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GoPro Offers New Affordable HERO Action Camera

Thanks to GoPro, anyone can be a “hero” when it comes to owning an action cameras now.

Indeed, anyone can now gain access to GoPro’s range of action cameras, with the company’s new entry-level HERO that sells for $199. 

The new HERO features a 2-inch touch display, a capture ratio of 1440p/60 fps with 10-megapixels of shooting and waterproof capabilities up to 30 feet, making it the perfect choice for adventurous athletes, social media sharers and travelers.

“HERO is a great first GoPro for people looking to share experiences beyond what a phone can capture,” says Meghan Laffey, GoPro’s VP of Product. “HERO makes it easy to share ‘wow’ moments at a price that’s perfect for first-time users.”

Sharing one’s experiences with the new HERO has never been simpler, whereby photos and video footage can be automatically offloaded to your favorite social media platform using the GoPro app. Therefore, there’s no more fumbling with SD cards or plugging your camera into a computer.

In addition, users looking for the ultimate GoPro-experience and confidence can subscribe to GoPro’s PLUS subscription service, which provides cloud backup, damaged camera replacement, 20-percent off accessory discounts and more for just $4.99 a month.

The new HERO is available starting today at GoPro retailers around the world, or directly from

Key features:

  • Award-Winning Image Quality: HD Video (1440p60 and 1080p60) and 10MP photo performance
  • 2-Inch Touch Display: Using HERO is as easy as using your phone thanks to its touch display
  • Voice Control: Tell HERO to start and stop recording, take a photo, turn off and more
  • Waterproof + Extremely Durable: Waterproof up to 30′ (10M) and designed go everywhere your smartphone can’t
  • Video Stabilization: HERO features video stabilization that helps smooth out the shakes
  • Smartphone Compatible: HERO offloads your photos and videos to the GoPro app which creates fun, shareable videos for you, automatically
  • Body and Gear Mountable: compatible with 30+ GoPro mounting accessories

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