GoPro Hero6 Black With 12MP Camera and HDR Video Support Launched at $499

Popular action camera brand, GoPro today announced the successor to its much popular GoPro Hero5 action camera. Touted as the GoPro Hero6 Black, this is the most powerful and convenient GoPro yet, says the company. Alongside the GoPro Hero6 Black, the company also announced the GoPro Fusion action camera as well.

GoPro Hero6 Black

GoPro Hero6 Black

The GoPro Hero6 Black is powered by GoPro’s custom-designed GP1 processor, which delivers impressive performance. The GoPro Hero6 Black can capture 4K videos at stunning 60fps and 1080p videos at an impressive 240fps. Also, GoPro says that the Hero6 Black features the most advanced video stabilisation ever.

Furthermore, the Hero6 Black can capture images in both RAW and HDR modes and is waterproof as well. You can take the GoPro Hero6 Black to 33 feet (10m) under water. It also has support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, Accelerometer and Gyroscope, and you can interact with GoPro in 10 languages with a built-in voice control feature.

The Hero6 Black delivers 3x faster offload transfer speeds via 5GHz Wi-Fi module. Lastly, GoPro claims that it improved the dynamic range and low-light performance by a huge margin in the Hero6 when compared to the Hero5.

GoPro Fusion

What makes the GoPro Fusion differ from the Hero6 Black is its ability to capture immersive 5.2K spherical content. GoPro says that the Hero6 Fusion marks the beginning of a new creative era. “Fusion captures everything around you so you’ll never miss the shot, and gimbal-like stabilization makes it all shockingly smooth,” said GoPro in a press statement.


The Fusion captures 5.2K videos at 30fps and 3K videos at 60fps Spherical Video. It also captures 18MP Spherical Photo and is compatible with GoPro application. Same as the Hero6 Black, the Fusion also features advanced stabilisation and also records 360-degree audio to deliver the immersive audio experience.

The icing on the cake, however, is that the Fusion can be take up to 16 feet (5m) under the water. And GoPro has added modes such as time-lapse video, time-lapse photo, night lapse, and burst mode.

It also supports voice control in 10 languages and comes with GPS, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Compass, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.


GoPro also revealed the pricing of both the Hero6 Black and Fusion. The GoPro Hero6 Black is priced at $499 (approx. Rs. 32,500), and the GoPro Fusion costs $699 (approx. Rs. 45,700). The GoPro Hero6 Black is already available for purchase in select countries such as the US, Europe. The GoPro Fusion is currently available for preorder on for USA, Canada, United Kingdom, and the European Union. Shipping of the Fusion will start from November.

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