GoPro HERO4 - Family Portrait

As was rumored as recently as last week, GoPro has rolled out update v02.00.00 for Black and Silver HERO4 cameras. As suspected, this update gives the HERO4 Black impressive 720p at 240 frames per second among a handful of other improvements.

Here are the details for the updates:

HERO4 Black update v02.00.00

New Modes + Features

  •     Adds Time Lapse Video mode
  •     Adds 720p240 video mode (Narrow FOV only)
  •     Adds 2.7K60 video mode
  •     Adds Auto Image Rotation
  •     Adds 30 photos/6 seconds Burst rate

Performance Improvements

  •     Changes Protune default video ISO to 1600

Usability Improvements

  •     Adds Reset option for camera Wi-Fi settings
  •     Displays Night Lapse shutter time on the camera status screen

LCD Touch BacPac Improvements

  •     Delivers the ability to add HiLight Tags during playback
  •     Adds new gesture to display the last photo or video captured
  •     Automatically locks the display after the camera goes to sleep

General Improvements + Bug Fixes

  •     Night Lapse stability improvements

HERO4 Silver update v02.00.00

New Features

  •     Adds Time Lapse Video mode
  •     Adds Auto Image Rotation
  •     Adds 30 photos/6 seconds Burst rate

Performance Improvements

  •     Changes Protune default video ISO to 1600

Usability Improvements

  •     Delivers the ability to add HiLight Tags during playback
  •     Adds new gesture to display the last photo or video captured
  •     Automatically locks the display after the camera goes to sleep
  •     Adds Reset option for camera Wi-Fi settings
  •     Displays Night Lapse shutter time on the camera status screen

General Improvements + Bug Fixes

  •     Night Lapse stability improvements

Grab the update for your GoPro HERO4 right now by clicking HERE

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