GoPro Unveils $200 Hero+ WiFi Mobile Video Camera
GoPro also drops the price of its Hero4 Session mobile video camera by $100, to $299.99.GoPro is rounding out its lineup with the introduction of a $199.99 Hero+ mobile action video camera, featuring WiFi and Bluetooth capabilities for quick mobile sharing after images are captured. The latest Hero mobile video camera is a step up from the entry level $129.99 Hero and is priced well below the company's top-of-the-line Hero4 Black pro video camera, which retails for $499.99. In addition, GoPro has dropped the price of its Hero4 Session video camera by $100, giving it a new retail price of $299.99. GoPro announced the new camera and the price change on Sept. 27. The Hero+ is waterproof and can be mounted or worn with an assortment of mounts that lets users capture action videos during a wide assortment of activities, sports and hobbies. The Hero+ captures 1080p60 and 720p60 video as well as 8-megapixel still images, time-lapse images or burst photographs.
The Hero+ device's new WiFi feature now allows it to connect with GoPro's mobile app so that users can gain convenient tools, such as a Trim and Share feature that allows the user to quickly create and share short video clips across leading social media channels, according to the company.