It’s Official! GoPro Hero4 Black Gets 4K/30p at $499, Hero4 Silver Gets Touchscreen for $399


Just days after the new GoPro Hero4 Black & Silver as well as the budget Hero editions official specs leaked, we have an official announcement. See the 3 new models below and respective specs:

  • GoPro Hero4 Black

  • 4K (UHD 3840 x 2160p) video at 30fps as well the ability to extract 8.3 megapixel video stills to use as photos
  • 2.7K at 50fps
  • 1080p at 120fps
  • 12MP photos at burst speeds of 30 photos per second
  • Ultra Wide, Medium, and Narrow Field of View Settings
  • Protune for Photo and Video
  • QuikCapture: Power the camera on and start recording automatically with the press of a single button
  • HiLight Tag: Tag the highlights in your videos during recording for easy retrieval and playback later
  • Interval Capture for Time Lapse
  • Auto Low Light and Night Photo Modes: Take photos at user-defined intervals to use in time-lapse videos — .5 sec, 1 sec, 2 sec, 5 sec, 10 sec, 30 sec, 60 sec
  • Flat and Curved Adhesive Mounts Included
  • Built-in Mic, HDMI, USB, MicroSD
  • Waterproof Housing Depth: 131.0′ / 40.0 m
  • Availability: October 5th 2014
  • Updated user-interface with improved discoverability and access to key camera controls
  • 50% faster Wi-Fi* and Bluetooth connectivity
  • Improved power management
  • MSRP – $499

Here’s what the different packages include in the box. See below for details.

The GoPro Hero4 Black will come in 3 different packages – Standard Package includes:

4k Gopro hero4

  • HERO4 Black Camera
  • Standard Housing 131’(40m)
  • Skeleton Backdoor
  • Rechargeable Battery
  • Curved Adhesive Mount
  • Flat Adhesive Mount
  • Quick Release Buckles
  • 3-Way Pivot Arm (Mounting Hardware)
  • USB Cable



GoPro Hero4 Black Adventure/Surf includes:

  • HERO4 Black Camera
  • Standard Housing 131’(40m)
  • Skeleton Backdoor
  • Rechargeable Battery
  • Surfboard Mount
  • FCS Plug Mount
  • Camera Tether
  • Quick Release Buckles
  • 3-Way Pivot Arm (Mounting Hardware)

gorpo hero4 music black

GoPro Hero4 Black Music includes:

  • HERO4 Black Camera
  • Rechargeable Battery
  • The Frame
  • 2 Removable Instrument Mounts
  • Mic Stand Mount
  • Protective Lens + Lens Cap
  • Quick Release Buckles
  • 3-Way Pivot Arm (Mounting Hardware)
  • USB Cable


    • GoPro Hero4 Silver

blackback GoPro Hero 4

  • Brilliant built-in touch display allows for easy camera control, shot framing and playback
  • 2.7K/30p, 1080p/60 and 720p/120
  • 12MP magazine cover-quality photos at burst speeds of 30 photos per second
  • 50% faster Wi-Fi* combined with Bluetooth® delivers enhanced GoPro App performance and improved power management
  • MSRP $399
  • GoPro Hero – entry level 1080/30p; 720/60p, non-detachable housing – MSRP $129

See the new Epic video promo is the usual GoPro style of embracing life as a constant adventure, a prospect, which made the cameras so popular among sport & outdoor fanatics.

GoPro HERO4: The Adventure of Life in 4K (make sure to watch in 2160p for highest quality)

It’s great to finally see a 4K/30p capable GoPro, but the fact that they gave the Touch-display to the Silver edition instead of the Black edition, which is more expensive and more geared towards professional usage is a bit baffling to me. I wish they come up with a similar solution in the future, until then we have to get LCD backpacks for the Hero4 Black in order to see what’s in frame. There’s some significant audio improvements in the cameras apart from improvements in the video acquisition side such as higher resolutions (4K/30p, 2.7K50p) but also 1080p/120 and substantially reduced rolling shutter.

[via NoFilmSchool & Newsshooter]

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