GoPro Introduces $199 WiFi Action Cam
GoPro expanded its lineup up of go-anywhere action video cameras to six Monday when it unveiled the Hero+ with WiFi connectivity.
The $199 wearable camera will capture both Full HD 1080p and HD 720p video at 30 and 60 fps. It will also take 8-megapixel stills. Other features in the diminutive waterproof camera include built-in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.
More on the GoPro Hero+ WiFi after the jump:
The Hero+ is a step-up from the entry $129 Hero model and sits below the $299 Hero+ LCD, which adds a color touchscreen that is not offered in the new Hero+. However, the WiFi connectivity will allow connecting to a smartphone or tablet to frame subjects and playback recordings in the field. In addition to WiFi, it adds 60fps video capture, which is not found in the entry Hero model.
The Hero+ WiFi, which will be available starting October 4, is GoPro most affordable camera with WiFi connectivity, but features only an ultra-wide angle field of view.
Other features include a waterproof rating to 40 meters (131 feet).
GoPro also dropped the price $100 on its tiny Hero 4 Session model to $299.
By Greg Tarr
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