GoPro’s new HERO10 Black Bones is the ultimate no-compromise FPV camera | SUAS News

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GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) today announced the lightest GoPro ever, HERO10 Black Bones, which is purpose-built to be the ultimate First Person View (FPV) drone camera. Featuring GoPro’s flagship imaging pipeline, including the high-performance GP2 processor and Emmy®-winning HyperSmooth 4.0, the camera delivers the same breakthrough image quality and stunning video frame rates as HERO10 Black, packed in a minimalist, lightweight package designed specifically for FPV use.

“Bones is an important step in our strategy to leverage GoPro’s core camera technology to produce derivative products that meet the needs of a specific customer audience,” said GoPro Founder and CEO Nicholas Woodman. “Bones delivers the image quality and performance of HERO10 Black in a lightweight package that’s ideal for aerial cinematography.”

FPV is an emerging creative trend that has wowed many with prospects only possible with FPV drones, whether at a neighborhood bowling alley, Berlin’s Tesla Giga factory or Manchester City’s Ethihad Stadium. Weighing just 54 grams, the HERO10 Black Bones is uniquely suited for FPV capture as the lightest GoPro ever, providing only the essentials for FPV enthusiasts. Housed in a lightweight, well-ventilated case, HERO10 Black Bones delivers the best image quality and stabilization per gram of weight.

“Since the dawn of FPV, pilots have adapted GoPro’s versatile HERO cameras to capture incredibly immersive perspectives in flight – going so far as to saw them off to design a better solution to meet their needs,” said Pablo Lema, Vice -GoPro Product President. “With HERO10 Black Bones, the FPV community now has the lightest GoPro ever – an easy to set up, no-compromise, custom-built camera for the FPV use case. We’re excited to see how far the community can push the boundaries of FPV content creation with HERO10 Black Bones.

HERO10 Black continues GoPro’s commitment to exceptional quality, versatility and performance. The camera’s imaging pipeline is protected in a lightweight housing that includes the HERO10 Black’s durable replaceable cover lens that can be replaced with third-party HERO10 Black and HERO9 Black ND filters.

HERO10 Black Bones can capture cinematic 5K 4:3 video at 30fps, 4K 4:3 video at 60fps, and 2.7K 4:3 video at an ultra-slow 120fps. The camera comes with a license for GoPro’s Emmy®-winning ReelSteady video stabilization – now part of the new GoPro Player + ReelSteady desktop app – allowing FPV pilots to unlock the smoothest, silkiest FPV footage of all time, and with access to premium tools like Lens Correction and Batch Export in the new app.

HERO10 Black Bones is available today in the US from GoPro.com for $399.99 with a one-year GoPro subscription included or $499.99 without a subscription. A license for ReelSteady, bundled with HERO10 Black Bones, is also available separately for $99.99.

Features of HERO10 Black Bones

  • No compromise on flagship image quality and stabilization: the same GP2-powered high-end, high-performance imaging pipeline as HERO10 Black – including GoPro’s Emmy®-winning HyperSmooth and 5.3K60 and 4K120 video
  • The lightest GoPro ever: weighs only 54 grams – perfect for 3″ class drones and above
  • Well-ventilated, semi-durable enclosure: promotes continuous airflow cooling for long captures or flights
  • Bring your own battery: compatible with existing drone batteries within specifications (2S-6S, 5-27V)
  • Several ways to control: use two physical buttons on the camera, Quik app, GoPro Labs QR codes, GoPro remote, or drone transmitter
  • Easy to configure: easy to mount on drones with a single screw boss, plus comes with an optional adapter in the box for the GoPro mounting ecosystem; uses industry standard FPV connector for quick setup
  • Replaceable Lens Cover: in the event of an accident, the lens cover is replaceable; also compatible with third-party HERO9 Black and HERO10 Black ND filters to reduce camera shutter speed to cinematic levels
  • ReelSteady stabilization included: license for Emmy®-winning ReelSteady stabilization and other premium features in the GoPro Player + ReelSteady desktop app included with purchase

Subscribe to GoPro
With a GoPro subscription, customers get the ultimate HERO10 Black Bones experience:

  • Unlimited cloud backup of photos and videos in original quality
  • Unlimited use of the Quik app, including premium editing tools
  • Camera replacement no questions asked
  • Discounts on purchases of new cameras
  • Up to 50% off GoPro Mounts, Accessories & Gear at GoPro.com
  • High quality 1080p live streaming to a subscriber’s account on GoPro.com

The GoPro subscription is available for $49.99 per year or $4.99 per month.

HERO10 Black Bones launches just two weeks after GoPro’s innovative new camera designed specifically for vloggers and content creators, HERO10 Black Creator Edition.

Visit GoPro.com to learn more about HERO10 Black Bones and the entire line of GoPro cameras.

About GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO)

Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2022, GoPro helps the world capture and share itself in immersive and exciting ways.

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