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GoPro launched the new HERO6 action cam and the All-new GoPro Fusion 360-camera

Christian Jay Magowan  —  3 months ago ( Sep 30, 2017 )    |    Featured, Gadgets, News

HERO6

This is the new HERO6 from GoPro and it takes your memory recording skills to the next level with its new imaging processor on board plus enhanced social distribution to tell your stories.

The GoPro HERO6 comes with an all-new GP1 image processor developed by GoPro in collaboration with Socionext with strict specification implementation from GoPro itself. The new image processor is offers an improved dynamic range, extensive manual controls, enhance color reproduction and better low-light performance.

The new generation HERO6 action camera can also shoot videos in 4K at 60fps and 2.7K in 120fps. Slow motion video capture goes further on 1080p which now can take videos at 240fps. There’s also an improved EIS now with six axis rather than four on the HERO5, there also an HDR mode and linear zoom.

WiFi connection has also been improved on the HERO6 which is faster to connect and transfer files to your smartphone and other compatible devices. Lastly, Taking the HERO6 anywhere will no longer require that bulky waterproof case as it doesn’t need one, the action camera can go underwater to about 10 meters.

FUSION

The new GoPro Fusion works just like the HERO6 but it takes 360-degree images with Gimbal-like image stabilization. It can take 5.2K video at 60fps and 3K videos at 60fps with its 6 onboard cameras both for VR and non-VR videos. In addition to videos, the GoPro Fusion can also capture still images in 18 Megapixel spherical photos. It  also features time-lapse, night lapse and burst modes.

The GoPro Fusion will work with the GoPro app and work its magic. It is also a waterproof gadget on its own which can go underwater up to 16 feet. Lastly, If you have an existing GoPro accessories on hand, the GoPro Fusion can use that too.

The HERO6 retails at $499 roughly around 25K Php and is available in retail shops in selected markets. The GoPro Fusion on the other hand retails at $699, that’s or more or like 35K Php in the Philippines and will be available by November this year. These action cameras are still is about to touch down in the Philippines but their specific availability in the Philippine market in not yet known at the moment,

 

 

Christian Jay Magowan

A Medtech by Profession and a big fan of gadgets and whatever technology has for the world. I scour for anything technology and science to provide you with what’s hot in this side of space.