GoPro HERO9 Black with 5K Video, HyperSmooth 3.0 Video Stabilization Goes Official

GoPro launches its newest camera HERO9 Black, the successor of Hero8 Black with 5K video support, a new front-facing display, a larger rear display and also HyperSmooth 3.0 video stabilization. It features a new 23.6-megapixel camera that can shoot 5K videos at 30 frames per seconds and 20MP photos.

GoPro Hero 9 Black Front
GoPro Hero9 Black Front

It is powered by the GP1 chipset and equipped with a colour display on the front to capture selfies and a large display on the rear with intuitive touch controls. It also supports Webcam mode that allows you to stream in 1080p with upto 132˚ field of view. Check out all the key features below.

GoPro HERO9 Black Features

  • Intuitive Touch Screen with on-screen shortcuts
  • New 1.4-inch front color display with live preview and status modes
  • Larger 2.27-inch rear touch display with touch zoom
  • New image sensor with Upto 20MP photos
  • Video resolution – 5K30, 4K60, 2.7K120, 1440p120, 1080p240 and more 
  • 30% more battery life compared to HERO8 Black
  • HyperSmooth 3.0 with in-camera horizon leveling
  • TimeWarp 3.0 with Real Speed & Half Speed 
  • 8x Slo-Mo video capture, RAW photos, Stereo audio
  • SuperPhoto, HDR Night lapse video, Webcam mode
  • Voice control with 14 commands in 11 languages + 6 accents
  • 3 microphones with advanced wind-noise reduction
  • Built-in folding mounting fingers
  • Upto 10m waterproof, Larger speaker
  • 1,720mAh rechargeable and removable battery
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS Enabled
  • Dedicated GoPro App for Android and iOS
GoPro Hero 9 Black Rear
GoPro Hero 9 Black Rear

In India GoPro HERO9 Black is priced at ₹49,500 and will be available to buy through Amazon.in, Flipkart, Chroma and select imaging stores from late October 2020. The device comes with a high-quality travel case that fits additional mounts and accessories instead of a plastic packaging.

Coming to the accessories, the Max Lens Mod is priced at ₹10,500, Media Mod at ₹8,400, Display Mod at ₹6,900 and Light Mod at ₹4,700. The Light Mod is already available on GoPro.com while the Max Lens Mod will go on sale starting October 2020 followed by Media Mod & Display Mod starting 16th September 2020.

Commenting on the launch Nicholas Woodman, GoPro’s founder and CEO said, “HERO9 Black reflects our commitment to delivering what our customers have been asking for, including more value for their money. HERO9 Black is a beast of a product. And, reducing as much plastic as possible from our business is a priority for us. We’re excited to package HERO9 Black in a high-value travel case instead of traditional wasteful packaging, and we’re committed to doing the same with the rest of our cameras by the end of 2021.”

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