GoPro Hero7 “The Gimbal Killer” – Will This Bring Them Back?

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The new GoPro HERO7 Black looks like a great set of features that just might save GoPro from the death spiral it has been on.

In the Casey Neistat video below, the CEO boldly claims it is the “gimbal killer!”

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The feature set is actually very interesting to me. Why? Well gee, the biggest problem I've ever had is fooling with those tiny menus LOL (granted I haven't had a GoPro since like version 3? So yea, i'm behind). So being able to talk to it and make life happen is a great thing.

The stabilization and stills mode are impressive. And the ability to do live streaming is also a big bonus.

So what do you think? Have a look at all these differing opinions!


GoPro: Introducing HERO7 Black – Shaky Video is Dead

Freakishly smooth footage. Smart-capture superpowers. Battle-tested and waterproof without a housing. This is HERO7 Black, the most advanced GoPro ever. With HyperSmooth stabilization, you'll get gimbal-like video-without the gimbal.

A new intelligent photo mode delivers the best, most brilliant images automatically. And now with live streaming and the GoPro app, you can share every amazing moment as you live it. HERO7 Black takes GoPro performance-and your photos and videos-to a whole new level.

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HyperSmooth Video Stabilization
Get gimbal-like stabilization-without the gimbal. HERO7 Black predicts your movements and corrects for camera shake to deliver insanely smooth footage.

Rugged + Waterproof
Share experiences you can't capture with your phone. HERO7 Black is rugged, waterproof without a housing to 33ft (10m) and up for any adventure.

Voice Control
Stay in the moment. Control your HERO7 Black hands free with Voice commands like “GoPro, take a photo” and “GoPro, start recording.”

Get the best photos automatically. With SuperPhoto, HERO7 Black intelligently applies HDR, local tone mapping or noise reduction to optimize your shots.

Live Streaming
Share your story as you live it with video streaming to Facebook Live. You can save your streamed videos to your SD card in high resolution.

Time warp video
Capture super stabilized time lapse videos while you move about a scene. Increase the speed up to 30x to turn longer activities into shareable moments.

4K60 Video + 12MP Photos
HERO7 Black shoots stunning 4K60 video and 12MP photos that are as awesome as the moments themselves.

8x Slo Mo Video
With ultra high frame rate 1080p240 video, you can slow things down by up to 8x to relive funny, interesting or epic moments in all their glory.

Intuitive Touch Screen
If you have a smartphone, using HERO7 Black will feel familiar. Three main capture modes with streamlined settings make navigating easy.

Face, Smile + Scene Detection
HERO7 Black knows when you face the camera, smile and more. The GoPro app uses those details to handpick your best shots and create amazing videos.

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ALC: Hands-On Review: Testing the New GoPro Hero7 Action Camera

Via Adorama:

With the age of technology becoming more and more versatile and convenient, the GoPro Hero7 is an excellent addition to any set-up.

Currently I have a one camera set-up, and I primarily work with the 85 G-Master lens. Since I prefer a tighter crop, having the go GoPro Hero7 Black is perfect for me. The fact that you can not only capture raw images, but there are a several different modes to help you capture your desired image, means I can have the creative control I want. This a game changer… Read MORE.

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