Adding a 23.6MP sensor and new key design and engineering features, GoPro upgrades its flagship action camera with more of everything with the rugged HERO9 Black, providing high-detail 5K30 video and 20MP photo capture alongside new collections of professional settings and practical functions.
The front display, which in the previous HERO model showed status information, is now larger at 1.4" and offers a live view, allowing you to frame shots for vlogging and similar uses. A new HyperSmooth 3.0 digital image stabilization with in-camera horizon leveling lets you produce even smoother, more stable videos without a gimbal. While a full-on action camera, the HERO9 Black makes use of its immense feature set to also let you use it as a webcam and for 1080p Full HD live streaming, providing a comprehensive solution for all your action cam adventures and more in a robust design that's 33' waterproof without an external housing required. An optional dive housing can additionally be used to take the camera into much deeper waters.
The HERO9 Black has a built-in, flip-out 2-prong mount on the bottom, letting you easily attach it to over 45 mounting accessories available from GoPro for all your applications, whether extreme sports or live streaming to Facebook. Moreover, to further expand the functions of the camera, multiple optional add-on mods are offered, such as the Media Mod, which adds an external mic and additional mounting and signal output options for more of a multimedia workflow. With social media in mind, the camera also lets you switch into portrait mode to capture images in the format ideal for platforms such as Instagram. The battery for the HERO9 Black has a 30% longer, 1720mAh capacity in comparison to the previous model's battery, allowing you to operate the camera for longer periods on a single charge.
Capture up to 5K30 resolution video and maintain high detail even when zooming in. Packing a new 23.6MP sensor, the HERO9 Black brings lifelike image sharpness, fluid motion, and in-camera horizon leveling for optimal image quality.
20MP Photo with SuperPhoto
Shoot crisp, pro-quality photos with 20MP clarity. Apply SuperPhoto to automatically pick all the best image processing to easily get the right shot.
Expandable Mods System
The HERO9 Black is compatible with multiple add-on mods that expand the camera for a more comprehensive workflow. The optional mods include the Max Lens Mod, Light Mod, and Media Mod. Between these mods, you can achieve horizon locked footage, LED illumination, external mic recording, and more.
No more carrying a separate frame. Just flip out the folding fingers and attach your camera to virtually any mounting accessory.
Front Display + Rear Touchscreen
The rear touchscreen of the HERO9 Black is larger than in the previous model of the camera but offers the same familiar features, including touch zoom. The front display has also been upgraded and now shows a live preview in addition to status indicators. You can now frame your shot right from the front display.
The HERO9 Black's 1720mAh battery has a 30% longer battery life than the battery of the HERO8 Black.
|Item model number
||1 x microSD/HC/XC (256 GB Maximum)
||Fixed Touchscreen LCD
||Front: Live-View Monitor
||1/25 - 1/2000 Seconds (Photo)