GoPro Hero 5 Release Date, Specs, Price, News & Update: Adventure Camera Arriving In October 2016? 4 Things You Need To Know

By Jaja Agpalo , Updated May 07, 2016 01:44 AM EDT

Several fans have celebrated when GoPro CEO Nick Woodman confirmed that GoPro Hero 5 is coming. Now, new reports are claiming the much-awaited adventure camera will be released in October and countless hearsays about its specs and features have been spreading like wildfire. Below are some of the GoPro Hero 5 specs and features each fan should watch out for:

GoPro Hero 5 has better hardware, smartphone & cloud connection

Makers of GoPro Hero 5 is said to focus on the camera's software and hardware to create a much-improved GoPro camera. Additionally, it was Nick Woodman himself who promised that fans should expect GoPro Hero 5 will be having a better hardware and smartphone and cloud connection.

It has been previously revealed by Nick Woodman that GoPro will develop its own hardware that is equal to the advance technology of its software products. With this, fans can expect that GoPro Hero 5 will feature either a Snapdragon 800, Qualcomm processor or an A10 chip.

Better resolution, display features for the upcoming GoPro Hero 5

GoPro Hero 5 reportedly has the ability to shoot videos with an 8k resolution, which is described as an ultra-high definition recording standard. Using this technology, the upcoming GoPro Hero 5 will definitely be different than others since no other device could play 8k videos as of yet. Moreover, GoPro Hero 5 is said to have the ability of taking videos at 60 frames per second using complex resolutions.

GoPro Hero 5 will have better battery life than its predecessors

Reports have it that the upcoming GoPro Hero 5 is powered by a 2,800 mAh battery. Having this huge battery life, GoPro fans should expect that the successor of GoPro Hero 4 will last longer than its predecessors.

GoPro Hero 5 specs and price revealed

Furthermore, it has been reported that GoPro Hero 5 will be drone-ready. It will also have a dual-lens setup, Bluetooth technology and an underwater focus.

As for its price, GoPro Hero 5 is expected to cost around $450 and $550. Rumor has it that the forthcoming GoPro Hero 5 will be the sleekest and lightest GoPro ever.

When do you think GoPro Hero 5 should be released? What are the things you expect in the upcoming GoPro Hero 5 camera? Share to us your thoughts in the comment section below.

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