GoPro HD Hero2 – Twice as powerful as the GoPro HD Hero Original
The new GoPro HD Hero2 is the most technologically advanced camera GoPro has ever engineered. The HD Hero2 is a small and convenient camcorder that allows consumers and professionals to capture and broadcast their live’s most exhilarating moments in professional 1080p High Definition and it also duals as camera that shoots vivid 11megapixel photos. Make sure to check out the GoPro HD Hero2 Sale if you want to get the best price. The main specifications that make this a major upgrade from previous HD Hero model include:
- A Simpler LCD Interface
- Higher Definition 1080p Video Quality and Capture Resulting in Much Better Performance In Dynamic Environments
- New Support for Wi-FI and Remote Control via Smart-Devices
Not only has GoPro designed the worlds most powerful little camera, but they have also made it the most versatile camera due to the various ingenious mounting systems they have created. The HD Hero2 is a much more advanced camera than its predeccsor, the original HD Hero, because of newly engineered technology upgrades. The main new upgrades in this camera to know include:
- New image sensor and processor delivers twice as much power
- New High performance 11 megapixel sensor delivers more detailed still photos
- Much better performance in low light situations
- Newly engineered wide-angle lens takes full advantage of the HDHero2 increased image-processing, resulting in a lens that captures video twice as sharp as the previous model
- New Wi-Fi capability
A new exciting feature in this camera is the Wi-Fi remote and Wi-Fi back system that will come out in the beginning of 2012. This means that you can control you GoPro HD Hero2 via video remote control, computers/latops/tables/ and even through your smartphne! It also enables live GoPro video broadcast anywhere in the world as long as there is Wi-Fi available.
With over ten million dollars of startup capital invested in GoPro for this new camera, the GoPro spared no expenses developed the HD Hero2. Check out what Nick Woodman, The CEO of GoPro has to say about his amazing gadget
“GoPro created a new category of camera with the HD HERO back in 2009, and it’s gone on to become one of the best selling video cameras in the world,” says Nicholas Woodman, GoPro’s founder and CEO. “With these big shoes to fill, we invested massively in engineering the HD HERO2 to be one of the greatest, most versatile cameras of all time. We think we’ve achieved our goal and we’re very excited to see the content our customers around the world capture and share with their powerful new GoPros.”
GoPro HD Hero2 – A Complete Redesign 2x as Powerful in Every Way
The HD HERO2 is two times as powerful in every way. A complete redesign greatly enhanced image quality and ease-of-use:
List of HD HERO2 Feature Enhancements:
- Professional 11MP Sensor
- 2x Faster Image Processor
- 2x Sharper Glass Lens
- Professional Low Light Performance
- Full 170º, Medium 127º, Narrow 90º FOV in 1080p and 720p Video
- 120 fps WVGA, 60 fps 720p, 48 fps 960p, 30 fps 1080p Video
- Full 170º and Medium 127º FOV Photos
- 10 11MP Photos Per Second Burst
- 1 11MP Photo Every 0.5 Sec Timelapse Mode
- 3.5mm External Stereo Microphone Input
- Simple Language-based User Interface
- Compatible with Wi-Fi BacPac™ and Wi-Fi Remote™
- Long Range Remote Control of up to 50 GoPro Cameras per Wifi Remote
- Wi-Fi Video/Photo Preview, Playback and Control via GoPro App
- Live Streaming Video and Photos to the Web
Upgraded Professional Photo Quality and Features
The HD HERO2’s photo capture performance has also been significantly upgraded. In addition to much improved low light performance, the HD HERO2 can capture up to ten 11 megapixel photos in a one second burst mode as well as automatic time-lapse photos with quick .5 second timing between photos. This dramatically increases the success-rate when attempting to capture magazine cover quality photos during fast action sports and activities.
Simplified User Interface
GoPro also placed a priority on redesigning the HD HERO2’s user interface for dead simple ease-of-use. The HD HERO2 features a totally new, straightforward language-based user interface that eliminates the need for instructions.
“The HD HERO2 is much, much easier to use than the original HD HERO. If you know how to use a traditional camera, you can use the HD HERO2 straight out of the box without instructions. This makes the HD HERO2 very powerful as an everyday, easy to use consumer camera while retaining all of the features, modes and performance that has made GoPro the best selling small form factor HD camera to Hollywood,” said GoPro’s Director of Product Definition, Rudy Samuels.
Specialized Right Down to the Packaging
The HD HERO2 sells in three bundled-accessory configurations, each containing the necessary mounts for particular genres of use or activity. The HD HERO2 is backwards compatible with all existing GoPro mounts and accessories.
Click each product name for a complete list of included mounts and accessories:
- HD HERO2 Outdoor Edition – $299.99
- HD HERO2 Motorsports Edition – $299.99
- HD HERO2 Surf Edition – $299.99
Since the release of the new GoPro HD Hero2, the original 1080p GoPro HD HERO Original camera has dropped its price over 30 percent, It is now available for MSRP US$199.99 – $239.99 (USD) (previously $259.99 – $299.99).