Description: The GoPro Hero 6 Black edition is the improved version of the GoPro Hero 5. It comes with stunning 4K recording @60FPS that has better codec and compression. Just like its previous series, this action cam also has a water-resistant feature (up to 10m). With video stabilization, you can expect smooth, sharp and balanced videos and images. This action cam might be very expensive and you should know that battery would drain faster when you film 4K. Nevertheless, GoPro Hero 6 is claimed to be the best waterproof action cam.
Records 4K @60FPS
Sports water-resistant ability (up to 10m)
Has video stabilization
Employs touch LCD screen
4K footage looks clean and vivid
Colors and saturation are balanced
Able to shoot ultra slow-mo on 1080p @120FPS
3 zoom modes: linear, wide, superview
Low-light photos still looks vivid and bright
Expensive price (around $500)
Battery won’t last long if it’s used to film 4K (average of 30m)
Effective Pixels How much effective pixels the action camera has, it's measured in MPX (megapixel). These pixels are used for capturing the incoming light. These pixels are the ones that take the image/video. New cameras have the ability to decreas the pixel number, which you would use if you want to make a picture smaller. This process doesn't use less pixels, it just resizes the image.
12 Mpx (megapixels)
Video Resolution This is the pixel number that a display or a camera sensor has (refers to the digital image of the action camera). If the action camera has a higher resolution, that means that it is capable of taking shots that have more pixels. If you have more pixels then they can provide the display with the ability of more visual information. So, simply put, the higher the resolution, the better images/videos your action camera will be able to take. The best resolution an action camera can have is 4K, Ultra HD (3840 x 2160).
Video Frame Rate The frame rate or FPS at which the action camera takes it pictures/videos. Many high quality cameras record at 30 fps. Frame rate or FPS in many occasions is reffered to as frame frequency. This is measured in hertz. Most of the movies are made at 24 fps so, you won't be needing more than 30 fps on your action camera.
30, 60 fps
Image Stabilization This is a function on a camera that automatically stabilizes the image for you. It is used to focus on small or big objects so that they are not blurry. You want this function in your camera because it is very handy.
Three microphones, GPS, QuikStories enabled, HDR, Built-in Wi-Fi + Bluetooth technology, Auto upload to the cloud with GoPro Plus5, voice control
Memory card support Information that lets you know if the action camera is capable of recieving external storage. A memory card is basically an external storage card on which you can store anything you like. There are memory cards up to 512 gb of storage. So, you would like to have a camera that has a memory card slot.
Telemetry Telemetry has the ability to automatically collect data or measurments on places that are not accessible and it transmits them to the receiving equipment so it can monitor them. Basically this is a remote data transfer between your camera and designated device.
HDMI Output HDMI is a cable that outputs image and sound at the same time. This cable is used more and more nowadays for computers, laptops, TV's and more. It's good to have this function on your action camera because it's a very easy and fast way to connect to a display of your choosing.
Wi-Fi Information whether the action camera can connect to a Wi-Fi network. Wi-Fi is a WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network) technology. It is used to provide high-speed data connections between the data from the action camera, mobile, other devices and nearby Wi-Fi access points.
Bluetooth Information about whether this device has bluetooth connectivity. This allows the camera to connect to a device that has bluetooth such as a smarthpone, TV, Laptop, tablet, etc... And with this you can either control the camera via your phone, laptop, etc. or simply transfer files.
Wide Angle How wide the angle of the lens is. A wude angle lense is used to take small scene pictures or close up pictures.
170 ° (degrees)
Display screen Whether or not the action camera has a display screen. The display screen is used for viewing images or videos you take with the camera or when you want to take a picture/video with it, you can see what the camera sees through this screen.
Screen size Of the full size of the action camera, how much space does the Display area cover (measured in inches)
2 " (inches)
Battery Capacity Information about the capacity of the battery. Measured in Milliamp Hours or mAh. The bigger the mAh the longer your action camera stays up and running. The battery capacity on cameras is around 1000-1500 mAh.
Underwater, Aerial Photography, Ski, Extreme, Sports, Bike
Waterproof This means that the action camera is water resistant. In case you drop it in water (if it's waterproof) it will not sustain any damage.
Length How big the camera is from one end to the other.
Width How big the camera is from one side to the other.
Height How big the camera is from bottom to top, or head to foot. Basically how tall the camera is.
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