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The GoPro HERO 8 Black is the most versatile, unshakable HERO camera ever. A streamlined design makes it more pocketable, and swapping mounts takes just seconds, thanks to built-in folding fingers.
Updated HyperSmooth 2.0 stabilization produces smooth, gimbal-like movement at all supported frame rates, without the need for a gimbal.
The GoPro HERO8 Black supports up to UHD 4K video resolutions and still images can be captured in up to 12MP resolution in bursts of up to 30 images per second with the updated SuperPhoto with HDR that helps reduce blur and enhance detail in low-light scenes. The LiveBurst function allows you to record 1.5 seconds before and after your photo to give you more choices for the best frame. The lens field of view (FOV) choices have four modes: Narrow, Linear at 24.4mm, Wide at 16.5mm, and SuperView at 15.1mm.
The HERO8 Black supports direct streaming to Facebook Live. It's also waterproof to 10m, suitable for surfing, snorkeling, and swimming activities. Separately available floats and housings are available separately for additional water support. The touchscreen provides quick and easy control but the HERO8 Black also understands 15 voice commands in over ten languages and accents so you can verbally control the HERO8 Black.
Additional updates include a redesigned battery door for quicker battery changes, a lens with twice the impact resistance as the HERO7, an optional Battery Mod for nearly 2.5x more battery life, and an optional Media Mod to expand your accessory possibilities.
Mod it out with HERO8 Black Mods.
Vloggers, pro filmmakers and aspiring creators can do more than ever imagined — with quickloading accessories like flashes, microphones, LCD screens and more. Just add the optional Media Mod to up your capture game.
- Add lights, mics and more–and get your creative on.
|Media Mod||Display Mod|
|Get premium shotgun-mic performance with external 3.5mm mic input and HDMI-out ports, and two cold-shoe mounts—all in one.||A flip-up screen for framing your shots—so you can vlog like you mean it.|
|Get powerful LED lighting for HERO8 Black, attach it to a GoPro mount or use it alone.|
All mods are optional accessories.
Tap through four lenses: Narrow, distortion-free Linear, Wide and SuperView to easily frame the best view of whatever you’re doing.
Smooth video | Smooth Slow-Motion | Smooth Timelapse
Smooth just got smoother.
A radical enhancement to HyperSmooth, HyperSmooth 2.0 now has 3 levels of stabilization—including Boost—and game-changing in-app horizon leveling.
Get the widest views possible, or boost it up to the smoothest video ever offered in a HERO camera. HyperSmooth works with all resolutions and frame rates.
|Pro-Quality 4K60 + 1080p240 Video||8x Slo-Mo|
|Stunning video resolution, impressive frame rates and super slo-mo combine with HyperSmooth stabilization, makes HERO8 Black the best GoPro yet.||Ultra high frame rate 1080p240 video—with HyperSmooth 2.0 stabilization—allows up to 8x slow motion to relive epic moments in all their glory.|
|100Mbps Bit Rate||HEVC Video Format|
|Record studio-quality footage with bit rate options of up to 100Mbps. The results are staggering.||Save space on your SD card. Use High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) to reduce file size without losing any image quality.|
Get that surreal TimeWarp effect you love with automatic speed selection for stabilized time lapse videos. Or just tap to speed it up or slow it down.
- TimeWarp automatically adjusts speed based on motion, scene detection and lighting.
Capture 15 or 30 second video clips that are just the right length for sharing.
Night Lapse Video
Shoot awesome time lapse videos at night in 4K, 2.7K 4:3, 1440p or 1080p, all processed in-camera. Watch night scenes come alive with epic detail.
Enjoy crisper, clearer audio quality with advanced Wind-Noise Reduction and three mics, you'll get natural audio quality- even at breakneck speeds.
- The HERO8 sports a new front mic location and improved algorithms that actively filter out wind noise.
Action photography | Easier
LiveBurst mode captures 1.5 seconds before and after you hit the shutter—so you can pick the perfect shot from 90 still images. Or, share a 3-second 4K video clip.
SuperPhoto + Improved HDR
Crank up the contrast, kill the blur and gain serious detail. The revamped algorithm delivers badass action shots with detail you never thought possible even in low-light areas.
RAW in All Photo Modes
RAW mode delivers the most flexibility and is now available for time lapse and burst photos.
HERO8 Black comes preloaded with recommended video presets for Standard, Activity, Cinematic and Slo-Mo shots. You can even create custom presets for quick access to your favorite settings.
Face, Smile, Blink + Scene Detection
HERO8 Black knows when you face the camera, smile, blink and more. The GoPro app uses those details to handpick your best shots and create amazing videos.
The reimagined shape is more pocketable, and folding fingers at the base let you swap mounts quickly. A new side door makes changing batteries even faster, and the lens is now 2x more impact resistant.
Rugged + Waterproof
When you wanna play rough, HERO8 Black is always game. Plus it’s completely waterproof down to 33ft (10m).
Customize your screen with the quickest way to find the features you use most.
Intuitive Touch Screen
If you have a smartphone, using HERO8 Black will feel familiar. Three main capture modes with streamlined settings make navigating easy.
Get closer to the action. Perfectly frame your photos and videos just by touching the screen.
Stay Connected | Auto Backup with GoPro Plus*
The app lets you control your camera remotely, start and stop recording and offload media. Plus, you can make single- and multi-clip edits and share—all from your phone.
- Capture. Edit. Share. Repeat. The GoPro app automatically creates awesome edits and makes it easy to share them with the world.
|Voice Control||Live Streaming in 1080p|
|You call the shots. Go hands-free with 14 voice commands like “GoPro, start recording.” Or wake the camera up with “GoPro, turn on.”||Share while you’re there with HD live streaming to Facebook Live, YouTube and more.|
|Presets + On-Screen Shortcuts||Photo Timer|
|Create custom presets or choose from: Standard, Activity, Cinematic and Slo-Mo. You even get awesome on-screen shortcuts to your favorite features.||Shoot group shots that include you with the 3 or 10 second timer.|
GPS + Motion Sensors
GPS captures your location, altitude and speed. To share your feats of greatness, add GPS performance stickers to your videos in the GoPro app.
Auto Backup to the Cloud With GoPro PLUS
Offload photos and videos from HERO8 Black to the cloud—automatically. GoPro PLUS even lets you upload from mobile for ultimate on-the-go convenience.
- *GoPro PLUS is a subscription service available in select countries.
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- MPN - CHDHX-801-RW
- GTIN - 818279024289
|Sensor Resolution||12 MP|
|Focal Length||24.4 to 15.1mm|
|Recording Media||1 x microSD (256 GB Maximum)|
|Video Format||3840 x 2160p at 24/25/30/50/60 fps (78 Mb/s MP4 via H.264/AVC)
3840 x 2160p at 24/25/30/50/60 fps (78 Mb/s MP4 via H.265/HEVC)
2704 x 1520p at 24/25/30/50/60/100/120 fps (MP4)
1920 x 1440p at 24/25/30/50/60/100/120 fps (MP4)
1920 x 1080p at 24/25/30/50/60/100/120/200/240 fps (MP4)
1280 x 960p at 100/120/200/240 fps (MP4)
1280 x 720p at 50/60/200/240 fps (MP4)
|Still Image Resolution||JPEG: 12 Megapixel, 4000 x 3000|
|Screen Resolution||320 x 480|
|Shutter Speed||1/16000 - 1 Second (Video)|
|Photo ISO Range||100 - 6400 (Auto)|
|Video ISO Range||100 - 6400 (Auto)|
|Burst Photo||30 Photos / 1 Second|
|Waterproof Depth Rating||33.0' / 10.0 m (Camera)|
|Inputs||1 x USB 3.0 Type-C|
|Outputs||1 x USB 3.0 Type-C|
|Battery||Rechargeable Battery Pack, 3.85 VDC|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||2.4 x 1.3 x 1.8" / 6.2 x 3.2 x 4.5 cm|
|Weight||4.13 oz / 117 g|