GoPro cameras are usually used by adventurists or by people who participate in extreme sports. The reason behind its widespread use in these areas is the quality these cameras offer to their users. GoPro’s users are just as varied as the environments in which the GoPro cameras are used. They range from professional photographers and filmmakers to amateur photographers and filmmakers.
Each new GoPro camera has its own special advantageous and disadvantageous features which enable users to capture various kind of environments. This year’s GoPro camera – the GoPro Hero 5 Black was one of the most anticipated camera launches in 2017. So, what are this camera’s features and what do they offer to GoPro users?
The GoPro Hero 5 Black is very different in terms of design from any of its predecessors. Although its shape is similar to previous GoPro cameras, this camera’s edges are rounded and it is covered with a material whose structure is similar to rubber. The GoPro Hero 5 Black has a 2 inches touchscreen. Another thing that is different from previous GoPro cameras is the lack of a waterproof case. This GoPro camera is waterproof without a case in water whose depth doesn’t exceed 10 meters. Overall, the GoPro Hero 5 Black is designed in a way that gives its users a very smooth user experience.
The old three buttons that were a part of previous GoPro cameras are gone. They are replaced with the touchscreen through which the functions of this device can be controlled and operated. This is a big step forward for GoPro cameras although the touchscreen doesn’t run smoothly constantly. Another way for controlling the functions of the GoPro Hero 5 Black is through voice control. The voice controls for this device are highly developed and can be used in almost every environment.
The image quality isn’t that different from previous GoPro cameras. This camera can record 4K video at 30fps. Higher frame rates are available only with lower resolutions. One feature that is new is the electronic image stabilization. This feature stabilizes your videos after any kind of unanticipated movements. With its 12 megapixel lens the GoPro Hero 5 Black produces pictures and videos with outstanding quality.
This GoPro camera has some flawed features, but overall it is the best GoPro camera. This camera offers users plenty of new features that weren’t available in previous GoPro models as well as features that were available but are now significantly improved.