Rather than a separate housing, the GoPro HERO Action Camera features a unibody design wherein the camera itself is waterproof to 131' with the StandardBackdoor in place and sealed. It records 1080p30 Full HD video, as well as 720p60 for enhanced motion capture or creating slow-motion effects in post. TheHERO also takes 5-megapixel still photos in single shot, burst, and time-lapse. For use on dry land the Skeleton Backdoor is included, featuring cutoutsfor enhanced audio capture using the built-in microphone.
The HERO includes flat and curved adhesive mounts for surfboards, helmets, boats, and other smooth surfaces as well as a quick release buckle that clips inand out of them. Apart from these, the camera can be used with a range of separately available mounting hardware for adaptation to just about any scenario.
Video and photos are recorded to microSD/microSDHC cards, with support for capacities up to 32GB. A USB cable is included for file transfer directly fromthe camera and charging the built-in battery.
- 5-Megapixel Photos with Time-Lapse Function
- The still mode allows capture of 5-megapixel JPEGs in either single shot or busts at up to 5 fps. There is also an interval function allowing youto create time-lapse vidoes
- An ultra-wide lens designed to give your footage an immersive POV feel as well as capture nearly everything happening in front of the lens
Note: The field-of-view (FOV) varies depending on the camera settings
- Auto Low Light
- Automatically adjusts the frame rate for optimal performance under low-light conditions
- Power the camera on and start recording automatically with the press of a single button
- Up to 2.5 Hours Battery Life
- The built-in battery is estimamted to last up to 2.5 hours and is rechargeable using USB
- Built-in Microphone
- The camera can record audio internally using its built-in microphone. The included Skeleton Backdoor enables enhanced audio capture duringlow-speed activities
- GoPro Software
- With the included software you can view photos and videos as well as generate compilations to share using your favorite social media service