And in other news, we seem to figure out the motives behind GoPro’s Hero 5 delay. As GoPro aims for lightweight cameras, the company took its sweet come in coming up with a new mind-boggling camera concept.
According to sources inside GoPro, the new camera concept will we something to behold. GoPro Hero 5 is reported, half the size of GoPro Hero 4 and will weight about 0.55 pounds. And apart from the rich display and the high-quality imaging sensors, the camera also has other goodies up its sleeve.
The company announced that they have been thinking about making the camera more mobile. And so, GoPro felt like sticking a drone feature to the camera is the best way to get the crowd’s attention. Yes, you heard it right. The new GoPro Hero 5 camera, which will probably be launched next year, will be drone-ready and able, meaning that the camera can be attached to any flying drone in order to take HQ snaps of your surrounding.
And if that wasn’t enough to get your attention, then you should know that GoPro is also into drones. In fact, earlier this year, the company released its first drone, entitled GoPro Karma. You can get the famous GoPro flying wonder-child for 5000 dollars.
Getting back to the infamous camera, it would seem that the rumors surrounding GoPro’s Hero 5 delay were pretty accurate. GoPro decided to play it cool for a while in order to make some modification to the initial projects.
The makers will start tinkering with the camera’s design and technology. Thus, we will be sure that the end product will be a sight to be seen. According to a couple of declaration, it would seem that the new camera will be able to take HQ snaps in the air, on land and it will even work underwater.
GoPro Hero 5 can be operated even underwater at depths of maximum 60 meters. Using the new camera in conjunction with the GoPro Karma high-tech drone, you can take pictures and even videos of events such as weddings or even musical events.
As stated, GoPro aims for lightweight cameras, and it would seem that the new camera concept abides by this principle. The new camera will weight approximately 0.55 and will be half the size of its predecessor, the GoPro Hero 4.
In terms of timeframe, we are unable to launch any speculations regarding a precise launch date, due to the fact that the company already postponed the initial one.