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GoPro packs more of everything into the new HERO9 Black

16.09.2020 – 16:05

GoPro GmbH

SAN MATEO, California (ots)

New sensor for 5K videos, 20 MP photos and HyperSmooth 3.0 video stabilization

New display on the front, larger display on the back and 30% longer battery life

With the Max Lens Mod, the HERO9 Black now has Max HyperSmooth and Max SuperView with ultra wide angle

GoPro subscribers receive a EUR 100 discount on the purchase of a HERO9 Black on GoPro.com

GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) today announced its new HERO9 Black camera. According to the motto "More of everything", it has the following features: new sensor for 5K videos and 20 megapixel photos, next-generation HyperSmooth 3.0 video stabilization with integrated horizon alignment, new display on the front, larger display on the back, 30% more battery life and the Max Lens Mod as an accessory with Max HyperSmooth video stabilization and Max SuperView ultra wide angle for photos and videos.

The HERO9 Black is available worldwide for an RRP of EUR 479.99 or for EUR 379.98 with a GoPro annual subscription. The price offer of 379.98 EUR also applies to existing GoPro subscribers on GoPro.com.

GoPro also announces that the GoPro Plus subscription service is now simply called GoPro. This underlines how central service has become for the brand.

"The HERO9 Black illustrates our goal of fulfilling our customers' needs, including better value for money," said Nicholas Woodman, Founder and CEO of GoPro. "The HERO9 Black is a great product. GoPro subscribers get it 100 EUR cheaper, can use unlimited cloud storage space for their GoPro recordings and receive up to 50% discount on all products on GoPro.com. In addition, the camera will be replaced without any questions in the event of damage And that's not all: GoPro subscribers can look forward to additional benefits in the course of this year. "

GoPro has also banned plastics from the packaging of the HERO9 Black and created additional added value with the high-quality camera case for additional brackets and accessories.

"An important part of our corporate philosophy is the reduction of plastics," emphasizes Woodman. "That's why we're delivering the HERO9 Black in a high-quality case instead of conventional packaging. We want to introduce this to our other cameras by the end of 2021 as well."

Features of the HERO9 Black:

- New image sensor - Video: 5K30, 4K60, 2.7K120, 1440p120, 1080p240 and more - Photo: 20 MP - New 1.4 "color display on the front with live preview and status modes - Larger 2.27" touch display with Touch zoom on the back - 30% more battery life than the HERO8 Black with improved performance in cold weather - Replaceable battery - HyperSmooth 3.0 with built-in horizon alignment - TimeWarp 3.0 with real-time and half speed - 1080p live streaming - 1080p webcam mode - Power -Tools: HindSight, LiveBurst, Scheduled Recording and Recording Duration. - SuperFoto + HDR time-lapse video at night - RAW photos - Digital lenses - Voice control with 14 commands in 11 languages ​​and 6 dialects - 3 microphones with advanced wind noise reduction - Stereo + RAW audio - Larger speaker for improved audio playback - Removable lens cover - Integrated fold-out Attachment eyelets - Robust + waterproof up to 10 m - Compatible with Max Lens Mod, Light Mod, Display Mod and Media Mod for the HERO9 Black

Brand new: Max Lens Mod for the HERO9 Black

The brand new Max Lens Mod (99.99 EUR) complements the HERO9 Black with unwavering Max HyperSmooth video stabilization and the ultra-wide Max SuperView field of view with low distortion at a resolution of up to 2.7K60. With the Max Lens Mod, the horizon lock is possible even if the camera is rotated a full 360 °. This enables impressive creative opportunities for social media content creators, film and television professionals, and athletes.

Also compatible with the HERO9 Black are the Media Mod (89.99 EUR), now with a removable foam windscreen, the Display Mod (79.99 EUR) and the Light Mod (49.99 EUR).

The Max Lens Mod will be available worldwide from October 2020. The Media Mod for the HERO9 Black and the Display Mod will be available from September 16, 2020. The Light Mod is currently already available on GoPro.com and from selected retailers.

Subscribe to GoPro

The GoPro subscription service offers GoPro users the best value for money and the most comprehensive service. The benefits for GoPro subscribers include no questions asked camera replacement, unlimited cloud storage for GoPro photos and videos in original quality, improved live streaming on GoPro.com with fewer restrictions than other live streaming services, and up to 50% discount on mounts and accessories on GoPro .com, including the GoPro lifestyle products, and a discount of up to EUR 100 when buying a new camera.

The GoPro subscription costs EUR 49.99 per year or EUR 5.49 per month.

HERO9 Black Million Dollar Challenge

For the third year in a row, GoPro is asking its users to contribute to the highlight video for the launch of the new camera. The Million Dollar Challenge, exclusive to HERO9 Black owners, awards an equal share of $ 1,000,000 to all entrants whose video clips are selected for the HERO9 Black Million Dollar Challenge video. The video will be released in December 2020.

HERO9 Black users can submit their video clips starting today at GoPro.com/Awards to take part in the Million Dollar Challenge. The deadline for entries is Friday, December 4th, 2020.

Worldwide availability

HERO9 Black is available starting today on GoPro.com and at select retailers around the world. The camera costs EUR 479.99 (RRP) or EUR 379.98 on GoPro.com including a GoPro annual subscription. The price offer of 379.98 EUR also applies to existing GoPro subscribers on GoPro.com.

The GoPro MAX remains available for EUR 529.99 (RRP) or EUR 429.98 with a GoPro annual subscription, the HERO8 Black costs EUR 379.99 (RRP) or EUR 329.98 with an annual GoPro subscription and the HERO7 Black costs EUR 279.99 (RRP).

The GoPro range for 2020 is available on GoPro.com. More information about HERO9 Black is available on the GoPro blog The Inside Line.

About GoPro, Inc

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Visit our press portal to download official brand and product photos as well as logos and reviewers guides. GoPro users can enter the GoPro Awards with their photos, unedited clips and edited videos to gain exposure on social networks, as well as to win GoPro equipment and cash prizes.

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Press contact:

Patrick Lengenfelder
GoPro Communications
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