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GoPro HERO 6 Black Debuts in Malaysia; Starts From RM2,399
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GoPro HERO 6 Black Debuts in Malaysia; Starts From RM2,399

by Aiman MaulanaSeptember 29, 2017
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Featuring a Custom GP1 processor, Improved video stabilization, & 3X Faster QuikStories, the long-awaited GoPro Hero 6 Black finally makes its debut in Malaysia.

GoPro HERO 6 Debuts in Malaysia

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At an event in Sunway Pyramid today, FunSportz Sdn Bhd, the exclusive importer and distributor of GoPro equipment from the USA, unveiled the GoPro HERO 6 Black, the most powerful andd convenient GoPro  yet.  Powered by GoPro’s custom-designed GP1 processor, the GoPro HERO 6 is able to record videos at 4K resolution 60 FPS and even1080p resolution up to 240 FPS. and

It also has a more advanced and improved video stabilization compared to the previous models.  Additionally, GoPro introduced new mounts and accessories plus a new Follow mode for its Karma drone.

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GoPro also launched the GoPro Fusion, a waterproof, mountable 5.2K spherical camera.  Fusion will be made available in Malaysia at a later date to be announced by FunSportz.

GoPro’s founder and CEO, Nicholas Woodman, introduced the GoPro HERO 6 Black and Fusion cameras to an international audience at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, California. In case you missed it, you can watch the replay by clicking here..

HERO6’s next-level image quality, video stabilization and three times faster QuikStories performance makes it a powerful storytelling extension of your smartphone. It’s never been easier to live it, then share it…using a GoPro.

 

GoPro HERO 6 Black

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With stunning 4K60 and 1080p240 video packed into a rugged, waterproof, go-anywhere design, the GoPro HERO 6 Black and the GoPro App automatically transforms your adventures into cinematic QuikStory videos you can share with the world. It also has improved dynamic range and low-light performance to really make things pop, and an added digital zoom.

  • Powered by GoPro’s Custom-Designed GP1 Processor
  • 4K60 and 1080p240 Video
  • QuikStories Enabled, GoPro App Compatible
  • GoPro’s Most Advanced Stabilizationof any HERO camera
  • All-New Touch Zoom
  • 3x Faster Offload Speeds via 5GHz Wi-Fi
  • Waterproof to 33 Feet (10m)
  • Compatible with Karma and Existing GoPro Mounts
  • Improved Dynamic Range and Low-Light Performance
  • RAW and HDR Photo Modes
  • Voice Control in 10 Languages
  • GPS, Accelerometer and Gyroscope
  • WiFi + Bluetooth

The GP1 processor is said to allow twice the video frame rates, improved image quality, dynamic range, low-light performance and better video stabilization over previous models. It has been noted at the event that the GP1 automates all of these benefits, allowing users to capture vibrant videos and stunning photos without messing around with complex image settings.

GP1 also advances GoPro’s capabilities in computer vision and machine learning, enabling the GoPro HERO 6 to analyze visual scenes and sensor data for improved automated QuikStories.

GoPro HERO 6 Black is now available in Malaysia through authorized dealers and will be retailing for RM2,399.

QuikStories

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QuikStories is an app feature that makes it easy to share short videos of your adventures. HERO6 is optimized for QuikStories with 3X faster WiFi.  This means your footage will rapidly transfer from your GoPro to your phone where the GoPro App will automatically create QuikStory videos for you.

 

Karma Has A Physical Body Apparently

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Karma is a drone that works perfectly with the GoPro Hero 6. It features two new auto-shot paths; Follow and Watch. Using GPS, Karma can now automatically follow the Karma Controller while you’re on the go, keeping you framed in the shot.

The Watch auto-shot path will keep Karma hovering in place while it rotates, keeping the Karma Controller in frame wherever it goes.  Other new Karma updates include an expanded Cable-Cam auto-shot path and “Look Up” camera tilt capability.

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  • Now GoPro HERO 6 Black compatible
  • Follow – Follows the Karma Controller, framing you in the shot
  • Watch – Automatically keeps the Karma Controller in frame while hovering in place
  • Cable Cam – Set up to 10 waypoints for more complex shots
  • Look Up Tilt – Allows camera to tilt upwards to look above the horizon

Current Karma owners may unlock new features via firmware update, available today.

Additional New Products

gopro hero 6 black malaysia launch

  • Shorty – The ultimate pocket-able extension pole and tripod, perfect for any activity. (RM189)
  • The Handler – An updated floating handgrip with a quick-release mounting feature. (RM149)
  • Bite Mount + Floaty– A versatile bite mount with an easy-to-spot float, ideal for POV. (RM149)

The additional new mounts and accessories are now available in authorized dealers with the retail prices listed above.

Learn more about GoPro’s new mounts and accessories HERE.

gopro hero 6 black malaysia launch

GoPro Fusion will be made available in Malaysia at a later date to be announced by FunSportz.  Create stunning edits using the bundled Fusion Studio desktop software available when product ships.  The OverCapture mobile experience will be part of a new version of the GoPro App available for iOS and Android in early 2018.

 

Pokdepinion: Good to see GoPro having a major presence in Malaysia, even if it is a via a distributor. The demo videos and shots shown looks promising. We can’t wait to give it a try ourselves to see how good it truly is.

About The Author
Aiman Maulana
Jack of all trades, master of none, but oftentimes better than a master of one. YouTuber, video editor, tech head, and a wizard of gaming. What's up? :)

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