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GoPro Announces New Hero11 Line Up: Full Launch Information

Peter Carey - 2 weeks ago

Three new GoPro products, HERO11 Black, HERO11 Black Creator Edition, and HERO Black Mini, are unveiled with the Black and Black Creator Edition available today and the Black Mini available from the end of October. Here’s what you need to know.

From left to right: HERO11 Black Creator Edition, HERO11 Black, and HERO11 Black Mini

What’s New?

This new lineup is aimed toward imagemakers of all levels from professionals and full-time content creators to those wanting a simpler way to capture action and key moments. Upgrades include a larger sensor, 10-Bit colour video and a high-performance battery.

Key features include:

  • HyperSmooth 5.0 technology: With in-camera 360-degree Horizon Lock for steady footage
  • New hyper-immersive HyperView digital len: Delivering the widest 16:9 shot ever in a HERO camera
  • Three new Night Effect Time Laps: Presets that make capturing pro-quality star trails, light painting and vehicle light trails easier than ever
  • TimeWarp 3.0 now captures at 5.3K: an impressive 91% leap in resolution from 4K, and an incredible 665% more than 1080p
  • Simpler camera control with Easy and Pro modes: ‘Easy Controls’ make it easier than ever to record in the best setting for any situation, while Pro Controls unlock every aspect of the HERO11 camera for maximum creative control
  • Enduro Battery: improves camera performance in cold and moderate temperatures, and extends recording times up to 38% in HERO11 Black
HERO11 Black

Meet The New Family:

  1. HERO11 Black: The world’s most versatile camera, more powerful and convenient than ever before. Featuring GoPro’s proven signature HERO camera design, durability and performance, HERO11 Black is set to be the camera more professionals and enthusiasts turn to than any other to capture immersive footage that makes you feel like you were there.
  1. HERO11 Black Creator Edition: An all-in-one content capturing powerhouse that makes vlogging, filmmaking and live streaming easy with an ultra-lightweight design that fits into the palm of your hand. It features all of HERO11 Black’s performance plus a long-lasting battery grip with built-in buttons for one-handed camera control and over four hours of 4K recording per charge. HERO11 Black Creator Edition also includes an optional directional microphone, external mic input, HDMI port for connecting to external displays, a high-output LED light and two cold shoe mounts for mounting additional accessories.
  1. HERO11 Black Mini: A smaller, lighter, simpler version of HERO11 Black that features all of the performance of its bigger sibling. HERO11 Black Mini’s smaller size and simple one-button design could make it a great choice for people who want maximum simplicity without sacrificing even a hint of performance or quality.
HERO11 Black Creator Edition

New Technology and Features

The new sensor delivers over 1 billion colours in 10-bit colour video at up to 5.3K resolution at 60 frames per second in both HERO11 Black and HERO11 Black Mini and 27-megapixel photos in HERO11 Black for images that are truer to how your eyes perceive them in the real world. This would mean a huge leap forward in image quality over previous GoPro cameras.

All three new cameras will also include:

  • HyperSmooth 5.0 technology with in-camera 360-degree Horizon Lock to keep your footage steady even if your camera rotates a full 360 degrees during capture.
  • New hyper-immersive HyperView digital lens delivering the widest angle 16:9 shot ever produced natively in a HERO camera. It’s for high-action point-of-view capture. Plus, GoPro’s signature SuperView is now available in 5.3K60 and 4K120.
  • Three new Night Effect Time Lapse presets that make capturing pro-quality Star Trails, Light Painting and Vehicle Light Trails easy.
  • TimeWarp 3.0 now captures at 5.3K, a 91% leap in resolution from 4K, and 665% more than 1080p.
  • Simpler camera control with Easy and Pro modes. Easy Controls make it easier than ever to record in the best setting for any situation, while Pro Controls unlock every aspect of your HERO11 camera for maximum creative control.
  • Enduro Battery improves camera performance in cold and moderate temperatures, extending recording times up to 38% in HERO11 Black. Enduro comes in-box with HERO11 Black and HERO11 Black Creator Edition and as a built-in Enduro battery in HERO11 Black Mini.
HERO11 Black Mini

Pricing and Availability

HERO11 Black is available as of today (Wednesday 14th September 2022) with a price of £499.99. The Creator Edition is also available as of today with a price of £699.99. The HERO11 Mini will be available from the end of October 2022 with a price of £399.99.

See more at GoPro’s dedicated web pages.

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Peter Carey

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Peter is a photographer and writer based in Hastings on the South Coast of the UK. Having originally studied biology, his passion and now, profession, see him working with both film and digital cameras. Alongside news and feature-writing for PhotoBite.UK, Peter's spare time is dedicated to language learning and occasionally servicing his latest camera purchase – at the time of writing, an Argus C3.