The GoPro HERO5 Black 4K Action Camera is now available for $399 from Amazon. Let’s take a look at some of it’s great features and see if you may want to add it to your 2016 Xmas shopping list. We won’t tell anybody if you are in fact buying it for yourself, just act surprised when you pull it out of your stocking on Xmas eve !
While the basic GoPro HERO5 camera sells for $399, there are options for various bundles that can be had. For $439 you can get the case bundle, which we would highly recommend, as protection is always a good thing when spending more than the cost of an expensive dinner with wine. The case bundle image can be seen here.
The case bundle for the GoPro HERO5 comes with a SanDisk Extreme 32GB microSDHC UHS-I Card with Adapter, as well as an AmazonBasics Head Strap Camera Mount for your GoPro, and also an AmazonBasics Carrying Case for GoPro (Large). This is surely worth the extra $40 so it’s from our standpoint it’s a winner.
The new GoPro HERO5 has brilliant 4K video as well as 12MP photos which you can shoot in single, burst or time Lapse modes. As with all GoPros it’s very durable by design, and the HERO5 Black is additionally waterproof up to 33ft (10 meters) without housing. The GoPro HERO5 Black features preview and playback of your action shots, and you can change settings and trim your footage, all with ease on your state-of-the-art action camera.
The GoPro HERO5 features smooth stabilized video, crystal-clear audio sound and pro-quality photo capture. All of these combine with GPS to make the HERO5 Black easily the best GoPro ever released. When it’s time to edit your shots and share them with friends, the HERO5 Black automatically uploads footage to your GoPro Plus cloud account, which provides very simple access on your phone.
You can then create incredible videos automatically with Quik, the GoPro editing app. It also works with 30+ GoPro official mounts and accessories.
You can enjoy hands-free control of your GoPro HERO5 by using simple voice commands such as ‘GoPro, take a photo’. It’s very simple to preview and play back your shots, change settings and trim your footage. Also, if you opt to get a GoPro Plus subscription, then your HERO5 Black can automatically upload all of your photos and videos directly to the cloud for easy access and sharing at a later date.
The HERO5 is 1.26 x 2.44 x 1.75 inches in size and weighs about 1/4 of a pound. It also comes with a rechargeable battery. All in all this is a great selection that will turn heads at your Christmas/Holiday table for sure.