WITH HERO6, GOPRO SETS NEW BAR FOR IMAGE QUALITY, STABILIZATION AND SIMPLICITY
Features Custom GP1 Processor, Next-Level Video Stabilization and 3X Faster QuikStories
Fusion Spherical Camera Launched – A New Era of Creativity Begins
Sunway Pyramid, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia (September 29th, 2017) – In an adrenaline and fun-filled road show, FunSportz Sdn Bhd – the exclusive importer and distributor of GoPro equipment from the USA – today unveiled HERO6 Black, the most powerful and convenient GoPro, yet. Powered by GoPro’s custom-designed GP1 processor, HERO6 achieves an entirely new level of performance including stunning 4K60 and 1080p240 video and the most advanced video stabilization ever achieved in a GoPro. Additionally, GoPro introduced new mounts and accessories plus a new Follow mode for its Karma drone. GoPro also launched Fusion, its bar-setting waterproof, mountable 5.2K spherical camera. Fusion will be made available in Malaysia at a later date to be announced by FunSportz.
GoPro’s founder and CEO, Nicholas Woodman, introduced the HERO6 Black and Fusion cameras to an international audience at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, California. Watch a replay of the live event HERE.
“HERO6’s next-level image quality, video stabilization and three times faster QuikStories performance makes it a powerful storytelling extension of your smartphone,” said Woodman. “It’s never been easier to live it, then share it…using a GoPro.”
HERO6 BLACK – MYR 2,399.00
With stunning 4K60 and 1080p240 video packed into a rugged, waterproof, go-anywhere design, HERO6 Black and the GoPro App automatically transform your adventures into cinematic QuikStory videos you can share with the world. HERO6 also has dramatically improved dynamic range and low-light performance to really make things pop, and an added digital zoom just to get crazy.
- Powered by GoPro’s Custom-Designed GP1 Processor
- 4K60 and 1080p240 Video
- QuikStories Enabled, GoPro App Compatible
- GoPro’s Most Advanced Stabilization of any HERO camera
- All-New Touch Zoom
- 3x Faster Offload Speeds via 5GHz Wi-Fi
- Waterproof to 33 Feet (10m)
- Compatible with Karma and Existing GoPro Mounts
- Improved Dynamic Range and Low-Light Performance
- Voice Control in 10 Languages
- GPS, Accelerometer and Gyroscope
- WiFi + Bluetooth
Developed from the ground up to maximize a GoPro’s capabilities, GP1 enables twice the video frame rates, improved image quality, dynamic range, low-light performance and dramatically improved video stabilization over previous HERO camera generations. Importantly, GP1 automates all of these benefits, allowing users to capture vibrant videos and stunning photos without messing around with complex image settings. GP1 also advances GoPro’s capabilities in computer vision and machine learning, enabling HERO6 to analyze visual scenes and sensor data for improved automated QuikStories.
HERO6 Black is now available in Malaysia through authorized dealers.
QuikStories is an app feature that makes it easy to share short videos of your adventures. HERO6 is optimized for QuikStories with 3X faster WiFi. This means your footage will rapidly transfer from your GoPro to your phone where the GoPro App will automatically create QuikStory videos for you.
KARMA – Take the Lead. Karma will tag along. – MYR 6,299.00
Karma is ready for HERO6 Black and features two new auto-shot paths: Follow and Watch. Using GPS, Karma can now automatically follow the Karma Controller while you’re on the go, keeping you framed in the shot. The Watch auto-shot path will keep Karma hovering in place while it rotates, keeping the Karma Controller in frame wherever it goes. Other new Karma updates include an expanded Cable-Cam auto-shot path and “Look Up” camera tilt capability.
- Now HERO6 Black compatible
- Follow – Follows the Karma Controller, framing you in the shot
- Watch – Automatically keeps the Karma Controller in frame while hovering in place
- Cable Cam – Set up to 10 waypoints for more complex shots
- Look Up Tilt – Allows camera to tilt upwards to look above the horizon
Current Karma owners may unlock new features via firmware update, available today.
Additional New Products
- Shorty – The ultimate pocket-able extension pole and tripod, perfect for any activity.Shorty @ MYR 189.00
- The Handler – An updated floating handgrip with a quick-release mounting feature. The Handler @ MYR 149.00
- Bite Mount + Floaty– A versatile bite mount with an easy-to-spot float, ideal for POV. Bite Mount + Floaty @ MYR 149.00.
FUSION – PRICE TBC
With its ability to capture immersive 5.2K spherical content, GoPro Fusion marks the beginning of a new creative era. Fusion captures everything around you so you’ll never miss the shot, and gimbal-like stabilization makes it all shockingly smooth. Use the GoPro App to play back and share your footage as VR content or use the app’s OverCapture™ feature to recapture and share your spherical shot as a traditional fixed perspective video.
- 5.2K30 and 3K60 Spherical Video
- 18MP Spherical Photo
- GoPro App Compatible
- OverCapture Allows for Traditional Video Creation from 360 Footage
- Advanced Stabilization
- 360 Audio
- Waterproof to 16ft (5m)
- Time Lapse Video + Photo, Night Lapse and Burst Modes
- Works with Most GoPro Mounts
- Includes Fusion Grip Mount
- Voice Control in 10 Languages
- GPS, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Compass
- WiFi + Bluetooth
GoPro Fusion will be made available in Malaysia at a later date to be announced by FunSportz. Create stunning edits using the bundled Fusion Studio desktop software available when product ships. The OverCapture mobile experience will be part of a new version of the GoPro App available for iOS and Android in early 2018.
About GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO)
GoPro makes it easy for people to celebrate and share experiences. We believe life is more meaningful when shared. We build cameras, software and accessories that help the world share itself in immersive and exciting ways.
GoPro, HERO, Karma, Quik, QuikStories and their respective logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of GoPro, Inc. in the United States and other countries. The Bluetooth word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by GoPro is under license. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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About FunSportz Sdn Bhd
Founded in Malaysia in 2009 with the aim of bringing quality products relating to outdoor, sports and travel activities to consumers, FunSportz also specializes in gadgets that are both unique and fun. The company’s philosophy revolves around `practicality’, right from the days when consumers were using compact cameras and camera-phones were nowhere as sophisticated as today’s.