotated a full 360°. The HERO9 Black-compatible Mods also include the Media Mod for HERO9 Black, now with a removable foam windscreen, Display Mod and Light Mod.

GoPro HERO9 Black Features:

  • New 23.6MP Image Sensor
  • Video: 5K30, 4K60, 2.7K120, 1440p120, 1080p240 and more
  • Photo: 20MP
  • New 1.4” front color display with live preview and status modes
  • Larger 2.27” rear touch display with touch zoom
  • Removable, rechargeable battery
  • HyperSmooth 3.0 with in-camera horizon leveling
  • TimeWarp 3.0 featuring Real Speed and Half Speed
  • 1080p Live Streaming, 1080p Webcam mode
  • Power Tools: HindSight, LiveBurst, Scheduled Capture and Duration Capture
  • SuperPhoto + HDR Night lapse video
  • RAW photos
  • Digital lenses
  • Voice control with 14 commands in 11 languages + 6 accents
  • 3 microphones with advanced wind-noise reduction
  • Stereo + RAW audio
  • Larger speaker for improved audio playback
  • Removable lens cover
  • Built-in folding mounting fingers
  • Rugged + waterproof to 33ft (10m)
  • 1720mAh battery for 30% more battery life than HERO8 Black with improved cold weather performance
  • Compatible with Max Lens Mod, Light Mod, Display Mod and Media Mod for HERO9 Black

The GoPro HERO9 Black is priced at $449.99 (Rs. 33,066 approx.) and is already on sale in the US. In India will is priced at an MSRP of Rs. 49,500 and will be from late October. The all-new Max Lens Mod costs Rs. 10,500, Media Mod costs Rs. 8,400, Display Mod is priced at Rs. 6,900 and Light Mod costs Rs. 4,700.


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