GoPro HERO8 Black, MAX arriving in PH soon
Meet GoPro’s new heroes: the GoPro HERO8 Black and GoPro MAX. Along with the new cameras, the company also launched accessories a.k.a. Mods to go with them.
GoPro HERO8 Black
The latest GoPro gets a new form factor, ditching its frame mount for built-in folding mounting fingers. Compared to its predecessor, it’s smaller and the new design makes changing batteries and SD cards more seamless.
Other new features the HERO8 boasts are HyperSmooth 2.0 video stabilization, TimeWarp 2.0 with automatic speed selection, SuperPhoto, and improved HDR. The Hero8 Black also comes with a LiveBurst mode, a NightLapse video, and hands-free voice commands. This action camera records video in 4K at 60fps and and can be connected with the GoPro to edit and share on-the-go. Like previous GoPro models, the GoPro Hero8 Black is waterproof up to 10m.
To enhance the shooting experience, the Hero8 Black comes with mods. The Media Mod makes it easier to connect mics for recording audio, while the Display Mod gives users a flip-up screen perfect for recording vlogs. There’s also the LKight Mod, which attaches a powerful LED light to the GoPro mount.
GoPro’s other new release, the MAX, is a dual lens camera with 360-degree recording capabilities. This action camera’s Max HyperSmooth stabilizes videos, delivering smooth footage everytime. It has four digital lenses and six built-in mics for recording directional audio. The camera has four digital lenses: Narro, Linear, Wide, and Max SuperView.
There are also various modes to play with: the PowerPano takes 270-degree panoramic shots, while the TimeWarp takes timelapse videos in 360 and Hero mode. The GoPro Max is waterproof up to 5m.
The GoPro Hero8 has a P23,990 price tag, while the GoPro MAX sells for P29,490. These cameras are available for pre-order starting October 18 and set to arrive in the Philippines by November. The Mods will be available starting December at www.gopro.com.