GoPro Hero 12 Black: Revolutionizing Action Cameras with 2x Battery Life: There are several improvements in this new model, the standout features include its extended battery life and the ability to record audio via Bluetooth.
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Battery Life: GoPro Hero 12 Black
The GoPro Hero 12 Black boasts a remarkable improvement in battery life. In the 5.3K 60 recording mode, this camera can shoot continuously for 70 minutes on a single charge. This is a significant leap from the Hero 11 Black, which could only manage 35 minutes in the same mode.
What’s even more impressive is that GoPro achieved this without increasing the battery size. Both models use a 1720 milliamp battery. This suggests that GoPro has made significant strides in reducing battery consumption.
For those curious about other modes:
- In 5.3K 30: The camera lasts 1.5 hours.
- In 1080p 30: It can go for over 2.5 hours.
Stunning Video and Photo Quality
- HDR Video: The new HDR video feature combines multiple exposures into one frame, offering more vivid colors and even exposure.
- High-Resolution Capture: With full-frame 5.3K, you get 3x the resolution of 4K and 12x that of HD. This means incredibly detailed and immersive videos.
- Slow Motion: Capture 8x slo-mo in 2.7K240 and 4x slo-mo in 4K120, perfect for highlighting those epic moments.
- Enhanced Photography: Capture 27-megapixel photos and utilize features like SuperPhoto for intelligent image processing, HDR Photo Mode for vivid colors, and Raw Photo Mode for post-production flexibility.
Max Lens Mod 2.0
- Ultra-Wide Field of View: Experience a field of view up to 177 degrees, perfect for capturing the most epic POV shots.
- Max SuperView: This offers a widescreen field-of-view that’s 36% larger than the HERO12 Black alone, ensuring you don’t miss any detail.
- 10-bit Color: Enhance your video quality with 10-bit color, offering smoother gradation and more realism.
- 10-bit GP Log Video Profile: Unlock more dynamic range for advanced color correction, giving professionals more control over post-production.
Enhanced Audio Features
- Bluetooth Connectivity: Connect your Airpods or other Bluetooth devices for video narration and hear camera alerts directly in your earbuds.
- Media Mod: Enhance your vlogging experience with new mic features and improved audio tuning.
Creative Capture Modes
- Time Lapses: Capture stunning time-lapse videos, both day and night, without any post-processing.
- Night Effects: Get artistic after dark and capture the beauty of the night.
- TimeWarp: Capture ultra-stabilized time-lapse videos while on the move, perfect for showcasing your adventures.
Convenient Capture Modes
- Scheduled Capture: Set your camera to automatically start recording at a specific time.
- Hindsight: Capture up to 30 seconds of video before you even hit the record button, ensuring you never miss a moment.
Voice Commands and Remote Control
- Voice Commands: Interact with the HERO12 Black using voice commands available in 11 languages.
- The Remote: If your camera is out of reach, control it wirelessly with The Remote.
Quik App Integration
- Easy Access: Once you’re done shooting, access your photos and videos directly within the Quik app.
- Auto-Highlight Videos: Relive your best moments with automatically generated highlight videos.
Availability and Pricing
The GoPro Hero 12 Black is available for pre-order on GoPro’s official website. It’s priced at $399.99, for Black and black+ for $449.99 with the Max Lens Mod 2.0. The camera will officially release on September 13th.
For those looking for accessories, a 48-inch extension pole and a waterproof Bluetooth shutter remote will be available in October. Additionally, GoPro’s quick editing app will be available for Mac starting in November and for Windows PCs from next summer.
What to Expect
The GoPro Hero 12 Black is setting new standards in the action camera market. With its enhanced battery life, Bluetooth audio recording, and the Max Lens Mod 2.0, it promises to deliver an unmatched user experience for adventurers and content creators alike.