GoPro just announced the cheap tiny camera you’ve been waiting tor the GoPro HERO. The new video camera HERO, which will sell for a mere $130. At this price, the device is able to shoot footage at a resolution of up to 1080p/HD and take 5MP stills, all without Wi-Fi or Bluetooth for transferring files.
GoPro founder Nick Woodman told press assembled for a preview of the new devices that the camera had changed people’s lives. “For the first time, we can share every moment of our lives,” he said. “That’s very powerful.”
Here’s what the GoPro Hero features:
- 1080p video at 30fps
- 720p video at 60fps
- 5MP stills at up to five frames a second
- QuickCapture and Burst Photo modes
- Wide-angle lens for getting more in your shots
- Integrated waterproof housing that keeps your Hero dry to an advertised 131 feet
GoPro has a popular app for Apple and Android devices that compensates for the lack of a viewfinder on most of its models. With the app, you can compose the image on your mobile device, play it back, and download clips directly to the phone.
GoPro Hero is available at Amazon.com at a discounted price, buy it now.