Introducing HERO4 Black, the most advanced GoPro ever. Featuring improved image quality and a 2x more powerful processor with 2x faster video frame rates, HERO4 Black takes Emmy® Award-winning GoPro performance to a whole new level. Incredible high-resolution 4K30 and 2.7K50 video and high frame rate 1080p120 video enable stunning, immersive footage of you and your world. New Protune™ settings for both photos and video unlock manual control of Color, ISO Limit, Exposure and more. Waterproof to 131' (40m) with 12MP photos at a blistering 30 frames per second and improved audio, HERO4 Black is the ultimate life-capture solution.
With a 2x more powerful processor, 2x faster video frame rates and even better image quality than its best-selling predecessor, HERO4 Black delivers footage that's sharper, richer and more detailed. Combined with powerful new features and technologies—and improvements to audio, usability, wireless connectivity and more—HERO4 Black is the most advanced, highest-performing GoPro ever.
4K30, 2.7K50, 1080p120—HERO4 Black is the first camera of its kind to feature ultra high-resolution, high frame rate video as powerful as this. Once the exclusive domain of large, costly cameras, HERO4 Black delivers truly professional video quality in a tiny package. Stunning clarity. Liquid-smooth slow-motion playback. Cinema-quality capture. HERO4 Black brings it all.
With 12MP Burst photos at a blistering 30 frames per second, HERO4 Black helps you capture the moments you don't want to miss. Capture single photos, or choose Time Lapse mode to shoot photos automatically at set time intervals from 0.5 to 60 seconds—great for gear-mounted shots when the shutter button is out of reach.
Capture the night sky in a whole new way. New Night Photo and Night Lapse modes offer customizable exposure settings of up to 30 seconds for single and Time Lapse photos. Whether you're shooting the Milky Way or a campfire hangout, Night Photo and Night Lapse allow you to you capture ultra low-light scenes like never before.
HERO4 Black features built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth®, allowing you to connect to the GoPro App, Smart Remote2 and more. The GoPro App transforms your phone or tablet into a live video remote for your camera, offering full control of all functions and settings, easy shot preview and playback, plus sharing via text, email, Facebook and more.
The Smart Remote allows you to control multiple GoPro cameras from distances of up to 180m.
HiLight Tag, a new HERO4 feature, enables you to mark key moments while recording so you can quickly locate your best clips later for convenient playback, editing or sharing using the GoPro App or GoPro Studio. Just press the dedicated button on the camera or Smart Remote, or use the GoPro App to tag your highlights.
HERO4 Black features SuperView™, a GoPro-exclusive video mode that captures the world's most immersive wide-angle perspective. It allows you to capture more of yourself and your surroundings in the shot—resulting in captivating, ultra engaging footage of every adventure.
Let the camera do the thinking for you. Auto Low Light mode intelligently changes frame rates based on lighting conditions for optimal low-light performance, enabling you to move between bright and dark environments without having to adjust your camera settings.
Be ready to capture the moment at a moment's notice with new QuikCapture mode.
It turns your GoPro into a one-button camera, allowing you to power on and start recording automatically with the press of a single button.
Press once to record video, press and hold for two seconds to capture Time Lapse photos. Never worry again about missing an epic shot.
Featuring a powerful new audio system, HERO4 Black captures clean, high fidelity sound. Its cutting-edge microphone delivers nearly 2x the dynamic range, while a best-in-class audio algorithm ensures your recordings sound smoother and more natural than ever. Plus, with its new, integrated ADC (analog-to-digital converter), HERO4 Black is compatible with a wider variety of professional low-sensitivity external mics for immersive stereo audio capture and enhanced performance, whether recording voices, an acoustic jam session or a live show.
Protune unlocks the camera's full potential, delivering minimally compressed, cinema-caliber video optimized for professional productions, and advanced manual controls for photos and video. Flex your creativity with customizable settings for Color, ISO Limit, White Balance, Sharpness and Exposure—and enjoy the greatest degree of manual control available in a GoPro camera.
HERO4 Black features a new dedicated button that allows you to quickly access and adjust camera settings. Simplified menus make navigating settings more intuitive than ever.
Expand your GoPro experience with the free GoPro App and GoPro Studio software. The GoPro App allows you to control your camera remotely using your phone or tablet, view and share your content and watch "best of" videos on the GoPro Channel. Use GoPro Studio to create your own engaging GoPro-style videos to share with the world.
|Model||GoPro HERO4 Black Edition|
|Camera Type||4K Action Camera|
|Image Sensor||12 Megapixel Image Sensor|
|Time Lapse Photos||Every 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 30 and 60 seconds|
|Lens||Ultra sharp image quality with all-glass lens
Ultra wide-angle field of view with reduced distortion
|Sharpness||High (Default): Ultra sharp videos & photos
Medium: Moderately sharp videos & photosLow: Softer videos & photos that allows for more flexibility in post-production
|EV Comp||Exposure Value Compensation affects the brightness of your video. Adjusting this setting can improve image quality when shooting in environments with contrasting lighting conditions.
EV Comp Settings: 9; from -2 to +2 in 0.5 stepsSpot Meter: Spot Meter is ideal for filming within a dark space with the camera pointed towards a brighter setting (such as filming the outdoors from within a car)
QuikCapture: With the press of a button, the camera automatically turns on and begins recording video or capturing Time Lapse photos
|Photo Resolutions||Wide: 12MP (4000 x 3000)
Medium / Wide: 7MP (3000 x 2250)
Medium: 5MP (2560 x 1920)
|ISO Limits||Protune for Video ISO Limit:
6400: (Default) Brighter low light videos, more image noise
1600: Moderately bright low light video, some image noise
400: Darker video in low light, reduced image noise
Protune for Photo ISO Limit:
|White Balance||Auto (Default): Automatically adjusts the color tone based on the environmental conditions
3000K: Warm Light (incandescent or sunrise/sunset lighting)5500K: Slightly cool light (cool fluorescent, average daylight)
6500K: Cool light (overcast conditions)
|Media Storage||microSD Memory Card: Class 10 or UHS-1 rating required|
|Audio||Internal Mono Microphone w/ ~2x greater dynamic range compared to the HERO3+ Black Edition
Format: 48kHz AAC compression, advanced AGC with multi-band compressorStudio quality external microphone support
HDTV: Micro HDMI to HDMI cable required (sold separately)
GoPro App: Use your phone or tablet to preview and play back videos and photosComputer: Connect via mini USB to USB cable (included), or copy files from the microSD card to your computer
|Connectivity||Mini USB 2.0 or higher|
|Power||Rechargeable Lithium Ion Battery
3.8Vdc @ 1160mAh, 4.4Wh
|Battery Life||Recording times vary based on resolution and frame rates:
WiFi Off: 65 ~ 110 mins
With Wi-Fi On + Using Wi-Fi Remote: 55 ~ 100 mins
With Wi-Fi On + Using GoPro App: 50 ~ 90 mins
With Wi-Fi Off + Using Battery BacPac: 120 ~ 180 mins
With Wi-Fi Off + Using LCD Touch BacPac: 50 ~ 80 mins
|Charging System||USB Cable|
|Weight||Camera: 88g (3.1 oz)
Camera with Waterproof Housing: 152g (5.4oz)