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GoPro Hero 8 Black and Max 360 arrive in Brazil; see prices

After being introduced in early October, the new GoPro Hero 8 Black and Max 360 arrive in Brazil with improvements in stability and usability

Announced on October 1, the new GoPro Hero 8 Black and Max 360 just landed in Brazil. At an event for journalists this Monday (18th), the Showmetech met the two steel cameras, both with several improvements and novelties in usability.

The models arrive with differentials in updating the software, a new screen touch screen, focus on stability and the ability to shoot at up to 5.6k, in addition to quality in your shots. Check below all the details and specifications of each camera.

GoPro Hero 8 Black

New GoPro Hero 8 Black arrives with a focus on stability New GoPro Hero 8 Black arrives with a focus on stability

New generation of the family Hero, The Hero 8 Black debuts with improved stability. Thanks to HyperSmooth 2.0, the camera guarantees excellent video stabilization at any resolution, as well as at all frame rates, including 8x slow motion. In addition, the user can count on even more stable images through the Boost.

Also present in Hero 7 Black, stabilization HyperSmooth 2.0 0 received an update, which appears to correct the images. It is capable of removing possible distortions and loss of resolution.

GoPro Hero 8 Black KitGoPro Hero 8 Black Kit

Still among the novelties, the 8 Black now you get display modules. A screen where you can put forward, in addition to lighting. These resources allow the production of professional videos and even vlogs. The lens was twice as resistant to impact. Its design without a frame allows for more ease and agility when removing the battery and SD card.

Advantages for vloggers

  • Stabilization;
  • premium audio;
  • Four digital lenses;
  • Selfie screen;
  • Integrated lighting.

The camera can record in 4K at up to 60 frames per second at a bit rate of 100 Mbps, as well as in slow motion mode in 1080p at 240fps. Unlike the Hero 7 Black, the minimum recording resolution is now 1080p, the 960p and 720p options have been removed.

Screen of the new Hero 8 BlackScreen of the new Hero 8 Black

As for photographic records, it is possible to take photographs in RAW (raw format, which enhances the original colors). With the camera's native algorithm, the configuration of HDR images is better.

The camera is equipped with a 12MP sensor. There are four capture presets: standard, for normal and day-to-day capture; activity, for action and sport; slow camera, with quick access to the 8x slow camera; and the cinematic, that provides maximum quality with cinematic appearance. To make your records, the GoPro offers four types of lenses: SuperView, Wide, Linear and Narrow.

The battery also gained an update, being the first power produced by itself GoPro. Aesthetically, nothing has been changed. However, it became more powerful and gained more integration with the camera's features. For some imaging modes, the Hero 8 Black can extract energy at a faster rate.

Users GoPro they know that the camera gets very hot. In this regard, there was no change in the new generation. Tests have shown that after about ten to 15 minutes of recording, the Hero 8 Black it gets really hot but it doesn't let you down.

As in previous versions, including the basic one (Hero 2018), you can use the GoPro (available for Android and iOS) to configure the camera. Through it, the user synchronizes and can, for example, configure live streaming to social networks, including YouTube.

GoPro Max 360

New 360 degree camera from GoProNew 360 degree camera from GoPro

THE GoPro Max 360 arrives in Brazil to be the successor of Fusion 360. It has a new 16 MP sensor, capable of recording at up to 5.6k at 30 fps. It is also possible to make 5.5 MP images and photos PowerPano 6.2 MP.

With the PowerPano, the user can produce 360 ??degree images without the need to rotate the camera completely. They can be made in 270 and guarantee a result without distortions.

With it you can create images in 360 degrees without the need to turn the entire cameraWith it you can create images in 360 degrees without the need to turn the entire camera

Compared to Fusion, Max 360 it became noticeably smaller and lighter. The two built-in cameras can capture photos and videos in 360 degrees and, through the application, you can create clips widescreen with the registered content. In Hero mode, the TimeWarp automatically adjusts the speed based on movement, lighting and scene detection. There is also the possibility to slow down the capture in realtime in just one touch.

The company included six microphones that capture audio in 360 (+ Estreo). THE GoPro ensures it is the best stereo sound ever produced in a branded camera. In addition, it allows you to select the sound on one side of the camera (directional audio), which will be very useful for recording vlogs.

Max 360 Key Features

  • Integrated mounting rods;
  • Best tool for vlogs;
  • Capture HERO + 360;
  • Max HyperSmooth;
  • Max TimeWarp;
  • Digital legends;
  • Max SuperView;
  • Audio performance of directional microphone;
  • PowerPano.

During the event, the company announced that the app GoPro it's even better, allowing you to edit photos and videos more easily. He received all the functions of the Quik, the old editing app from GoPro, in the main app. Now, just install it on Android or in iPhones (iOS).

Technical sheet

ModelGoPro Hero 8 BlackGoPro Max
Video4K 60fps1080p 240fps8x slow-motio78 Mbps360 5.6K 60fps2x slow-motion
Camera12MP16.6MP
StabilizationHyperSmooth 2.0Yes
DisplayFront and rearColorful front
TouchYesYes
Wi-FiYesYes
BluetoothYesYes
Microphone36
Voice Control14 commands14 commands
Stream1080p1080p
Dimensions63 x 45 x 33 mm74 x 75 x 40 mm
Weight116g220g
ConnectionHDMIUSB Type-CUSB Type C
StorageMicroSD Card2 x microSD
Drums1220 mAh2620 mAh
ExtrasSupport for extra media and display accessories and lightRecords video in 360
Price R $ 2,999.00 R $ 3,799.00

The new GoPro Hero 8 Black reaches stores at the end of this month for R $ 2,999.00 and GoPro Max 360 costs R $ 3,799.00. What did you think of the new cameras? Tell us in the comments.