- 23.6MP Sensor for 5K video and 20MP photos
- HyperSmooth 3.0
- Live streaming in 1080p
More power. More clarity. More stability. The ground-breaking HERO9 Black sports a beastly 23.6MP sensor for ridiculous 5K video and stunning 20MP photos. A dazzling new front display delivers a live preview for easy framing, while a large rear touch screen with touch zoom provides fast, intuitive control. HERO9 Black boasts a powerful new feature suite, including HindSight, and supports live streaming and Webcam mode as well. Add in HyperSmooth 3.0, built-in mounting and 30% more battery life1 for more of everything—in a camera that’s tough as nails and waterproof as ever. Available mods including the ultra-wide Max Lens Mod, Light Mod, Display Mod and Media Mod expand your creative options even more.
Shoot stunning video with up to 5K resolution, perfect for maintaining serious detail even when zooming in. Packing a new 23.6MP sensor that’s an absolute powerhouse, HERO9 Black brings lifelike image sharpness, fluid motion and in-camera horizon levelling that always impresses.
20MP Photo with SuperPhoto
Capture crisp, pro-quality photos with 20MP clarity. And with SuperPhoto, HERO9 Black can automatically pick all the best image processing for you, so it’s super easy to nail the shot.
Expandable Mods System
With HERO9 Black mods,2 you’ve got options. Want a lens that gives you horizon locked footage and unbreakable stabilization? Get Max Lens Mod. Want to illuminate your subject? Light Mod is for you. Want mics and even more connectivity? Just add Media Mod and customize your rig.
No more carrying a separate frame. Just flip out the folding fingers, attach your camera to any mount and go.
Front Display + Rear Touch Screen
A new, larger rear touch screen with touch zoom on HERO9 Black should feel instantly familiar and a dazzling new front display makes for easy framing and intuitive camera control.
30% longer battery life is here thanks to a larger 1720mAh battery.1 This lets you shoot more without having to swap out batteries and packs enough juice to power your camera through the cold.
Experience ultimate smoothness with our most advanced video stabilization ever. HyperSmooth 3.0 enables in-camera horizon levelling and boost in all settings.
In-camera horizon levelling (up to 45% tilt) is now possible with the new Linear + Horizon Levelling digital lens—helping your footage stay stable and straight.
Intuitive Touch Screen
Be a smooth operator. With a touch screen, it’s easy to control your camera. Or frame up your shot, play back footage and snap a selfie in HERO mode.
Live Streaming in 1080p
Live stream in 1080p on social, get HyperSmooth stabilization as you broadcast via the GoPro app and save footage to your SD card to check out later.
Connect HERO9 Black to your computer to broadcast in 1080p full HD. Use GoPro mounts to create your ideal webcam setup.
Rugged + Waterproof
Shoot in the gnarliest conditions imaginable. HERO9 Black can take it. It’s tough as nails, and waterproof down to 33ft right out of the box.
HERO9 Black comes with Power Tools—a full suite of smart capture settings that extend the capture options beyond simply pressing the shutter button. Power Tools include HindSight, LiveBurst, Scheduled Capture and Duration Capture.
HindSight is designed so that you’ll never miss a moment again. This powerful new feature captures video from 30 seconds before you press record. Imagine your little leaguer gets her first base hit. As she sprints for first, you press record. HindSight will capture the 30 seconds of video before you hit the shutter button—and everything after—until you stop recording.
Record what happens 1.5 seconds before and after your shot, then pick your favourite single frame for the best pic or a shareable video.
This feature lets you schedule the start time for your shot in advance.
This feature lets you choose how long HERO9 Black records before automatically stopping.
Night Lapse Video
Shoot awesome time lapse videos at night in 4K, 2.7 4:3, 1440p or 1080p, all processed in-camera.
Presets + Custom Presets
HERO9 Black comes preloaded with recommended video presets for Standard, Activity, Cinematic and Slo-Mo shots. You can even create custom presets for quick access to your favourite settings.
Epic shots are as easy as tapping a digital lens. Now you can switch between Narrow, Linear, Wide, SuperView and Linear + Horizon Levelling.
Go hands-free with 14 voice commands like “GoPro, take a photo.” Even if the camera is off, you can say, “GoPro, turn on.” HERO9 Black understands English (US, UK, AU and India), Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (BR), Russian, Spanish (EU and NA), and Swedish.
Capture photos and videos in portrait orientation—perfect for your Snapchat and Instagram Stories.
Get yourself in the group shot—or group video. Timer makes it easy to grab a GoPro selfie or get your whole gang in the frame.
RAW mode delivers the most flexibility, is available for time lapse and burst photos, plus it works in single- or multi-shot sequences.
Everything looks epic in slo-mo. Ultra-high frame rate 1080p240 video—with HyperSmooth 3.0 stabilization—allows up to 8x slow motion for this ever-popular effect.
USB-C Offload to Android™ Devices
Transfer pics and videos fast via USB-C cable. Perfect for when you want that old-school connection. Compatible with Android devices.
100Mbps Bit Rate
Create studio-quality footage with bit rate options of up to 100Mbps.
HEVC Video Format
Don’t hog up the entire SD card. Use High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) to shrink file sizes without losing picture quality.
Data Overlays + GPS
Showcase your location, altitude and speed—on screen—by adding Data Overlays to your videos in the GoPro app. Options include Speedometer, GoPro logo, GPS Path, Altitude, Map, Speed chart and G-Force.5
Face, Smile, Blink + Scene Detection
HERO9 Black recognizes smiles, blinks and more. The GoPro app uses those details to intelligently picks your best photos and videos to create amazing video stories.
The app lets you control your camera remotely, start and stop recording and offload media. Plus, you can make single and multiclip edits and share—all from your phone.
Subscribe to GoPro
Back up everything you shoot to the cloud—automatically. A GoPro subscription also gives you the ultimate peace of mind with damaged camera replacement.3
Get back out there faster. The optional Supercharger power adapter charges your battery up to 35% quicker.6
Supports GoPro Mounts + Accessories
Capture your world with 45 compatible mounts and accessories,4 including mods to create your HERO9 Black portable powerhouse.