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GoPro Unveils Foldable Karma Drone and Hero5 Action Camera

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Meet GoPro Karma Drone

GoPro has finally unveiled drone called ‘Karma’ whose USP is that it is easy to use. The long awaited first flying camera by GoPro comes with a price tag of $799. As Karma drone is completely foldable, it can be squeezed into a custom-made backpack. The company has also announced Hero5 action camera and several new accessories which will be launching this year. Let’s have a look at the details.

User-Friendly Design

The GoPro Karma drone comes with a user-friendly design. Karma camera drone is an ultra-compact quadcopter and is perfect for your sports adventures. This small and foldable drone has been designed to easily fit in a backpack. The simple controller features a touchscreen display and there are also two joysticks with a bare minimum of buttons. The detachable three-axis stabilizer can be mounted to capture smooth handheld footage. The gimbal can be removed from the drone.

Karma Drone

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Various Camera Shot Options

Karma includes a range of camera shot options. The console-style controller includes a live video feed and simple touch-screen controls. Also, the controller can be used to set up a cable cam mode. The drone comes with auto-takeoff and landing modes, easy flight mode as well as some semi-autonomous modes.

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Hero5 and Session Cameras

GoPro has also announced waterproof and cloud-connected Hero5 and Session cameras. The GoPro Hero5 lines of cameras can auto-upload pictures and videos to GoPro Plus. These cameras make it easy to access, edit as well as share GoPro content anywhere and anywhere. It is priced at $399.99 and it is touted to be the most powerful, easy to use GoPro. It is capable of clicking professional quality 12MP pictures and will auto-upload them to cloud when camera is charging. The company says that it is waterproof and comes with voice control with support for seven languages. GoPro is also offering a smaller version called Hero5 Session at the price of $299.99. Both will be available starting October 2.

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For $799, Karma includes foldable drone and the handheld gimbal attachment. This implies that one needs their own camera – a GoPro Hero4 or 5. The camera with Hero5 session will cost $999 while the one with standard GoPro Hero5 will cost $1,099.

Other Products

In addition to Hero5 cameras and Karma drone, GoPro is also coming with new accessories such as Quik key, micro-USB card reader and a key chain as well.

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