GearNews – GoPro Hero5 Black Action Camera

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GearNews – GoPro Hero5 Black Action Camera

The latest release from the inventors of mainstream action cams is the GoPro Hero5 Black.

The camera features a simple one-button control, 2in touchscreen, 4K video capture @ 30fps, 12MP RAW+WDR photo-shooting and electronic image stabilisation. The camera's case is rubberised, making it waterproof to 10m, but can be upgraded to 60m with the addition of the maker's dedicated dive-housing. Other qualities include exposure control, hands-free voice operation, stereo audio and GPS. The Hero5 costs a penny under £350 plus £45 for the 60m dive housing. .

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