GoPro’s HERO is an entry-level action video camera that featureshigh-quality 1080p30 and 720p60 video, 5MP photos up to 5 frames per second, QuikCapture, SuperView and Auto Low Light. Waterproof to 131’ (40m).


Stunning Video Quality: Record gorgeous 1080p30 and 720p60 video., Diverse Photo Capture: Capture 5PM single, Time Lapse and Burst photos up to 5 fps.
Ultra wide-angle glass lens. Auto Low Light mode.
Built-in Microphone: Record audio with the built-in microphone
Durable + Waterproof to 131-Feet (40m): Designed to withstand extreme environments and conditions
Compatible with all GoPro Mounts: 60+ mounts and accessories. GoPro Software: View and share your content.
– Supports microSD cards up to 32GB (class 10 or UHS-1 required)
Weighing just 3.9 ounces, HERO is super small, ultra portable and perfect for low-profile mounting.



Weight: Camera with integrated housing: 111g (3.9oz)
Video Mode (Video Resolution | fps NTSC/PAL | FOV | Screen Resolution):
1080p – 30,25 – Ultra Wide – 1920 x 1080
720p SuperView – 60, 50 – Ultra Wide – 1280 x 720
720p – 60, 50 – Ultra Wide – 1280 x 720
Video Format: H.264 codec, .mp4 file


Advanced Video/Photo Capture Settings

Spot Meter – is ideal for filming within a dark space with the camera pointed towards a brighter setting (such as filming the outdoors from within a car).

SuperView™ – video mode captures the world’s most immersive wide-angle perspective. It allows you to capture more of yourself and your surroundings in the shot, and it provides full widescreen playback.

QuikCapture – With the press of a button, the camera automatically turns on and begins recording video or capturing Time Lapse photos.

Photo Mode: Photo Resolution – 5MP, Wide FOV, 2592 x 1944 screen resolution | Burst Photo: Capture 10 photos in 2 seconds (5 fps), 10 photos/2 seconds (5 fps) | Time Lapse: Automatically capture a series of photos at 0.5-second intervals

Image Quality + Optics: Ultra sharp image quality with glass lens, Fixed f/2.8 aperture, Ultra wide-angle field of view

Battery + Charging: Rechargeable lithium-ion battery | Rated at 1180mAH, 3.8V, 4484mWh | Integrated with camera

Battery Life: 1080p 30fps – 2 hours and 45 mins. | 720p 60fps – 2 hours and 30 mins. | 720p SuperView 60fps – 2 hours and 30 mins.

Audio: Format: 48kHz sampling rate, AAC compression, AGC (automatic gain control), Internal mic: Mono, External mic: Not supported


Ports: Mini USB: Charging, Connecting to a computer for playback/file transfer/charging | microSD memory card with a Class 10 or UHS-1 rating required (Up to 32GB capacity supported)


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GoPro – HERO – Official Site

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4 thoughts on “GoPro’s entry-level action cam – HERO for $130 USD”
  1. im not a real fan for pov/action cams but i would recommend this one, for newbies or new user of action cams. the specs is good enough and the price is not that expensive.

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