GoPro Unveils HERO12 Black: Longer Runtimes, Stunning HDR Video, Wireless Audio Support, and More!"

Max Lens Mod 2.0 Accessory for HERO12 Black Enables the Best in Class, Widest-Ever 177° Field of View at Market-Leading 4K60 Resolution. 

New Timecode Sync Makes It Easy for Professionals to Synchronize Multiple HERO12 Black Cameras, New GP-Log with available Look Up Tables (LUTs) Enable Pro-Level Color Grading

GoPro (NASDAQ: GPRO) has introduced the HERO12 Black camera, once again setting new standards for their renowned small, rugged, and ultra-versatile cameras.

The latest flagship camera from GoPro is priced at RM1,999.00 and takes the groundbreaking performance of its predecessor to the next level. It achieves up to 2x longer runtimes through a redesigned power management system, captures stunning high dynamic range (HDR) video in market-leading 5.3K and 4K resolutions, supports Bluetooth® audio devices like Apple AirPods, and offers improved HyperSmooth 6.0 video stabilization. Additionally, it boasts a range of powerful new camera features catering to both newcomers and professionals.

The HERO12 Black introduces exciting capabilities, including the new Max Lens Mod 2.0 accessory, offering an industry-leading 177° field of view at 4K resolution and 60 frames per second.

With Max Lens Mod 2.0, you can choose from three field-of-view settings: Max Wide, Max SuperView, and the brand-new Max HyperView. This takes full advantage of HERO12 Black's large 8:7 sensor, providing perspectives that are 36% wider in widescreen video and 48% taller in vertical video compared to the standard lens.

These wide-angle views are perfect for capturing first-person perspectives of sports and activities or creating dream-like immersion in natural settings when exploring with friends and family.

Max Lens Mod 2.0 also boasts 2x more scratch-resistant glass than its predecessor and features a durable hydrophobic lens coating that repels water drops.

GoPro CEO and Founder Nicholas Woodman remarks, "HERO12 Black sets a new standard for immersive life-capture. It represents the culmination of GoPro's 21 years of experience and our commitment to helping you capture and share life's moments in a vivid and immersive way, making you and your audience feel like you're right there, reliving your favorite experiences."

The HERO12 Black comes equipped with a range of new, professional-grade features that are also designed for the ease and convenience of casual users:

  1. Enjoy wireless audio support for Apple AirPods and various Bluetooth® audio devices such as earbuds, headphones, and microphones. This is perfect for vlogging, narrating scenes, and issuing voice commands to control your HERO12 Black from a distance.
  2. Explore the GP-Log feature with available LUTs, offering greater control and enhanced color grading options during post-production.
  3. Experience wireless timecode synchronization, allowing an unlimited number of HERO12 Black cameras to sync effortlessly for seamless multi-camera editing with popular software like Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere.
  4. Benefit from optimized encoding that delivers smaller file sizes without compromising image quality, ensuring efficient storage and easier sharing of your content.

Furthermore, casual users seeking a balance of convenience and control will appreciate the HERO12 Black's revamped user interface. It features streamlined controls and introduces a new Vertical Capture Mode, allowing the camera to capture vertical 9:16 aspect ratio video even when mounted horizontally. This is ideal for effortless sharing on vertically-oriented social platforms.

Introducing the HERO12 Black: Versatile, Feature-Rich, and All About Fun!

This cutting-edge HERO camera, HERO12 Black, takes GoPro's renowned and sturdy design and enhances it with a host of performance and usability upgrades, making it the most capable and user-friendly HERO camera to date:

1. Extended Runtimes: A significantly improved power management system delivers an impressive 70 minutes of continuous recording at 5.3K60 (the highest performance setting), over 95 minutes at 5.3K30, and a whopping 155 minutes at 1080p30, all while maintaining HyperSmooth 6.0 video stabilization.

2. High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photo + Video: Experience eye-catching HDR photos and 5.3K+ 4K video for stunning visuals.

3. Leading-Edge 5.3K Resolution + 8x Slo-Mo: Capture 5.3K video with 91% more resolution than 4K and a remarkable 665% more than 1080p. Slow down your footage up to 8x in up to 2.7K resolution. Additionally, get high-quality 24.7-megapixel frame grabs and 27-megapixel photos. Enjoy 4K video at up to 120 frames per second for 4x slo-mo.

4. Exceptional Wide-Angle Perspectives with Max Lens Mod 2.0 Accessory: Benefit from a 36% wider field of view for widescreen video and a 48% taller field of view for vertical video. The lens is now 2x more scratch-resistant and features a hydrophobic coating to repel water drops.

5. GP-Log + LUTs: For professional users, GP-Log with available Look Up Tables (LUTs) provides enhanced post-production editing and color grading capabilities.

6. Wireless Audio Support: Record audio directly to the HERO12 Black from Bluetooth® devices like Apple AirPods, earbuds, headphones, and microphones—an excellent choice for vlogging, scene narration, and remote camera control via voice commands.

7. Emmy Award-Winning Stabilization with 360° Horizon Lock: HyperSmooth 6.0 includes AutoBoost for adaptive video stabilization and minimal cropping. It also enables horizon leveling, even with full 360° camera rotation.

8. Versatile 8:7 Aspect Ratio: The 1/1.9" sensor offers unmatched versatility, supporting various aspect ratios, including vertical 9:16, widescreen 16:9, traditional 4:3, and full-frame 8:7.

9.Exclusive HyperView Ultra-Wide Angle Lens Setting: Experience immersive, wide-angle video with HERO12 Black's HyperView digital lens. Max Lens Mod 2.0 takes it even wider.

10. Vertical Capture Mode: Capture vertical video while the camera is horizontally mounted—ideal for sharing on vertically-oriented social platforms.

11. Simplified Camera Controls: Choose between "Easy Controls" for maximum convenience and "Pro Controls" for advanced users seeking precise control and efficiency.

12. Night Effects with Still Images: Easily capture stunning light painting, vehicle light trails, and star trails with push-button ease.

13. New Power Tools: Interval Photo joins a suite of Power Tools designed to enhance your video and photo capture. It enables photo capture at fixed intervals, ranging from every 0.5 seconds to every 120 seconds.

14. Timecode Sync: Synchronize an unlimited number of HERO12 Black cameras for effortless multi-camera editing. Compatible with leading editing apps like Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere.

15. 1/4-20 Mounting: HERO12 Black's mounting fingers now feature 1/4-20 mounting threads, ensuring compatibility with standard camera mounts and accessories.

16. Rugged, Versatile, Reliable: HERO12 Black is waterproof up to 33 feet without requiring additional housing and is built to withstand the toughest conditions.

Get ready for unparalleled adventure and creativity with the HERO12 Black!

Also, Introducing the NEW Extension Pole + Waterproof Shutter Remote!

GoPro is introducing a brand-new extension pole measuring 48 inches in length, which conveniently collapses down to just 10 inches. It's specially designed to seamlessly work with the 1/4-20 mounting threads of the HERO12 Black, with included mounting fingers to ensure compatibility across all GoPro camera models.

The extension pole also comes complete with a detachable, wearable, and waterproof Bluetooth® shutter remote. This feature allows for effortless control of the HERO12 Black's shutter, even when the pole is fully extended. The versatility of this remote extends to other compatible models as well, including the HERO12 Black, HERO11 Black, HERO11 Black Mini, and HERO10 Black.

Look out for the all-new Extension Pole + Waterproof Shutter Remote, set to launch in October 2023. For more details, visit

Availability in Malaysia:

HERO12 Black (RM1,999.00) and Max Lens Mod 2.0 (RM519.00) will hit the shelves at select retailers across Malaysia starting from September 13. Additionally, the HERO12 Black Creator Edition will be available for RM2,999.00.

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