GoPro releases Hero + without the LCD and a lower price tag

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GoPro has just released a version of their entry level GoPro Hero + without the LCD screen and a low MSRP of $199. The Hero + with LCD was released in June of this year. The new version still has the 60 fps at 1080p recording as well as Wi-Fi but with a price tag $100 less. The Hero + is $70 more than the Hero, which does not have either capability.

Press Release

SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO), enabler of some of today’s most engaging content, is making capturing and sharing immersive, on-the-go content more accessible than ever with the release of its new Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® enabled HERO+ camera. At $199.99 MSRP, the HERO+ is waterproof and mountable as well as compatible with GoPro’s vast array of mounts and accessories. It captures stunning 1080p60 and 720p60 video and 8MP single, Time Lapse and Burst photos with the same impressive image quality that GoPro has become famous for. HERO+ most notably features Wi-Fi which allows it to connect with GoPro’s mobile app and benefit from convenient tools such as a Trim & Share feature that allows the user to quickly create and share short video clips across leading social media channels.

HERO+ rounds out an exciting 2015 GoPro lineup that now boasts the new and impossibly small and simple to use HERO4 Session at a more accessible price of $299.99 MSRP. These two exciting devices complement the industry leading HERO4 Black and HERO4 Silver to provide a wide array of options for those looking to GoPro this holiday season:

HERO4 Black: Pro-quality capture. Simply the best. $499.99 HERO4 Silver: High-performance capture. Touch-display convenience. $399.99 HERO4 Session: GoPro Performance, Simplified. $299.99 HERO+LCD: The perfect entry-level GoPro + Wi-Fi + touch-display convenience. $299.99 HERO+: The perfect entry-level GoPro + Wi-Fi. $199.99 HERO: The perfect entry-level GoPro. $129.99 HERO+ is integrated into an ultra-durable waterproof housing that delivers GoPro’s legendary durability and versatility.

“Whether mounted to a weather balloon floating 100,000 feet above the earth to capture a sunrise across the stratosphere or in the hands of a child recording their backyard tree house adventures, HERO+ is built to capture your imagination wherever it takes you,” said Nicholas Woodman, GoPro’s founder and CEO. “Even as we continue to raise the bar for our highest performing cameras like HERO4 Black, Silver and Session, we remain committed to developing simplified products like HERO+ that make GoPro life-capture accessible to everyone.”

HERO+ will be available at authorized retailers around the world and on GoPro.com beginning October 4, 2015. Key features include:

Stunning and immersive 1080p60 and 720p60 video 8MP photos with Single, Time Lapse and 5 Photos-per-Second Burst modes Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® connect to GoPro App and Smart Remote Rugged, durable and waterproof to 131’ (40m) Integrated camera + housing design QuikCapture enables power-up and recording start with the press of a single button HiLight Tag lets you mark key moments while recording SuperView™ captures the world’s most immersive wide-angle field of view Auto Low Light mode intelligently adjusts frame rates for optimal low-light performance Built-in microphone

Wearable and Mountable, Compatible with GoPro’s vast array of mounts and accessories About GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO) GoPro, Inc. is transforming the way people capture and share their lives. What began as an idea to help athletes self-document themselves engaged in their sport has become a standard for how people capture themselves engaged in their interests, whatever they may be. From extreme to mainstream, professional to consumer, GoPro enables the world to capture and share its passion in the form of immersive and engaging content.

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