Adding a 23.6MP sensor & new key design & engineering features, GoPro upgrades its flagship action camera with more of everything with the rugged HERO9 Black, providing high-detail 5K30 video & 20MP photo capture alongside new collections of professional settings & practical functions.
A new HyperSmooth 3.0 digital image stabilization with in-camera horizon leveling lets you produce even smoother, more stable videos without a gimbal. While a full-on action camera, the HERO9 Black makes use of its immense feature set to also let you use it as a webcam & for 1080p Full HD live streaming, providing a comprehensive solution for all your action cam adventures & more in a robust design that's 33' waterproof without an external housing required.
Another new addition is a suite of Power Tools features, including a feature called HindSight that, when turned on, allows you to record 30 seconds of video prior to your hitting the record button, ensuring you'll never miss that important unexpected moment at a ball game or other event.
Capture up to 5K30 resolution video & maintain high detail even when zooming in. Packing a new 23.6MP sensor, the HERO9 Black brings lifelike image sharpness, fluid motion, & in-camera horizon leveling for optimal image quality.
20MP Photo with SuperPhoto:
Shoot crisp, pro-quality photos with 20MP clarity. Apply SuperPhoto to automatically pick all the best image processing to easily get the right shot.
Front Display + Rear Touchscreen:
The rear touchscreen of the HERO9 Black is larger than in the previous model of the camera but offers the same familiar features, including touch zoom. The front display has also been upgraded & now shows a live preview in addition to status indicators. You can now frame your shot right from the front display.
The HERO9 Black's 1720mAh battery has a 30% longer battery life than the battery of the HERO8 Black.
The GoPro HERO9 Black features a more advanced video stabilization with HyperSmooth 3.0, which enables in-camera horizon leveling & boost in all settings.
In-camera horizon leveling (up to 45% tilt) is now possible with the new Linear + Horizon Leveling digital lens, helping your footage stay stable & straight.
Record time-lapse scenes as you move on the road, on foot, or anywhere else. TimeWarp 3.0 condenses time, capturing moments with features like Speed Ramp, which lets you select Real Speed (now with audio) or Half Speed while recording.
The rear touchscreen makes it easier to control your camera, frame up your shot, play back footage, snap a selfie, & more.
Live Streaming in 1080p:
Live stream in 1080p HD to social media via the GoPro app with HyperSmooth stabilization applied, & feel free to save your streamed footage to a microSD card to check out later.
Connect the HERO9 Black to your computer to broadcast in 1080p HD. Use optional GoPro mounts to create your ideal webcam setup.
Rugged + Waterproof:
The HERO9 Black is designed rugged for virtually all weather conditions & is waterproof down to 33' right out of the box, without any waterproof housing required.
The HERO9 Black features the Power Tools suite of smart capture settings that extend capture options with tools like HindSight, LiveBurst, Scheduled Capture, & Duration Capture.
Power Tools HindSight:
HindSight captures video from 30 seconds before you press record, so you'll never miss a moment again, like that unexpected first base hit. With HindSight turned on, the camera will capture 30 seconds of video before you hit the shutter button, & everything after, until you stop recording.
Power Tools LiveBurst:
Record what happens 1.5 seconds before & after your shot, then pick your favourite single frame for the best pic or a shareable video.
Power Tools Scheduled Capture. This feature lets you schedule the start time for your shot in advance.
Power Tools Duration Capture:
Choose how long the HERO9 Black records before automatically stopping.
Shoot time-lapse videos at night in 4K, 2.7K 4:3, 1440p, or 1080p, all processed in-camera.
Presets + Custom Presets:
The HERO9 Black comes preloaded with recommended video presets for Standard, Activity, Cinematic, & Slo-Mo shots. You can even create custom presets for quick access to your favourite settings.
Epic shots are as easy as tapping a digital lens. Now you can switch between Narrow, Linear, Wide, SuperView, & Linear + Horizon Leveling.
Go hands-free with 14 voice commands like "GoPro, take a photo." Even if the camera is off, you can say, "GoPro, turn on." The HERO9 Black understands English (US, UK, AU, & India), Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (BR), Russian, Spanish (EU & NA), & Swedish.
Raw mode provides the most flexibility in editing & is available for single- & multi-shot sequences as well as time-lapse & burst photos.
Ultra-high frame rate 1080p240 video with HyperSmooth 3.0 stabilization allows up to 8x slow motion for this ever-popular effect.
100 Mb/s Bit Rate:
Create studio-quality footage with bit rate options of up to 100 Mb/s.
HEVC Video Format:
Use High-Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) to shrink file sizes without losing picture quality.
Data Overlays + GPS:
Showcase your location, altitude, & speed on your final image by adding Data Overlays to your videos in the GoPro app. Options include Speedometer, GoPro logo, GPS Path, Altitude, Map, Speed chart, & G-Force. (Note: You must enable GPS on your camera to add GPS Data Overlays to videos in the GoPro app.)
Face, Smile, Blink + Scene Detection:
The HERO9 Black recognizes smiles, blinks, & more. The GoPro app uses those details to intelligently pick your best photos & videos to create impressive video stories.
The app lets you control your camera remotely, start & stop recording, & offload media. Plus, you can make single- & multi-clip edits & share them, all from your phone.
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