In addition to HERO8 Black, GoPro has also unveiled GoPro Max, its first waterproof VR action camera. Ready to capture 360-degree underwater videos? Let’s go on.
GoPro Max is a high-performance and versatile VR action camera that measures 1.6 x 2.6 x 2.9 inches and weighs 5.8 ounces. As we can see from the images, the camera delivers a compact quadrate form factor with rounded corners and sides, you can easily take it with you anywhere you go. Meanwhile, the matte black finish delivers low-profile elegance.
GoPro Max features three camera functions that can bring you HERO-style video, 15.6MP stills and immersive 360-degree videos. The 360-degree action camera also supports 5.6K recording video at 30fps and 1080p live streaming. The waterproof design allows it to withstand submersion in water up to a depth of 16ft (5 meters) so that you can capture amazing 360-degree underwater videos.
Furthermore, using Max HyperSmooth stabilization technology, the VR action camera gives you super smooth videos, and it comes with four digital lenses: Narrow, distortion-free Linear, Wide and Max SuperView, so you can choose based on different scenes.
Moreover, PowerNano feature lets you capture distortion-free 270-degree panoramic shots with one shot, while Max TimeWarp feature brings you ultra smooth motion time lapse videos in 360 and HERO modes.
The VR action camera also comes equipped with 6 built-in microphones in order to combine 360-degree audio with 360-degree video, so you will get a fully immersive viewing experience using a VR headset. Using 13 voice commands, you can effortlessly control without needing to touch it. In addition, its 1600mAh rechargeable battery is removable to bring you longer recording time by simply changing battery.
GoPro Max waterproof VR action camera is priced at $499.99 USD. If you’re interested, jump to the product page for its more details.