GoPro unveils new entry-level Hero camera

GoPro in line with its promise of bringing the touchscreen feature into its entry-level model cameras has announced the entry-level GoPro Hero camera aimed at attracting new, more casual customers.

Simply dubbed the Hero, the new GoPro action camera is more or less like the Hero 5 and Hero 6, notwithstanding, the lack of 4K slo-mo recording, while its recording power capped at a max resolution and frame rate of 1440p at 60fps.

With a design similar to the GoPro Hero 5 or Hero 6, the new GoPro Hero is extremely durable with a waterproof body up to 30 feet. It features a 2-inch touch display, takes 10-megapixel photos, with voice control, digital video stabilization and comes integrated with an Ambarella chip.

The HERO action camera is compatible with 30+ GoPro mounting accessories, as well as the GoPro app which allows you transfer photos and videos on to your smartphone.

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The Hero is GoPro’s cheapest action camera till date, costing only $199 on GoPro’s official website, retail stores Worldwide. In the EMEA region, the camera costs €219.99.

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