The death of shaky cam has arrived. Welcome ‘Hypersmooth’.
Overnight GoPro, launched their brand spanking new flagship camera the Hero 7. The go-to for adrenaline junkies around the world, GoPro’s Hero line of cameras are showing no signs of slowing down. Coming in three models, the entry-level Hero 7 White, the 4K Hero 7 Silver and the Innovative Hero 7 Black. All models have the anticipated upgrades in tech specs and of course, every camera is still hard as nails with out of the box 10 meters waterproof, shock-resistance and the familiar touchscreen on the back.
If you’re not quite ready to fork out six-hundred dollarydoos for the top of the line Hero 7 Black, you’ll find that you can still record crisp 4k video with the Hero 7 Silver plus it has a more digestible $449 price tag. The Hero 7 White might not come with all the fancy features as it’s older siblings, but its entry-level price of $299 makes it a perfect stocking stuffer for your little daredevil this Christmas.
Now, it’s time to talk about the new features and bloody oath there are a few of them. Without a doubt, the most notable upgrade is the new ‘Hypersmooth’ video stabilization technology found in the Hero 7 Black. This snazzy little addition will transform your Blair-Witch looking surf trip into a glorious expose of silky smooth 4K content. The Hero 7 Black also boasts a live stream feature so you can instantly share your all your stunts directly to Facebook without missing a beat. The ‘TimeWarp Video’ feature allows you to create super-stabilized time lapse ‘magic carpet ride’ videos of your experiences, up to 30x speed. The camera’s hardware itself has als0 been upgraded with enhanced audio, a portrait mode custom built for your socials and the aptly named ‘SuperPhoto’ setting that makes your photos look even more professional.
When you do get your paws on the new Hero 7 Black, make sure you submit your content to the ‘HERO7 Black Million Dollar Challenge’. If your footage makes it into the highlight reel you’ll get an equal share of the $1,000,000 USD prize. For all the submission guidelines and details, please click here.
The full GoPro Hero 7 range will be available from the 27th September: