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For Unusual Perspectives

Action cameras are not everyone’s favourite for photography and videography.

Sujith Gopinath

But if you are a sports and action enthusiast, there is no better device available with the capabilities of a GoPro. The latest edition of GoPro’s flagship model comes with improved capabilities that are sure to turn your heads. Let us see what the GoPro Hero 7 Black has to offer.

Design and Build Quality

The GoPro Hero 7 Black is built exactly like the Hero 5 Black and Hero 6 Black cameras, barring the model number printed at the left side. This ensures compatibility with all existing mounts. The camera has a rubber finish and is rugged and waterproof up to 10 m.

The camera uses a 2-inch touch screen LCD with touch zoom capability. It has a separate status LCD that displays the mode, memory remaining, resolution/ quality, battery indicator and other details. The device uses a USB Type-C port for data and charging. It also has a micro HDMI port.

Key Features

The GoPro Hero 7 Black uses a 12 megapixel camera, the same that was used in the Hero 6 Black, and also the GP1 processor that debuted in the Hero 5. The camera apparently has more RAM than the Hero 6, but GoPro is secretive about most hardware specifications in the camera. The new GoPro adds built-in, gimbal like video stabilisation, which GoPro calls HyperSmooth, along with other advanced features. HyperSmooth works underwater and in high-shock environments , which are usually challenging situations for a gimbal stabiliser. The ca


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