GoPro Hero 5 Release Date, Rumors, News and Updates: "Karma" Update is Here!

By Chrix

The much awaited GoPro Drone has finally had an official name, and it will be called Karma and will be release in 2016.

Here's the latest on GoPro Hero 5 Release Date, Rumors, News and Updates.

In a short video last October, GoPro teased its fans about their new product in which the drone took the video.  Recently, the company has finally revealed their own version of the camera-equipped drone, which is due in 2016, GoPro's teaser video stated. 

It was only this year that it has been confirmed by GoPro, the action-camera producer. Based on the test footage, the camera is capable of recording 4K quality videos. The video itself is very stable and is assumed by many to have been mounted on a quadcopter.

The GoPro Hero 5 was expected to hit the market October this year, but unfortunately it didn't happen. Now, there are talks stating that this much-awaited Hero camera will be unveiled in 2016 alongside the upcoming GoPro Drone.

According to a report done by Parent Herald, the release of the GoPro Hero 5 is expected this year, but the date has been postponed to 2016. This is reportedly to give way for the company to make the product an exceptional action camera.

In another report done by Christian Today, they cited some of the features that might be seen in the GoPro Hero 5. This sports camera  is expected to be a better version of the Hero 4 with major updates and upgrades to its specs.

One of the highlights that is anticipated from the Hero 5 is its capability to shoot stunning videos while underwater. The waterproof feature of the upcoming Hero series is reported to undergo a major update, allowing the camera to go as far as 60 meters underwater. For diving purposes, the GoPro Hero 5 may also include special camera housing.

It was additionally mentioned in the some reports that the upcoming device should be able to shoot 8K videos and is slated to be a lot smaller and lighter compared to its predecessor. This would definitely make Hero 5 an impressive action camera for all thrill-seekers since it will be more convenient to bring along.

The price of the upcoming "Karma" drone is speculated to go between $500 to $1000.



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