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.

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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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